In this program, develop your UX skills through a series of immersive projects designed to help you think like a UX practitioner and create tangible deliverables.
Start your journey towards a career as a UX Designer:
100 hours, 100% online
8-week (accelerated) and 20-week formats
Create your online portfolio
No professional experience required
Through a series of modules, you will learn the fundamentals of UX design and production workflows by using practical methodologies and the latest prototyping tool Figma. You will solve business and product design challenges while applying the latest user centered design principles. These include practical UX techniques such as user research, journey mapping, competitive analysis, design thinking, wireframing, prototyping, matrices, personas, and validation testing. You will also begin developing your professional persona by translating projects into case studies to showcase in your portfolio.
Benefit from additional opportunities for knowledge acquisition and career development:
Mentorship with a UX professional
Work integrated learning
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A typical week in the 8-week accelerated format:
10 hours of synchronous learning (Online, every Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Project-based work and assignments require 5-8 hours outside class time
Those with little or no prior knowledge will require more time
You will learn to:
Apply a user-centered approach to designing digital products using the latest methodologies and tools
Develop creative solutions using the UX design process
Design for business impact while balancing user needs
Create a portfolio that showcases projects and illustrates UX best practices
Use the latest industry tools to generate wireframes, prototypes and other user-centered UX techniques
Design solutions that meet the technical requirements of the production team
Apply professional self-reflection, collaboration, storytelling, problem solving and active listening techniques throughout the UX design process
This program employs a project-based approach that focuses on the acquisition and practice of real-world skills required for a professional UX designer.
Learn directly from industry professionals who will share the latest UX Design trends and who will guide you through professional workflows, challenge you with real-world projects, and prepare you for your big break in the tech industry.
Who benefits most?
Those looking to transition into a UX related field
People who want to integrate UX processes into their projects/work
People who work with UX teams like product/project managers
Mentorship (optional) Students will receive 8 hours of career development mentoring from leaders in the Montreal ecosystem.
Work-integrated learning (optional) Upon successful completion of the coursework, students will complete 120 hours of work-integrated learning.
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"I always wanted to learn a design-related discipline. User Experience design is a mysterious force that binds users and businesses together to help to accomplish their goals. I am happy to have had this journey with the CCE team. 'Pass on what you have learned' - Yoda."
— Sevda Bostanci
Talent Sourcing Specialist
"The UX design program was the perfect transition for the career change I was looking for. I have learned the UX design principles through practical case studies and projects. I enjoyed that we were able to start building applications from day one. It was very collaborative and dynamic."
— Patricia Gordon
Content & Social Media Strategist
"From pratical methodology to the prototyping tool Figma, I learned the fundamentals of UX design and have successfully developed my skills as a UX designer. It was the right decision to join the program."