- Introducing Course 7: Design a User Experience for Social Good and Prepare for Jobs
- Paolo - My journey to UX
- Case study: Nest Hub Max
- Welcome to week
- Google's focus on the user
- Designing for graceful degradation and progressive enhancement
- Design across devices with the four Cs
- Begin the empathise phase
- Differentiate between responsive web apps and dedicated mobile apps
- Develop personas
- Create user journey maps
- Build user stories
- Define problem statements
- Begin the ideate phase
- Case study: Defining user problems in the real world
- Conduct a competitive audit
- Ideate with Crazy Eights
- Following the UX design process across devices
- Wrap-up: Start the UX design process - empathise, ideate, define
Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs
Get the skills to design responsive websites and dedicated mobile apps for social good by undertaking this course by Cousera.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study, Classroom
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Design a User Experience for Social Good by Coursera is the Google UX Design Certificate programme’s final course. This is a beginner-friendly curriculum focused on designing a mobile application and a website for social good. After this training, you will also acquire a cross-platform project to include in your UX design resume.
The Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs online course is offered by Google, where the current UX professionals will be your educators. They will share their experience and unique perspectives as the hiring managers. Thus, you will also get valuable insights to refine your UX portfolio and prepare it for employment interviews and applications.
The Design a User Experience for Social Good certification will launch you into the UX design world. It is 100% online and offers convenient deadlines, enabling you to learn in a self-paced way. You can also purchase the certificate track to receive accreditation and graded assessments for evaluation.
- Last course in Google UX Design
- Google Career Certificates
- Completion in nearly 46 hours
- Subtitles - English
- Practice quizzes
- 100% online
- Avail financial aid
- Graded quizzes and assessments
- Set weekly learning goals
- Beginner-level programme
- Free auditing available
- Google’s instructors
- Flexible schedules
- Seven-day trial with complete access
- Google ux design programme
- Instructors from google
- Flexible learning
- Financial aid
- Audit mode
- Beginner level study
- Free seven-day trial
- Course delivered in english
- Graded assignments
- Practice quizzes
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- Avail of Coursera’s Design a User Experience for Social Good certification free trial or audit to learn for free.
- Once the free trial is complete, the course fee will be Rs 1,027 every month.
Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs fee structure
Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs (Audit mode)
Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs (Certificate mode)
Rs 1,027 per month
certificate providing authority
You should complete the prior six courses in the Google UX Design Certificate programme before enrolling in the Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs online course.
What you will learn
Completing the Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs certification syllabus, you will know about: -
- Distinguishing between responsive web applications and dedicated mobile apps.
- Applying every step of UX design (define, empathise, ideate, test, prototype) for creating social good designs.
- Understanding graceful degradation and progressive enhancement approach when designing across devices.
- Adding new design projects to your UX portfolio.
- Creating wireframes, mockups, along with low and high fidelity prototypes in Adobe XD or Figma.
- Preparing a robust portfolio to display your UX design work.
- Preparing for entry-level UX design job interviews.
- Determining if freelance designing is ideal for you.
- Gaining essential skills in usability testing, prototyping, UX, and UXD (user experience design).
- Getting user feedback by testing UX designs
Step 1: Go to the Design a User Experience for Social Good programme webpage.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Enroll for free’ button.
Step 3: Sign in or sign up on Coursera.
Step 4: You can either learn for free by auditing the curriculum or avail of your seven-day free trial and receive full access to the programme. To continue this access for the certificate and graded work, you must purchase it.
Filling the form
You can register for Coursera’s Design a User Experience for Social Good certification programme by creating a learning account. You must fill in your name, email, and password, for this. You can also do this through your Google or Facebook ID, or sign in if you’re an existing user via your Facebook/Apple/Google/Coursera credentials.
Week 1: Starting the UX design process: empathize, define, ideate
Week 2: Creating low-fidelity prototypes and wireframes
- Begin to wireframe
- Case study: The significance of real-world testing
- Welcome to week 2
- Sketch paper wireframes
- Building a low-fidelity prototype
- Create digital wireframes
- Plan a usability study
- Analyse and synthesise research results
- Conduct a usability study
- Iterating on designs according to research insights
- Wrap-up: Create low-fidelity prototypes and wireframes
Week 3: Creating high-fidelity prototypes and mockups
- Welcome to week 3
- Document a design system
- Planning and conducting a usability study for hi-fi prototypes
- Create mockups
- Build a high-fidelity prototype
- Wrap-up: Create high-fidelity prototypes and mockups
Week 4: Designing complementary responsive websites
- Welcome to week 4
- The significance of information architecture
- Designing for different use cases
- Build sitemaps
- Understanding common website layouts
- Sketching to generate website ideas
- Reviewing two ways to create wireframes
- Building a low-fidelity prototype for responsive websites
- Create wireframes for different screen sizes
- Testing a low-fidelity prototype for responsive websites (Optional)
- Building high-fidelity prototypes for a responsive website
- Designing mockups for responsive websites
- Test and iterate on high-fidelity designs (Optional)
- Adding case studies to your UX resume
- Wrap-up: Design a complementary responsive website
Week 5: Finding UX jobs
- Welcome to week 5
- Introducing the interview process
- Preparing UX portfolios for job applications
- Get to know the interviewers
- Conducting pre-interview research
- Cinthya - Interview tips from a hiring manager
- Establishing rapport with interviewers
- Using strategies to answer interview questions
- Develop an elevator pitch
- Jay - Interview tips from a hiring manager
- Kartik - Interview tips from an entry-level designer
- Understanding whiteboard interviews
- Presenting a portfolio during interviews
- Juan - Interview tips from a UX designer
- Jennifer - My journey as a freelance UX designer
- Introducing freelancing
- Creating a business plan
- Landing the first client
- Finding clients as a freelance UX designer
- Wrap-up: Find a UX job
- Congratulations on finishing Course 7: Design a User Experience for Social Good and Prepare for Jobs
- Recap of the certificate programme
- Congratulations on finishing the Google UX Design Certificate!
Coursera offers financial aid to select applicants. If you require this facility, visit the course website and select the ‘financial aid available’ link for the Design a User Experience for Social Good training. Once you’ve applied, you must wait for at least two weeks for Coursera authorities to notify you about your selection.
How it helps
The Design a User Experience for Social Good certification course aims to prepare you for a future career in UX design. You will gain industry-relevant skills to approach employers for an entry-level UX designing role.
Moreover, you will be under the mentorship of Google’s UX professionals themselves. They will share their personal experiences about working in this field and prepare you to ace interviews. If you finish the course, you can purchase Coursera’s certificate, shareable via LinkedIn/your CV. You can print it out as a hard copy too, and showcase your verified expertise to potential recruiters.
It will take you a time commitment of approximately 46 hours to finish this course.
You can reset the course deadlines according to your schedule.
There is no penalty in cancelling the subscription during your trial period.
No, you must purchase the Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs to avail of the shareable certificate.
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