As a result of COVID-19, millions of us are adapting to working from home, may have lost our jobs, or are looking for ways to reinvent our work to meet social distancing requirements.
Designed for individuals and people managing small to medium organizations, this introductory course will inspire you to reimagine how you can transform your work with others from a distance, using human-centered and UX design tools that have been applied across various design-oriented companies for decades.
Individual course: Free
Course duration: 1 week
Time commitment: 2-3 hours each week
Experience level: Intermediate
Learning partner: The University of British Columbia (UBCX)
Filled with expert conversation, different tools, and reflective visual maps that you can apply to your own context, this primer course is useful for anyone trying to reinvent their work from home.
The certificate builds upon the teachings of this introductory course, offering real-life case studies, live instructor interaction, and expert feedback.
Topics of study
How to work with others at a distance
Human-centered design strategies to solve remote-work collaboration challenges
How to use visual thinking to prototype, test, and receive feedback
About the University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia is a global center for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC's West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff, and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery, and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.