Introduction to web design short course

This introductory course provides you with the fundamental skills necessary to create websites from planning to deployment, and is suitable for the owner of a business or a self-starter. You will learn how to use industry standard content management systems to create websites, whilst receiving ongoing instruction and guidance on best-practices, online brand alignment, and design and social media integration.

This short course covers:
•Fundamentals of web design, user interface and user experience design
•Planning and setting up an online presence that supports and builds your brand
•Fundamentals of content management systems such as WordPress
•Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimisation
•Introduction to email marketing platforms such as MailChimp
•Fundamentals of social media integration

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to:
• Apply basic UX and UI principles to create online content
• Use industry standard content management software to develop websites
• Publish and maintain complete websites on the internet
• Display an understanding of common internet protocols and services (HTTP, FTP, hosting, etc.)
• Prepare graphics for websites
• Utilise basic JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery
• Combine website technologies (HTML, CSS, and WordPress)
• Use email marketing platforms and social media to promote your site

How will I benefit?

You will be able to create websites from planning to deployment using industry standard content management systems.

Vega is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education.

Date: 20 May 2019 to 15 July 2019
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: Vega School, Johannesburg
Cost: R13,100

Date: 02 September 2019 to 23 October 2019
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: Vega School, Johannesburg
Cost: R13,100

Date: 20 May 2019 to 15 July 2019
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: Vega School, Cape Town
Cost: R13,100

Date: 02 September 2019 to 23 October 2019
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: Vega School, Cape Town
Cost: R13,100

Date: 02 September 2019 to 23 October 2019
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: Vega School, Pretoria
Cost: R13,100

Contact: Kirsty Adams
Company name: Vega School
Telephone number: 011 521 4600
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