Content Introduction How I found the work placement? Structure and Role of CyberNet My position within CyberNet Learning Outcomes and how I have achieved them The work that I performed Problems Encountered Achievements Skills Acquired Future Career Ambitions Special Thanks
Introduction Final Year Student of London Metropolitan University-2013 Studying BSc Computing Work Placement with WOWBiz – Alan Stuart (ProjectSupervisor)Figure 1. WOWBiz Company Logo (CyberNet)
How I found the work placement? Friend’s advice Personal Advisor Module Information University Website
Structure and Role of CyberNetContact to the externalCompaniesLeaderExternal CompanyMohammad ArshadJugonMax Paschal Ellen DenisPeople workingon the project
Project Supervisor – Alan Stuart1. Main Person behind the operation2. Connection to the external employer Project Manager – Shani Moncrieffe1. Connection between the leaders and Alan2. Monitor Performance of students Project Leader – Mohammad Arshad Jugon1. Leads the project2. Helps them with questions3. Decision Making4. People Management5. Communication
Role of WOWBiz Part of London Metropolitan University Help students/graduates get into real client drivenprojects Low Cost Solution for Businesses Aimed front-end designers, graphic and gamingartists, database developers, IT consultants,programmers.
My position within CyberNet Leader People Skills Assign work across the team Decision Making Communication Programmer Client Side Coding(C#, html, C++) Server Side Coding(ASP, .NET, PHP) Database Technology(Oracle, MySQL, Access) Designer Designing the project(Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Visual Studio) Research Research on the coding, designing, and competitions businesses.
Learning Outcomes and how I haveachieved them LO1 – Research and Reporting LO2 – Presentation Skills LO3 – Communication Skills LO4 – Team Work LO5 – Programming Skills LO6 – Business Awareness
LO1 – Research and Reporting Contributing to the business case Research on contents Report to manager on progress
LO2 – Presentation Skills Presentation of Business Case in front of audience. Practice with team mates.
LO3 – Communication Skills Communication via email or private text. Schedule meetings, discussions. Listening – accurately hearing what my team membersare saying Motivating and Supporting – Giving encouragement,praise to the team
LO4 – Team Work Weekly Meetings with Team Members and ProjectManager Working together as a team. Give feedbacks to each other. Assigned several tasks to team members. Merge all work together for final product.
LO5 – Programming Skills Analysing the problem Think of a solution Gather requirements Make an implementation plan Comment the code Use of consistent naming conventions for variables Organize the code Testing
LO6 – Business Awareness Research on business Difference between Franchise and Company? Business cash flow? Customer attraction to the business? Relationship between customers and employees? Political impact on business.
The work that I performed Schedule weekly meetings Split the work between team mates Analysing the effect of competitors on the current business Designing the system Coding the system Weekly report to my manager
Problems Encountered Not enough members to start the project System malfunctioning due to coding error Hosting problem due to complexity of code Wrong configuration of system as normal users canmake modifications
Achievements All encountered problems resolved Successful working website Worked effectively within the team Gained confidence in the skills Completed all the learning outcomes successfully
Skills Acquired Effectively communicate and work in a team Ability to evaluate and analyse the system Ability to test Troubleshooting Improve Time Management Skills Ability on how to approach a real project and client
Future Career Ambitions Master Degree in Web Designing and ApplicationDevelopment PhD in Computer Science Working for companies such as Google, Samsung,Microsoft, Intel. Gain more experience by accomplishing internships
Summary How I found the work placement Learning outcomes from the placement Overview of the structure and role of CyberNet Position held within the company and the duties performed Problems encountered during the work placement Skills and achievements gained during the placement Future career ambitions and plans
Special ThanksAlan Stuart (Project Supervisor)Seema Patel (Second Project Supervisor)Dr Yanguo Jing (Principal Lecturer in Computing, Lead forthe WOW Agency, Student Enterprise Coordinator,University Teaching Fellow)Dr. Yong Xue (Reader in Computation)Shani Moncrieffe Plentie (Project Manager)Work Portal Team