Information Architecture for Successful Websites

Course Facts

  • 1 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Information Architecture
  • Defining the Site Goals
  • Defining the Intended Audience
  • Identifying Content and Functional Requirements
  • Labelling Systems

Private One-to-One Training

One-to-one tuition tailored to your exact requirements. Your choice of duration, dates and content.

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Team Training and Bespoke Sessions

Booking a private training session allows you to focus on your exact needs on dates that work best for you or your team.

  • Sessions can be run online or in person, on your site or at our London training centre.
  • We manage training for many of the UK’s largest companies, taking care of all the admin, working with you to ensure the perfect course.
  • Our expert trainers will first understand your requirements and then tailor each session to your exact specification.
  • We offer a free consultation service to work out every detail of your course.

Prices for bespoke sessions with our expert trainers start at £525 + VAT.


This course is aimed at those developing or redesigning medium to large web sites or sections thereof. It provides an approach to planning and designing a site which ensures that it is simple to maintain, scalable and, most importantly, easy to use. It explores the skills necessary to successfully identify the target audience, organise the content and create intuitive navigation, resulting in a more efficient and effective site for all.

Course Outline

Introduction to Information Architecture

  • The scope and benefits of Information Architecture
  • The role of the Information Architect

Defining the Site Goals

  • Identifying key players
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Managing expectations
  • Sorting and prioritising goals

Defining the Intended Audience

  • Learning to think like a User
  • Defining the User Experience Creating Scenarios
  • Matching Needs and Goals to the Audience

Identifying Content and Functional Requirements

  • Including all role players
  • Organising Information
  • Grouping Content
  • Creating Content Inventories

Labelling Systems

  • Importance of Labelling
  • Labels vs Labelling Systems
  • Types of Labelling Systems
  • Creating Effective Labelling Systems

Designing Navigation Systems

  • Types of Navigation Systems
  • Global vs. Local Navigation
  • Use of Metaphors
  • Searching Systems
  • Designing a Search Interface

Layout and Interface Design

  • Conceptual Design
  • Designing Layout Grids
  • Page Mock-ups
  • Web Prototypes

Effective Documentation

  • Design Documents
  • Architecture Blueprints
  • Content Mapping
  • Competitive Analysis

Case Studies

  • Learning from Users
  • Analysis of real-world examples

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Our experts are accredited by Adobe, Apple and Claris and bring years of experience and real-world expertise.

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Private Courses

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