Harlequin Training

Web project management

Harlequin Training
In London

£545
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Typology Course
Location London
Duration 2 Days
  • Course
  • London
  • Duration:
    2 Days
Description

Designed for those with limited web experience or technical knowledge who need to plan, manage and deliver web projects. This two day course covers all the fundamental areas of web development and will equip you with the knowledge you need to confidently take charge of your project. Focusing on each stage of the web production process- planning, designing, building and publishing as.

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Starts Location
On request
London
2 Exmoor Street, W10 6BD, London, England
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Starts On request
Location
London
2 Exmoor Street, W10 6BD, London, England
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· Requirements

Some knowledge of the web would be useful but not essential. Any experience of working with web people or managing a web site would also be useful. A working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac operating systems.

Course programme

Overview
Designed for those with limited web experience or technical knowledge who need to plan, manage and deliver web projects. This two day course covers all the fundamental areas of web development and will equip you with the knowledge you need to confidently take charge of your project. Focusing on each stage of the web production process- planning, designing, building and publishing as well as a strategic overview of the options available to project managers. The course also covers managing client expectations, selecting creative and technical agencies, allocating responsibilities and resources within a web team, dealing with budgets and setting deadlines.

Prerequisites
Some knowledge of the web would be useful but not essential. Any experience of working with web people or managing a web site would also be useful. A working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac operating systems.

Course Content Day one - knowledge Introduction
  • The basics of web technology
  • How domain names work
  • Understanding the difference between browsers
  • Understanding plug-ins
Simple site technology
  • What is mark up
  • What mark up language to use
  • What are web standards (W3C compliance)
  • What is CSS (cascading style sheet)
  • About javascript
  • Accessibility awareness
The fundamentals of (x)HTML
  • Semantic formatting in (x)HTML
  • Font limitations
  • Hexadecimal colour
  • Page layout
  • Using hyperlinks
  • Organising pages and assets
  • Working with tables
  • Understanding keywords and meta data
  • Email functionality
Web graphics
  • An overview of graphics software
  • What are jpeg, GIF and png?
  • Optimising graphics for the web
  • Inserting images into web pages
  • What are image maps?
  • What are GIF animations?
Dynamically driven sites
  • How websites are linked to databases
  • Advantages of dynamic web publishing
  • About dynamic web architecture
  • Dynamic technology choices and options
Emerging technologies
  • Wireless devises and handheld's
  • XML
  • Latest trends
Questions and answers Day two - planning and management Tools of the trade
  • What does Dreamweaver actually do?
  • Dreamweaver essentials
  • The capabilities and limitations of Dreamweaver
  • What does Flash actually do?
  • When to use Flash and when not to use Flash content
  • How animations are created
  • Interactivity in Flash
  • Sound and video - advantages vs disadvantages
Site planning and organisation
  • Creating a site plan
  • The three clicks rule
  • Ease of use
Project management for web
  • Project tools and methods
  • A project process and model for web projects
  • Estimating time and costs
  • Setting deadlines
  • About the critical path
  • Delivering to deadlines
  • Managing budgets
  • The different roles and skills within a web production team
  • Managing the workflow
Client issues
  • Defining client requirements
  • Planning the content
  • Managing client expectations
  • Maintaining continual client contact
  • Dealing with a changing brief
Selecting an agency
  • Deciding what you want
  • Where to look for a partner
  • What agencies worry about
  • How to brief prospects
  • Setting out a selection process
  • Getting the best from agencies
Publishing a site
  • Uploading your site
  • Making your site search engine friendly
  • Accessibility issues
Questions and answers

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