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Mastering User Research: Your Ultimate Guide to Online Courses 🚀

Are you ready to unlock the secrets of user research and enhance your skill set? Ayda is here to guide you through a selection of top-tier online courses tailored to fit your budget and schedule, helping you become a user research pro. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional, these courses offer valuable insights to boost your expertise.


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Ayda is your trusted research ally, automating 92% of researchers' tasks while ensuring GDPR compliance. Let's dive into the world of user research courses and equip you for success.

                                                                                                                                                                                             Free User Research Online Courses 📚

Advance Your Skills as a User Experience Researcher – LinkedIn 📱

Enhance your understanding of user research basics through this free course available on LinkedIn. Taught by UXR experts, it offers a concise, three and a half-hour curriculum and provides a certificate upon completion.


UX Research for Beginners Course – Career Foundry 🚀

Dive into a series of video and written tutorials, complete with quizzes. Upon completion, unlock a discount for future courses with Career Foundry, making it a valuable starting point.


UX Research HEC Montreal – edX 🧠

Delve deeper with edX's comprehensive six-week course. While it requires a time commitment of 6-9 hours a week, the flexibility to learn at your own pace and the option for a paid upgrade with a certificate make it a great investment.


Conduct UX Research and Test Early Concepts – Google 🎉

Google's four-week course covers the essentials of user research. Weekly topics and quizzes keep you engaged, and a certificate enhances your professional profile.

                                                                                                                                                                                             Paid User Research Online Courses 📚

User Research – Methods and Best Practices –Interaction Design Foundation 🔍

Membership with the Interaction Design Foundation unlocks access to a 32-hour comprehensive course. Participate at your own pace and gain insights from optional meetups to expand your network.


UX Research Bootcamp – Memorisely 👾

For a structured learning experience, consider Memorisely's five-week bootcamp starting at $875. Live classes, co-working sessions, and structured tasks provide a comprehensive education.While it might not be for everyone, this course is for those who want an educational setting and structure with a classroom/lecture style feel.


UX & User Research Course – DesignLab 🕵️♂️

This course by DesignLab stands out against its fellow courses for one main reason: mentors. When taking part in this course, you get placed with a mentor whose job it is to provide feedback on your work and support you throughout the course. Previous mentors have come from organizations like Microsoft and Google. Elevate your skills with personalized mentorship from industry professionals for $399. This four-week course fosters meaningful learning and growth.


UX Research Specialty Course List – NN/g Nielsen NormanGroup 🌟

The UX Research Specialty is an add on for those who complete at least five UX research courses with NN/g. These include: Remote User Research, Survey Design and Execution, and Research Ops: Operationalizing and Socializing User Research just to name a few. These courses are quite pricey (averaging around $900 each), especially considering you have to complete five to get the big, snazzy certification but individually they are much more doable.

                                                                                                                                                                                             Bonus Courses for Your Toolkit 📚

Human-Centered Design: An Introduction – Coursera 🌍

A Great introduction for beginners and a good refresher for those who have been in the industry for a while. Gain a holistic understanding of user-centered design principles through this free Coursera course.

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design – LinkedIn 🔍

Explore the basics of UX design with this LinkedIn course, offering insights into creating intuitive and engaging experiences. Get the training you need to stay ahead with expert-led courses on UX Design.

Ayda Elevates Your Learning Journey 🌟

As you embark on your user research learning journey, remember that Ayda's research operations platform is your ultimate companion. By streamlining tasks and ensuring GDPR compliance, Ayda empowers you to focus on honing your user research skills.

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With Ayda by your side, you'll be equipped to navigate the world of user research with confidence. Stay tuned for more insights and updates as Ayda continues to illuminate your path to success. 🚀📊📚

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