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UX Training Singapore by Academy Xi ( http://academyxi.com/ ) is all about building a tribe of UX Designers, Design Thinkers and Human-centered Designers to elevate the conversation as well as network, discuss, grow and show.

We're bringing together leaders in Digital, Experience Design, Emerging Tech & Innovation to elevate the conversation as well as network, discuss, grow and show.

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Upcoming events (5)

Leadership by Design: Mentoring

The Executive Centre, Frasers Tower

Register for this event here: https://academyxi.com/event-book-now/?c=17336 Mentoring is a buzzword in the business world and many companies see mentors both internally and externally as key drivers of performance, particularly for women moving into leadership roles. The rise of Human-Centred Design skills being brought into mainstream business globally has seen a growing need for diversity across product and service development. After all, if we’re not designing for all, then who are we really designing for? Academy Xi is pleased to welcome a diverse panel of leaders in business, experience, and product design. The panelists will share stories about their current projects, their emergence as leaders in the field, and memorable design case studies. With a particular focus on mentoring, the speakers will reflect on their own experience of how they were nurtured in their career in the notoriously difficult digital ecosystem. This event will inspire and educate with stories of success and overcoming adversity and everyone will find practical advice on how to navigate their career journey sobering. At Leadership by Design: Mentoring, we will immerse you in a conversation that will explore: - Diversity and inclusion and their role in today's leadership landscape, - How unconscious bias affects everyone, - How to find a great mentor, - How mentoring can shape your career, and set you up for success. Don't miss this thoughtful discussion that will demonstrate how the consideration of everyone's perspective will lead to a greater experience for all. ---------- Panelist ---------- Leesa Soulodre | General Partner @ r3i Ventures Nurul Hussain | Co-Founder of The Codette Project Ian Chadsey | Director of JLL's Liquid Lab Louise J Tagliante | Founder & Owner, Protege Mentoring Program ---------- Agenda ---------- 6:30-7:00 - Sign-in, networking, refreshments 7:00-8:00 - Event 8-8:30 - Networking and refreshments

Designing for Trust

The Work Project OUE Downtown

Register for this event here: https://academyxi.com/events/designing-for-trust/ Trust is in question around the world, across all industries and societies. It encompasses how we think about brands, how we borrow money, how we purchase products and how we use services. It even comes down to how we work with others within our organisations. So how do we design for it intentionally? Is trust something that can be designed for? If you’re working in an industry being disrupted, or you are dealing with more and more discerning customers, this event is for you! We will curate a panel of speakers from emerging tech, design and business to discuss what it really takes to Design for Trust, and we will ask them to discuss the following: • What is trust? • How can individuals promote trust within large companies? • Is designing for trust the role of management or the role of designers?

UX Research Series (Workshop 1): Research Planning

The Executive Centre, Frasers Tower


This will be a paid workshop and seats are limited. To secure your attendance, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/ux-research-series-workshop-1-research-planning-tickets-65085223656 User experience design (UXD) is the process of designing satisfaction by improving the customer’s experience when interacting with the product. Using a focused and deliberate Human Centred Design process, we design solutions that solve real problems in real life contexts for real people. Design research is a critical component of the process where we gain vital insight into the problem being solved. Why conduct research? So we don’t build the wrong usable thing — Like a snow machine for an eskimo… Fact: UX is not really UX without user research. User research focuses on understanding; • User behaviours • User needs • User motivations Have you ever wondered how good user research is conducted? Are you currently in a role where you need to conduct user research, and you’re not sure where to start? Do you manage a UX team and not quite sure how they conduct their user research? Over 3 Workshops, you will learn from experts how to conduct good user research from the outset. Gain the skills and tools to hustle ahead in your career. The first deep-dive workshop in this series will cover Research Planning; specifically: • Identifying Research Areas • Creating Hypotheses • Familiarising with the range of Research Tools • Identifying a suitable Research Process This workshop is part of a 3-Part User Research Series. The following workshops will cover: Conducting User Interviews & Research Synthesis. These workshops are best completed in a series, but feel free to pick one or two depending on where you need the skills!

Hustle into UX


Register for this event here: https://academyxi.com/events/hustle-into-ux/ We've teamed up with Tigerspike; one of the coolest design / tech companies in Singapore (and beyond) to run a series of events about all things UX, human-centred design and emerging tech. Tigerspike has a strong history of blending technology with human expertise to deliver business value, and they have a pretty awesome team doing it too! At this first event you will hear from Tigerspike's Experience Design Director - Jay Komuda and UX Lead - YuShing Sit who will share their best insights into the current state of UX in Singapore, along with their ideas and advice for hustling your way into the industry. If you're wanting to make a career shift into the area of UX, or if you are already in the industry and want to meet other like-minded folk, or if you manage a UX team and want to gain more understanding on what they do; come along! At "Hustle into UX" learn from industry experts about: • The skills that every UX Designer should have • Common mis-conceptions about UX Design and what UX Designers do • How you can hustle into UX

Past events (5)

Cities by Design: How do buildings sleep at night?

The Executive Centre, Frasers Tower

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