Practical Usability Testing (UT)

Human Factors International
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Corporate Training for Teams
2 days
Corporate Training for Teams
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Practical Usability Testing (UT)

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge also covered in the Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)™ examination. Progressive testing of websites and software applications is a critical component of creating a user-centered design. It is important to check if they support the users' needs, limitations, mental models and cognitive styles.


Learn quick and practical usability testing techniques—ranging from simple paper prototype tests to cutting edge remote testing—for the entire interface design life cycle and accurately predict how users will experience your applications.

Suitability - Who should attend?


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Who should attend

Usability practitioners, website/intranet developers, application developers, interface designers, project managers, quality control personnel, market researchers, and graphic artists.

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What you’ll learn

  • Survey the scope of usability issues
  • Know the four factors that drive your testing
  • Know the appropriate test and when to use it
  • Learn tests that uncover problems with content organization, task flow, and brand strategy
  • Conduct performance-based tests using paper and functioning prototypes
  • Review advanced prototype testing that adds precision to your performance measures
  • Design and conduct a remote test
  • Learn to analyze web traffic logs
  • Review a 10-point checklist of the critical components of a successful usability test plan

What you get

  • Real-world examples and practical tips from our instructors who are also active user experience (UX) consultants
  • Hands-on individual and group exercises to ensure conceptual understanding
  • Training package that includes:
    • A comprehensive student manual
    • A student exercise book
    • A summary study guide
    • Usability glossary
    • Usability resources
    • Quick reference guides
    • A ten-point usability test checklist
    • Quick reference guides

Why choose Human Factors International

100,000+ professionals trained so far

8,500+ certified professionals worldwide

Global Leader in UX Consulting and Training


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Human Factors International

HFI specializes in providing practical user experience design training for everyone from new to advanced design professionals. To meet your career goals, Human Factors International (HFI) offers three certification tracks: Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)™ Certified User Experience Analyst (CXA)™ Certified...

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52556 Fairfield IA

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