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May 2019

Intro to UX Design (General Assembly)

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Free

Step into the world of user experience design with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the decision-making process that dictates how users interact with digital products and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent. Plus: Learn what the world of UX design encompasses and why it matters. Touch on fundamental tools and techniques used by professional designers. Learn how to create a clickable prototype using InVision. Discover resources to continue learning about…

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Social Media Strategy Mapping

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
$60

Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner. In this workshop, you’ll be taken through a 6-step methodology that will help guide your efforts to develop an actionable social media strategy. You’ll learn how to structure your social media efforts, deploy your resources, and ultimately launch a social media campaign that is professional and provides results you’ll be able to interpret and understand. Takeaways Learn how to…

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Code in One Day (General Assembly)

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done.This one day workshop is the quickest way to get started building websites. You will dive head first into HTML and CSS, skill up with live coding…

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June 2019

How to Master Instagram

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
$40

The class provides an overview of the basics and strategies of one of the fastest growing networks, Instagram. It'll also take an in-depth look at growing your account, network’s best practices, content ideas and strategies of Instagram Ads. This workshop is for: Aspiring Instagram Influencers Business Owners Social Media Managers Digital Marketers Anyone trying to grow the Instagram following for their passion project (whether it be an etsy shop, an account for your dog, or your personal portfolio) Visit the…

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Kick-Start Your Business with e-Commerce

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Next Door Chicago, 659 W. Diversey Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Free

Selling through your own online store allows you launch your business and go to market quickly and with a relatively low cost. But how exactly do you get started, and what are the best approaches for capturing your first e-Commerce customers? Kara of Craveity Marketing will answer the most common questions about starting an eCommerce store, and provide you with tactics to gain your first (and repeat) customers. Visit the Next Door website for full details and registration: Next Door…

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Intro to Coding: HTML & CSS (General Assembly)

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Free

Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites. By writing your own lines of code, you’ll: Get a closer look at how the developer community and many different fields benefit from coding knowledge. Learn how HTML and CSS function together to form the backbone of the web.…

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Getting Started with WordPress (General Assembly)

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
$195

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking polished and professional. Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to update and maintain it using the WordPress dashboard, as…

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July 2019

Intro to Coding: HTML & CSS (General Assembly)

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Free

Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites. By writing your own lines of code, you’ll: Get a closer look at how the developer community and many different fields benefit from coding knowledge. Learn how HTML and CSS function together to form the backbone of the web.…

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Build a Website with Squarespace (General Assembly)

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
$60

Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a beautifully designed website quickly and easily. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to choose a template, customize the look and feel of your website, lay out content, and leave with the beginnings of your very own website. Takeaways Develop a functional understanding of Squarespace as it compares to other CMS options (i.e. WordPress) Create a new beautifully designed 3-5 page website Create…

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Run Social Media Ads Like a Pro (General Assembly)

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly, 444 N. Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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About this workshop Whether we like it or not, social media isn’t free anymore. More and more social networks are adapting a “pay-to-play” business model that’s forcing startups to spend part of their budget on ads to achieve their business goals. In this workshop you’ll discover how to best utilize the ads platforms of each network and what networks make the most sense for your business. Also discover what’s new in the social media landscape and how ads are going…

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