OU Job Board Presents Three-Week Seminar, Beginners Web Design, Starting Monday, January 4

24 Nov 2009


In its ongoing initiative to help individuals obtain better employment opportunities and advance their careers in today’s marketplace, the Orthodox Union Job Board presents Beginners Web Design series, starting January 4, 2010. The series, being offered for the third time, will enable individuals to acquire the necessary skill set in just three weeks!

The program will be offered on Mondays (January 4, 11, 18, 25) and Wednesdays (January 6 and 13), 11:45 am to 1:00 pm, at OU Job Board Headquarters, 11 Broadway in Manhattan.

“Web designers are highly sought after in the job market,” declared Michael Rosner, OU Job Board Director. “Those looking to hone or to learn web design skills will benefit greatly from this course, and have more to offer to the employer. Web design courses have been very popular in the past, and OU Job Board will have a more advanced course in the near future as well as Flash Animation design,” he said.

Beginners Web Design will be taught by Israel Goodman, who has taught Word, Dbase and Lotus at Brooklyn and Baruch Colleges for the past 25 years. He has also trained laymen and programmers in companies such as Con Edison and CBS in Excel, SQL, Web Design (HTML, Javascript, CSS, ASP) and Crystal Reports.

Individuals will learn about the following concepts: layers of networking; distributed, n-tiered processing; thin and fat clients; HTML, CSS, Javascript, database, programming language, Ajax, Dom, Flash; client side vs. server side. The class on HTML will offer further insights into metadata, hypertext, DHTML, XML; HTML commands; how to emphasize text; links, images, tables and forms; CSS and Javascript.

Registration is required; to register e-mail jobs@ou.org or log-on to www.oujobs.org. The fee for the class is $36. Limited seating is available and individuals may be waitlisted.