This accelerated Software Development Fundamentals course will provide you with a basic understanding of the software development lifecycle. As well as the decsisions that have to be made when selecting a software development methodology. You'll also develop an appreciation of how software developers need to work effectively in teams to produce software.
Your role as a software developer is to build and test high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. Typically you will work as part of a larger team, responsible for some of the straightforward tasks and deliverables of the overall project. You will interpret design documentation and specifications. Customer requirements will typically be defined and agreed by more experienced or specialist members of the team, such as a business analyst or technical architect.
Upon completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge and skills to fulfil the role of a Software Developer. These include carrying out the following:
This is a vendor-neutral IT developer course, aimed at anyone who is involved in any aspect of systems development. Ideal for someone looking to develop foundation knowledge in Software Development.
Module 1 - Understand the Software Development Lifecycle
Module 2 - Understand Software Development Methodologies
Module 3 - Business Environment
Module 4 - Effective Teams
Module 5 - Case Study
You will be provided with comprehensive courseware and the following book:
Developing Information Systems: Practical Guidance for IT professionals, by James Cadle.
Your accelerated course includes:
There are no prerequisites for this course. It is suitable for beginners.
Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.
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