An interdisciplinary postgraduate program and research lab focused on evidence-based design strategy.
In partnership with the Council of Entrepreneurs for Africa, students conducted a study of expectant mothers and their access to antenatal healthcare services in suburban Abuja.
Through the postgraduate certificate I was able to transition to a career in user-experience research and fulfill my dream of working at Shopify.
Evidence-based strategies for tackling complex problems.
Approach and examine complex problems from a human perspective.
Leverage research to identify needs and define a problem space.
Explore, visualize and validate evidence-based design strategies.
Interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares students for a career in design research and strategy.
Theoretical frameworks and industry standards that align strategies with inclusive and equitable project goals.
Methods for the ethical collection and analysis of data that defines human behaviour and validates design outcomes.
Participatory and interdisciplinary design activities for modeling complex problems and visualizing evidence-based strategies.
Students partnered with the Canadian Museum of History to explore how high-school students and young adults might interact with artefacts that are not accessible to the public.
This program offered fun and engaging classes, experienced instructors, and practical projects. And, in the end, it helped me get an amazing full-time job.
Working with businesses, governments and NPOs to provide students an industry-focused learning experience.
A team of senior industry professionals bringing decades of experience into the classroom.
Lead User Experience Researcher
Professor, Principal Investigator
User Experience Researcher & Accessibility Advocate
Director, Healthcare User Experience
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Vice President of Experience
Design Lead & Studio Director
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