How to Run Design Workshops with Stakeholders

8 April 2017, 10:00–12:00  |  Canada Water Library, London SE16 7AR

What's on

A short, practical & affordable weekend workshop on running design workshops with stakeholders carried out by a professional UX designer.

An insightful hands-on 2-hour session. Learn to plan and facilitate creative, fun and inclusive design workshops which help both product team and business stakeholders get involved. Design better, together!

Everyone's welcome

Suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience, as well as those who have already started exploring UX & UI design and want to spruce up their skills.

  • UX designers
  • UI designers
  • graphic designers
  • software developers
  • web designers
  • project managers
  • business analysts
  • marketing specialists
  • startup founders
  • students

What you’ll learn

  • Why do collaborative design?
  • Pros and cons of involving stakeholders
  • Challenges and methods of approach
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Preparation activities
  • How to set people at ease
  • How to redirect, methods for breaking down the hierarchy, overbearing people
  • Roles – ask people to help

We'll cover different phases and different workshops:

  • Problem Definition: problems, assumptions, hypothesis, measures for success.
  • Discovery: contextual inquiry findings, bring users into the meeting, present objects, show photos and videos.
  • Design: sketching workshop, design presentation with silent feedback, method cards, physical interface games.
  • Iterate: present findings and do any of the above.
  • Testing: synthesize findings together, present findings and brainstorm next steps with stakeholders

What our students say

“Great design tips and ideas. Tutor has wide & great experience in the field of UI & UX. A real expert.”
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Katherine, Business Analyst
“I learned a lot. After watching only 30 mins of your video, I was able to apply it to my job straightaway.”
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Nikita, software developer
“I'd highly recommend these courses! Really helped me to understand more about what UX is and isn't.”
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Pete, web developer
“Perfect point-of-entry to UX. A simple, clear and straightforward course that untangles UX myths.”
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Stephanie, UX/UI designer

Who we are

We are professional UX & UI Designers with 10+ years of experience working with the below FTSE 100 companies, as well as helping startups and aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Where to find us

Our courses are run at Canada Water Library in London SE16 7AR. It's right outside Canada Water tube station, 4 minutes by tube from London Bridge. Courses are also available online.

Book now

We encourage you to also book UX Design course to get the most out of this workshop. If you can't make it in person, we've got video recording available to purchase below.

Our recognitions

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Top 50 Alternative UX Design Programs of 2016 by Value Colleges

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14 Best Paid and Free UX Design Courses by Digital Arts

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