Global expertise
in UX training
Global expertise
in UX training
UX education experts
The UX Design Institute has an exceptional track record in delivering the highest quality UX education.
Global footprint
We’ve trained thousands of technology professionals in UX workshops right across Europe and the US.
UX knowledge
All our trainers and course creators are UX veterans, with a gift for communications and public speaking.
Why we’re the best for UX training

With a two day training course that’s unrivalled in the depth and detail of its content.

Energised, fun learning environment
Our courses combine the theory and practice of UX with lots of real life, tangible examples that really bring the course to life for you. And our trainers’ passions for UX comes across in their energised and engaging delivery.
Exceptional value for money
Attendees at our training courses consistently tell us afterwards that they felt it was exceptional value for money. Why? The depth of the course content, the skills that they can put straight into practice and the UX mindset that helps them create digital products that really meet users’ needs.
Career-boosting skills
We all want career-enhancing projects on our CVs that showcase the skills and knowledge that we have. And the UX skills you learn on our training courses will help you make digital products that customers love and make companies stand out - all great things for your CV and career.
Outcomes for you
You’ll follow the real life cycle of a UX project during the course, covering topics such as UX principles, user research, analysis frameworks, interaction design, prototyping and wireframming.
You’ll understand the key UX skills and concepts and you’ll learn how to adopt the UX mindset. Attendees consistently give positive feedback after completing the course and praise its exceptional value for money.
  • A better ability to see software products from your end-user’s perspective
  • Speak with the confidence that comes from a true, deep understanding of UX
  • Think like a UX designer; adopt the mindset that sets them apart
  • Learn to communicate and collaborate more effectively on software projects
  • Feel energised and enthused about UX through a highly enjoyable learning environment
  • Advance your career with job-ready skills
We have classes in select cities

“Completing the course supported a career transition for me - from working within marketing in a FMCG organisation to becoming an Innovation Lab Manager in the financial services industry, where there is substantial UX activity and investment.”

Kate Phillips
Innovation Lab Manager, Commonwealth Bank Australia
Expert trainers

Getting you energised and engaged in UX

When you attend one of our classroom courses, you’ll benefit from the expertise of our trainers. They’re all top-class UX professionals with a wealth of industry knowledge and a depth of UX experience that can’t be matched by any other UX training course.

Colman Walsh
CEO at UX Design Institute
A fun and engaging presenter, Colman is an accomplished trainer, facilitator and workshop moderator. Colman is the Founder and CEO of the UX Design Institute. He first started working as a UX designer in San Francisco in 1999. Since then he has worked with blue-chip clients in New York, London and Dublin and he established UXTraining, the precursor to the UX Design Institute, in 2013.
Gareth Dunlop
CEO at Fathom
Gareth is CEO of Fathom, one of the UK’s leading UX consultancies. He’s been working in tech for over 20 years, and he founded Fathom in 2011. He’s also been working with the UX Design Institute since 2014, teaching UX to our students throughout Europe and beyond.
Belén Barros Pena
PHD Student, Northumbria University
Belén has been practising UX for more than 10 years, and we first worked with each other back in 2007 at leading UX agency Each & Other. Since then she’s spent many years working in London, including time working on innovation projects with Intel. She believes so passionately in UX that she is studying for a PhD at the Design School in the University of Northumbria.
James O’Brien
UX, Product & Culture Consultant
James is an author, speaker, trainer and long-time UX designer. Based in London he is an expert in the intersection of UX, Agile, Design Thinking and Lean UX. Incredibly eloquent, James has been a big hit in our classrooms, and he’s committed to helping fledgling UX designers learn their craft.
Rebecca Finnegan
Freelance UX consultant
Rebecca is a freelance UX consultant based in London. Her experience includes roles as a product manager, interaction designer and user experience researcher.
We first worked together at property portal Daft.ie, back in 2012 and Rebecca has helped the UX Design Institute in many guises since then: as designer, trainer and course creator.
Frank Gaine
Strategist, Designer, Frontend
Frank has been working in the UX arena since 2001. He spent many years working in the Netherlands, on both agency and client side. Since returning to Dublin, he works at award-winning Irish design firm, Frontend.com, as well as running career site UXswitch.com and training with the UXDI.