Skill Up: Intro to Human-Centered Design

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Price: £12.00 /per person

Code Computerlove, 4th Floor, Sevendale House, Dale Street,

M1 1JB · Manchester

How to find us

Please enter through the grey gate on spear street

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Come along to a fun and lively workshop exploring the process of Design Thinking and Human-Centered design.

We need a minimum of 5 people to run this workshop. If we cancel or postpone the event you will have the choice of a full refund or the choice to transfer your ticket to the revised date.

Thanks Colin


9:00 - Arrive, sign in. Breakfast pastries & hot drinks provided

9:30 - 1.5 hr Workshops

11:00 - 15 mins Break - refreshments provided

11:15 - 1.5 hr Workshops

12:45 - Feedback

1:00 - Finish

The session will be fast-paced and split up into several workshops over the course of a 4-hour morning session. We will take you through a simplified Human-Centered Design process giving you valuable insight into some of the tools and techniques that you can employ in your own projects and teams. The session will be led by Colin Preston.

Some highlights and example tools and techniques we will cover are:

1 Building Empathy for your users

2 Value proposition mapping

3 Ideation techniques

4 Story-boarding digital experience

5 Testing and validating ideas

N.B. If you have attended the "INTRO INTO HUMAN CENTERED DESIGN" workshop please be aware this workshop is an expanded version of this and will cover much of the same content.


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The side entrance is down spear street.

You will be working in small groups in an a fun lively environment so be prepared to get stuck in and collaborate with fellow designers, developers and business owners.

Human-Centered design is a creative approach to problem-solving popularised by It’s a process that starts with the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions that are tailor-made to suit their needs. Human-Centered design is all about building a deep empathy with the people you’re designing for; generating tons of ideas; building a bunch of prototypes; sharing what you’ve made with the people you’re designing for, and eventually putting your innovative new solution out in the world.