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Research and Design in Government

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The Strand Palace Hotel

372 Strand

London

WC2R 0JJ

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This 1 day course is for people who are interested in how design and user research work in government.

You might be a product manager, delivery manager, analyst or technologist who wants to work more effectively with designers and researchers.

Or you might be a generalist civil servant or policy maker who wants to know about the basics of design and user research.

If you have previously attended GDS design training, you should not attend this course.

We’ll cover:

  • introduction to the techniques we use to design government services that are as simple and inclusive as possible

  • fundamentals of user research and user centred design, including interaction design and content design

  • how design works on an agile team

  • and we’ll try out some paper prototyping.

To get the most benefit from attending this course, it would be useful to have some awareness of agile ways of working before you attend. If this applies to you, some options include:

Please note this course will be delivered from The Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, London, WC2R 0JJ please attend for registration by 09:45 so that we can start promptly at 10:00.

If you sign up for this course please be prepared to give feedback on the session.

This course is not suitable if you have already attended the GDS Academy Foundation Course.

There is no requirement to bring laptops.

The course is free to attend. Civil servants only.

Please note you must have and apply using your Gov email address, personal email addresses will not be accepted.


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