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Web Accessibility Training Class for Managers

Web Accessibility Training Class for Managers

In this Web Accessibility Strategy course for Managers, you’ll learn how to plan for website accessibility. Discover how to use accessibility in the enterprise, identify scope, goals and functions, implement accessibility in the redesign of a site, and adhere to laws and policies governing accessibility. This class is intended for non-designers, managers, and those who will be responsible for understanding, following, and enforcing web accessibility guidelines. Attendees of this class do not need to have expert knowledge of web design.

Questions about this class? Interested in a private or customized training? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Web Accessibility Training Class for Managers Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Web Accessibility Training Class: Introductory Course Topics

Lesson 1: Accessibility in the Enterprise

  • Setting up an accessibility organization
  • Makeup of the organization
  • Authority of the organization

Lesson 2: Scope, Goals, and Functions

  • Accessibility awareness
  • Feedback
  • Quality assurance
  • Support
  • Standards
  • ARIA
  • Public representation

Lesson 3: Approaches to implementation

  • Initial assessment
  • Accessibility strategy
  • Implementation plan
  • Handover to the AO

Lesson 4: Getting Familiar with WCAG 2.1

  • Web Standards vs. Accessibility Guidelines
  • Inside WCAG 2.1
  • WCAG Principle 1 - Perceivable
  • WCAG Principle 2 - Operable
  • WCAG Principle 3 - Understandable
  • WCAG Principle 4 - Robust
  • WCAG Criteria and documents
  • Using the guidelines
  • Advantages and concerns
  • Section 508 Accessibility and WCAG

Lesson 5: Redesigning a Website to Make it Accessible

  • The original site and web accessibility issues
  • The redesign process
  • Solving web accessibility problems
  • Lessons learned in the web accessibility process
  • Implementing the new design

Lesson 6: Web Accessibility Law and Policy

  • ADA and the Internet
  • Section 255
  • Section 508
  • Legal hot topics
  • Worldwide laws and policies

General computer familiarity is required before starting this class, including understanding of how to use a web browser and navigate the Internet.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual covering web accessibility strategies with this course.

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