Intensive and inspiring UX training courses

Upcoming UX school trainings

The Persona Toolbox — 
Creating and using user data effectively for agile project set-ups

Persona Toolbox Training

Persona Toolbox Training
Hamburg, 16 November 2018
1 day, 380 €

Language: German (English upon request)

Applying learnings from user data and persona profiles is a key requisite for agile product development projects that want to put the users’ needs and interests front and center. This workshop teaches participants which persona methods work best for varying project types, and how user data can be used to create a sustainable business strategy. This workshop aims at creating a good balance between theory and hands-on doing.

In this one-day workshop you will learn

  • which effect a user-centered product development can have on your brand and product
  • which persona approach works best for which project type
  • how to effectively set up persona profiles within an agile project (from team workshop to lean validation)
  • how to determine the most important user groups based on initial persona hypotheses
  • how to define an agile persona framework within your own project context
  • how to use practical method blueprints to create your own methodology toolbox

The training is restricted to ca. 10 participants. The workshop is targeted at everyone who deals with digital product development and wants to work in a more user-centered way, for example product managers, project leads, user experience specialists and visual designers.

Design Sprint Master Class — Building up and facilitating great design sprints for different business challenges

Design Sprint Master Class

Design Sprint Master Class
Hamburg, 26 – 28 September, 2018
3 days, 1500 €

Language: German (English upon request)

Selecting the right set of methodologies for your project’s context is paramount for its success. The so-called Design Sprint Master ensures that sprints can be planned and implemented successfully for different project and team setups. This class teaches the right tools to build efficient design sprints and adapt them to your project’s context.

In this 3-day workshop you will learn

  • how to select the best processes and methods depending on your project’s context
  • which Lean UX methods and processes work best and what to consider when selecting them
  • which requirements and tasks being a Design Sprint Master entails and how to best fill the role
  • how to plan and lead design workshops with interdisciplinary teams
  • how to build the foundation for an inspiring and successful design sprint
  • how to best use design sprint results in a project and how to carry the insights over into the next sprint
  • how to use practical method blueprints to create your own methodology toolbox

The master class training is restricted to 8 participants. The workshop is targeted at everyone who would like to take on the role of Design Sprint Master within the context of digital product development, e.g. product management, project leads or user experience managers. Some experience with design sprints or participation in our design sprint boot camp are required to participate in this class.

The Design Sprint Five Day Process — 
Designing, prototyping and testing ideas with the customer

Design Sprint Boot Camp

Design Sprint Boot Camp
Hamburg, 24 – 26 October 2018
2 days, 890 €

Language: German
(English upon request)

Design Sprints are a powerful method for developing and validating user-centered ideas. They are an effective way to generate business strategies, develop product innovations and systematically analyse usage and user data. All this is bundled into a tried-and-tested five-day process that works in any team setup and results in a fast and user-centered product development.

In this two-day workshop you will learn

  • what you need to develop user-centered ideas, build prototypes and validate them with users within a single working week
  • how to participate in and benefit from a creative, collaborative work process in combination with the design sprint
  • how to quickly generate ideas based on the so-called sprint challenge
  • how to run and evaluate a user test in the team based on an example project
  • how to use the most important Lean UX methods for the design sprint
  • how to use practical method blueprints to create your own methodology toolbox

The training is restricted to ca. 10 participants. The workshop is targeted at participants who want to make design sprints a part of their work, for example product managers, user experience managers, developers and designers in digital product development.

About the UX school

  • Learn from industry experts and practitioners

    In our boot camps and workshops you will learn from well-connected senior-level industry experts with substantial knowledge and experience in their respective areas of expertise. 

  • Unique Learning Experience

    Learning does not have to be boring. In our boot camps and workshops we use the project-based learning approach ans attempt to create real project situations.

  • Build up your method knowledge

    A solid foundation of method, tools and process knowledge is essential to be successful. In our trainings we’ll introduce you to a set of very easy-to-use and practical methods and blueprints for your daily work.