UX Academy – Designing for Voice (Alexa) – 6 week Course

Our newest course

The Designing for Voice (Alexa) course is our newest and most exciting course to date. You will gain a holistic understanding of voice user interface best practices and will learn how to code, publish and maintain an Alexa skill. You will have all the skills needed to incorporate industry-leading voice experiences to your products and examples to showcase in your portfolio.

To view further information and to secure your place on the course, please visit: https://myuxacademy.com/courses/designing-for-voice-alexa/

6-week training course
12 students per class
Once a week from 6.00pm – 8.30pm

On the course you will learn about:

Mastering Conversation Design: Acquire the skills needed to design industry leading conversations in voice – a course built with support from Amazon.

Prototyping and Testing Voice Experiences: Create low and high fidelity voice prototypes and learn practical ways for usability testing voice experiences.

Advanced Topics In VUI: Learn best practices for advanced topics in voice, including multi-modal interactions and dealing with privacy and safety.

Evaluating Use Cases for Voice: Understand the benefits and limitations of voice and ensure you’re utilising it for the tasks that will provide real value to your users.

Deliverables for Certification: Learn how to produce all the deliverables required by Amazon to certify an enterprise level skill including voice user flows, scripts and account linking screens.

Development of Alexa Skills: Get a solid understanding of how Alexa skills are set up and coded and be in a position to have informed conversations with technical stakeholders

Course Structure
Week 1: Introduction to Voice Interfaces
Week 2: Design your first Alexa Skill, Part 1
Week 3: Design your first Alexa Skill, Part 2
Week 4: Usability Testing for Voice Interactions
Week 5: Building your Alexa Skill
Week 6: Making it Live

Testimonials
“Now that I have completed the course I will be more confident to challenge people’s assumptions when we are building new products, and I feel more confident that this is the right path for me.” – Matilda Woulfe

“It was a great user experience. Having already been working as a Junior UX Designer for a few months the course was a great way of consolidating all my knowledge so far & brushing up on the areas which I haven’t yet worked on as much” – Joe Allan

To view further information and to secure your place on the course, please visit: https://myuxacademy.com/courses/designing-for-voice-alexa/

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