SINGAPORE, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Human Factors International (HFI) announced today its partnership with The Human Factors and Ergonomics Center of De La Salle University under the Gokongwei College of Engineering (GCOE) to deliver a joint certification program on Usability and User Experience (UX).
The partnership aims
- To foster highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ability in the field of Usability and UX for the design community and corporations at large, across Philippines.
- To provide lifelong education to professionals in key areas of UX competencies
- To upgrade the knowledge and skills of practitioners and professionals, and help, transcend UX practice into a professional and dynamic career.
- To help understand the strategic role of the profession, build the confidence needed to meet challenges and master opportunities across sectors.
Dean Dr. Rosemary R. Seva, said, "We are excited about this partnership to develop UX skillsets in the Philippines. Filipinos have made their mark in the world of design and our joint effort is to equip students with practical skills in the field of user experience to be competitive in this profession."
HFI pioneered the first of its kind "Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)" program focused on imparting UI skillsets to the design and development community leveraging its extensive knowledge from consulting practice. HFI recently launched an advanced user experience certification program called "Certified Experience Analyst (CXA)".
Mary Michaels, User Experience Strategist & Director of Training at HFI, said, "I am delighted about this partnership. Together, we will be able to provide high quality training in the field of user experience to professionals in the Philippines design community. The training will enable usability practitioners to upgrade their skills and knowledge, and be positioned to strategically guide organizations on their journey of offering improved user experience."
About Human Factors International (HFI)
Human Factors International (HFI) is the world's largest company specializing in user-experience design. HFI provides a seamless suite of advisory, training, certification, methods, standards and tools to institutionalize user centricity. HFI has worked with more than half of global fortune 500 companies. HFI has trained over 35,000 UX professionals across the globe since its inception.
HFI headquarters is located in Fairfield, Iowa, with regional offices throughout the United States, South Africa, Europe, India, Singapore and China.
About De La Salle University (DLSU)
De La Salle University positions itself as a leader in molding human resources who serve the church and the nation. It is a Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The University is a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service.
Located in Manila, De La Salle University is home to local and international students seeking quality education for a brighter future ahead.
SOURCE Human Factors International Pvt Ltd