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Online Training

Planning Your Information Architecture

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Course Objectives

In this course you'll learn how to:

  • create a well-prepared information architecture that determines the content you'll need for your website
  • organize your Web content in a user-friendly way
  • support your unit's key messages
  • plan your content strategy
  • understand the needs and interests of users according to mental models
  • match your unit's objectives with the needs and key tasks of your audience

This course is intended for:

  • senior staff assigned to analyze customer needs
  • staff assigned to manage the website in each department
  • staff who will be creating new content for the Web

You'll benefit by learning to prepare a site that:

  • is easy to create and to navigate
  • delivers key messages that support your business strategy
  • is consistent with the look and feel of other UB sites
  • is easy to maintain and update

Resources

Resources for Information Architecture

Resources for Content Strategy

Resources for Web Usability

Get Started

Not sure what to do?

  1. Log into UB Edge using your UBIT name and password
  2. Type CMS into the search box at the top of the screen and the list of courses will appear
  3. Once you choose the course you want to view, you will see an “Enroll” button that will bring you to the screen to “Launch” the course

Still need help? Try this UB Edge help resource.