Managing Web Design Projects

Managing Web Design Projects

In this Managing Web Design Projects training class, you will learn all about the design process and how to manage a web design project from start to finish.

12 months / 8 Course Hrs
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Details

In this Managing Web Design Projects training class, you will learn all about the design process and how to manage a web design project from start to finish.

Enrollment Options:
Self-Paced
12 months Access Course Code: T7648
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$49.95

Syllabus

  • Design Process
    1. Preproject Tasks
      1. Preproject Tasks
    2. Planning Phase
      1. Planning-Phase Process
      2. Top-down Approach
      3. Bottom-up Approach
      4. Plan Implementation
    3. Production-Phase Work Flow
      1. Production-Phase Process
    4. Postproduction Wrapup
      1. Postproduction Process
  • Project Scope
    1. Preparing a Scope Statement
    2. Breaking Down a Scope Statement
    3. Building Proper Expectations
      1. Build Phases
    4. Demo - Using Phases to Organize a Project File
    5. Iteration Process
      1. Working through the Phases
  • Mock-ups
    1. Best Technologies to Use
      1. Choosing a Technology
      2. Sharing Sample Designs
    2. Best Practices
      1. Creating Samples
      2. Organization Methods
    3. Fine Line between Creativity and Technology Limits
      1. Balancing Ideas with Available Technology
  • Functionality Model
    1. Data Planning
      1. Creating a Data Map
    2. Data Gathering
      1. Gathering and Combining Data
    3. Data Best Practices
      1. Creating a Good Data Solution
  • Integration
    1. Breaking Down the Look
      1. Using Photoshop to Slice a Design
      2. Slicing Rules
      3. Map Twice, Slice Once
    2. Putting It Back Together
      1. Planning the Structure
      2. Building Flexible CSS Rules Using Dreamweaver
    3. Demo - CSS rules with Dreamweaver
    4. Combining the Look and Function
      1. Using Dreamweaver to Combine the Two
      2. Saving a Structure Template
    5. Demo - Combine Look and Code Using Dreamweaver
  • Usability and Accessibility Rules
    1. Define the Rules
      1. 16 Rules
    2. How Do They Impact My Project
      1. Impact of Rules on the Project
      2. Popular Assistive Technology
    3. Enforcing the Rules
      1. Evaluating the Site for Compliance
  • Roll-out
    1. Setting Up a Safe Test Space
      1. Creating a Testing Space
    2. Setting Client Expectations
      1. Preparing the Client to Test the Site
    3. Dealing with Changes
      1. Making Changes Easy to Track
      2. Options and Ideas
  • Analysis
    1. Post Project Tasks
      1. Testing
    2. Looking Back
      1. Reports to View and Lessons to Learn
    3. Demo: Update a Project Plan
    4. Documentation
      1. Keeping Good Records

Requirements

Operating System Options

  • Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Mac OS X

Text or HTML Editor

If you don't already have something to use for Plain Text editing or Web authoring, please choose one of the options listed below.

  • Windows
    • Crimson Editor (recommended)
    • Notepad
    • Adobe® Dreamweaver®
  • Mac OS X
    • TextEdit
    • TextWrangler
    • Adobe® Dreamweaver®

Browsers for Windows

You need both of the following browsers.

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater
  • Internet Explorer 6 or greater

Browsers for Mac OS X

You need both of the following browsers.

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater
  • Safari 3.0 or greater