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Equip yourself with a background in the UX design concepts that lead to superior products and more meaningful user experiences. We have virtual remote training, Eastern Standard Time (EST), delivered live by the Akendi team plus our in person sessions to get your professional User Experience Certification.
Akendi offers in-depth User Experience certification programs that will help to recognize your user experience research & design expertise in your organization. We offer two types of UX certification:
The exam for the certification courses above can be taken on 17 Jul.
UX Certification can be done as an intensive program virtual or in-person and completed in a week or a few courses at a time over as long as two years. UX Certification requires the passing of a final exam. The cost of the exam is included in the certification fee.
Individual courses can be taken on specific skills or as part of a UX certification. The following user experience training courses have yet to take place in this period. Click on the course name to find out more:
Tedde infuses Akendi’s UX Training courses with his strong belief that customer and user experience design must go beyond a singular product interface, service, or content. Drawing on his deep experience in research, usability testing, and experience design, Tedde delivers training that is both practical and supported by a solid foundation in theory and empirical research.
Vice President UX & Design
Tara has been leading experience strategy, research, and design for Tier 1 organizations like IDEO, frog Design, and Cossette for over 17 years. Her mission remains focused on using the latest CX/UX strategies and innovations to deliver outstanding high-reward experiences that 'wow' even the most discerning citizen, while bringing in returns of 30% - 400% for her clients. Her most recent digital transformation efforts for SickKids Hospital enabled the hospital to raise over $700 million in less than five months and gained international recognition of several Gold Lions at Cannes. Tara is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 Strategic Digital Strategists in Canada by Strategy Magazine.
Principal Experience Architect
Dan is a student of history who brings a unique combination of engineering, computer science, psychology, and anthropology knowledge to each course he teaches. Delivering training on Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Experience Mapping, Service Design, and Usability Testing in an accessible, friendly fashion, Dan makes even the most technical subjects interesting.
Senior Experience Architect
Hamilton is a User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) advocate with over 8 years of experience in the field. He dreams of a world where technology allows humans to reach maximum potential in meaningful and enjoyable ways. Hamilton holds a B.A.Sc. in Computer Science, a M.Sc. in Engineering focused on HCI, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Queen’s University where he focused on Human Factors and User Experience in the Gamification of exercise and rehabilitation.
Prior to joining Akendi, Hamilton was a User Experience Researcher & Designer for Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where he used his skills in user-centered design, interaction design, usability testing and multidisciplinary research to research, design and build effective computer systems for therapists and children with motor disabilities. Hamilton has also taught courses in computer science and HCI at the university level for over 6 years and published highly cited articles about his work in top international conferences in HCI.
We assume little awareness of the user experience & usability field. Our courses are appropriate for anyone working in the creation of digital products and want to learn about the process, tools and techniques to create successful user experiences. The courses are not focussed on how to use specific software applications like Photoshop, Sketch or Axure.
This is a virtual remote training.
Delivered live by the Akendi team.
Timezone: Eastern Standard Time.
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Things don't always work out! After you register, if something changes and you have to cancel:
- 30 business days prior to the start date the fee is totally refundable minus a 5% administration fee.
- 20 business days prior to the start date is 50% refundable, plus a 5% administration fee.
- 10 business days before training start day, no refund. Acceptance of transfer of dates is at Akendi's discretion and may incur a nominal fee.
Also, we require a minimum of four participants for a course to go ahead.
In the unlikely event that we do not attain the minimum class size, we retain the right to cancel the course. If this happens, we will inform participants at least five business days before the course date and either issue a full refund or re-book your course to a later date, if preferred.
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Intro to UX Design and Experience Thinking
User experience Designer™ (CXD™) Certification
User experience Researcher™ (CXR™) Certification
User Experience Designer™ (CXD™) Certification
This is our design program. Courses cover experience design to give the UX designer a deep and comprehensive understanding of a UX design process and the knowledge to apply it.
This course includes 5 full days of training and a 3-hour certification exam.
User experience Researcher™ (CXR™) Certification
This is our research program. Courses cover research and testing to give the UX researcher a deep and comprehensive understanding of a UX research process and the knowledge to apply it.
This course includes 5 full days of training and a 3-hour certification exams.
Akendi is a human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts experience research and creative design excellence. We provide strategic insights and analysis about customer and user behaviour and combine this knowledge with inspired design. The results enable organizations to improve effectiveness, engage users and provide remarkable customer experiences to their audiences.