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Interaction Design Foundation

Courses: Design Thinking, User Experience (UX) Fundamentals, User Research, UX Portfolio and Career

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Online

About Interaction Design Foundation

Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF) is the world’s largest online design school. As a non-profit, we are committed to making high-quality design education affordable and accessible. Since 2002, IxDF has helped over 111,000 graduates to begin and grow... Read More

All IxDF bootcamps are fully online and remote, and are open to students from anywhere in the world. Offered part-time over 12 weeks with an average time commitment of just 8-10 hours per week, the bootcamps are ideal even for those with a full-time job. Students who join our bootcamps automatically receive free access to over 30 self-paced online courses and a global network of UX designers for a year.

All IxDF bootcamps come with a verifiable online certificate of completion. Students who complete 3 or more bootcamps can also qualify for the IxDF UX Certification with Job Guarantee.

Affordable quality is at the core of IxDF’s mission as a non-profit. That’s why our bootcamps are priced approximately 80% lower than the industry average, despite offering mentors, instructors and career services that are comparable to the most expensive bootcamps in UX.

With contributors and board members like Don Norman, Irene Au, Bill Buxton, Alan Dix, Ellen Lupton and many more, IxDF’s commitment to quality design education is backed by the most influential minds in the industry. As a result, IxDF graduates are hired by leading organization such as IBM, GE, SAP, the United Nations and Adobe. IxDF’s open-source learning materials are also used in top universities like Stanford, Cambridge, MIT, Indiana University and Imperial College.

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Courses

Design Thinking

  • Cost: $2,592
  • Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Co-create, innovate and develop human-centered solutions for complex problems through powerful design thinking methods. Learn proven, industry-relevant methods through real-world projects, with the help of expert guidance from mentors and instructors.

Ideal for people from any background, at any level of experience. You don’t need prior design knowledge or skills. The bootcamp is suitable for beginners; if you have prior experience in design thinking methods, you can opt for more advanced projects and outcomes.

In just 12 weeks, you’ll learn all the essential concepts and must-have skills to become a Design Thinking practitioner. You’ll work on a Capstone Project throughout the bootcamp, which will not just provide you with many fantastic projects and deliverables for your portfolio, but will also showcase your unique process and strengths as a problem-solving expert.

The bootcamp is 60% practical and 40% theory—you’ll learn theory through an online course and live classes with an instructor. You’ll develop practice and skills through project work, mentor evaluation, peer critiques and presentations.

Upon completion, you’ll get a verifiable certificate that’s recognized by employers globally. Thanks to IxDF’s commitment to affordability, the bootcamp is priced 80% lower than the industry average and you also have an option to pay in monthly installments.

With the Design Thinking bootcamp, get round-the-clock support, dedicated mentorship and a structured learning experience that’s designed to make you job-ready in 12 weeks.

Subjects: UX Design
Classroom Hours Per Week: 3.0

User Experience (UX) Fundamentals

  • Cost: $2,592
  • Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn what User Experience (UX) design is, how it fits into the tech industry and what you’ll do in a real UX role. If you’re new to UX design, this beginner-level bootcamp can give you the perfect mix of expert guidance + real-world projects to fast-track your learning.

In just 12 weeks, you’ll learn all the essential concepts and must-have skills you’ll need to work as a real UX designer. You’ll work on a Capstone Project throughout the bootcamp, which will not just provide you with many fantastic projects and deliverables for your portfolio, but will also showcase your unique process and strengths as a designer.

The bootcamp is 60% practical and 40% theory—you’ll learn theory through an online course and live classes with an instructor. You’ll develop practice and skills through project work, mentor evaluation, peer critiques and presentations.

Upon completion, you’ll get a verifiable certificate that’s recognized by employers globally. Thanks to IxDF’s commitment to affordability, the bootcamp is priced 80% lower than the industry average and you also have an option to pay in monthly installments.

With the UX Fundamentals bootcamp, get round-the-clock support, dedicated mentorship and a structured learning experience that’s designed to make you job-ready in 12 weeks.

Subjects: UX, UX Design
Classroom Hours Per Week: 3.0

User Research

  • Cost: $2,592
  • Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

UX without user research is a recipe for bad UX. Great design is rooted in user insights. Develop in-demand skills to become a User Researcher in this bootcamp. Learn through real-world research projects and activities, guided at every stage by mentors and instructors.

The bootcamp is ideal for people from any background or level of experience. Prior design knowledge or skills are not required because you will learn user research by actually doing user research. The bootcamp is suitable for beginners; if you have prior experience in UX or user research, you can opt for more advanced projects and outcomes.

In just 12 weeks, you’ll learn all the essential concepts and must-have skills you’ll need to work as a real User Researcher. You’ll work on a Capstone Project throughout the bootcamp, which will not just provide you with many fantastic projects and deliverables for your portfolio, but will also showcase your unique process and strengths as a UX researcher.

The bootcamp is 60% practical and 40% theory—you’ll learn theory through an online course and live classes with an instructor. You’ll develop practice and skills through project work, mentor evaluation, peer critiques and presentations.

Upon completion, you’ll get a verifiable certificate that’s recognized by employers globally. Thanks to IxDF’s commitment to affordability, the bootcamp is priced 80% lower than the industry average and you also have an option to pay in monthly installments.

With the User Research bootcamp, get round-the-clock support, dedicated mentorship and a structured learning experience that’s designed to make you job-ready in 12 weeks.

Subjects: UX, UX Design
Classroom Hours Per Week: 3.0

UX Portfolio and Career

  • Cost: $2,592
  • Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Turn your existing UX skills into a career advantage. Learn to present your UX knowledge to impress recruiters and stakeholders. Develop more advanced skills through real-world practice and mentorship. Prepare for a new job or promotion with expert help.

Ideal for people with a prior working knowledge of UX design. The bootcamp is designed around your career goals and contains only practical components, no theory. Through it, you will convert your existing knowledge of UX into a portfolio that proves and presents your job-ready skills. It includes personal mentorship, fully customizable project briefs and interactions with recruiters from top design staffing agency, Creative Circle.

In just 12 weeks, you’ll transform your portfolio into an outstanding representation of your skills as a design professional. You’ll work with your mentor to craft the perfect pitch for employers, and get step-by-step support as you apply to real UX jobs. You’ll meet with a design recruiter for group and individual consultations to create your ideal career action plan.

The bootcamp is 100% practical and contains no theory. You’ll develop practice and skills through portfolio project work, practice interviews and peer reviews.

Upon completion, you’ll get a verifiable certificate that’s recognized by employers globally. Thanks to IxDF’s commitment to affordability, the bootcamp is priced 80% lower than the industry average and you also have an option to pay in monthly installments.

With the UX Portfolio and Career bootcamp, get round-the-clock support, dedicated mentorship and a structured career-improvement plan that’s designed to make you job-ready in 12 weeks.

Subjects: UX Design

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