Hero Vired, India’s leading LearnTech company for professionals and higher education aspirants, recently unveiled a professional diploma programme in User Experience & User Interface (UX & UI). This cutting-edge programme results from the strategic partnership between Hero Vired and UXDI (UX Design Institute), acknowledged as the industry’s Gold Standard for UX accreditation. Through this dynamic partnership with UXDI, Hero Vired is committed to delivering a holistic and immersive learning journey, providing students with unparalleled access to industry experts and the latest trends in UX.
As India’s internet user base surges, there is a growing demand for better digital interfaces. With 658 million users and a projected $800 billion digital economy by 2030, the UX/UI market is poised for significant growth. India’s potential in this sector is immense, offering opportunities to cater to the needs of a vast population seeking improved digital experiences. The programmes place a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, offering practical projects and assignments that empower participants to gain invaluable experience in addressing real-world UX design challenges.
Given the remarkable growth of the global UI and UX Design Software market, which is expected to reach an impressive USD 3205.15 million by 2027 at a CAGR of 22.25%, this programme is strategically designed to meet the surging demand for highly skilled UI/UX professionals. Furthermore, this curriculum has been meticulously created to be accessible, inviting learners from diverse backgrounds and requiring no specific prerequisites, providing accessibility for all persons desiring to thrive in the exciting profession of UX/UI design.
Speaking about the new programme, Chief Executive Officer of Hero Vired, Akshay Munjal, said:
With the Indian UX design industry expected to reach $9 billion by 2025, with a growth rate of 20%, UX/UI has become a pivotal driver of innovation and progress. Recognizing the transformative power of designing the new program aims to help the learners upskill themselves and foster new opportunities within a growing internet market. The one-of-a-kind collaboration with UX Design Institute strengthens our commitment to deliver transformative opportunities for individuals looking to thrive in design and user experience.
The UX Design Institute’s mission is to equip professionals and employers with a clear, straightforward, and objective means of assessing and proving UX abilities and knowledge. To maintain relevance, its courses are reviewed by an Industry Advisory Council. To ensure that students fulfil the highest educational standards, the platform has partnered with Glasgow Caledonian University.
Colman Walsh, CEO of the UX Design Institute, commented:
These roles are in high demand across various industries as organizations recognize the pivotal role that user experience plays in today’s digital landscape. Hero Vired’s expertise in technical online education, coupled with our proficiency in the UX design sector, will be a fruitful partnership for the industry and aspiring students.
This comprehensive six-month, part-time programme emphasizes hands-on learning and industry relevance, with 80 live sessions delivering a thorough educational experience. The programme is designed for any early-year working professional looking to transition to UI/UX and for early-year UI/UX professionals looking to upskill. Upon programme completion, participants receive a coveted Professional Diploma, unlocking many career prospects, including roles such as UX Designer, UX Lead, or UX Researcher. The program’s central objective is to equip learners with the expertise necessary to excel in the ever-evolving field of UX/UI design, effectively bridging the gap between education and industry requirements.
Hero Vired is a Hero Group startup that provides career-relevant programmes in collaboration with world-class universities to prepare learners for emerging jobs and skills of the future. The company offers comprehensive professional development through skill-based programmes and courses essential to a learner’s success in India’s fast-evolving digital economy, with best-in-class short and long-term learning programmes.