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. 

Training Requirement

Participant must attend the training Daily with:

  • A laptop (preferably Windows OS)
  • Proof of Identification

Prerequisite

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.

Click here to apply.

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

For more information please send a mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or simply Call Mudi on 0701 195 4852

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.

PANELISTS:

    Seye Kuyinu
    Bade Adesemowo
    Sunday Nwuguru
    
VENUE:

1st floor,Sweet sensation Building 233,Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island.

TIME:

4pm – 6pm (participant arrival from 3:30

JOOMLA TRAINING GHANA
Joomla Ghana training is an effective training focused on the use of Joomla for building of websites and other online application.
This event holds on
Date: October 6th, 2012
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST)
Registration Fee:  FREE
 
WHAT IS JOOMLA?
Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.
Joomla is a very popular open source software used by virtually all sectors of the economy internationally and also in Ghana.
You can find out more about Joomla at www.joomla.org
 
ABOUT JOOMLA TRAINING GHANA
The event is a 6hour of training session that enables participants to learn more about various aspects of Joomla.
The benefits of using Joomla cannot be over emphasized because it is a robust application suitable for building online solutions. Joomla Training Ghana seeks to bring information about this tool to you.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND JOOMLA GHANA?
Joomla Ghana is for anyone who is interested in learning more about Joomla and its powerful features for online applications and website building.
This category of users would find this Training especially useful:
Web Designers + Developers looking to raise their game by using CMS tools
Web Application providers looking to develop expertise using a robust Platform
Network, Intranet, IT Administrators
Bloggers, Content Manager
Online Marketing Professionals and Advertisers
Students, Graduates on national Service
Managers / Employees responsible for managing/creating organizational content management systems
 
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
At the end of the Training, Every Participant will have
Basic Knowledge of Joomla functionalities
Atleast 2 working Joomla Website installed on their Local Servers
Basic understanding on how to get help and learn further about Joomla
IS ONE DAY ENOUGH TO LEARN JOOMLA?
No! Joomla is essentially a very large application. Our Intention is to give you all the information possible and then you can spread your wings and fly.
CURRICULUM (DRAFT)
What is JOOMLA: About, The Modularity, Templates, Installing, Features
PHP + WAMPSERVER: Wampserver, About PHP, About MySQL , PHPmyadmin, Installation
CONTENT MANAGEMENT: Content Items, Articles, Sections, Categories,
JOOMLA CORE FEATURES: Extensions, Components, Modules, Plugins, Templates, Language, Menus,
USERS AND ROLES: ACL, ACO , AXO, Frontend Users, Backend,
TEMPLATES: choosing, Layout, Changing, Downloading,
COMPONENTS EXPLORATION: Downloading, Configuration, Possibilities
RESOURCES: Joomla Extensions Directory, Get Help,
Amongst others
 
JOOMLA VERSION 2.5 & 3.0
For this training, Joomla 2.5.6 will be used. This is the latest stable version of Joomla 2.5. We shall also be talking about Joomla 3.0 which is about to be released.
 
TRAINING REQUIREMENT/REGISTRATION
Registration is absolutely Free!
The Training Session is mostly Practical in Nature. Participants are however expected to come along with a laptop (Windows preferably)
 
EVENT ORGANISERS
Bincom ICT Solutions
The training is facilitated by Bincom‘s team who use Joomla to deliver premium enterprise projects on a daily basis. Bincom’s team has also been responsible for the Joomla! User Group Nigeria, they have organized Joomla! Day successful for the past 6 years. Bincom is recognized as one of the leading Joomla Community Organisation in Africa.
Find out more about Bincom at www.bincom.net .
The GhanaThink Foundation
The Ghana Think Foundation is an Africa-focused think-tank that seeks to mobilize and deploy African diasporean talent for the primary benefit of Ghana, and consequently of Africa and the whole world. It has successfully organized 16 BarCamps in Ghana since December 2008 which has networked and helped build the tech community in Ghana. The events have been in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi, Cape Coast, Sunyani, Tamale, and Ho.
Through its projects, the GhanaThink Foundation aims to serve as a source and reservoir of ideas for the advancement of all humanity, beginning from ”our cultural neighborhood" Ghana.
It also seeks organize the mass of brilliant Ghanaian talent around the world in the service of their Ghana and beyond as well.
Find out more about Ghana Think Foundation at www.ghanathink.org
WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW
Register now! There are limited Spaces available for this Training.

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.

http://www.bincom.net/marketing/bincom-open-day

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

Contacts

Bincom ICT Solutions

21 Araromi Street,
Off Moloney Street
Onikan Lagos

+234 701 195 4852

info@bincom.net