Certificate in
Full-Stack* UX/UI Design

Learn from industry professionals with actual industry experience

Course will assist learners to obtain the

Google UX Design Professional Certificate*

Course Overview

At the core of the digital transformation process, user experience (UX) design is undoubtedly one of the most important aspect for developing desirable digital products or services.  On completion of this certificate course, you will acquire a wide range of skills highly demanded of a UX designer.  With these skills, you will have the confidence to plan, manage and implement UX/UI design project from scratch to design proposal.

*Full-Stack Designer: a designer that gets involved at every stage of the user experience design process, from research to implementation. *The Google UX Design Professional Certificate course is an online course which requires 7 month to complete. Our professional instructor will offer crucial tips and guidelines to help learners to obtain this professional certificate in a much shorter period of time.

Award Winner-backed Curriculum

The course design and content is based on practical experiences derived from UX experts of global award winner digital consultancy GreenTomato. It covers everything you’ll need to become a certified UX professional.
Visit GreenTomato’s website to learn more about their expertise.

Course Aim & Outcome

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • employ the necessary skills of a UX Designer to identify product owner’s needs/problems and uncover business opportunities
  • adopt the User-Centered Design (UCD) approach to solve end-user pain-points and drive innovative product development
  • apply the four phases of Double Diamond Design Thinking methodologies in business context
  • research, analyze and sympathize findings into actionable business proposition
  • apply the UX/UI design process to plan and design UI for website and mobile app

The course is intended for people eager to join the IT industry as the role of:

  • UX Designer
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Face-to-Face: engage with instructor and industry professionals
  • Online Lessons: classes and Q&A sessions can be held via online streaming mode
  • Online Resources: access course content anytime via online learning platform throughout the course duration
  • Self-study: on completion of the course, learning materials are provided to learners for their permanent retention and self-practices.

On completion of this course*, learners will receive a Certificate in UX/UI Design issued by GreenTomato Academy (GTA).  As a member of the GT Group, GTA is well recognized by the industry and the knowledge and skills obtained from our courses will serve as a solid stepping stone for your career development.

*Must complete the course project and attend minimum 80% of the classes.

The level of difficulty of the course is perfect for new comers who wants to get into the UX/UI field. The instructor has used practical examples and industry trends, allowing learners to grasp the industry practice. The course covers concepts with hands-on workshop, it’s fun and diverse, at the same time allowing me to build-up my UX portfolio. Recommended!

Cathy Customer Service

The course enables new learners a comprehensive approach to UX Design, inspiring and allows learners to think of the logics and theories, not just focusing on the visual representation. This allows me to understand the importance of User Centered Design and Design Thinking for UX Design.

Florence Lee Graphic Designer

From UX to UI design, the project workflow and professional terminologies was explained in an easy to understand fashion. Event without former design background and trainings, I’m was able to understand the content, preparing me for my future career pathway.

Kenny Ma Project Manager

Being a part of the Certificate in UX/UI Design course has been an amazing experience. I have learnt the knowledge and methodology of user experience design throughout the course, and able to build my own UX portfolio. In addition, thanks to the instructor, with his help and guidance, enabling me to successfully change my career track and find a job as UI/UX designer.

Karie Ng Designer

The course is well structured starting from planning the product feature in a User-centered approach, to learning the design implementation in Figma. This allowed me to apply the design skills from a practical business point-of-view from zero to an established app design.

Alan Graphic Designer

    Success Cases

    Students of the course are from all sorts of industry, including clerk, aviation, graphic and interior design, marketing and sales promotion. Graduates of the course are successfully employed in a variety of industry conducting UX/UI design related work.


    Marco Ho Uxpert

    Mr. Marco Ho, Curriculum Developer and UX Specialist Linkedin

    Proficient in managing online marketing campaigns from strategic planning to execution.  Cross-disciplinary skills in Marketing, Advertising, Design and Digital Communications.  Experienced in education and training in creative thinking, marketing management, digital marketing and design.

    • Certified Professional Google UX Designer
    • Lecturer, UOW College Hong Kong
    • Programme Leader, Digital Marketing, HKDI/IVE (2015-2018)
    • Deputy Programme Leader & Lecturer, Business with Design Management, HKDI/IVE (2007-2014)
    • External Examiner, HD in Design (Graphic Design), Department of Design, CBCC
    • Master’s Degree, Design Strategies, Hong Kong PolyU

    Student Works

    Key Topics

    Lesson 1: Discover Phase – Introduction to UX Design 
    Lesson 2: Discover Phase – Research Planning
    Lesson 3: Define Phase – Understanding User Behaviors
    Lesson 4: Define Phase – Defining Project Scope
    Lesson 5: Develop Phase – Concept Ideation
    Lesson 6: Show and Tell

    Lesson 7: Develop Phase – Rapid Prototyping
    Lesson 8: Deliver Phase – High-fidelity Wireframe
    Lesson 9: Deliver Phase – Interactive Prototyping
    Lesson 10: Deliver Phase – Website Mockup Design
    Lesson 11: Deliver Phase – Mobile App Design
    Lesson 12: Deliver Phase – Mobile App Mockup Design
    Lesson 13: Deliver Phase – User Flow Design
    Lesson 14: Deliver Phase – Product Testing and Analysis

    1. Combine knowledge and skills from all phases into a case study portfolio.
    2. Share concepts and collect feedback from classmates, industry professionals and business owners.

    Show and Tell: Final Presentation

    Part 1: UX Research and Planning
    1. Understand the role of UX Designer and its essential skillset.
    2. Basic concept of Agile and SCRUM project management.
    3. Introduction to User-Centered Design and User-Experience (UX) design for digital product development.
    4. Recognize the Double Diamond design framework for business analysis.
    5. Employ the Design Thinking methodologies for creative problem solving.
    6. Conduct Stakeholder Analysis to uncover stakeholders’ needs.

    Workshop: Stakeholder Analysis

    1. Conduct research planning, secondary and primary research.
    2. Perform stakeholder research to discover organization and end-user needs and pain-points.
    3. Stakeholder research with Empathy Mapping.
    4. Formulate the Competitive Analysis.
    Workshop: Conduct UX plan, user interview with Empathy Map
    1. Synthesize data from Empathy Map for designing User Personas.
    2. Understand the essential elements of a Persona and its design techniques.
    3. Anticipate user scenarios to identify user goals and pain-points.
    4. Analyze collected data to formulate User Journey Map.
    5. Identify key touch-points and channels in user scenarios.

    Workshop: Persona design and User Journey Mapping

    1. Summarize collected data into insights and identifying value innovation.
    2. Reframing business problem and user needs into actionable problem statement.
    3. Utilize infographic presentation skills to convey critical concepts.
    Workshop: Reframing Problem Statement
    1. Idea generation with brainstorming technique including Mind-Mapping and Card Sorting/Kanban.
    2. Develop user stories, key user activities and business requirements.
    3. Create Information Architecture and logical page flows.

    Workshop: User Story writing and Task Flow design

    1. Basic concept of Responsive Web Design (RWD).
    2. Effective client communication with wireframe design.
    3. Rapid prototyping via hand sketch wireframe technique.
    4. low-fidelity prototype design.

    Workshop: Hand sketch and low-fidelity wireframe design

    1. Apply the infographic and presentation skills to convey the product concept.
    2. Iteration review and share concept with classmates.
    3. Collect feedback for refining concept.
    Show and Tell: Mid-term presentation
    Part 2: Design and Prototyping
    1. Utilize software plugins to increase productivity.
    2. Determine user flow with high-fidelity wireframe.
    3. Develop high-fidelity wireframe prototype.
    Workshop: High-fidelity wireframe design
    1. Concept of User Interface (UI) design and UI components.
    2. UI and Interaction design for website prototyping.

    Workshop: Page flow design and high-fidelity wireframe interactive prototyping

    1. Establish typography and color system.
    2. Design mockup website with basic design system.

    Workshop: Website mockup design

    1. Acknowledge various types of mobile app page layout.
    2. Concept of mobile app design and its structure.

    Workshop: Mobile app design with high-fidelity wireframe

    1. Enhance product usability with page flow design.
    2. Annotation writing for UX documentation.

    Workshop: Wireflow diagram design

    Apply design guideline and design elements across the entire design artboard.

    Workshop: Mobile app mockup design

    1. Prepare a Usability Test plan.
    2. Write Usability Test script.
    3. Conduct UT interviewee recruitment plan.
    4. Implement Usability Test.
    5. Analyze test results and compile UT report.

    Workshop: Conduct Usability Test

    Part 3: Final Presentation
    1. Combine knowledge and skills from all phases into a case study portfolio.
    2. Share concepts and collect feedback from classmates, industry professionals and business owners.

    Show and Tell: Final Presentation

    Learning Environment

    Course Detail

    Full-time (Career Centric Intensive Training)
    Date:July 19 – August 18
    (Every Monday & Wednesday)
    Time:11:00 – 18:00 (6-hr a day)
    Duration:60 hrs (10-day)
    Date:Sep 15 – Feb 24 (Every Wednesday evening)
    Time:19:00-22:00 (3 hrs each class)
    Duration:45 hrs (Total 15 classes)
    (10% Early Bird Special HK$12,582*)
    *Enroll before Oct 31

    Course Code:DE4011
    Date:Coming soon
    Time:19:15-22:15 (3 hrs each class)
    Duration:45 hrs (Total 15 classes)
    Language:Cantonese + English supporting materials
    Prerequisites:Applicants should be computer-literate with a sound working knowledge of the Windows/Mac operating system
    Equipment:Bring your own laptop with Wi-Fi connectivity

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    Over hundreds of students have benefited from studying in our professional development courses. Join us now and kickstart your tech career!

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