User Interface Analysis Course

User Interface Analysis is a 4-week online course designed to teach you how to gather and analyze information used in the design of user interfaces. User-centered analysis is the first step in the design of a good user interface. This course gives you the tools you need to analyze user requirements.

Anyone who has ever tried to operate a new Smart TV or media player for the first time has probably experienced bad user interface design. So how can you avoid these interface disasters in your own projects? How do you ensure that your product will meet user expectations? What types of analysis can you do to avoid mistakes? This course examines these issues and teaches you how to perform user interface analysis.

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the overall user interface design process by learning how to:

  • Conduct secondary research
  • Conduct user role, function and task analysis
  • Produce the required outputs from those activities

By the end of this course, you will have prepared a complete analysis of user requirements and written reports that document the user requirements for a product.

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Computer Requirements

  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

About the Instructor

The instructor will guide you throughout the course by providing one-to-one mentoring. During the course, the instructor will answer your questions by email or phone, provide you with feedback on your assignments, and lead optional audio teleconference sessions to discuss the materials and assignments.

Hans Bergman is a user interface design consultant with over 25 years of experience in teaching and human factors. He is the owner of Convergent Design, a company that specializes in human factors design. His clients include Fortune 500 companies such as Nortel Networks and Motorola.

Student Reviews

Really useful. The audio conference with the instructor is an excellent idea. Real bonus to speak with a highly experienced professional in the field. As good as face-to-face tutorial or lecture.
Overall well done to the course team on a very practical and useful course. The personal touch via teleconference with instructor (Hans Bergman) makes the course a unique learning experience. A very enjoyable online learning experience overall.
Well designed, gives a great and useful opening to user-centered design. Thank you very much. It was a great experience for me.

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