UX Kickstarter Program

1st Step Towards Your UX Career
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Prasad Kantamneni

Founder at UXReactor, Chief Coach at UXReactor Academy
Prasad specializes in data-driven design and spent 15 years working with Fortune 500 companies. One of his proudest achievements is using data to build a case and drive the launch of Yahoo!’s search assistance feature (also known as search suggestions), a feature that touches almost all internet users across the world today.
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What Is the 
UX KICKSTARTER PROGRAM?

A 6-Week Hands-on UX Design Critical Thinking UX Skills Program with Live Weekly Mentorship, Accountability and Support... 

That is Focused On You Developing Substantial Confidence in Your Ability to Create an Argument for your Design and Defend It in Front of UX Practitioners...

We're Looking For a Handful of Ambitious UX Rockstars who are Committed to Being Part of the Pioneer Wave of New UX Designer Thought Leaders in India and Breaking Through to their Next Career Level...

And Who are Ready for the  
UX Kickstarter Program!

What's Included In The "UX Kickstarter" Training Program?

6 Weeks of Live 1hr+ Instruction / Week Online

Join Prasad and Design Mentors Saurabh and Rahul in intensive live hands-on trainings, so you can achieve tangible results in your career, that will show up in the next months as:
  • Confidence to apply for UX roles in the top tech companies in India
  • Ability to present an argument and defend your design real-time
  • Experience solving real problems through design, so that you can articulate your approach to potential employers with real-life examples
  • ​Ideas and clarity on how to build a future design portfolio
(6 weeks total, commences in December, 2021)

6 Live Q&A Sessions of 1hr+ / week Online

Join the office hours with your design mentors to get clear and personalized feedback on your completed assignments.

5 Hands-On Critical Thinking Design Assignments

Complete 5 hands-on design assignments (some individually and others in small groups) to hone your critical thinking and execution skills, as well as develop the ability to present, articulate design arguments, explain and present your designs effectively.

Peer Groups of 3-5 Designers

Join a small (3-5) group of fellow designers for three of your program assignments, so that you can learn how to work effectively in a team, which is a critical skill that discriminating employers want from their UX Designers (remember Tom's presentation on Day 4?) 

Lifetime Access to the Call Recordings, Worksheets and Materials from the UX Kickstarter Training

Find all the Call Recordings, Worksheets, Slides and Materials from the UX Kickstarter Training in your membership area on UXReactor Open Training, so you can catch up, review and solidify your new skills on your own schedule and as many times as you need.

What Learners Are Saying about Collej™

When You Sign Up For The Course, You Will Experience...

  • ​6 Weeks of Live 1hr+ Instruction / Week Online
  • ​Small Class Size - Each Class Limited to 30 participants Only
  • ​6 Live Q&A Sessions of 1hr+ / week Online
  • ​Peer Groups of 3-5 Designers
  • ​Opportunity to Earn an Excellence Certificate with Discounts for Collej Training
  • ​Lifetime Access to the Call Recordings, Workbooks and Materials from the UX Kickstarter Training

Tuition: ₹15,000/- 

For Collej™ Members: ₹12,750/-

Cohort starts December 2021
Limited Seats Only

(Non-refundable)

Don't Take Our Word For It. 
Here's what people say about us:

It was a whole new experience. I got to interact with people from different backgrounds, some working professionals, and some were still students like me. Discussing with them putting up challenges for each other and then coming up with solutions together, was kind of an amazing experience for us. 

The unique thing about the training is that we put forward our points to mentors and we were challenged with different perspectives

The highlight of the training was the discussions and the Q&A sessions because we would not just be learning from the mentors but also the peers.

For an aspiring designer who is thinking to join this program, I would say - go for it without even thinking twice because it's a whole new experience for you. Even if you're exploring your options and you want to go for some workshop and stuff, this is the program you should go for.

- Ishika Nandrajog

Student, Freelancer
I am an aspiring UX designer. I've been working in the field of development as well as in digital marketing before but I made the switch to UX design now. UX is a lot different than what you think and what you read on the internet, and if you really want to work in in the UX industry, get a job in a company, or create your own stuff, you have to know the basics of UX, and the training actually helps you cover that part.
The most unique part of this program was that the mentors were not there to give you the correct answers, their purpose was to make you reach the correct answer. This helped us push our mindset towards a more problem-solving mindset.

To connect all the dots, the training, as its name suggests,
will give you that the kickstart you need to build your UX career.

- Shashwat Shukla

Final Year CSE Student
I'm a senior associate at Ernst & Young global delivery services. Prior to the training, I did one online course from Coursera. It was theoretical - getting your facts and knowledge in, whereas the Kickstarter training was more on the industry side - introducing us to concepts and tips to be kept in mind while working as a designer in an actual company.

The training was an amazing experience. We had a lot of assignments, quizzes, and group discussions. To sum it up it was informative, insightful, and productive .

- Ashwini Ratnam

Sr. Associate at Ernst & Young
My experience with Kickstarter showed me a path on how to actually structure our learning process and prioritize things. This helped me to build my confidence to explain the problem like an experience.

If you are an aspiring designer, if you are looking to start off your UX career very strongly, then I think you should take the UX Kickstarter program as they have the best mentors available
Design mentors explain things very, very precisely, they help you with your thought process. They provide different ways to explain things that will actually spark something in our minds and ignite our thinking process.
UX Kickstarter program will Kickstart your whole design thinking process from scratch

- Bhaskar Komara

Architect
I've been to other training programs. The Kickstarter program is different as they have group discussions and an interesting way of teaching.
I have experienced a unique way of learning things. Unlike other programs, the Kickstarter program selects one topic and makes you aware of different vibrant aspects of that topic.
The highlight of this training program is they make you think and they make you defend what you think. If you make some opinion of a topic or of what you think they tell you to stand for it and be accountable for them.
For an aspiring designer, I would suggest just take this program because the way you think and approach things will change after this program. 

- Nikhita Mandava

Software Engineer
The UX Kickstarter program is very different because in this program you get to practice more than other programs. On a few other platforms, they teach you about the theory and the concepts, but here they make you practice the concepts. So this is what I found different in this program and it really helped me a lot. 
The UX Kickstarter program has been amazing. I've read about the things before, but coming here discussing things with the peers and mentors, doing sessions and assignments, helped me remember my concepts and bring them to work.
For any aspiring designer, I would suggest not to overthink much. I was wondering if I have to take this course or not and I am really happy that I pursued this course.
The mentor relationship with the students has been really amazing. I mean, they're all always there to help you. At any time during the sessions or after the sessions, if you have any problem, you can just directly contact them and resolve the issues you have. 

- Divyanshu Chauhan

Graphic Designer
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