Experience Design for Programmers

This two-day course focuses on two key concepts of user-centered design - empathy and user testing. Participants will explore how these concepts can be applied in the process of software development. Hands-on activities and discussions will be used throughout the workshop for participants to experience the design process.

This introductory course is suitable for anyone with programming backgrounds in developing software such as websites, applications, and games, and who seek to enhance the usefulness and usability of the products through the user-centered design approach.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply user-centred design in software development.
  • Conduct design research and interpret findings.
  • Translate insights about user needs to design ideas.
  • Conduct usability testing.

Who Should Attend

Web, mobile and games designers, programmers and developers who wish to learn more about user-centred design.

Entry Requirement

Basic knowledge in computer programming is preferred.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance.

Course Dates

19 - 20 February 2019
3 - 4 September 2019

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands

Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
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Last updated on 16 May 2019

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If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.