Digital Business: Design and Launch Your Idea from Scratch

A course by Pablo Alaejos
Design and Technology Consultant. London, United Kingdom.
Joined November 2020
, Design and Technology Consultant

Develop your project step by step and create a prototype to minimize risk and assess the success of your venture

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (43)
  • 1231 students

Develop your project step by step and create a prototype to minimize risk and assess the success of your venture



Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (43)
  • 1231 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 8m)
  • 33 additional resources (15 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever


Designer and start-up consultant Pablo Alaejos believes that an idea for a successful digital business can come from anywhere, the most important thing
is knowing how to implement it! After more than twelve years as a project consultant in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Argentina, experience has taught Pablo that knowing how to pinpoint the needs and understand the emotions of the users is a must before starting out on any business venture.

In this course, learn how to create a digital business and launch new products in a short space of time and with a minimal budget. Devise a low-risk business strategy and put the idea you've had in your head to the test by developing a prototype. The user experience and a human-centered approach are at the forefront every step of the way.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Know your possibilities
  • U3
    U3. Perfect your business
  • U4
    U4. Basic brand development and prototype
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start by getting to know Pablo Alaejos as he shares a little more about himself, his professional experience, and latest projects. He talks about his influences and reveals some of the artists that have had a significant impact on his work.

Pablo explains how to carry out effective research of the competition and the customer base, a process which is at the heart of every successful business plan. Analyze market trends and learn how to create a fictional character to represent your ideal user.

Next, dive right into establishing the pillars of your business, keeping the spotlight on customer needs and the magic moments throughout the experience. Pablo equips you with everything you need to create an authentic brand that stands head and shoulders above the rest.

To finish up, see how quickly and efficiently you can build the brand, factoring in everything from the logo to tone of voice. Develop a prototype containing all the key elements for testing it out with potential customers in the future.

What is this course's project?

Devise a low-risk business strategy and create a prototype to put your idea to the test.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who thinks they might have a great business idea, but is yet to take the first steps. This course is also ideal for professionals who want to help others build their business in a simple and dynamic way.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is necessary
for this course. What you do need is plenty of motivation to start a new adventure and time to dedicate to your project.

In terms of materials, you mostly need sticky notes, pens, and paper. You also need two different software for the final stages of the course: Miro and Figma. These are industry-standard platforms and although both are free of charge for personal use, you can substitute them for any alternative digital or analog tools you wish.


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Pablo Alaejos

A course by Pablo Alaejos

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Design and Technology Consultant

Pablo Alaejos is a digital experiences leader at the UK design and technology consultancy firm Designit London. Designit uses a human-centered approach to creating digital services and products, enabling them to effectively connect with their users.

For more than twelve years, Pablo has advised start-ups in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Argentina. He has developed digital tools, brands, communications pieces, and business strategies for big names such as Unilever, Kraft-Heinz, BMW, Volkswagen, Siemens, BP, Mastercard, and La Caixa. He has also judged at international design festivals and worked as a teacher and lecturer in various schools throughout Europe and South America.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Know your possibilities

    • The MVP concept and prototype
    • Competitor and trend analysis
    • Know your client or user
    • Creation of person
  • U3

    Perfect your business

    • Perfect your business idea
    • Customer journey
    • Magical moments of the experience
    • Purpose and values of your start-up
  • U4

    Basic brand development and prototype

    • Basic branding
    • User flows and wireframes
    • Prototype of your idea 1
    • Prototype of your idea 2
    • Test and draw conclusions
  • FP

    Final project

    • Digital Business: Design and Launch Your Idea from Scratch

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Digital Business: Design and Launch Your Idea from Scratch

A course by Pablo Alaejos
Design and Technology Consultant. London, United Kingdom.
Joined November 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (43)
  • 1231 students