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Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice

Learn about digital accessibility: what it is, who it's for and how to implement web accessibility in this free course.

Publisher: BCcampus OpenEd
This online digital accessibility course will teach you about the value of having a web accessibility initiative in your organization. Study the digital accessibility issues for online businesses, issues faced by different people who have no digital accessibility, the digital accessibility legislation in different jurisdictions around the world, how to develop accessible applications and interfaces for user experience, and more.
Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    4,106
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this free online course, "Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice", you will learn to appreciate the context and value of having web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) in an organization. The course teaches you how to identify digital accessibility issues for online businesses and be able to present a range of business arguments for implementing digital accessibility. You will also be introduced to the range of prbolems people with digital accessibility issues face.

The course begins by exploring digital accessibility legislation in different jurisdictions around the world. You can use what you learn in this course to identify the knowledge and accessibility training requirements for various positions in an organization and you will be able to identify the required knowledge, skills and characteristics of an effective accessibility champion. You will be able to describe the use of different digital accessibility testing tools and services and how to approach vendors in order to have accessibility standards implemented properly for your organization.

The Course Resources include a guide to job interview questions and answers for accessibility-aware candidates. This course is suitable as an introduction to the subject of digital accessibility and will especially appeal to those who have been delegated responsibility in an organization, to plan or implement digital accessibility. For them, it is a very useful foundation on which to build their project. It will also be of interest to web developers and IT professionals who are increasingly expected to have knowledge and skills in this politically-sensitive area. Start the course today and learn more about digital accessibility: what it is, who it's for and how to implement it.

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