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Digital Skills: Mobile

Accenture via FutureLearn


Understand what mobile technology is and how to design and develop an app

There are now over 7.2 billion mobile phone users on the planet today, which means that over 91% of the world’s population owns a mobile phone. Ensuring we design, build, and deploy a good mobile experience is a key skill to have.

On this three-week course, you’ll explore the rise of mobile technology and understand the benefits associated with this growth.

Through interactive videos and tests, you’ll gain a solid introduction to mobile technology. You’ll also explore the concepts behind designing and building a mobile app.

Explore mobile design to learn how to build an effective mobile app

To help you understand mobile design, you’ll unpack key design concepts and development approaches. You’ll learn what makes a good app experience as you gain the skills to help you build your own effective mobile app.

Delve into mobile networks and wearable technology

You will gain insight into how mobile networks have evolved over the years and explore different mobile devices such as tablets and wearable technology.

Learn from the experts at Accenture

Throughout the course, you’ll be guided by the specialists at Accenture to develop your knowledge of mobile technology.

By the end, you’ll have a sound understanding of mobile technology, its benefits, and the skills and techniques to develop an effective mobile app.

This course is designed for anyone interested in enhancing their digital skills. It will be beneficial if you are preparing to enter the workplace or looking to change careers.

Interested in growing your digital skills more widely? Discover more Digital Skills courses from Accenture.


  • The rise in mobile technology
    • Getting started
    • Introduction to mobile technology
    • Mobile is everywhere
    • Weekly round-up
  • Mobile app design
    • Mobile app design principles
    • Mobile app design process
    • Weekly round-up
  • Building mobile apps
    • App development
    • App maintenance and marketing
    • App development career
    • Weekly round-up

Taught by

Michael Hobbs


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