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Essentials in UX and HCD Management (CPUX-M)

One-day seminar to prepare for the CPUX-M certification

10% Early Bird discount*
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In this seminar you will learn basic and practical management concepts around User Experience (UX) and Human-Centered Design (HCD). The main focus is on the corporate language for UX professionals and the relationship between business goals and UX goals as well as how to successfully engage management.

The seminar is based on the CPUX-M curriculum of the International Usability and User Experience Qualification Board (UXQB), which is recognized by 5 professional associations of usability professionals: German UPA, UX Switzerland, UXpro Austria, UXPA UK and UX Danmark.


Depending on event location and date this seminar is available in German or English.

Target Audience

Individual UX professionals, UX professionals in a team, UX consultants, individuals without formal UX training, product owners and (UX) managers who want to consider as well as embed UX and Human-Centered Design for their work environment also on a strategic and organizational level.

A CPUX-F certification is recommended as a prerequisite, but not required.

What You Will Learn

In a one-day seminar:

  • Management challenges in human-centered design (HCD)
  • Business terms every UX professional should know
  • UX, HCD and leadership
  • Developing and managing a UX vision
  • Build a collaborative culture for HCD in the organization
  • HCD maturity
  • How to increase HCD maturity
  • Measuring the business value of HCD activities
  • Risk management
  • Ethical design and sustainable design

In a two-day seminar, the first day is identical. On the second day, comprehensive moderated group exercises are conducted with direct exchange of experiences between the participants and there is extended exam preparation included.

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One-day seminar or two-day seminar (including additional exercises and extended exam preparation) plus theoretical exam

9:00 am til 5:00 pm

The theoretical exam takes place online by individual appointment.

Certification Test (optional)

After the seminar, the certification test for UXQB® Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience - Essentials in UX and HCD Management (CPUX-M) can be taken. The seminar can also be booked independently of the exam. The examination fee is an additional 315 euros plus VAT.

The maximum number of participants for a seminar is 10.


For a one-day seminar (for attendance seminars incl. catering during the seminar):

  • Early bird*: EUR 675 plus VAT
  • Regular: EUR 750 plus VAT

For a two-day seminar (incl. catering during the seminar):

  • Early bird*: EUR 1,300 plus VAT
  • Regular: EUR 1,450 plus VAT

The examination fee is an additional EUR 315 plus VAT (EUR 252 plus VAT for members of UXQB associations like e.g. the German UPA)

* If you register up to 8 weeks before the start of the seminar, we will give you an early bird discount of 10% on the seminar costs (excluding examination fee).


This seminar is held at different locations and can also be booked as an inhouse seminar at your company. Please refer to the listing of dates for further details.

Dates for Seminar Essentials in UX and HCD Management (CPUX-M)

Our seminars are also available as in-house training, in English or German.  Get quote

Date Duration Location Early Bird
24. Sep 2024 1 day
Online Zoom-Meeting
10% discount
02. Dec 2024 1 day
Online Zoom-Meeting
10% discount
13. Feb 2025 1 day
Online Zoom-Meeting
10% discount
04. Jun - 05. Jun 2025 2 days
B_Fabrik Heidelberg
10% discount
30. Sep 2025 1 day
Online Zoom-Meeting
10% discount
09. Dec 2025 1 day
Online Zoom-Meeting
10% discount


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