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What is N-Power Tech for Developers

The N-Power Tech for developers programme will train, tool and position 10,000 hands-on software developers for the local and international software development market. Participants will undergo a project based model to training wherein they will be exposed to foundational software development tools as well as resources to thrive as a modern day software developer entrepreneur. The programme will seek to establish the foundation knowledge, tools and platform upon which participants can pursue a career as software development entrepreneurs. Training will last 11 weeks and culminate with job fairs to link participants with placement opportunities within their respective localities. The programme will also offer a continuity platform to support participants with learning and engagement opportunities on a continuous basis. Participants will be enabled with a device to continue the practice and exploration of opportunities after training.

Core Employability Skills Competencies/Learning Strategies
COMMUNICATION
  • Writing and presenting written and verbal reports
  • Role Plays
  • Demonstrations
  • Working in groups
TEAMWORK
  • Team or group projects
  • Learning sets
  • Group discussion
  • Syndicates
  • Communities of practice
PROBLEM SOLVING
  • Case studies
  • Simulations
  • Investigative projects and research
  • Using various problem solving tools and techniques
  • Developing or designing models
  • Problem solving in teams and networks
  • Decision making activities
INITIATIVE & ENTERPRISE
  • Brainstorming activities
  • Designing innovative and creative practices and solutions
  • Initiating change/design change processes
  • Simulation activities
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
  • Research and data collection
  • Developing action plans
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Time management activities
  • Goal setting activities and scheduling tasks
  • Collecting and analyzing information
SELF-MANAGEMENT
  • Development of portfolios
  • Work plans
  • Using log books to record time management skills and monitor own performance
  • Career planning exercises
LEARNING
  • Reflective journals log books, diaries
  • Mentoring and coaching activities
  • Self-evaluation tools
TECHNOLOGY
  • Using the Internet, Intranets
  • Using ICT skills to complete activities
  • Industry relevant software, technology and equipment

 

Technical Skills Competencies/Learning Strategies
Introduction to Computer Science
  • What computer science is.
  • What a computer scientist does.
  • Basic computer science vocabulary.
  • The core concepts in computer science.
  • What programming is.
  • Identify basic elements in computer programming
Introduction to Programming
  • The Python programming language.
  • Variables, data types and control structures in Python.
  • Functions and modules in Python.
  • What data structures are.
Object Oriented Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Classes and Objects.
  • Implementing Object Oriented Programming Concepts in Python.
  • Design Patterns.
Data Structures and Algorithm
  • The different data structure classifications.
  • Data structures in Python.
  • The principles of algorithms.
  • The importance of algorithms.
  • Algorithm analysis.
  • Algorithms and how they are implemented in Python.
Recursion/Sorting and Searching
  • What recursion is about.
  • When to use recursive functions.
  • Difference between recursion and iteration.
  • How recursive functions in Python are written.
  • The importance of sorting and searching in computer science.
  • Different sorting and searching algorithms.
  • Implement sorting and searching techniques in Python.
Software Engineering
  • What software engineering is about.
  • What a computer software engineer does.
  •  The two main branches of software engineering
  •  The software development life-cycle.
  • The different software development paradigms.
The Internet
  • What the internet is.
  • Howt he internet works.
  • Basic internet tools or concepts.
  • Networking.
  • The World Wide Web.
Web Programming
  • Basics of HTTP.
  • Use HTML and CSS to create web pages.
  • Use JavaScript to create interactive webpages.
  • Basics of MVC.
Introduction to Flask Web Programming
  • Understand how to build RESTful web services using Python and Flask.
  • Designing a RESTful API
  • Leverage on understanding of databases to be able to work with SQLite
  • RESTful Authentication with flask
  • Flask Deployment
Business of Software Consulting
  • Software Consulting as it relates to different industries.
  • Difference between a company and a start­up.
  • How to get Capital.
  • Market penetration strategies.
  • Why should you keep your books.
  • Company registration process.
Final Project
    • 1. Basic Architectural design.
    • 2. Basic CRUD.
    • 3. App Deployment

What is The Criteria

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • ·Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical

Start Date: August 1, 2016

Duration: 3 Months

Certification

  • Industry grade certification
  • National Skills Qualification
  • App Developer
  • Game Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Software Tester
  • Trainer

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