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.
Be the change the world wishes to see
Check out our information session to learn more about the program.
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.
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.
“It’s uncertain when you’re pivoting careers, so it was definitely exciting to be able to see that the program and its internship and mentorship components paid off in the context of a job.”
— Sasha van Stavel
UX/UI Designer, Blache Yong & Co.
“This certificate program has equipped me with a comprehensive understanding of UX design principles, user research methodologies, wireframing, prototyping, and more. I am now ready to tackle real-world design challenges with confidence and deliver exceptional user experiences.”
Junior UX/UI Designer, Flare
"I always wanted to learn a design-related discipline. UX design is a mysterious force that binds users and businesses together to help them 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 provided the perfect pathway for the career transition I was seeking. It taught me the UX design principles through practical case studies and projects. It was very collaborative and dynamic, and I appreciated that we were able to start building applications from day one."
— Patricia Gordon
UX/UI Designer, Randstand Digital
"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."
UX/UI Designer, TripleOne
"There was a lot of support from instructors, and there were workshops to help you build your CV. The tools and tips provided throughout the program really set you up for the future.”