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Product Design Bootcamp (2 days)

at General Assembly - Near North Side

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Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl
Btwn E Illinois & E Hubbard Streets
Illinois City, Illinois 60611
A computer will not be provided.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Carmen McDonald

What you'll learn in this prototyping class:

In this intensive, two-day bootcamp participants will gain an understanding of the entire product development lifecycle, the role of UX in software development, modern requirement gathering techniques, fundamentals of software architecture and design and user testing practices.

Students will learn Lean UX approaches to help both designers and non-designers rapidly define stakeholder needs, design and test solutions and synthesize feedback to create competitive, user-centric product experiences.

  • Students will leave the bootcamp with a working prototype that they have concepted, designed and tested using the information taught over the two days.
  • The bootcamp will give students who are completely new to or interested in the field of UX practical exposure to the entire product design process.
  • For existing UX practitioners, they will gain greater exposure to the product management aspects of software development and learn Lean UX approaches they can apply to their current work.
  • Project managers, product managers and developers will benefit by learning more about design thinking and the role of UX designers in the larger product development process.
  • The bootcamp is not a software training nor programming class, but students will use interface design software to create their solutions and gain an understanding of software architecture fundamentals.
Prereqs & Preparation
  • Please bring your laptop
  • No prior knowledge is required. Aspiring, novice and intermediate product design, development and product management professionals will find this most beneficial.
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Question from Apri M.
Hello. Is it required to come on both days and does the class start at 10 am and end at 5 pm?
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Hello, there! Yes, the class is for 2 days and students must attend the 2-day class, 10am to 5pm. Thanks!

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Product Design Bootcamp (2 days)
Reviewed by Apri M. on 5/20/2019
I really enjoyed this class. It was very enlightening and informative of what product design is. I loved the instructor, Carm. She had neat ideas to get us warmed up the 1st day. I also enjoyed the research exercise we did out by the Riverwalk. I recommend this for anyone who wants a better understanding of UX and Product Design. I would be interested in attending other classes in the near future.

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