UX is complicated and easy to get lost
We want to solve this problem
With the new introduction of the UX industry into Vietnam and the ever-evolving UX development globally, young Vietnamese people can face numerous challenges and struggles when it comes to finding the right direction in UX careers.
With the hope of creating a playground among people in the UX field and building a sustainable and educational UX community, we would like to introduce UXMP – the first UX Mentorship Program ever in Vietnam where people are interested in becoming a real UX practitioner and can all learn from and grow with each other.
The way we do
The program will invite experienced mentors in Vietnam and globally, coming from various fields, to come up with a plethora of foundations. This will help build a more panoramic view of what UX can bring to the table.
The program lasts for 12 weeks. Each Mentor will guide 2 Mentees to complete a challenge, thereby helping them to answer three big questions:
Who am I?
Mentees need to reflect upon their identities as a person, to think deeply about their needs, desires, and goals, which can help their interpersonal and professional development.
What is happening?
Mentees will know what is happening in the UX industry in Vietnam and in the world. When they know where they are, they will realize the "best path" for themselves.
What do I need to do?
Mentees might know where they want to go next, but can be lost on their journey without clear guidances and instructions. This is where UXMP can help.
Thanks to our Advisors for the invaluable companion
Duong Quoc Tu
Nguyen Ngoc Hieu
Deputy Head of Transformation Division
Chief Product Officer
The way will be easier if we have a Mentor
Meanwhile, we have 22 of them
What does a Mentee get from UXMP?
We are happy if you receive all of it
1-1 mentoring each week
Practical guided project
A lifelong relationship with your Mentor
Networking with the UX community and professionals
The program requires a
Participants will learn by doing
Having a warm-up meeting to decide project topic throughout the program
Setting up a project and executing the roadmap
Working on the project with the guide from your Mentor
Submitting the project and taking part in the pitching event organized by UXMP
All proceeds will be donated to a charity and announced after the program
Mentee fee 2.000.000 VND
Only 1.000.000 VND for Students
All proceeds will be donated to a charity in Vietnam after deducted expenses related to running the program
We would like to thank our sponsors and partners for their confidence in our work
Frequently asked questions
Will there be any fees to join the program?
If selected, the Mentee will pay a fee of 1,000,000VND for students or 2,000,000VND for professionals. All proceeds will be donated to a charity in Vietnam after deducted expenses related to running the program.
How many mentees will be selected?
There will be 40 mentees selected for this 2020 cohort. You may have a great application, but may not be a good fit for the current pool of mentors this year. We always encourage applicants to try again - there might be a perfect mentor for you next year
Do I need any prior design skills or education to enroll?
Since we are expecting you to have a portfolio, essential design skills are required. However, an education in design are not needed - we believe in the diversity of educational backgrounds and experiences.
Can I specialize in a particular area of UX or UI with this program?
It is really up to you! The goal of UXMP is to help you discover your own path, with the help of your mentor.
What kind of projects will I work on?
You will have the chance to work on the kind of project that you are passionate about. The project can be relevant to your current career track or can be a totally new idea that you've been hoping to make it happen. You and your Mentor will select a project together
What if I really want to join but can't commit the time?
Since we want to ensure the quality of the program and respect the time of both mentees and mentors, we would need you to commit with us throughout the program. However, UXMP will try our best to accommodate your needs.