CPUE Foundation Level

2,5 days

Build your basic UX skills

The foundation level certification attests the holder the knowledge and skills to be able to work in teams on projects involved in User Experience Design and Usability Engineering.

On the right you see a sample of the CPUE foundation level badge which you get after completing the course. You can use it on your social media profiles and your resume.

The learning objectives include

Principles of Usability and User Experience
  • what is Usability, what is User Experience?
  • what is a user centered design approach and process?
  • what benefits does it bring to the various stakeholder groups?
  • what risks and problems does a lack of Usability cause?
  • why is “Usability” not the same for different systems?
Basics of human perception and information processing
  • what is the subjectivity of human perception?
  • how do we read and visually perceive our environment?
  • how do we perceive colors and what divergencies  occur?
  • what is a mental model?
  • what are the Gestalt Laws?
Usability Engineering process and methods
  • what is the Usability Engineering Life Cycle?
  • what phases, cycles does it encompass?
  • what is a context analysis, what methods are applied?
  • what is UX prototyping, what is it used for?
  • what kinds of prototypes are reasonable in which project contexts?
  • What is Usability testing, what is it used for?
  • what methods exist, with users and without users?
  • what questionnaires are available to assess Usability and UX from the users perspective?
UX in various software development processes
  • How can UX related activities be included in traditional versus agile development processes?
  • what are pitfalls and problems?
  • what are beneficial organizational criteria herefore?
Standards Guidelines and accessability
  • What is the ISO 9241 standard, focusing parts 110 and 210 ?
  • What are the Web Content Accessability guidelines of the W3C?
  • What is the practical benefit of them in a project?

Target audience

  •  Software Engineers
  • Scrum Masters
  • UX&UI Designers
  • Quality Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Newcomers
  • Students
  • Marketing Manager

Please note: The foundation level certificate qualifies and enables you to
take the Advanced Level certification.

If you completed the UXQCC certification course, or if you are a UX professional and you only want to get the UXQCC certificate, then you can buy an exam code here.

The UXQCC exam is provided and monitored by a neutral online examiner-ProctorU.

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to

Explain the principles of Usability and User Experience
  • describe what the concepts of Usability and User Experience are and name at least 3 underlying criteria
  • describe a user centered design approach and process and name 3 advantages
  • explain who the various stakeholder groups are that benefit from this
  • name risks and problems caused by a lack of Usability and name 3 examples
  • explain why “Usability” is not the same for different systems
Describe the basics of human perception and information processing
  • explain the subjectivity of human perception and name respective problems for Usability
  • explain how we read and visually perceive our environment and draw a schema of our visual field
  • explain how we perceive colors and what divergencies occur and name 3 examples of deficiencies
  • describe what a mental model is and name 3 UX relevant examples
  • explain the Gestalt Laws and show case some UI examples
Describe Usability Engineering process and methods
  • illustrate the Usability Engineering Life Cycle
  • illustrate the phases, cycles that it encompasses
  • explain a contextual analysis and exemplify what methods are applied?
  • explain UX prototyping and show case what is it used for?
  • explain kinds of prototypes and  reason them for different project contexts
  • illustrate what Usability testing is and name 3 examples what is it used for
  • to plan and conduct an usability tests of a website  (beides eingefügt!)
  • explain which methods exist without users, and carry out walkthroughs and heuristic evaluations
  • cite at least 3 questionnaires that are available to assess Usability and UX from the users perspective
Explain UX in various software development processes
  • describe how UX related activities can be included in traditional versus agile development processes
  • name at least 3 potential pitfalls and problems
  • name at least 3 beneficial organizational criteria
Describe relevant Standards Guidelines and accessability
  • Explain the ISO 9241 standard, focusing parts 110 and 210  and name examples of their application
  • Explain the concepts of the Web Content Accessability guidelines of the W3C and name 3 examples of their application
  • Describe the practical benefit of standards and guidelines in a project and explain at least one case.

Your exam preperation

In addition to any of your UXQCC certification course, you can choose between a full textbook, including numerous examples, cases, glossary and 60 representative questions/answers (currently only in german language) or a set of 111 representative questions/answers and an extended glossary (available in english or german)

Steps to get your UXQCC certificate:

  1. Register at a UXQCC certification course
  2. Complete your course
  3. Get an exam code after completion of the course
  4. Prepare for the exam
  5. Complete the exam
  6. Announce to the world about your latest aquired UX skills

The sooner you complete the exam, the better it will be for you to publish your newely aquired UX skills and uplift your career.

If you don’t do the exam directly after the course or within 3 month, the probability of you doing the exam later goes down to a minimum. It is highly recommended that you give the exam immediately after completing the course.

Book your UXQCC Foundation Level Training at a Local Training Provider near you

Our training calender is NOW OPEN. See the schedule of your Local Training Providers to find training dates and places that are convenient  for you. If there is no date currently available, don’t hesitate to contact your Local Training provider to arrange a training date.

Austria
20
Aug
Roomz Design HotelConrad-von-Hötzendorf-Straße 96, 8010 Grazyouspihannes.robier@youspi.com
United Arab Emirates
HFR&DDubai
QuantaSmartdubai
Austria
youspiGraz
UXfocusLinz
Talent Garden AT GmbHVienna
Technikum Wien AcademyWien
Canada
RSN ConsultingWaterloo
Germany
MaibornWolff GmbHMunich
France, French Republic
Lemon InteractiveVILLENEUVE D ASCQ
Mexico
Sperientia Studio+LabCiudad de Mexico
Oman
Human Factors Research & DesignBangalore
Turkey
Xedzoneistanbul
Taiwan
UXTesting Inc.Taipei City
United States of America
UXR CoachCold Spring
UX ForgeDeer Park
SelfGlastonbury

No Training provider near you? Book your training with a Global Training Provider

If you can’t find a local training provider near you – get in touch. Global Trainers are elite, can cover areas without Local Training Providers.

Johannes Robier

Johannes Robier

CEO @youspi, UX Speaker

Tania Lang

Tania Lang

Principal at PeakXD, Trainer, Coach & Mentor

Verena Seibert-Giller

Verena Seibert-Giller

UX & Human Behavior Consultant, Trainer