This course focuses on the individual and their career as a developer. In it we discuss how you fit into the larger business eco-system and how to improve your ability to interface effectively with business and other team members.
Understand how software development fits into the economic system, and how you add value to your team and employer or customers
Understand how to learn more effectively
Understand what it means to take responsibility and be accountable for delivery
Know what key tools you need in your personal tool belt, including a checklist of core technical knowledge.
Know how to perform a self-assessment that measures your progress from year to year
Be better at communication with stakeholders, team members and management
Know various collaboration techniques you can use to be more effective in a team
Understand the economics of software development, including the cost of delay, queues, batch sizes and work in progress costs
This course can be run as an intensive 3-day off-site short course, or as a longer-term course where there are some on-site workshops as well as exercises for delegates to do in between workshops.