UX Research in Action - Practical Skills for Real-World Impact

2 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Get hands-on experience conducting effective UX research. Learn to drive big outcomes for users - even with limited time and resources.

Teaching UX Research and Design at

Bitesize UX
General Assembly
Springboard

Course overview

"We don't have time to do UX research"

Sounds familiar, right?


It's a common challenge: you know that truly understanding your users is key to designing a great product, but securing the resources for research feels like an uphill battle.


So, how do you make a meaningful impact with your UX research, especially when time and resources are in short supply?


This course is designed to show you how to conduct effective UX research within the constraints of the real world.


You'll gain practical experience with fundamental UX research methods, learning how to apply them efficiently and effectively in your projects.


Whether you're new to UX research or looking to refine your approach, you'll get the strategies and insights needed to navigate the challenges of limited resources. By the end, you'll be able to deliver insightful, impactful research findings that drive outcomes for both users and businesses.


If you're ready to make the most of your UX research efforts, join us!


Who is this course for

01

You want to go beyond UX Research concepts, and get experience with practical, on-the-job skills

02

You're transitioning into a career in UX Research, and want some stand-out projects and skills for your portfolio.

03

You want to go beyond your "generalist" UX skillset and become a more advanced and specialized UX Researcher

What you’ll get out of this course

Master the Essentials and Beyond of UX Research

Start with the basics, and quickly move into the deeper, more nuanced aspects of UX research. Go beyond theory into practical skills and tools that make a difference in the field.

Build a Portfolio Project That Stands Out

Craft a project that highlights your UX research abilities and catches the eye of employers. Showcase your new skills, and highlight your ability to apply them real-world challenges.

Gain Practical Experience

Through practical exercises and collaborative projects, you'll get a feel for what it's like to work in UX research. This experience is designed to build your confidence, and prepare you for day one on the job.

Learn a Structured Approach to UX Research Challenges

We'll guide you through a clear, step-by-step process for tackling UX research challenges, from recruiting participants to presenting your findings. With these tools and techniques, you'll be prepared to confidently address any research task.

This course includes

6 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

8 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Jul 22—Jul 28

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Events

    • Jul

      22

      UX Research in Action: Session 1

      Mon, Jul 22, 10:30 PM - 12:30 AM UTC

    • Jul

      24

      UX Research in Action: Session 2

      Wed, Jul 24, 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM UTC

    • Jul

      25

      UX Research in Action: Session 3

      Thu, Jul 25, 10:30 PM - 12:30 AM UTC

  • Week 2

    Jul 29—Aug 1

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Events

    • Jul

      29

      UX Research in Action: Session 4

      Mon, Jul 29, 10:30 PM - 12:30 AM UTC

    • Jul

      31

      UX Research in Action: Session 5

      Wed, Jul 31, 10:30 PM - 12:30 AM UTC

    • Aug

      1

      UX Research in Action: Session 6

      Thu, Aug 1, 10:30 PM - 12:30 AM UTC

  • Post-Course

    Modules

    • Next Steps to Master Your Research Process

    • Crafting a Compelling Research Case Study

  • Bonus

    Modules

    • Get Feedback on Your Work

    • UX Research: On the Job vs. In the Classroom

    • Executing Your Research Plan with Confidence

Build your UX Research skills, portfolio, and career in a small class of friendly designers

Build your UX Research skills, portfolio, and career in a small class of friendly designers

Hands-On Experience for Real-World Confidence

Hands-On Experience for Real-World Confidence

Learn the Fundamentals & Beyond

Dive deep into UX research fundamentals and then take it a step further with advanced techniques that professional researchers use to drive impactful decisions.

Put Concepts into Action

Bridge the gap between theory and practice with hands-on projects that simulate real UX research scenarios and roles.

Make Your Portfolio & Process Pop

Showcase a project that stands out from the crowd. Learn to communicate your research process effectively, and articulate your findings and insights confidently

Join a group of students who leveled up their UX Research Careers

        Joe's approach to teaching UX research is different than other instructors I've had. His course not only covers the fundamentals, but also dives into the nuances of doing it - and doing it with limited resources. The collaborative activities and the focus on practical skills have been incredibly beneficial.
Ethan

Ethan

Junior UX Designer
        After taking Joe's UI design course, I knew I had to sign up for his UX Research class, and it did not disappoint. The course was packed with actionable insights and hands-on activities that really helped a lot of these concepts "click" for me. Joe's passion for UX and individual attention to students set this course apart.
Sofia

Sofia

UX Designer & Aspiring UX Researcher
        Joe's UX Research course was a game-changer for me. Coming from a design background, I was looking for a way to enhance my skill set and this course did just that.
Marcus

Marcus

UI Designer & UX Researcher
        Joe goes above and beyond with his passion for the material, and his attention to students. I've gained real, practical skills and a portfolio project I'm VERY proud of 😄
Priya

Priya

Bootcamp Grad & Jr. UX Designer
        As it's our first time running this class on Maven, these testimonials are not directly from this course, but from past research workshops and courses I've run with (very) similar lessons and material!
Joe Formica

Joe Formica

Instructor

Get the templates, resources, and guidance to confidently take on any research challenge

Get the templates, resources, and guidance to confidently take on any research challenge

Highlight in-demand UX research skills in a standout portfolio portfolio project

Highlight in-demand UX research skills in a standout portfolio portfolio project

Collaborate and learn with other designers who ❤️ learning by doing

Collaborate and learn with other designers who ❤️ learning by doing
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April 10th, 7-8 pm EST


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Meet Your Instructors

Joe Formica

Joe Formica

Founder & Lead Instructor, Bitesize UX

Joe believes that when it comes to UX design, there's no substitute for learning by doing.


Joe has taught UX Design at General Assembly in New York for eight years as a Distinguished Faculty Member, and has created and taught Entrepreneurship courses at Fordham University Business School. Through these roles, he has worked with thousands of designers-in-training to help them take the next steps in their career.


In addition to teaching, Joe has been a self-employed Senior Product Designer for the past 10+ years. He has worked with dozens of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to new startups, where he has played an integral role in their growth and success.


All Bitesize courses are hands-on, project based, and beginner friendly. If you take a class with Joe, you’re guaranteed to walk out with a tangible project that you're proud to show off to the world.

Cola Solwitz

Cola Solwitz

Lead User Experience Designer & Educator at Bitesize UX

As an educator, Cola wants to give students skills to bring their ideas to life, and the confidence to continue growing as a designer.


Cola has worked as a consultant and in-house visual and user experience designer in New York since 2013. Most recently she has worked on digital products for fortune 500 companies, global finance companies, and well known lifestyle and media brands. Cola has experience in working directly with clients and executive level stakeholders with the specific goal of bringing clients into their vision through a holistic approach of product development, and evangelizes the importance of design research and strategic development.


Alongside her corporate client work, Cola has coached fellow designers, freelancers, and career switchers in achieving their next big goal, from financial literacy to the hiring process. There are many facets to entering a new field and Cola is inspired by raising others up, learning, and leading through experience. She is thrilled to be expanding this work as an educator with Bitesize UX.

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UX Research in Action - Practical Skills for Real-World Impact

July 2024 - Part-Time

$499 USD

Dates

July 22—Aug 2, 2024

Application Deadline

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Join an upcoming cohort

UX Research in Action - Practical Skills for Real-World Impact

July 2024 - Part-Time

$499 USD

Dates

July 22—Aug 2, 2024

Application Deadline

July 17, 2024
|

Bulk purchases

$499 USD

2 Weeks