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Intermediate Level

Prerequisites: Agile Meets Design Thinking or familiarity with agile and design thinking methodologies.

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • How to plan, sell, and conduct design sprints that deliver valuable, actionable insights

  • How to go out and learn who your customer really is and what’s important to them

  • How to test your value propositions before you invest in building solutions and your user interface design to make sure it’s really usable

  • How to focus and drive to actionable conclusions on questions of approach and architecture

Skills you will gain

Usability TestingAgile Software DevelopmentDesign ThinkingDesign SprintLean Startup

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level

Prerequisites: Agile Meets Design Thinking or familiarity with agile and design thinking methodologies.

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: 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

Your Next Design Sprint

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 52 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
The Design Sprint: What and Why?4m
The Design Sprint: When and Who?8m
Deciding Which Sprint to Do5m
Selling Design Sprints3m
Design Sprint Checklist6m
Time Boxing3m
Creating a Day by Day Plan2m
Overview: Problem Scenario Sprint5m
Overview: Motivation Sprint4m
Overview: Usability Sprint4m
3 readings
Course Overview & Requirements10m
Getting Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs)10m
Get to Know Your Classmates in Discussion Forums10m
1 practice exercise
Your Next Design Sprint15m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Testing Problem Scenarios in Design Sprints

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min)
8 videos
Setting Up Interviews6m
Talking with Users4m
Preparing for Problem Scenario Sprints5m
Running Day 1 of the Problem Scenario Sprint9m
Running Days 2-4 of the Problem Scenario Sprint3m
Running Day 4 of the Problem Scenario Sprint3m
Running Day 5 of the Problem Scenario Sprint5m
1 practice exercise
Testing Problem Scenarios in Design Sprints15m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Testing Motivation in Design Sprints

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 85 min)
14 videos
Focusing Your Ideas7m
Unpacking Your Assumption: AIDAOR4m
Learning What's Valuable6m
Business to Consumers Case Studies, Part 16m
Business to Consumers Case Studies, Part 24m
Business to Business Case Studies5m
Structuring Experiments4m
Preparing for Motivation Sprints5m
Recommendations by Type of Project5m
Running Day 1 of the Motivation Sprint6m
Running Days 2-4 of the Motivation Sprint2m
Running Day 5 of the Motivation Sprint4m
How to Do the Peer Review Assignment13m
1 practice exercise
Testing Motivation in Design Sprints15m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Testing Usability in Design Sprints

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 69 min)
14 videos
Usability with Donald Norman: Vocabulary2m
Usability with Donald Norman's 7 Steps Model8m
The Importance of Comparables and Prototyping10m
Demo: Setting up Balsamiq2m
Fun and Affordable User Testing3m
A Test Plan Anyone Can Use, Part 17m
A Test Plan Anyone Can Use, Part 23m
Preparing for Usability Sprints5m
Demo: Using Mouseflow2m
Running Day 1 of the Usability Sprint5m
Running Days 2 and 3 of the Usability Sprint2m
Running Day 4 of the Usability Sprint2m
Running Day 5 of the Usability Sprint2m
1 practice exercise
Testing Usability in Design Sprints15m

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