Learn Product Strategy and User Experience with us!

Oct 11th - Dec 1st, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 PM
$6,500

Course Curriculum

Part 1: User Experience Strategy

Develop the skills required to conduct and recruit for an effective user interview. Draft a research plan and write a discussion guide for interviews. Compare products in the same space or in adjacent industries.

Week 1:

  • Intro To Class & Intro to UX
  • User Research (interviews and contextual Inquiry)

Week 2

  • Business Analysis, User Flows, Task Analysis
  • Personas, Scenarios and Communicating User Research

Part 2: User Experience Design

Use research to create an affinity map that identifies trends and insights within your research findings and create personas that reflect the target audience. Apply sketching techniques to ideate through solutions.

Week 3:

  • Sketching, Wireframes & Layout
  • Information Architecture, Sitemaps & Navigation

Week 4:

  • Interaction Design, Mobile Patterns & Visual Design
  • Prototyping, Usability & User Testing

Part 3: Product Management

Explore methods for organizing complex and diverse types of content.  Discuss struggles with feature prioritization and vision alignment and how to address them.

Week 5:

  • Feature Prioritization & MVP
  • Business Model Canvas

Week 6:

  • SDLC and PM Models
  • Contracts, Business Models, Equity and Valuation

Part 4: Tech & Portfolios

Describe the respective technical capabilities of responsive sites and native mobile apps. Evaluate options and choose what format is most advantageous to your final project.

Week 7:

  • Web Development, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • App and Game Development Strategies

Week 8

  • Final Project Presentations
  • Portfolio Workshop

PROJECTS

You will apply the methods and techniques learned in class to a real Mango Concept client project. This client work will be broken into 4 distinct sections correlating to the 4 main topics of class; User Experience Strategy, User Experience Design, Product Management and Technology Development. This work will then be turned into a professional portfolio case study for the use of finding employment.

Info Session

Learn what the course entails and how it can help further your career in the fast-paced world of design and technology. Meet your fellow students, your professors and people who might become your future colleagues.

Where

353 Lexington Avenue, Suite 600, New York, New York, NY

When

Wednesday, August 24, 6-8p

Thursday, September 8, 6-8p

Tuesday, September 13, 6-8p

 

About the Professor

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Domenick Propati

Domenick Propati is a NY based UX Designer, Educator and Entrepreneur. A feature performer at the Montruex Jazz Festival in 2007, Domenick is also a drummer who’s played with the likes of Benny Powell, Maynard Ferguson, and T.K Blue. Domenick pivoted his career and entered the tech space by earning his Terminal Masters Degree in Design and Technology from Parsons the New School for Design. While at Parsons he started his first Ed-Tech startup Footage Access. Since then Domenick has gone on to work with various clients from AND1 to The White House on projects that range from interface and product design all the way down to conceptualizing and building educational programs and partnerships. Currently the Director of Product & Design at Mango Concept, Domenick has also had the privilege of developing and teaching UX intensive courses for both General Assembly and New York University.

Specialties include: Design Research and Analysis, Strategy, UXD, IxD, Teaching & Instruction, and Product & Business Development.

For more info, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dpropati

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FAQ’s about the course

Why learn UX?

UX Design and Product Strategy is the cornerstone for the development of apps and websites. So arming yourself with this knowledge is definitely a way to get ahead in today’s competitive world of development.

How can I pay for the course?

You can pay through cash or check.

By when can I make the payments?

Payments have to be made in full on or before the first day of class, i.e., September 20th.

Can I pay in installments?

Yes, we accept payment in instalments.

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