Evolve your designs at the speed of Agile. This 1-day course will enable you to transfer your existing UX and design skills into the Agile environment.

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      Description

      Evolve your designs at the speed of Agile.

      Our 1-day training course will give you a thorough understanding of Lean UX and Agile design practices.  We’ll also discuss how they might be used to address your organisation’s specific challenges.

      Programme

      Our 1-day course will empower you to transfer your existing UX and design skills into the Agile environment.

      • Foundations

      An introduction to the Agile approach along with its potential benefits & risks. Team creation & jargon buster.

      • Tools & techniques

      Practical guidance on how UX and design can work within an Agile environment including: focusing on outcomes, testing assumptions and building MVPs (Minimum Viable Products).

      • Outputs

      Developing artefacts that will support your lean UX and Agile design efforts, including: Personae & user stories, style guides and pattern libraries.

      • Managing Agile

      How to manage your Lean UX and Agile design projects, including scheduling, communication and risk management.

       

      Who should attend?

      Our course is designed to support front-end designers in applying their skills within an Agile environment. For example: UX professionals, graphic designers and UI designers. You might also benefit if you are interested in maximising the effectiveness with which UX and front-end design can be integrated within an Agile environment. 

      If you’re a project manager looking for guidance on how to manage Agile projects, we recommend our Mastering Agile:Digital Project Management training.

      Laptop/Tablet is not required – for your convenience, all exercises are discussion-led and paper-based.

       

      How will I benefit?

      Our training course is designed to support you in developing increased confidence and knowledge in the following areas:

      • Understand Agile principles (and jargon)
      • Gain internal buy-in for the benefits of using Lean UX and Agile within your organisation
      • Transfer your design existing skills into an Agile approach
      • Identify best practices within a Lean UX/Agile environment
      • Develop supporting materials that will increase your Agile effectiveness
      • Learn how to organise and manage your Lean UX/Agile efforts

      CPD Accreditation - As we’re a registered provider with the CPD Standards Office you’ll get an official CPD Certificate of attendance upon completion of the course. This can be used within your formal CPD record for a professional body, institute, or employer.

      CPD

      Trainer

      Tim Fidgeon

      Tim Fidgeon is one of the UK’s leading digital trainers and consultants.  He holds an MSc in Human-Computer Interaction and has been helping organisations develop market-leading digital strategies, experiences and content since the late 90s.  After leading the User Experience teams for several large digital agencies, he is now a freelance trainer and consultant. 

      He has recently worked with: Coca-Cola, Sony, Vodafone and General Motors. 

      His articles on digital marketing and user experience have been published by: .net magazine, New Media Knowledge, Usability News & Web Standards Group