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Heading - Half Day Workshops

The nature of our workshops enables you to mix and match modules to create a course tailored to the needs of specific groups within your organisation. A full list of our standard workshops (and modules) is provided below, together with some examples of how you may wish to tailor modules into new courses.

Gathering design requirements

Topics covered include:

  • Workshop facilitation skills
  • User recruitment and sampling
  • Workshop techniques.

Conducting user-observation and interviews

Topics covered include:

  • Stakeholder interviews
  • User site visits
  • Developing business and user goals.

Writing Scenarios, use cases and personas

Topics covered include:

  • Creating scenarios
  • Developing use cases
  • Constructing user personas.

Designing information architectures

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of information architecture design
  • Card Sorting techniques.

Developing wireframes and mock-ups

Topics covered include:

  • Creating wireframes and paper mock-ups
  • Group collaborative design.

Designing user interfaces

Topics covered include:

  • Basic concepts of user interface design
  • Web and graphical user interface controls and their uses
  • Information design
  • Navigation and workflow.

Understanding graphic design principles

Topics covered include:

  • High level graphic design principles
  • Designing icons and buttons
  • Visual layout and hierarchy
  • The use of colour, images, and text.

Writing content for your website

Topics covered include:

  • Content design and structure
  • Editorial voice
  • Content management.

Testing user interfaces and websites

Topics covered include:

  • Usability testing
  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Usability walkthroughs.

Designing for accessibility

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding accessibility
  • Designing with accessibility in mind.

Example 1 - Web support team (two day course)

  • Overview of information architecture design
  • Card sorting techniques
  • Basic concepts of user interface design
  • High level graphic design principles
  • Designing icons and buttons
  • Content management
  • Usability testing
  • Designing with accessibility in mind.

Example 2 - Project management team (half day course)

  • Developing business and user goals
  • Basic concepts of user interface design
  • Understanding accessibility.