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Usability Testing Workshop (2 days)

Date: 6th - 7th September 2018
Location: Space Interactive Media Labs 6th floor, The Landing, Blue, MediaCityUK, M50 2ST
Time: 10:30am - 5:30pm
Theme: Digital & Technology

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This is a two day programme, running on on the below dates - between 10.30 and 17.30. Attendance to both days is required to secure a place, however, you will only need a ticket for the first day.

This 2-day workshop will guide small digital and technology businesses through the basics of why user experience (UX) is so important, and the place of usability testing in product development. You'll then move on to designing your own basic research project, testing it in a live environment and learning ways to analyse results. At the end of the 2 days you will be able to run your own user testing for your products, and have a greater understanding of how user testing can be used, as well as how best to engage research agencies to support your product optimisation.

Day 1

  • 10am – Introductions & About PRWD
  • 10:15am – Setting the Scene
  • 10:45am – Business Changing Case Study
  • 11am – The PRWD Methodology for Moderated User Research
  • 12:30pm – Lunch
  • 1.30pm – Live Demonstration
  • 3pm – Delegate Live Workshop
  • 5pm – Finish

Day 2

  • 10am – Day 1 recap
  • 10:30am – The Strategic Opportunity and Importance of User Research
  • 11:30am – Business Changing Case Studies
  • 12pm – Observation Techniques and Tools. Post Research Activities and Reporting.
  • 12:30pm – Lunch
  • 1:15pm – Delegate Live Workshop Cont.
  • 2:40pm – Presenting. Hypothesising. A/B Testing, UX Design & User Centered Design. Experimentation Culture. Competitive Advantage.
  • 3.15pm – Intelligent Persona Creation
  • 3:45pm – Additional resources from PRWD. Final Q&A.
  • 5pm - End

This programme is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Please note that we can accept 1 application per eligible company. Eligibility criteria are:

  • Annual turnover less than €50 million
  • Balance sheet less than €43 million
  • No other organisation may own more than 25% of the SME
  • Greater Manchester Based
  • 250 employees or less
  • Company must not have attended another fully-funded 12-hour workshop programme provided by The Landing

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