AIGA Standards of Professional Practice

AIGA Standards of Professional Practice

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

This course introduces designers to concepts related to standards of practice, including ethics, accessibility, and diversity and inclusion. Because design is often intertwined with the culture, brand, and vision of an organization, designers play a key role in promoting ethical and inclusive business practices. This course equips designers with the foundational knowledge necessary to make a positive impact in their organizations and their work. Through a series of interactive exercises and case studies, designers can test their knowledge and apply what they're learning to real-world scenarios.


Learning Outcomes:

Describe the standards of professional practice for designers

Define key terms related to ethics, accessibility, and diversity and inclusion

Recall common ethical frameworks

Identify warning signs of ethical problems

Name common characteristics of ethical leadership

Describe key goals of accessibility

Identify principles of accessible design

Apply accessibility principles to design concepts

Describe the relationship between accessibility and inclusive design

Determine best practices for promoting inclusivity in the workplace

Define unconscious bias

Identify elements of inclusive leadership practices



IACET CEUs: 0.4 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)


Estimated time to complete: 4 hours