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Human-centered product development

Individual course

Learning outcomes of the course: The student understands how to take user needs and requirements into account when developing interactive products in general and in software projects in particular. Student can apply a lean human-centered design process in design and development activities.

After completing the course the student knows how to:

  • describe the whole lifecycle of product development, the parts of the lifecycle and their meaning in interactive product development
  • identify suitable human centered methods for different situations and phases of product development
  • evaluate analytically the functioning of a cross-functional team
  • apply human centered design in lean product development projects
  • plan the usability/user experience work in a development project together with the team members
  • identify and exploit academic, commercial, and other relevant sources of information and inspiration to support human-centered product development.

This course has an exam and a group assignment.

More information in Tampere University’s study guide.

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käytettävyys, UX, käyttäjäkokemus, tuotekehitys, elinkaariajattelu

Further information about the studies

Tampere University
Teemu Rauhala
teemu.rauhala(at)tuni.fi

Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Jari Varsaluoma
jari.varsaluoma(at)tuni.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
Digitalisation
Course code:
TIE-41206
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
11.1.–31.5.2021
Application deadline:
Application dates will be announced later
Host university:
Tampere University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended
Place of contact learning:
Tampere
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Concepts and methods of usability/UX and human centered design. Ability to apply the methods in practice in task analysis, user studies, usability testing, and expert evaluation.
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