Coding for Non-Coders

Coding for Non-Coders short course at LCC & Global Academy - image of students working on computers

Discover the creative possibilities of code and work confidently with developers.

Global Academy

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Coding for Non-coders training course will introduce you to the creative possibilities of code. You’ll leave with the ability to create simple products yourself and work confidently with developers on more complex projects.  

Taught by: Tommaso Lanza, Rafa Prada, A respected industry expert.

Description

Coding for Non-coders training course will introduce you to the creative possibilities of code. You’ll leave with the ability to create simple products yourself and work confidently with developers on more complex projects.

 An understanding of code is an essential skill these days, but HTML can see intimidating and confusing.  This course is straightforward and practical. You’ll begin by learning the logic behind programming languages, with a focus on HTML and CSS. You’ll have the chance to apply theory to practice as you create digital banners and email formats. 

We will cover key topics that will explore the creative potential and limitations of HTML. By the end of the course you will have a broader and deeper view of the day-to-day digital tools and be able to participate in the whole spectrum of modern product campaigns.

Combing lecture based learning, workshops and group activity you will gain a deeper understanding of coding. You’ll be open to a range of innovative design solutions for your business and open your skillset to a new realm of creative freedom.

Topics Covered

  • Fundamentals of programming language: HTML and CSS 
  • Coding simple animated banners 
  • Know the code of your emails and websites 
  • Selecting the most appropriate digital solutions 
  • Stages of web development 
  • Briefing a developer on deliverables 

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Learn the vocabulary of coding with confidence
  • Understand the web development process and concepts including APIs, CMSs, and responsive content
  • Design HTML emails and banners for personal projects to professional sites 
  • Develop simple landing pages using bootstrap 
  • Select and communicate effectively with web developers and other suppliers
  • Feed in the creative process of the design lifecycle for commercial and non-commercial websites 

Level
Beginner. This course has been specially designed for people who have not used HTML before. 

Who Should Attend 
This course is perfect for project managers, marketeers, journalists and other professionals who work daily with digital tools and digital suppliers. It is also ideal for entrepreneurs, charities and small businesses that create content in-house. If you are a designer you may be interested in Coding for Graphic Designers

Follow Up Courses
Once you have completed this course you may want to find out more about User Experience Design.

Customised Training
We also offer bespoke courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.


Tutor information

Tommaso Lanza is a product designer, creative technologist and a founding partner at The Workers, a digital product design and prototyping studio creating delightful products and experiences for commercial clients, creative agencies and cultural institutions. Clients include Google, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, BBC, Hauser and Wirth, IDEO and many others. He holds a Design Interactions MA from the Royal College of Art since 2009, after which he started The Workers with fellow alumnus Ross Cairns to pursue a joint interest in designing groundbreaking digital experiences.

Rafa Prada is a user-centered designer and founder of MADE ABROAD. His work lies in the intersection of art, design and technology, specialising in digital and editorial products. Currently crew member of Energized Work, he also works on projects for social, cultural and creative enterprises.

Previous clients include Levi Strauss & Co, Nottingham Contemporary, RAF Museum and Alastair Marriott (ROH).

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

Details for booking

Date Day of Week Time Duration Cost Status Location Action
24/10/2018 - 31/10/2018 Wednesday 18:00 - 20:30 2 Weeks £420 Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
16/11/2018 - 16/11/2018 Friday 11:00 - 17:00 1 Day £420 Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
21/12/2018 - 21/12/2018 Friday 11:00 - 17:00 1 Day £420 Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
25/01/2019 - 25/01/2019 Friday 11:00 - 17:00 1 Day £420 Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
26/07/2019 - 26/07/2019 Friday 11:00 - 17:00 1 Day £420 Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket