Welcome to our comprehensive UX course for beginners! Get ready to dive into the exciting world of User Experience (UX) design, where you’ll gain the essential knowledge and skills to create portfolios that truly grab attention and kickstart your career in this dynamic field.

Throughout the course, we’ll explore the fundamentals of UX design, focusing on the art of crafting products and services that deeply resonate with users. And guess what? We’ll be using Figma, a top-notch design tool trusted by professionals worldwide, to bring your ideas to life and create designs that make an impact.

But it doesn’t stop there! We’ve prepared a variety of hands-on projects to ensure you get a well-rounded learning experience. You’ll tackle individual assignments that challenge your skills, collaborate with fellow students on exciting group projects, and ultimately, bring your vision to life with your very own portfolio project. And the best part? We’ll provide you with pre-made Figma templates to kickstart your creative journey.

Guiding you on this adventure will be our highly skilled instructor, who brings a wealth of industry experience and expertise in UX design. I’ll be there every step of the way to offer feedback, share insights, and provide guidance that helps you refine your designs, align them with industry best practices, and propel your growth in this field.

By the end of the course, our goal is for you to not only have a solid understanding of UX design principles but also the confidence to apply them to your own projects. And speaking of projects, you’ll walk away with an impressive portfolio that not only showcases your skills but also captivates potential employers, setting you up for success.

Whether you’re dreaming of a career in UX design or simply want to enhance your design abilities, this course is tailor-made for you. Join us on this thrilling educational journey as we embark on a transformative experience together. Get ready to unlock your creative potential and discover the endless possibilities waiting for you in the world of UX design!


Class Schedule:

Mondays: 12 pre-recorded lectures. The lectures are typically about an hour long on average, although the actual length may vary depending on the material.

Tuesdays: 12 PM to 1 PM (EST) – live participation is strongly encouraged, this session will be recorded and if you are unable to make it, you can send your questions ahead of the session. We’ll be discussing the lecture and the assignment requirements.

Thursdays: 7 PM to 9 PM (EST) – this is our main session to review and discuss the assignments. You must be present.


Week Lecture Date Topic Lecture Discussion Date Assignment Discussion Date
1 August 14 Introduction August 15 August 17
2 August 21 User Research Methods August 22 August 24
3 August 28 User Journeys and Wireframing August 29 August 31
4 September 4 Visual Design and Design Systems September 5 September 7
5 September 11 Prototyping and User Testing September 12 September 14
6 Reflection Week September 19
(Reflection on first 5 lectures)
September 21
7 September 25 Project Reviews and Feedback Gathering Techniques September 26 September 28
8 October 2 Introduction to the Product Development Lifecycle October 3 October 5
9 October 9 Tools for Designers in Product Development October 10 October 12
10 October 16 Types of Stakeholders and Collaboration Tips for Designers October 17 October 19
11 Reflection Week October 24
(Reflection on lectures 7 – 9)
October 26
12 October 30 Creating a Design Portfolio October 31 November 2
13 Project Presentation November 7
(Presentation of projects day 1)
November 9
(Presentation of projects day 2)
14 Project Feedback and Discussion November 14 November 16
15 November 20 Finding Your First UX Design Job November 21 November 23
16 Break
17 December 4 Presenting and Interviewing December 5 December 7
18 Portfolio Presentation December 12
(Presentations day 1)
December 14
(Presentations day 2)


The Extended Class Schedule could be found here


Let’s get you prepared for the upcoming class! Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. A laptop or desktop computer: You don’t need the latest or fastest model, but make sure it supports browsers (I recommend using Chrome). Please note that using a phone or tablet won’t be suitable for the class.
  2. Figma account: Create a free account and upgrade it to an Education Account. When signing up, use “Real-World UX Design Training” as your school name. If you need any assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out. I recommend installing the Figma app for added convenience. You can find the app here: Figma App Download
  3. RingCentral account: We’ll be using RingCentral as our class chat platform. You can download the RingCentral app from this link: RingCentral App Download
  4. ChatGPT account: If you haven’t created an account yet, please go ahead and open one. We’ll be using ChatGPT for certain aspects of the course.
  5. Canvas: We’ll utilize Canvas, an education system, for our course. You will receive an invitation to join Canvas at a later time.


I will follow up with payment information, and please note that the full payment is expected by August 1.

To stay updated and access additional resources, please join the Facebook group using this link: Facebook Group Link I will continue sharing article links to help you prepare for the upcoming course.