Evolution of Social Media: A Social Media Week Lagos Event
The social media phenomenon is yet to be fully harnessed. There are several other opportunities becoming available on Social Media Space in recent times and new ones emerging. Furthermore, as more and more people become connected in the global space, new opportunities become available to harness, frontiers waiting to be conquered.
During this event, we will showcase some of these frontier breaking ideas and products while seeking to help inspire you to think beyond the norm.
With a brief presentation from each of the guest speakers, the event will host live demonstration of products. The session will end with an interactive question + answer session.
Event Theme: Evolution of Social Media: Social Lending, New Products, New Frontiers
Date: Wednesday, 25th February, 2015
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Spice Bowl
Sleek Studio Square,
Opposite Silverbird Galleria,
141, Ahmadu Bello Way,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Very Limited seat available Click on the Link for seat reservations.
What is Bincom Academy?
Bincom Academy is an intensive training / internship programme facilitated by Bincom ICT Solutions.
The PHP/MySQL Programming Class is 3 months of intensive training/internship. During this period, we shall take the participant through our core application development training curriculum in a Montessori approach.
What you will learn?
By the end of the session,
- Participant will have a strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and other related technologies.
- Participant will have built several projects with the technologies learnt.
- Every participant will participate individually in various Code Sprints and will be exposed to building various working projects.
- There will be several opportunities to showcase all the knowledge acquired within the training programme under the guardian of the various mentors.
How you will learn?
The training is a Montessori type class with lots of practical on a daily basis. You will learn by doing, NO cramming in this class, just pure coding.
How will the Montessori Approach work?
The academy will run Mondays - Fridays from 9am - 4pm. A typical day will consist of 30-45mins of lecture and 7 hours of practice, development & implementation. The course content is also highly skewed towards personal research. Participants will learn by themselves under the guidance of their facilitators or mentors.
Participant will be exposed to projects and may even get the opportunity to work on some aspects of some of our real life projects as determined by the Academy faculty or mentors.
The Mentors and Facilitators
Training facilitators are seasoned professionals who have built and currently work on various advanced projects with Bincom ICT Solutions.
The class would be assigned a facilitator per week. Each participant is also assigned a mentor. The Faculty are developers in the Nigerian programming community. Participant will also have access to some of the key resource in Bincom’s Technology Team.
Is it just PHP/MySQL that will be learnt?
No! Though PHP/MySQL Development Stack will be a core focus of the Training Programme. Participants will be exposed to several other technologies that will enable their work and give them an edge.
Bincom Academy is structured to enable participants learn at their pace.
Participant must attend the training Daily with:
- A laptop (preferably Windows OS)
- Proof of Identification
Participants must have a minimum of average working knowledge of basic computer software including Microsoft Word and Standard web browsers before commencement of the programme.
Prior basic knowledge of HTML though not compulsory is recommended – You can read up basic HTML at www.w3schools.com/html/
Pre Training Reading
Participant are also encouraged to go through various available online resources on PHP including W3Schools quick tutorial on PHP (http://www.w3schools.com/php/) and SQL ( http://www.w3schools.com/sql )
This training will start from beginner level and touch on various theoretical topics, however we will dwell more on applying basic knowledge to build working projects.
Bincom Academy (PHP/MySQL Class) Programme Fee
The programme fee for is 200,000 naira per month ( for the 3 months period). The programme fee is payable on a monthly basis.
Partial scholarship (5 student to get a discount price of 30,000 monthly for the 3 month period.
Full Scholarship available for 2 outstanding student
How to Apply?
Register for the Bincom Academy Class of interest. Register here and make payment to our designated bank accounts upon approval. There are limited spaces available
Click here to apply.
Who is the Scholarship offer designed for?
Bincom Academy scholarship is targeted at fresh graduates who have completed or at various stages of completing their NYSC programme. These candidates can potentially be recruited as Graduate Trainees in Bincom ICT Solutions.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Scholarship applicants may be invited for interviews.
To apply for scholarship?
Please complete the training application form first before applying for a scholarship. Complete the scholarship application form as accurately as possible for those interested in the scholarship offer.
Why was Bincom Academy created?
Bincom Academy was created when Bincom ICT started experiencing difficulties in filling some of it's vacant roles in its technology team. Realizing the dearth of trained & experienced talents in the industry, Bincom decided to train the talents that it needs. If successful, Bincom Academy will become the point of recruitment for various organisations within the ICT industry in Nigeria.
Where you will learn?
The Training Location for the September session is in Lagos, Nigeria. We shall communicate the exact Training venue to only confirmed trainees.
The next Session
The session starts March 2016 in Lagos. The full course is a total of 3 months (3 hours every working day) but has been broken down into monthly modules.
For more information
Update: Please note the venue change: Venue is now 1st floor,Sweet sensation Building 233,Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island. Time 4pm-6pm (Participant Arrival: 3:30pm)
Social Media and the Open Source community have a lot in common. In fact quite a number of Social Media Platforms are based on Open Source Tools, such platforms are also known to contribute and help in growing Open Source communities. We shall be exploring these from various perspectives.
The event is targeted at technology enthusiasts, open source developers, social media experts, and the general community.
Some of the aspects to be covered include:
- Social Application Development.
- Community Development
- Leveraging on Platforms
- API! , API!! , API!!!
- Popping the Hood (of some apps )
Apart from presentations, we shall also be having a discussion on ”A Connected Africa is the Future” focusing on social media, open source and application development.
1st floor,Sweet sensation Building 233,Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island.
4pm – 6pm (participant arrival from 3:30
Bincom next Open Day will take place on Saturday 30th June 2012.
To book a place please click on the link below and fill in the online booking form. Please note that attendance is strictly by Registration and approval.
Booking shall be done in time slots. So hurry up and book your slot now.
Throughout the year, Bincom also operates an open door policy for partnership with prospective Individuals and organisations .
If you would like us to organise an individual visit for you, please contact Ann on 01-854 6554 || 01-813 6530