With virtually every organization now involved or even dependent on programming, managing or working with programmers is now an important part of your toolkit. If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this certificate is for you. Begin by learning about how programming works, including processes, timelines and how projects are planned.  Then learn the basic concepts of programming, so you can communicate more effectively with programmers and techies.  Finally, pick up the communication strategies to make your projects more successful, creating a win-win situation for both you and your programmers. 
 
Individual Courses

How Programming Works

With virtually every organization now involved or even dependent on programming, managing or working with programmers is now an important part of your toolkit. This course will give you a basic understanding as a non-programmer on how programming works, the programming process, project timelines and ways you can help your techie or tech team in project success. You will learn what you need to know as a non-programmer to successfully work with or manage the project in terms of budget, personal, and timelines.
 
Basic Programming Concepts

If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this course is for you. A lot of programming languages are very similar, and knowing what’s common between all programming languages will help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with programmers, help aspiring programmers get started or transition into any programming language.
 
Communicating with Programmers

Discover win-win tips on communicating with programmers to make your project go more smoothly and efficiently. Just one tip may make the difference between a timeline being met or misunderstanding being clarified. Every occupation has some unique characteristics, terms, approaches, and ways of thinking and professional motivations.  Come away with strategies for communicating with your techie, consultant or tech team for a win-win working relationship.
Next offering(s):

Basic Programming Concepts
March 4 - 29, 2019
May 6 - 31, 2019
July 1 - 26, 2019

Communicating with Programmers
April 1 - 26, 2019
June 3 - 28, 2019
August 5 - 30, 2019

How Programming Works
February 4 - March 1, 2019
April 1 - 26, 2019
June 3 - 28, 2019

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Certificate Price: $495.00 USD

$495 USD

Ave. hours 32, 3.2 CEUs/ILUs


About Your Instructors


Tonya D. Wright is an accomplished web designer and programmer with 15 years of experience in web design and leading teams developing new media marketing.

 

Marcus Lander has been building web applications since 1996 and has been a technical trainer since 1999. He has facilitated many software courses, programs and manuals over the years and his preferences tend to lean towards web application development and design. 

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