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UX Conceptual Model Design

Learn how to use conceptual models to create usable and intuitive software and apps

About This Course

Why are some websites, software, apps, and devices easy to use and others are not? Why do users like some products and reject others? Designers of products that are easy to use know the secret -- They design a conceptual model of the product that matches the target audience's mental model of how it should work. In this course you will learn the secret of how to create a conceptual model.

Become an expert at conceptual model design. Click on the Purchase button at the top of this page and get started now.

Some examples of what's in the course:

  • How and why to make conceptual model decisions before you prototype 
  • How to connect a conceptual model to the users' mental models
  • How to decide on major user objects and their "views"
  • How to use user research data to create your conceptual model
  • The critical components of navigation and action bar design
  • How and why to use card sorting techniques 

and much, much more!

You have unlimited access to all the lessons 24 hours a day, for as long as you want or need them, so you can take the course at your own pace and go back to review any materials any time you want. All of our courses have quizzes, as well as exercises that you can send in for feedback from Dr. Susan Weinschenk.

Become a Conceptual Model Design expert. Click the Purchase button at the top of this page and get started now.

If you have any questions please email us at: info@theteamw.com.

Over 15,000 students are taking our online courses.

All of our courses have an unconditional 30 day money back guarantee.

More Ways To Learn

We have bulk pricing if you want to purchase multiple courses at one time. Contact us for more details. 

This course is part of our Annual Everything Personal Subscription. If you are interested in having access to all of the Team W training for a year, check out the Annual Everything Subscription.

This course is also one of the courses in the User Experience Certificate training bundle. Check out how you can earn a User Experience Certificate.

You can also purchase multiple seat packs for a one-year subscription to this course. Seat pack subscriptions are available as:

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for User Experience Designers, Product Designers, Product Managers, and Usability Professionals.

About The Instructor: Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. (aka, The Brain Lady)

Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral scientist. She applies research in psychology to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Her work includes training, presenting, and consulting in communications, customer experience, user experience, and usability. She is a consultant and keynote speaker for Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and conferences. Her clients include Walmart, Disney, The Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, and Best Buy.

Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, How to Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? Her nickname is The Brain Lady, because she applies research on the brain and neuroscience to design. She is the CEO and Chief Behavioral Scientist at The Team W, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Curriculum

  • Preview
    How Conceptual Model Design Results In Intuitive Products
  • Preview
    About Mental And Conceptual Models
  • Quiz: Mental & Conceptual Models
  • Information Architecture
  • Exercise: Information Architecture Exercise
  • Quiz: Information Architecture
  • Navigation
  • Exercise: Navigation
  • Quiz: Navigation & Action Bars
  • Card Sorting
  • Quiz: Card Sorting
  • Card Sorting Tools
  • User Objects
  • Exercise: Create An Object Map
  • Quiz: User Objects
  • Screen Flow Diagrams
  • Exercise: Create A Screen Flow Diagram
  • Quiz: Screen Flow Diagrams
  • Traps To Avoid
  • Order Of Information And Applying Conceptual Models
  • Quiz: How To Apply Conceptual Models
  • Next Steps
  • Study Guide For The UX Certificate Exam

About This Course

Why are some websites, software, apps, and devices easy to use and others are not? Why do users like some products and reject others? Designers of products that are easy to use know the secret -- They design a conceptual model of the product that matches the target audience's mental model of how it should work. In this course you will learn the secret of how to create a conceptual model.

Become an expert at conceptual model design. Click on the Purchase button at the top of this page and get started now.

Some examples of what's in the course:

  • How and why to make conceptual model decisions before you prototype 
  • How to connect a conceptual model to the users' mental models
  • How to decide on major user objects and their "views"
  • How to use user research data to create your conceptual model
  • The critical components of navigation and action bar design
  • How and why to use card sorting techniques 

and much, much more!

You have unlimited access to all the lessons 24 hours a day, for as long as you want or need them, so you can take the course at your own pace and go back to review any materials any time you want. All of our courses have quizzes, as well as exercises that you can send in for feedback from Dr. Susan Weinschenk.

Become a Conceptual Model Design expert. Click the Purchase button at the top of this page and get started now.

If you have any questions please email us at: info@theteamw.com.

Over 15,000 students are taking our online courses.

All of our courses have an unconditional 30 day money back guarantee.

More Ways To Learn

We have bulk pricing if you want to purchase multiple courses at one time. Contact us for more details. 

This course is part of our Annual Everything Personal Subscription. If you are interested in having access to all of the Team W training for a year, check out the Annual Everything Subscription.

This course is also one of the courses in the User Experience Certificate training bundle. Check out how you can earn a User Experience Certificate.

You can also purchase multiple seat packs for a one-year subscription to this course. Seat pack subscriptions are available as:

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for User Experience Designers, Product Designers, Product Managers, and Usability Professionals.

About The Instructor: Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. (aka, The Brain Lady)

Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral scientist. She applies research in psychology to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Her work includes training, presenting, and consulting in communications, customer experience, user experience, and usability. She is a consultant and keynote speaker for Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and conferences. Her clients include Walmart, Disney, The Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, and Best Buy.

Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, How to Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? Her nickname is The Brain Lady, because she applies research on the brain and neuroscience to design. She is the CEO and Chief Behavioral Scientist at The Team W, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Curriculum

  • Preview
    How Conceptual Model Design Results In Intuitive Products
  • Preview
    About Mental And Conceptual Models
  • Quiz: Mental & Conceptual Models
  • Information Architecture
  • Exercise: Information Architecture Exercise
  • Quiz: Information Architecture
  • Navigation
  • Exercise: Navigation
  • Quiz: Navigation & Action Bars
  • Card Sorting
  • Quiz: Card Sorting
  • Card Sorting Tools
  • User Objects
  • Exercise: Create An Object Map
  • Quiz: User Objects
  • Screen Flow Diagrams
  • Exercise: Create A Screen Flow Diagram
  • Quiz: Screen Flow Diagrams
  • Traps To Avoid
  • Order Of Information And Applying Conceptual Models
  • Quiz: How To Apply Conceptual Models
  • Next Steps
  • Study Guide For The UX Certificate Exam