Description

Are you a UX or Agile practitioner struggling to  implement UX design in Agile teams? Or are you interested in knowing more about  Product  Design Sprints, How they work and how to use  them in an agile world?

If you answered yes to any of the above, then join this 2-day interactive skills-building course.  

You can expect a deep dive into what Design Sprints  are and how to use them in an agile world. You will learn aspects of methods  from  design thinking, business strategy, psychology, and user research.   

We will focus on how the steps in the sprint are selected and ordered to specifically support creative problem solving, divergent and convergent thinking. Furthermore, the training will equip you with how to understand your users and how to create effective products for them at speed, using Design Sprints in an agile environment .

Upon completion of the two-day course, you will  receive an attendance certificate.   

Topics you can expect

  • A look into the Agile mindset
  • The theoretical part of Design Sprints
  • How  Design Sprints work
  • How to decide when to sprint
  • Create team alignment on a project
  • How to position Design Sprints to stakeholders.
  • How to facilitate your own Design Sprints

Who should attend

  • UX Designers, Product Owners and Design Leads
  • Agile Coaches, Scrum masters interested in implementing better UX in an Agile environment.
  • Anyone  interested in understanding and applying Design Sprints

About the trainer

Varima

Varima Henry

@varimahenry

Varima is a digital product designer and strategist. Varima is a thought leader in design sprints and helps design teams in agile environments to build better products at speed.

Varima  has worked as a UX designer in the learning and technology landscape of South Africa for the past 10 years creating a deep understanding of how people learn, use products and the processes that make it all happen.  Varima  currently facilitates Design Sprints with design teams across the country, helping them build products that are effective for  their  users.

Malene Jacobsen

@MaleneMBJ

Malene is one of the few people that has never done a Waterfall project. She was first exposed to Agile and Scrum during an Advanced Computer Science course and since then it has become a natural way of thinking both in work and her private life. Malene fully lives up to the saying: ‘you don’t do Agile, you become Agile!’

Malene has significant experience in using Scrum in all rolls of a Scrum team and at a large variety of industries including manufacturing, education, finance, retail and not to mention her own private life – ask her how you plan a wedding with the Scrum framework!

Requirements

  • Physically attend the full 16-hour course (2 days)
  • (After successfully completing the course, you will receive a 2-day attendance certification).

Why?

  • Choosing this course will give you a step-by-step recipe to run design sprints in an agile environment: UX and Agile usually do not mix and there is no set process other than design sprints that allow creative problem-solving in an agile environment. The design sprint is a weeklong process that creates a streamlined way to apply design thinking, prototyping and user validating in agile environments.
  • You will understand how to position design sprints to stakeholders: Design sprints are a new way of thinking in Agile and corporate environments in South Africa. This course will provide you with the knowledge and resources you need to get buy-in from internal stakeholders and implement ways of doing UX better in Agile.
  • You will receive material to help you facilitate and position design sprints on your own: Running a design sprint is a step-by-step process that anyone can learn how to facilitate. This course will provide you with all the necessary materials needed to run your own design sprints.

*All course prices are exclusive of 15% VAT.

Andy Agile

HI, IT'S ME ANDY AGILE

Do you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.