Create a well-mapped pathway to optimized user experiences by understanding how information architecture fits into experience design. Learn how to research and structure content in a logical and meaningful way, and integrate valuable feedback from end users.
All participants are asked to bring a laptop (if possible) when attending the IA course.
What You Will Learn
Introduction to information architecture principles
How user behaviour influences the design of an information architecture
Overview of information architecture research methods
How to test your information architecture to ensure findability
Methods to integrate information architecture creation into your process
Hands-on experience utilizing information architecture principles
Information Architecture Course Outline
What is an Information Architecture (IA)
Importance of an IA
Necessary skills for developing an IA
Best practises in IA
IA Research and Tools
Top down vs. bottom up IAs
Card sorting and reverse card sorting
Validating an IA
Information design and structures
1 day, 9:00am – 4:30pm full day session with a one-hour lunch break.
We assume little awareness of the user experience & usability field. Our courses are appropriate for anyone working in the creation of digital products and want to learn about the process, tools and techniques to create successful user experiences. The courses are not focussed on how to use specific software applications like Photoshop or Axure.
Training program cost is per person as stated with a minimum 4 participants per course. Akendi reserves the right to cancel a scheduled training session up to 5 business days prior to the training if a minimum class size of 4 participants has not been attained. Akendi is not responsible for any travel or other costs incurred as result of a cancellation.
A full refund is provided if you cancel more than 4 weeks prior to training start date. We provide a 50% refund between 4 and 2 weeks before a course. No refunds when cancelling within 2 weeks of course start date.
If paying by invoice and you have to cancel a course, a credit note will be issued. If after application of the credit note there is a remaining balance, you must pay the outstanding amount.
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Akendi does not allow any audio / visual recording of any kind in our training sessions.
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