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Have you ever wanted to build a business or sell a product, but did not know where to start ?
Did you ever launch a product, only to realize that no one wants to buy it ?
Entrepreneurship and launching products that bring in money is not easy.
But its not as hard as it seems too. You don't need superhuman powers to find profitable ideas and launch a profitable business around that idea.
In this course, I will teach tools and techniques that you can use to find profitable ideas based on solid research. Along the way you will learn about Design thinking and other important product design ideas.
After this course you will be able to
I can't wait to help you on your journey towards building a successful product.
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|Section 1: What is the secret sauce behind profitable products ?|
What is UX ?Preview
Why is UX design important ?Preview
A product is greater than the sum of its partsPreview
What is product design ?
Product development process
What you will learn in this course
Section 1 slides
|Section 2: Process for developing profitable products|
Using design thinking to understand customer needs
Role of empathy in design thinking
Section 2 slides
|Section 3: Exploring profitable ideas through user research|
Introduction to user research
Using contextual inquiry to unearth user needs
Using diary studies to understand the user
How to interview a user and extract ideas
Customer surveys as a research tool
Using focus groups
Portfolio project #1
Portfolio project #2
Section 3 slides
|Section 4: Making sense of all the data gathered through research|
Introduction to the analysis phase
Overview of the various analysis methods
Using Empathy maps to capture the research findings
User personas to capture the user needs and desires
Using Storyboards to understand the context of use
Using customer journey maps to identify points of dissatisfaction
How to identify a MVP using feature matrix
Understanding the competition using positioning maps
Using 'Point of view' statements to clearly define the problem
Generating innovative solutions using 'How might we' statements
Portfolio project #3 - Empathy maps
Portfolio project #4 - Storyboards
Portfolio project #5 - Feature matrix
Portfolio project #6 - Defining the problem
Empathy map template
Section 4 slides
|Section 5: Coming up with innovative ideas for the problem|
Coming up with a list of potential solutions
How to generate ideas ?
Portfolio Project #7 - Generating a list of solutions
Portfolio Project #8 - Sketch the solution
Section 5 slides
Example User persona
|Section 6: Testing the demand for your idea and building a prototype|
Things to keep in mind while prototyping
Identifying your assumptions
Testing the demand for your idea
Portfolio Project #9 - Landing page
Portfolio Project #10 - Landing page testing
Portfolio Project #11 - Prototype
learning canvas template
slides section 6
I am Harry, a Software Engineer based in Atlanta. I am self taught programmer and can relate to the frustrations faced by students trying to learn programming. I love teaching and explaining tough concepts in an easy to understand manner. I have worked with Amazon, a startup building enterprise mobile apps, and Cisco as a Software Engineer. I have worked on mobile apps for top banks that are being used in thousands across the world. I live and work in Atlanta and teach in my free time. I am responsive to all the questions my students might have and strive to their learning experience the best.