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IT project management and web/mobile development trainings at iLab in March!

iLab has a very special program coming up in March – targeting especially web/mobile/software developers and entrepreneurs. We have  a visiting expert, Jukka Heinonen, from Finland visiting iLab from Feb 27 to March 25. The detailed times for trainings are being worked out,  training descriptions below.


Introduction to Software Project Management  - March 5th-11th, 1:30PM - 3:30PM “Work smart on the right things at the right time - as a team.” This training provides a high-level understanding on different aspects of software projects. Intended to give ideas on what to take into account when planning to implement a piece of software, bigger or smaller. This training is meant for IT entrepreneurs, software or web developers, project managers and others who manage or implement projects.


Agile software development using Scrum - March 10th- 14th , 4:00PM - 6:00PM “Avoid the pitfalls of software projects that go nowhere - harness the power of Agile development and learn to use Scrum” This training introduces participants to agile software development and the Scrum project management methodology. An overview training describes how successful software development is managed with Scrum. After this training the audience should understand the principles Scrum to start experimenting and learning more. Participants should have some experience in (software development) projects, as developers, testers, project managers or customers. Preferably the have participated in the Introduction to Software Project management training.


Scrum test run- March 19th- 21st, 1:30PM- 3:30PM Length from two to four sessions. Try out the Scrum method for real - and get expert assistance to help you out. This intensive training helps you practice the Scrum methodology taught in the training “Agile development with Scrum“ - so you can manage software or website development projects effectively. Meant for participants of the “Agile development with Scrum” - training.


Introduction to Mobile software development – March 17th- 21st, 4:30PM- 6:30PM The opportunity for mobile technologies in Liberia is huge - so how to get started? This training is intended to give an introduction the mobile software development landscape - different operating systems, what is required to build and run software on them. What can be done with mobile technologies and what technology to use? What is a good mobile application or mobile service idea - and how can it be refined? This is not a programming course. Instead, this is intended to be a starter package for developers, entrepreneurs and business owners considering mobile applications. Provides a great opportunity for networking with mobile tech enthusiasts!


About Jukka Heinonen

Mr. Jukka Heinonen, M.Sc. Technology, is a  Finnish software development professional with over 15 years of experience in software development, from startups to international  IT  corporations. He has been in teams developing software ranging from small bleeding edge proof-of-concept mobile applications to globally used software and systems. Tens of thousands of people have used software in which Jukka has been involved. His specialties include software project management, agile development methodologies, Scrum and mobile applications and systems.


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