Week 3 - Presentation

Session: Presentation

You have now developed several products. It’s time to deliver like a professional.
As a developer, you will
  • develop an MVP
  • test your product
  • be transparent about the challenges you have faced
  • discuss the next iteration of your product
Developers are always iterating their products, which is why you might experience software updates on your devices at home. Each iteration is shared in public. It’s time to showcase your work.

Exercise 1 (20 min)

Once you have shipped your website you will deliver a 3-min presentation. You do not need to make slides, but you must show your product.
Your presentation you must cover the following
  • The CYF Blocks project you developed
  • Why you chose it
  • What your goals were
  • What your challenges were
  • What you learned
  • What you would do differently if you had another opportunity

Exercise 2 (30 min)

In small groups. Each trainee has up to 5 min to present a summary of their product their group.

Coursework

It's time to do your research!

Task 1

Professional communication is critical when it comes to landing a role. Employers are looking for passionate candidates and use platforms like Linkedin to source future employees.
Set up your LinkedIn profile. Let employers know that you have built your first product and started your journey into the tech industry.

Task 2

It’s time to do your research. It’s time to get familiar with the industry that you want to work in. Search for roles on Google: look at the person specifications that companies are hiring for.
Fill out the form below with the three soft skills employers are currently looking for. You will find roles on CW Jobs, Linkedin, Indeed, and any jobs board.
Employers are looking for Full Stack developers that can:
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    Build rapport with a diverse range of people
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Employers are looking for Front End developers that can:
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    Effectively present information and respond to questions from management, business, and users
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Employers are looking for UX designers that can:
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Employers are looking for QA testers that can:
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Employers are looking for product managers that can:
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