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Why organisations can’t afford to ignore digital inclusion

  • 20th May 2020
  • 14:00 - 14:30
  • This event will be held online

 

Overview

This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the many benefits of digital inclusion for both organisations and their customers. It will also give practical guidance on how every organisation can improve the accessibility of their online resources for people with permanent, temporary or situational impairments.

 

Key elements:

  • What is digital inclusion?
  • Who does digital accessibility impact?
  • Why is digital accessibility so important?
  • How can we all take action?

Learning Objectives - By the end of the webinar delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the meaning of digital inclusion.
  • Explain the meaning of digital accessibility.
  • Give a definition of what is meant by disability.
  • Identify the four primary types of impairments which affect digital accessibility.
  • Explain and identify permanent, temporary and situational impairments.
  • Identify some of the key benefits of digital accessibility.
  • Outline some of the key legislative requirements for accessibility in the UK and US and know where to access information on global accessibility legislation.
  • Take initial steps to implement digital accessibility in their organisations.
  • Know where to go for help and further resources.

 

Who Should Attend?

“Embed inclusion as a value that pervades your organisation. Like a stick of rock, a cross-section of any aspect of your organisation should show the same values at play.” Professor Jonathan Hassell.

Digital inclusion is vitally important throughout an organisation. This webinar would particularly benefit:

  • Senior decision makers
  • Professional services teams e.g. HR, Finance etc
  • Communications and marketing teams
  • L&D teams
  • IT and product development teams
  • Diversity and Inclusion Teams

 

Cost

Free

 

Additional information

Due to limited space and likely high demand there will be a £50+VAT admin charge for cancellations received less than 5 working days prior to the event.