Octalysis Certification

 

Looking to test your gamification chops? Submit a design and see if you have what it takes to unlock an official Octalysis Certification of Completion and show everyone that you know what you are talking about when it comes to Octalysis and gamification!

Currently there are two levels of certification that can be achieved. More will be unlocked as people complete their certifications. 

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Level 1 Octalysis Certificate

To get your Level 1 Octalysis Certification:

  1. Find a product or experience you are interested in. Could be your own company’s product.

  2. Describe what the product or experience intends to do and what are the Desired Actions.

  3. Run Octalysis through it and analyze why it is engaging through the 8 Core Drives.

  4. Utilize the Octalysis Tool to create the graphs (or use your own methods)

  5. Talk about how the product/experience can increase engagement through the 8 Core Drives. What’s missing? And what can be added?

  6. Scroll to bottom for instructions on how to submit.

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Level 2 Octalysis Certificate

To get your Level 2 Octalysis Certification you must have completed Level 1 and then:

  1. Find a new experience/product different from the Level 1 submission.

  2. Complete a Strategy Dashboard.

  3. Describe the four phases (Discovery, Onboarding, Scaffolding, and Endgame) of the product and the Desired Actions of each phase.

  4. Run Octalysis through each phase and analyze the engagement through the 8 Core Drives.

  5. Use the Octalysis Tool create the graphs (or use your own method) on each phase.

  6. Talk about how each phase can increase engagement through the 8 Core Drives. What’s missing? What can be added?

  7. Scroll to bottom for instructions on how to submit.
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Unlocked when 40 people achieve Level 2

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How To Submit

  • Put your analysis and graphs into a PDF file. If feedback is expected, please leave margin space for comments.
  • Send your submission to nexus@octalysisgroup.com. Include in your email whether you are “Certificate Only” or “Feedback Requested.”
  • Choose option type: 
  • Certificate Only (Pass/No-Pass):
    • Level 1: FREE!
    • Level 2: $50
  • Feedback Requested:
    • Level 1: $50
    • Level 2: $150
  • Please Paypal to the same email address (nexus@octalysisgroup.com) and please be clear which submission the payment is connected to.

  • Within 3 weeks, you should get a response with a Pass/No Pass, feedback (if requested), and a beautifully crafted Octalysis Certificate with a unique Octalysis Certificate Number. We will likely share your submission (with notes and comments) on this site for educational purposes (with your permission) which may be a good way for you to promote your project too! 

For a list of those who have passed certification click here