UXQB® Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience – Designing Solutions (CPUX-DS)

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  • In this seminar you will learn how to develop creative solutions based on context of use information.
  • The seminar familiarises you with the terms, concepts and methods of Designing Solutions.
  • short, theoretical units are followed by extensive exercises
  • targeted preparation, especially for the CPUX-DS practical exam.
  • In the practical exam, you will go through the steps from task model to task-related modelling to the first low-fidelity prototype.
  • The contents of the seminar are based on the curriculum of the International Usability and User Experience Qualification Board (UXQB®).

Online format:

  • 7 sessions of 2.5 hours each (content, exercises, mock exam, summary) spread over 4 days.

Attendance format:

  • 3 full days (content, exercises, mock exam, summary), day 4 exam day

The content of the seminar is based on the curriculum of the International Usability and User Experience Qualification Board (UXQB®).

Your benefit

  • You will gain a detailed overview of the design process itself, the focus is on the activity “Generating design solutions to meet user requirements”.
  • Through numerous accompanying exercises during the seminar, you will learn to apply these methods independently and will thus be optimally prepared for the practical exam.
  • You can tackle the theoretical online exam at your own pace after the seminar, thus taking the pressure of the theoretical exam out of the seminar.

You can find more information here:


Seminar content

You will gain an insight into the basic concepts of the following fields of competence based on theoretical principles and numerous practical examples:

  • The seminar content follows the curriculum.
  • We will look intensively at chapters 1 to 3 and practise every single step up to the creation of a low-fidelity prototype.
  • We will touch on chapters 4 to 6 to fully understand the design process. You should still study these chapters in depth on your own for the theoretical exam.

The contents of the seminar correspond to the curriculum and glossary of the International Usability and User Experience Qualification Board (UXQB®), which is recognised by 5 European professional associations of Usability Professionals (e.g. German UPA).

Target audience

  • All those involved in the development and design of systems, products and services.
  • UX professionals who want to know more about the methodology of user-centredness and how to transfer the results of context of use analysis into design solutions
  • UX professionals who would like to refresh their practical knowledge on the basis of the ISO standard and have it certified.

The CPUX-F certificate is a prerequisite for participation in the CPUX-UR seminar.

Location, duration, exam

Online seminars last 3.5 days, 7 sessions of 2.5 hours, from 8.30 to 11.00 and 13.30 to 16.00.

Face-to-face seminars take place either directly at Spiegel Institute or in centrally located venues. They last 3 days from 9.00 to approx. 18.00. Day 4 is an examination day from 9.00 to 15.00.

Dates and venues can be found here.

You can take the theoretical exam online at a suitable time in the two weeks following the online or the face-to-face seminar.

The practical exam can only be taken face-to-face. It takes place on day 4 following a face-to-face seminar. For participants of online seminars’, we will organise a practical exam on one of those exam days following a face-to-face seminar.

Please note: A CPUX-F certificate is required to take the theoretical and practical exam.

Individual in-house seminars:

On request, we can also hold our seminars directly in your company. In-house seminars are ideal for training an entire team. We will be happy to put together an individual seminar programme tailored to your needs.

Contact person

Do you have any questions?
Please contact us:

Contact person for content

 Portrait Dr. Matthias Reisemann

Dr. Matthias Reisemann

Phone: +49 621-728 44-151
Email: m.reisemann@spiegel-institut.de

Contact person for organization

Louisa Ziegler

Phone: +49 621-728 44-443
Email: l.ziegler@spiegel-institut.de

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You can find an overview of dates here: Dates

Participation face-to-face seminar: 3-day seminar 1995,- Euro (4th day is examination day)

Participation online seminar: 3.5-day seminar 1795,- Euro

Multiple bookings: 10% discount

Students: 50% discount

University employees: 15% discount

Please note: A CPUX-F certificate is required to take the theoretical and practical exam.

Participation in certification exam: 600,- Euro

Members of the German UPA: 540,-Euro

Students: 450,- Euro

Download further information and our price list here.

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