Website Project Management

In this class you will master the key principles of managing Web projects that will enable to you to deliver Web sites on time and within budget.

This eight-stage approach teaches how to manage your Web project's contributors, quality, costs and schedules. Learn how to assemble and organize teams, develop goals, manage schedules and budgets, overcome pitfalls and maintain, evaluate and evolve a commercial Web presence. These key principles are invaluable in the management of new and redesigned and the maintenance of any size Web project.

Every student finishes the class with a set of templates customized for their Web team's needs.

Applicable Job Roles: web project managers, online managers, web directors, consultants, web designers, and web producers.

Outline
Topic 1: Website Project Management Foundations and Frameworks
  • How Website Project Managers help Web team succeed
  • How communication keeps everyone on track
  • How to write a Project Brief
Topic 2: Preproduction or Discovery Phase
  • Understanding the four main project phases.
  • Learn how to prepare for project success
  • Create a customized Project Specification document
Topic 3: Managing the Production Process
  • Understanding how to keep the project on track during the Production Stage
  • Learn to managing assets and prevent content from sabotaging your project
  • Know how to manage Change Control
Topic 4: Delivery of the Website Project
  • Understanding how to avoid the pitfalls of the Launch Stage
  • Learn the importance of the maintenance stage
  • Know how to write and use a content plan
Topic 5: Lessons Learned and Planning for Future Projects
  • Understand how to do a Project Assessment and use Industry Benchmarks
  • Learn to do a Site Performance Assessment
  • Know how to document Lessons Learned and use them to improve your process
Topic 6: Applying lessons learned to an actual case study
  • Apply the Principals of Website Project Management to analyze a real world Case Study
Prerequisites
Experience on a web team, or web project lead is highly recommended, but not required.
Requirements
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Internet Explorer 5.5 or above; Safari, Firefox 10.0 or above.

Books:
Required Web Project Management: Delivering Successful Commercial Web Sites
Suggested Web ReDesign: Workflow that Works
Suggested Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process

Additional information:

Your place in the course is confirmed by your payment. Introductory courses are intended for students with no experience in the subject matter and are seeking beginner level training.

Refund Policy: Please read our Terms and Refund Policy before registering for this course.

Additional Cost: Book and software might be required for the course. Read the Requirements and Book section for more information. Course fee does not include the book and software cost .

How eClasses Work:Instructors post lectures (text-based, no video or audio), reading selections, and hands-on assignments once a week in the online classroom. Students can discuss the assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the classroom area. This format has no set meeting time, which allows students to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet still provides logically organized communication between class participants. Students can apply for the completion certificate after finishing the class.

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Price: $240.00
IWA Member Price: $140.00
Course No.: B137
Instructor Open Position
Co-instructor/TA
CEUs 3
Duration 6 weeks
Cost 56
Open Courses:

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Before you register for this class, please read the Outline, Prerequisites, Requirements, Books, and Refund Policy sections carefully.
 

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