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Telerik Software Academy- Info Day 2013

Telerik Software Academy- Info Day 2013



Telerik Software Academy ...

Telerik Software Academy
Become a skillful software engineer for free

It takes 12-18 months (half / full time job)
Learning, homework, projects, team work
Web development track (HTML5, JavaScript, …)
Programming track (C#, OOP, DB, …)
Professional tracks
.NET Developer, QA, Support Engineer, Web Front-End, XAML Front-End, ASP.NET Dev, Mobile Dev, Windows 8 Dev, Cloud Dev, …



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    • Telerik Software Academy Free Training and Job for Software EngineersSvetlin Nakov, PhDManager Technical TrainingTelerik Corp.Telerik Software Academyhttp://academy.telerik.com
    • About Telerik
    • About Telerik What does Telerik do?  Software development productivity tools  ASP.NET AJAX and MVC, XAML, WPF, WP7, Win8 and HTML5 components, ORM, Cloud, Reporting, CMS Solutions, Productivity Tools, Testing Tools, Agile PM Tools, Mobile Dev Tools Headquartered in Bulgaria  Offices in USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, UK  700 employees – mostly developers Employer #1 in Bulgaria for 2012 3
    • About Telerik AcademyFree Trainings for .NET Software Engineers
    • About Telerik Academy Telerik Software Academy is an initiative for free training of young software engineers  Software Academy  .NET Devs, Front-Ends, QAs, Dev-Supports  Kids Academy  School Academy  Algo Academy  Online Courses  Contests and other free initiatives 5
    • Learning Tracks Kids AcademyOnline Courses School Academy Algo Academy Software Academy C# Programming Web Front-End .NET Dev. QA Front-End Dev. Support Job at Telerik Another Job 6
    • Telerik Kids AcademyFree Programming Courses for Children
    • Telerik Kids Academy Telerik Kids Academy is computer programming training for children  For children: 2-6 class at school  Basics of computer programming with C++  20 training centers, 16 towns  Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Pleven, Gabrovo, Shoumen, Rousse, Smolian, Stara Zagora, Yambol, Haskovo, Blagoevgrad, Kardjali  Monthly online programming contests + participation in the official national contests 8
    • Telerik School Academy Software Development Training for High-School Students
    • Telerik School Academy Telerik School Academy  Free software development trainings for high-school students  3 days every month, live in Sofia  Practical software development  C#, PHP, C++, HTML5, JavaScript, ASP.NET  Databases, SQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server  Mobile development, XAML, Windows 8  3D graphics, game programming  Preparation for the National IT Olympiad (NOIT) 10
    • Telerik Algo AcademyFree Training for the Algorithms Contests
    • Telerik Algo Academy Telerik Algo Academy  Free algorithms, data structures and problem solving trainings for high-school students  2 days every month, live in Sofia  Real-world programming contest  10 problems: 5 easy and 5 hard  Practical preparation for the national programming contests  Preparation for the National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI) 12
    • “Software Academy” Program @ Telerik Free Training + Job @ Telerik for.NET Devs, QAs, Front-Ends and Support Engineers
    • The “Software Academy” Program @ Telerik Become a skillful software engineer for free  It takes 12-18 months (half / full time job)  Learning, homework, projects, team work  Web development track (HTML5, JavaScript, …)  Programming track (C#, OOP, DB, …)  Professional tracks  .NET Developer, QA, Support Engineer, Web Front-End, XAML Front-End, ASP.NET Dev, Mobile Dev, Windows 8 Dev, Cloud Dev, … 14
    • The Academy Training Plan 15
    • Software Academy: First Semester C# programming and Web technologies basics Spring group (Apr 2013 – Jan 2014)  1 time weekly (exercises) + homework Autumn group (Oct 2013 – Jan 2014)  3 times weekly, 4 hours in class + homework 16
    • Software Academy: Second Semester Object-Oriented Programming (Feb – Mar 2014) High-Quality Code (Arp – May 2014) JavaScript Programming basics (Feb – May 2014) 3 times weekly, 4 hours in class + homework Optional: Slice & Dice, CMS, Networks, OS 17
    • Software Academy: Third Semester Data Structures and Algorithms (May 2014) Databases, SQL and ORM (June 2014) JavaScript Libs and Frameworks (May-June 2014) 3 times weekly, 4 hours in class + homework Optional: SEO, UI Design, System Administration QA Academy track start 18
    • Software Academy: Forth Semester Full time – 5 days weekly, 8-10 hours in class  Contract to graduate and apply for job in Telerik  July 2014 – October 2014 19
    • Software Academy:The Big Picture 20
    • Academy Specialties C# Developer  System Administrator Web Site Developer  Mobile Application SEO Expert Developer Front-End Web Developer  ASP.NET Web Developer XAML Front-End Developer  Windows 8 JavaScript Developer QA Engineer  Windows 8 XAML Client Solutions Software Developer Engineer (Dev Support)  .NET Developer Server-Side Developer 21
    • C# Developer Required courses Optional courses 22
    • Web Site Developer Required courses Optional courses 23
    • SEO Expert Required courses Optional courses 24
    • Front-End Web Developer Required courses  Optional courses 25
    • XAML Front-End Developer Required courses Optional courses 26
    • Server-Side Developer Required courses Optional courses 27
    • Mobile Application Developer Required courses Optional courses 28
    • ASP.NET Web Developer Required courses Optional courses 29
    • Windows 8 JavaScript Developer Required courses Optional courses 30
    • Windows 8 XAML Developer Required courses Optional courses 31
    • .NET Developer (Super Ninja) Required courses  Optional courses 32
    • QA Engineer Required courses Optional courses 33
    • Client Solutions Software Engineer (Dev Support) Required courses Optional courses 34
    • Academy Exams Several types of exams for all courses  Live exams  Practical problems to be solved in 5-8 hours  Live, in Telerik Academy  Practical team projects  Developed at home / at the academy labs in team  Defended in front of the trainers team (live)  Other evaluation criteria  Forums activity, knowledge sharing, helping the others, participation in contests / projects 35
    • Certificates Best graduates from all academy courses will get certificates  Signed by Telerik academy trainers team  Verifiable online Students graduated full learning track (e.g. Front-End Web Developer)  Will get paper certificate  Will get additional awards from the Academy  Can be invited to a job interview 36
    • Software Academy: Requirements Strong motivation to become a skillful software engineer Long-term commitment to work in Telerik / other software company Technical English Excellent Bulgarian Excellent computer literacy Enough free time: ~ 4-8 hours / day 37
    • Software Academy: When and Where? Spring groups start:  End of April 2013 Autumn groups start:  End of October 2013 The venue  Telerik Software Academy labs  31, Alexander Malinov Blvd., Sofia, Mladost-1A  http://academy.telerik.com/labs 38
    • Software Academy: How To Apply? First check if you meet the requirements! Steps to apply: 1. Prepare your CV (do not copy / paste it!) 2. Write a cover letter (do not copy / paste it!) 3. Register at http://telerikacademy.com 4. Send your documents (CV, cover letter, diplomas, certificates, etc.) 5. You will be invited to entrance exams 39
    • Software Academy: Entrance Exams Entrance exams for the Software Academy 1. English Test (basic English skills)  Just learn English! 2. IQ Test (mathematical-logical problems)  Prepare by solving IQ tests (find some in Google) 3. IT Test (basic IT / computer science skills)  Prepare by watching our videos: http://noit.devbg.org/it-test/ You can attend an exam only once per year 40
    • Software Academy: Alumni Telerik Software Academy in the last 3 seasons  2009-2010 – 96 attendees, 25 joined Telerik  2010-2011 – 115 attendees, 40 joined Telerik  2011-2012 – 300 attendees, 80 joined Telerik  2013-2014 – 1000 attendees, 100 to join Telerik This is the 5th season of the Software Academy  2013-2014 – 500 attendees (spring) + 1000 attendees (autumn), 100-150 engineers expected to join Telerik 41
    • Software Academy: Online? Can I participate online?  Quick answer: partially  The "software academy" training program is very heavy learning track  It takes 6-8 hours daily for 12-18 months  Live attendees will have better chances  Most of the academy courses can be taken online (except Teleriks proprietary trainings)  The champions form the online courses could be invited to join the academy live 42
    • Graduate in Two Years? Can I graduate for 2 or 3 years?  Generally "Yes"  You could take 7-8 courses the first years and the rest in the second years What if I am a school student?  You could take the "software academy" program as well  School students could take 2-3 courses each semester and graduate for 3-4 years 43
    • Free Online Courses @Telerik Software AcademySoftware Development Trainings for Anyone
    • Online Courses The online / student courses are:  The same courses from the software academy  Provided for free for any learner worldwide  Anyone can register and attend them  Full access to videos + presentations + demos + homework + projects  Best performers can take the live exams  Best graduates get certificate  Register at http://telerikacademy.com 45
    • Software University?Get a Diploma of Higher Education
    • Software University The “Software University” Program  First graduate Telerik Academy  Next continue in a partner university / college  Study 1-2 years more (save 1-2 years)  All exams at the Academy are acknowledged  Get an accredited higher education diploma  From the university, not from the Academy We cannot provide more information until we sign with some of the partner universities! 47
    • Telerik Software Academy курсове и уроци по програмиране, уеб дизайн – безплатно BG Coder - онлайн състезателна система - online judge курсове и уроци по програмиране – Телерик академия форум програмиране, форум уеб дизайн уроци по програмиране и уеб дизайн за ученици ASP.NET курс - уеб програмиране, бази данни, C#, .NET, ASP.NET http://academy.telerik.com програмиране за деца – безплатни курсове и уроци ASP.NET MVC курс – HTML, SQL, C#, .NET, ASP.NET MVC безплатен SEO курс - оптимизация за търсачки алго академия – състезателно програмиране, състезаниякурсове и уроци по програмиране, книги – безплатно от Наков курс мобилни приложения с iPhone, Android, WP7, PhoneGap уроци по уеб дизайн, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop Дончо Минков - сайт за програмиране free C# book, безплатна книга C#, книга Java, книга C# Николай Костов - блог за програмиране безплатен курс "Качествен програмен код" безплатен курс "Разработка на софтуер в cloud среда" C# курс, програмиране, безплатно
    • Free Trainings @ Telerik Academy Telerik Software Academy  academy.telerik.com Telerik Academy @ Facebook  facebook.com/TelerikAcademy Telerik Software Academy Forums  forums.academy.telerik.com Telerik School Academy  schoolacademy.telerik.com Email: academy@telerik.com