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What you will learn

  • How to drive valuable outcomes for your user and reduce waste for your team by diagnosing and prioritizing what you need to know about them

  • How to focus your practice of agile by pairing qualitative and quantitative analytics

  • How to do just enough research when you need it by running design sprints

  • How to accelerate value delivery by investing in your product pipeline

Skills you will gain

Usability TestingContinuous Deliveryhypothesis-driven developmentLean Startup

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

40%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How Do We Know if We're Building for a User that Doesn't Exist?

2 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
19 videos
Introducing Example Company: HVAC in a Hurry1m
Hypotheses-Driven Development & Your Product Pipeline2m
The Persona Hypothesis3m
The Problem/JTBD Hypothesis3m
The Demand/Value Hypothesis2m
The Usability Hypothesis2m
The Functional Hypothesis2m
Driving to Value with Your Persona & Problem Hypothesis1m
Example Personas and Problem Scenarios4m
Setting Up Interviews3m
Prepping for Subject Interviews3m
Conducting the Interview6m
How Not to Interview6m
Day in the Life4m
You and Your Next Design Sprint4m
The Practice of Time Boxing4m
Overview of the Persona and Problem Sprint2m
How Do I Sell the Idea of a Design Sprint4m
2 readings
Course Overview & Requirements15m
Getting Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Alliance SEU10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

How Do We Reduce Waste & Increase Wins by Testing Our Propositions Before We Build Them?

2 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 113 min)
18 videos
Lean Startup and the Systematic Drive to Value4m
Introducing Enable Quiz1m
Focusing Your Ideas6m
Creating Assumptions4m
Learning What's Valuable7m
Business to Consumer Case Studies9m
Business to Business Case Studies6m
Using a Design Sprint to Test Your Demand Hypothesis3m
Interview: Tristan Kromer on the Practice of Lean Startup6m
Interview: David Bland on the Practice of Lean Startup5m
Interview: Tristan Kromer on Creating a Culture of Experimentation Part 17m
Interview: Tristan Kromer on Creating a Culture of Experimentation Part 26m
Interview: David Bland on Creating a Culture of Experimentation: Part 14m
Interview: David Bland on Creating a Culture of Experimentation: Part 29m
Interview: David Bland on Marrying Agile to Lean Startup7m
Interview: David Bland on Using Hypothesis with Agile5m
Interview: Laura Klein on the Right Kind of Research10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

How Do We Consistently Deliver Great Usability?

2 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 80 min)
16 videos
The Inexact Science of Interface Design6m
Diagnosing Usability with Donald Norman's 7 Steps Model8m
Fixing Usability with Donald Norman's 7 Steps Model3m
Applying the 7 Steps Model to Hypothesis-Driven Development3m
Fixing the Visceral Layer4m
Fixing the Behavioral Layer: The Importance of Comparables & Prototyping9m
Prototyping With Balsamiq4m
Usability Testing: Fun & Affordable2m
The Right Testing at the Right Time2m
A Test Plan Anyone Can Use6m
Creating Good Test Items3m
Running a Usability Design Sprint3m
Running a Usability Design Sprint Skit5m
Interview: Laura Klein on Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research4m
Interview: Laura Klein on Lean UX in Enterprise IT5m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

How Do We Invest to Move Fast?

4 hours to complete
23 videos (Total 118 min)
23 videos
The Team that Releases Together4m
Getting Started with Continuous Delivery3m
Anders Wallgren on Getting Started4m
The Test Pyramid6m
The Commit & Small Tests Stage2m
The Job of Version Control3m
Medium Tests1m
Large Tests6m
Creating Large/Behavioral Tests9m
Anders Wallgren on Functional Testing9m
Release Stage4m
The Job of Deploying6m
Anders Wallgren on Deployment2m
Chris Kent on Developing with Continuous Delivery10m
Chris Kent on Continuous Deployment11m
Test-Driven General Management5m
Narrative and the 'Happy Path'3m
The Emergence of DevOps and the Ascent of Continuous Delivery4m
Design for Deployability2m
Anders Wallgren on Continuous Deployment3m
Anders Wallgren on Creating a Friendly Environment for Continuous Deployment6m
Course Conclusion2m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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