From Ideas to Prototypes

Dates: 22 Nov, 23 Nov 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning

Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview

This course trains participants on how to turn needs and requirements into ideas and prototypes. It teaches participants how to brainstorm, come up with scenarios, sketch and storyboarding, develop wireframe designs as well as interactive prototypes. Participants will learn two popular design software: Balsamiq and Figma to translate content and layout into appropriate interface elements, rapid prototyping the UI. Hands-on practices will be provided so that participants can apply what they learned in their everyday design tasks.

This course is part of Professional Certificate in User Interface and Interaction Design.

Course Objectives

The course provides the participant with the knowledge and skills to:

  • ideate effectively with others using interaction design practices
  • iteratively turn abstract low fidelity concepts into detailed high fidelity designs
  • translate content and layout into an intuitive and responsive interface experience for users
  • rapid prototype user interfaces and interactions to accomplish specific tasks

Who Should Attend

UI Designer


Required years of experience in UI Design related roles and/or customer/client-facing roles: 1 year. English proficiency: Good. Has a strong interest in improving user interface and interaction for customers.

Hardware and Software Applications

  • Laptop is required.
  • Software: Figma, Balsamiq

Course Convener

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ccccc Zhao Shengdong

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What Our Participants Say

“This course is extremely useful and insightful from a design learning perspective for someone who doesn’t have prior knowledge in this area.”
– Kelly Kwa

“Prof Zhao is an approachable facilitator who gives good and timely feedback, helping me to apply what I’ve learnt to the task at hand.”
– Lee Yng

Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2025. Please click here for more information.

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Course Code
TGS-2022012300 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2022012258 (Synchronous e-learning)

Course Fee Breakdown


Singapore Citizens

Singapore Citizens

39 years old or younger

Singapore Citizen

40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants