Start Your Professional Career in Full Stack .NET Development

Starting Date
Monday, October 2, 2017
Application Deadline
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Program Duration
5 months
Information Session
Thursday, September 14, 15:30

Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia starts an intensive coding bootcamp in a new format, enriched with training sessions and practical work. During the camp participants will learn coding, starting from programming fundamentals to the most demanded and vital programming technologies and skills. In the result of the coding bootcamp, participants will have adequate skills for Full Stack .NET junior developer and will be able to apply for relevant junior-level positions. The curriculum of the coding bootcamp is unique and is based on the best educational programs of the world. However, the best practices of previous coding bootcamps served as a good basis with more than 550 interns working at the best Armenian IT companies, such as  Praemium, Volo, Betconstruct, Sourcio, Digitain, Topsoft, Factumsoft, Optym, Intel-Soll, Questrade etc. 


What is coding bootcamp?

Learn and apply the skills you need to start a career in code.

  • Learn the most sought-after skills in tech, from C# and .NET Framework to ASP.Net Core, including SQL, EntityFramework and other technologies needed for every full stack developer, 
  • Build real websites, data-driven apps while collaborating with classmates on a range of projects, using popular Application development lifecycle management tools like Visual Studio and Team Foundation Services, 
  • Launch your new career as a full stack developer at our partner companies.

For more information on the program come to the information session, which will take place at 15:30 on September 14 (Thursday) at MIC office. 


Who can be the participant of coding bootcamp? 

Despite the fact that the coding bootcamp is a paid program, only those, meeting these criteria will be involved 

  1. 16-28 years old,
  2. Has logical and mathematical thinking. Basic knowledge of any programming language is appreciated,
  3. Consider programming not only as a guarantee of financial stability but also as an opportunity of creating something new,
  4. Love learning and not complaining 😊,
  5. Is ready to 'live' in our office for 4 months,
  6. Will not be disappointed after a week and looks forward to its end, 
  7. The phrases like 'The state is not a good state,' 'The lecturer is not a good lecturer' etc are strange for them. 

How will your life be in the coding bootcamp? 

The coding bootcamp with start with two-weeks pilot phase, during which you will learn the fundamentals of C#. This phase is free of charge for all registered participants and will be followed by a selection process: test and interview. The selected participants will be enrolled in the program, which will last 5 months in total and comprises of intensive training sessions, presentations, as well workshops with the mentor and development of projects. On daily basis, you will spend at least 2-4 hours at our office. 

 


What are you learning?

We teach the skills you need to kickstart your career as a developer and a lifelong learner. From programming fundamentals to launching full-stack web apps, you'll learn to think as a programmers, solve problems with code and find potential solutions in a collaborative environment, under the supervision of a mentor.

The bootcamp program is presented here. For more information on the curriculum of the bootcamp come to the information session, which will take place at 15:30 on September 14 (Thursday).


What projects will you develop?

In parallel with each stage the material learnt will be practiced on real projects. During projects participants will learn how to organize team works and use Agile development principles, etc.

The projects will have different tasks. The projects, developed within the coding bootcamp will constitute a part of your portfolio, which you can later show to your potential employers.


Meet your coding bootcamp technical lead and mentor 

Levon Hovhannisyan, PhD in Engineering, the Commercial Software Developer in Microsoft, software developer and architect with more than 12 years of experience, will lead the bootcamp program.


What do we guarantee and why to participate? 

  • Valuable knowledge,
  • Practical skills,
  • Pleasant and creative working environment,
  • Connections with professionals of the field and Armenian IT companies, 
  • Demo Day with participation of leading Armenian companies
  • Three interview opportunities at top IT companies in Armenia within 3 months after the coding bootcamp. 

How to participate in the coding bootcamp?

The first pilot phase of the bootcamp, lasting two weeks will be free of charge for all registered participants. Afterwards selection will be conducted and will consist of test and interview. The participation in the coding bootcamp is highly competitive, and only 12-15 participants who pass the test and interview, will be involved. If you want to give a try, fill out the application from by September 28. 

In case of questions,

1․ Come to our officer with a prior arrangement and ask all your questions. 

2․ Come to the information session at 15:30, on September 14 (Thursday) at MIC office. 


How much is the tuition? 

The tuition for the whole program is 330,000 AMD.  

The program will start on October 2 and end in February


Application

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