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SGUnited Skills Programme in UX Design and Product Management (Asynchronous e-learning)


Introduction

The UX & Product Management Program has been designed by industry professionals to cover all of the key aspects of UX and Product Management, to enable students to excel in a career in this exciting and highly in-demand field. Through hands-on practical projects, you will gain essential real-world experience in how to research and define users, build and test low to high fidelity prototypes, understand how HCD and UX is applied in digital products, and learn all of the key tools and frameworks for UX and product management roles to launch a successful career.


Details

Date(s): 14 September 2020 to 12 March 2021
Time: Programme schedule published in Course Outline
Venue: NTU Virtual Learning Environment
Registration
Closing Date:
19 August 2020
Course Fee: Standard: S$12000.00   View more
Registration fees inclusive of:
  • Prevailing GST
  • Digital Learning Resources


Objectives

Upon completion of this 6 months programme, trainees will be able to put to use their newly found skills and knowledge in the field of digital marketing.


Outline

User Experience (UX) Research
UX research is the foundation of all design processes, and the skills taught in this module are an essential part in any UX design or product management role. Students will learn the key skills and tools required to be able to complete effective user research projects, and be able apply these in a professional setting.

Usability in Digital and Interaction Design
This module covers the key aspects of usability and UX within the context of modern interaction design, mobile-first and design of digital products. On completion of this module, students will be able to apply the fundamental principles of Usability to create great digital products in a UX design or product management role.

Human Centered Design for Web
Human Centered Design teaches students the processes to apply user-centric approaches to uncover insights and develop solutions that directly fulfill the customers core needs within the contect of great digital products. Taught by indsutry professionals, this module covers the key HCD processes needed in a UX design or Product Management role.

Prototyping & User Testing
In this module, students will learn to design highly usable apps and websites, by applying the key principles of prototyping and user testing. Starting with low fidelity prototyping, students will refine their designs through higher fidelity interactive prototypes, and learn about the fundamental techniques of qualitative research, and usability and A/B testing.

Fundamentals of Branding and Design
This module covers the core principles of what makes great design, including typography, branding, colour theory and visual language. Designed and taight by experienced industry professionals, students will learn by applying these principles to create their own brand, including logo, style guide, marketing materials and website interface.

Product Management
Product Management forms the backbone of all startups and digital projects. These essential skills and processes are applicable in all companies working with digital projects, whether working with websites, web-based apps or software. Learn the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum, and how to apply these essential skills in a professional setting.


Our learning approach is based around active learning, which means students learn by doing and learning with peers, helping to properly prepare students with both the Technical and Soft Skills of the real world working environment.

Curriculum

Online flipped classroom, curated content & curriculum

Projects

Learn by doing - real portfolio projects

Mentors

Direct 1 on 1 feedback from industry mentors & SMEs

Peer Learning

Peer presentations and synchronous group discussion

Career Support

Professional development and graduate career support

Skills Lab

Additional portfolio projects offered to graduates

 

Schedule

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Online Lecture Self-Study Online Lecture Self-Study  
Afternoon   Assignment/ Project Time   Assignment/ Project Time Project Presentations
   3 hours 3 hours  3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
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Trainer(s)

Skills Union, Trainer

Jesuit Loh

Jesuit have accumulated more than 25 years of practical experience in various industries like Innovation, Business Design Consulting, Education & Training, Digital Marketing / Communications & Technology, eCommerce and Consumer Electronics manufacturing (ODM & OEM) transformed me into a multi-disciplinarian.


Jesuit is now managing an Innovation, Business Design, Digital Marketing Consulting and Training firm. Prior, he was a Senior Lecturer at Singapore Polytechnic Business School and a Business Development Consultant with Gerontology design centre at Temasek Polytechnic Design School. He specialize in Usability Research to journey map Customer / User Experience (CX/UX/UI) into driving product and service innovation.


Jesuit is acknowledged in the industry as a Business Design Thinker, Startup Mentor, Innovator and Angel Investor with formal qualifications in Innovation, Design Thinking, AGILE & SCRUM methodologies, Digital Marketing, Google Analytics, Adult Training, Learning & Curriculum Development, SPIN Selling and Business Administration. I am also a certified Facilitator in ‘7 habits of Highly Effective People’. I walk the talk in entrepreneurship, education and evangelism, what I coined as '3E1'.



GCE ‘A’ Level or polytechnic diploma and higher

Only for Singaporean and Singapore PR who are unemployed as at course commencement date

Standard Course Fee $12000.00
Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes
Standard Course Fee S$12000.00
Course fee payable after funding or subsidy, if eligible under various schemes

S$500.00
Course fee payable after Discount^
- All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
- SkillsFuture Credit can be used to offset course fees payable.
With effect from 1 April 2020, eligible Singaporeans can start using their one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up (up to S$500 credit), claimable for full range of SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses offered by PaCE@NTU. For more information, please visit https://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
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