Software Development Training, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Level: Beginner to Advanced



Module 1: Introduction to Software Development

Objective: Understand the fundamentals of software development and its importance in the digital world.


Topics Covered:

  • Definition and Scope of Software Development
  • Historical Evolution of Software
  • Significance of Software in Modern Society
  • Key Concepts: Code, Compilation, Execution



  • Case studies of successful software projects
  • Introduction to real-world applications



  • Quiz on basic software development concepts


Module 2: Overview of Programming Languages

Objective: Explore various programming languages and their roles in software development.

Topics Covered:

  • Common Programming Paradigms: Procedural, Object-Oriented, Functional
  • Popular Programming Languages: Python, Java, C++, JavaScript
  • Use Cases and Strengths of Different Languages



  • Hands-on exploration of basic code snippets in different languages
  • Research on language preferences for specific applications



  • Short presentation on the advantages and disadvantages of a chosen programming language


Module 3: Setting Up Development Environment

Objective: Learn the essentials of creating a conducive environment for software development.


Topics Covered:

  • Text Editors and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)
  • Configuration of Development Tools
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Environments



  • Installing and configuring a preferred IDE
  • Collaborative setting up of a sample development environment



  • Submission of a screenshot or video demonstrating a functional development environment


Module 4: Version Control Systems (e.g., Git)

Objective: Grasp the importance of version control and learn to use Git for collaborative development.


Topics Covered

  • Basics of Version Control
  • Git Fundamentals: Commits, Branching, Merging
  • Collaboration on GitHub/Bitbucket



  • Creating and managing repositories on Git
  • Collaborative coding using branches



  • Submission of a collaborative project demonstrating version control best practices


Module 5: Basics of Algorithms and Data Structures

Objective: Develop a foundational understanding of algorithms and data structures.


Topics Covered:

  • Algorithmic Thinking
  • Common Data Structures: Arrays, Linked Lists, Stacks, Queues
  • Basic Sorting and Searching Algorithms



  • Implementing algorithms in a chosen programming language
  • Solving coding challenges



  • Coding assessment on algorithm implementation


Module 6: Introduction to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Objective: Explore the phases of SDLC and their significance in software projects.


Topics Covered:

  • Phases: Planning, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Testing, Maintenance
  • Models: Waterfall, Agile, Spiral
  • Role of Documentation in SDLC



  • Simulating a mini SDLC for a small project
  • Analyzing case studies of successful SDLC implementations



  • Group presentation on SDLC models with a focus on real-world applications


Module 7: Basics of Testing: Unit Testing and Integration Testing

Objective: Understand the importance of testing in ensuring software quality.


Topics Covered:

  • Importance of Testing in SDLC
  • Unit Testing: Concepts and Tools
  • Integration Testing: Concepts and Best Practices



  • Writing and executing unit tests
  • Collaborative integration testing on a sample project



  • Submission of a test plan for a small software project


Module 8: Basic Debugging Techniques

Objective: Learn essential debugging skills to identify and fix code issues.


Topics Covered:

  • Debugging Tools and Techniques
  • Reading and Understanding Error Messages
  • Troubleshooting Common Coding Errors



  • Debugging exercises on sample code
  • Peer debugging sessions


  • Debugging challenge on a provided code snippet


Module 9: Introduction to Agile Methodologies

Objective: Explore Agile principles and methodologies for iterative and flexible development.


Topics Covered:

  • Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Scrum, Kanban, and XP methodologies
  • Agile Roles and Ceremonies



  • Simulating Agile sprints
  • Agile retrospective on a small project



  • Reflection on personal experiences with Agile methodologies


Module 10: Introduction to Web Technologies

Objective: Gain an overview of web technologies and their role in modern software development.


Topics Covered:

  • Basics of HTML and CSS
  • Client-Side Scripting with JavaScript
  • Overview of Web Browsers and Rendering Engines



  • Building a simple static web page
  • Hands-on JavaScript coding exercises



  • Submission of a personal portfolio webpage


Module 11: HTML and CSS Fundamentals

Objective: Master the foundational languages for structuring and styling web content.


Topics Covered:

  • HTML Tags and Elements
  • CSS Selectors and Properties
  • Box Model and Layout
  • Semantic HTML




  • Building a static webpage using HTML and CSS
  • Styling and formatting exercises



  • Submission of a well-structured and styled webpage


Module 12: Responsive Web Design

Objective: Learn techniques to create web designs that adapt to various screen sizes.


Topics Covered:

Media Queries

Flexible Grid Layouts

Responsive Images and Videos

Mobile-First Design Approach



Converting a static webpage to a responsive design

Testing responsiveness on different devices



Submission of a responsive portfolio webpage


Module 13: JavaScript Fundamentals

Objective: Acquire the basics of JavaScript programming language for dynamic web interactions.


Topics Covered:

  • Variables and Data Types
  • Control Flow: Loops and Conditionals
  • Functions and Scope
  • Error Handling



  • Coding exercises for hands-on JavaScript practice
  • Simple interactive webpage development



  • Completion of JavaScript coding challenges


Module 14: DOM Manipulation

Objective: Understand the Document Object Model and how to manipulate HTML using JavaScript.


Topics Covered:

  • DOM Structure and Hierarchy
  • Selecting and Modifying Elements
  • Event Handling
  • Dynamic Content Updates



  • Creating interactive web elements using DOM manipulation
  • Building a simple JavaScript game



  • Submission of a dynamic webpage with DOM manipulation features


Module 15: jQuery Framework

Objective: Explore the jQuery library for simplified DOM manipulation and AJAX requests.


Topics Covered:

  • jQuery Syntax and Selectors
  • DOM Manipulation with jQuery
  • Handling Events
  • AJAX and Asynchronous Requests



  • Converting existing JavaScript code to jQuery
  • Building a small application using jQuery



  • Submission of a project demonstrating jQuery usage


Module 16: Front-end Frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue)

Objective: Introduce popular front-end frameworks for building robust and scalable web applications.


Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to React, Angular, and Vue
  • Component-Based Architecture
  • State Management
  • Routing and Navigation


  • Building a simple application with the chosen framework
  • Comparing the strengths and weaknesses of each framework



Presentation on the selected front-end framework with a demo project


Module 17: Web Performance Optimization

Objective: Learn strategies to enhance the speed and efficiency of web applications.


Topics Covered:

  • Minification and Compression
  • Lazy Loading of Resources
  • Image Optimization
  • Browser Rendering Optimization



  • Optimizing an existing website for performance
  • Analyzing and improving page load times



  • Submission of a performance-optimized web application


Module 18: Browser Developer Tools

Objective: Utilize browser developer tools for debugging, profiling, and improving web development efficiency.


Topics Covered:

  • Inspecting HTML and CSS
  • Debugging JavaScript
  • Network and Performance Analysis
  • Console Commands



  • Guided exercises using browser developer tools
  • Independent debugging challenges




  • Completion of a debugging task using developer tools


Module 19: Accessibility in Web Development

Objective: Understand the principles of web accessibility and create inclusive user experiences.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

ARIA Roles and Attributes

Semantic HTML for Accessibility

Testing and Auditing Tools



Adapting an existing webpage for accessibility

Conducting accessibility audits



Submission of an accessible web page with documentation


Module 20: Cross-Browser Compatibility

Objective: Address challenges related to rendering consistency across different web browsers.


Topics Covered:

Browser Rendering Engines

Cross-Browser Testing Tools

CSS Prefixing

Feature Detection vs. Browser Sniffing



Testing and fixing cross-browser compatibility issues

Creating a compatibility matrix for a project



Submission of a cross-browser compatible web application


Module 21: Introduction to Server-side Programming

Objective: Understand the role and significance of server-side programming in web development.


Topics Covered:

Overview of Client-Server Architecture

Responsibilities of the Server-Side

Server-Side vs. Client-Side Execution




Setting up a basic server using a chosen programming language

Hands-on exploration of server-side code



Submission of a simple server-side application


Module 22: Server-side Scripting Languages (e.g., Node.js, Python, Ruby)

Objective: Explore different server-side scripting languages and their applications.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to Node.js, Python, and Ruby

Use Cases for Each Language

Basic Syntax and Structure



Writing server-side scripts in each language

Comparing the strengths and weaknesses of the languages



Submission of a multi-language server-side application


Module 23: RESTful APIs

Objective: Learn the principles and design patterns of RESTful APIs.


Topics Covered:

Basics of API (Application Programming Interface)

REST Architecture Principles

HTTP Methods and Status Codes

API Endpoints and Resource Design



Designing and implementing a RESTful API

Consuming external APIs in server-side code



Submission of a well-documented RESTful API project


Module 24: Database Design and Management

Objective: Gain knowledge of database fundamentals and design principles.


Topics Covered:

Relational Database Concepts

Entity-Relationship Diagrams (ERD)

Normalization and Denormalization

Indexing and Optimization



Designing a relational database schema

Setting up and managing a local database



Submission of a normalized database schema with sample data


Module 25: SQL and NoSQL Databases

Objective: Understand the differences between SQL and NoSQL databases and their use cases.


Topics Covered:

SQL Basics: Queries, Joins, Transactions

Introduction to MongoDB and Document-Oriented Databases

Comparing SQL and NoSQL Database Models



Writing SQL queries for data retrieval and manipulation

Implementing CRUD operations using a NoSQL database



Completion of database-related coding exercises


Module 26: ORM (Object-Relational Mapping)

Objective: Learn how to map objects to database entities using ORM frameworks.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to ORM Concepts

ORM Frameworks (e.g., Sequelize, Hibernate)

Mapping Entities to Database Tables



Implementing ORM in a server-side application

Comparing raw SQL queries with ORM queries



Submission of a project demonstrating effective use of ORM


Module 27: Authentication and Authorization

Objective: Implement secure user authentication and authorization mechanisms.


Topics Covered:

User Authentication vs. Authorization

Password Hashing and Salting

JWT (JSON Web Tokens)

OAuth and OpenID Connect



Building a secure authentication system

Implementing role-based access control



Submission of a secure, authenticated, and authorized application


Module 28: Web Security Best Practices

Objective: Understand and implement security best practices to protect web applications.


Topics Covered:


Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Prevention

Content Security Policy (CSP)

Secure Session Management



Implementing HTTPS on a server

Mitigating common security vulnerabilities in code



Submission of a secure web application with documentation on implemented security measures


Module 29: Caching Strategies

Objective: Explore caching techniques to improve performance in server-side applications.


Topics Covered:

Caching Overview: Client-Side vs. Server-Side

In-Memory Caching

CDN (Content Delivery Network) Caching

Cache Invalidation Strategies



Implementing caching in a server-side application

Analyzing performance improvements



Submission of a project demonstrating effective caching strategies


Module 30: API Documentation

Objective: Learn the importance of documenting APIs for developers and stakeholders.


Topics Covered:

API Documentation Standards (e.g., OpenAPI, Swagger)

Documenting Endpoints and Parameters

Generating API Documentation



Creating comprehensive documentation for a RESTful API

Collaborative review of API documentation



Submission of well-documented API documentation for a project


Module 31: Building Full-Stack Applications

Objective: Understand the process of developing and deploying full-stack applications.


Topics Covered:

Front-end and Back-end Integration

Communication Between Client and Server

End-to-End Testing

Deployment Strategies



Building a simple full-stack application

Implementing end-to-end testing



Submission of a functional full-stack application with documentation


Module 32: Microservices Architecture

Objective: Explore the principles and benefits of microservices architecture.


Topics Covered:

Monolithic vs. Microservices Architecture

Service Communication Patterns

Scalability and Fault Tolerance

Microservices Orchestration



Designing and implementing a microservices-based application

Analyzing pros and cons through case studies



Presentation on the microservices architecture of a given application


Module 33: Containerization and Docker

Objective: Learn containerization principles and use Docker for application packaging.


Topics Covered:

Containerization Concepts

Docker Images and Containers

Docker Compose for Multi-Container Applications

Dockerfile and Container Orchestration



Creating Docker images for applications

Orchestrating containers using Docker Compose



Submission of a project packaged and deployed with Docker


Module 34: Orchestration with Kubernetes

Objective: Understand container orchestration and use Kubernetes for managing containerized applications.


Topics Covered:

Kubernetes Architecture

Pods, Services, and Deployments

Scaling and Load Balancing

Rolling Updates and Rollbacks



Deploying and managing applications on a Kubernetes cluster

Performing rolling updates and scaling



Submission of a Kubernetes-managed application with documentation


Module 35: Building Scalable Systems

Objective: Learn strategies for building scalable and high-performance systems.


Topics Covered:

Horizontal vs. Vertical Scaling

Load Balancing Techniques

Caching and Database Sharding

Handling Traffic Spikes



Implementing scalable features in an application

Load testing and performance optimization



Submission of a scalable application with performance metrics


Module 36: Cloud Computing Platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)

Objective: Explore cloud computing platforms and their services for deploying and managing applications.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to AWS, Azure, and GCP

Compute, Storage, and Networking Services

Identity and Access Management

Serverless Offerings



Deploying applications on a chosen cloud platform

Utilizing cloud services for scalability



Presentation on the cloud architecture of a given application


Module 37: Serverless Architecture

Objective: Understand serverless computing and its applications in modern architecture.


Topics Covered:

Serverless Concepts and Benefits

AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, and Google Cloud Functions

Event-Driven Architecture

Serverless Orchestration



Developing and deploying serverless functions

Implementing serverless workflows



Submission of a serverless application with documentation


Module 38: Continuous Integration and Deployment

Objective: Implement CI/CD pipelines for automating software delivery processes.


Topics Covered:

CI/CD Concepts and Principles

Jenkins, Travis CI, or GitLab CI

Automated Testing in CI/CD

Deployment Strategies



Setting up a CI/CD pipeline for a project

Automated testing and deployment exercises



Submission of a project with a functioning CI/CD pipeline


Module 39: Monitoring and Logging

Objective: Learn the importance of monitoring and logging in maintaining application health.


Topics Covered:

Logging Best Practices

Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

Log Analysis and Visualization

Alerting and Incident Response



Implementing logging in an application

Setting up monitoring and alerting systems



Submission of a monitored and well-logged application with incident response documentation


Module 40: DevOps Principles

Objective: Understand the core principles of DevOps for collaboration and efficiency.


Topics Covered:

DevOps Culture and Collaboration

Automation and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Continuous Improvement

DevOps Tools and Practices



Implementing DevOps practices in a collaborative environment

Automation of infrastructure deployment



Presentation on the DevOps transformation of a given project


Module 41: Machine Learning Fundamentals

Objective: Develop a foundational understanding of machine learning concepts and applications.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to Machine Learning

Supervised and Unsupervised Learning

Feature Engineering

Model Evaluation and Metrics



Implementing a basic machine learning model

Exploring machine learning libraries (e.g., scikit-learn)



Submission of a machine learning project with documentation


Module 42: Deep Learning Basics

Objective: Explore the principles and applications of deep learning.


Topics Covered:

Neural Networks Architecture

Deep Learning Frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch)

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN)



Building and training deep learning models

Image and text recognition exercises



Submission of a deep learning project with model evaluation


Module 43: Natural Language Processing

Objective: Understand the principles and techniques of natural language processing.


Topics Covered:

Text Preprocessing

Tokenization and Named Entity Recognition

Sentiment Analysis

Language Models and Transformers



Building a basic natural language processing application

Sentiment analysis on textual data



Submission of a natural language processing project with performance analysis


Module 44: Blockchain Fundamentals

Objective: Explore the fundamentals of blockchain technology and its applications.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to Blockchain

Cryptography in Blockchain

Smart Contracts

Decentralized Applications (DApps)



Creating a simple blockchain

Developing a smart contract



Submission of a blockchain-based project with documentation


Module 45: Quantum Computing Concepts

Objective: Gain an understanding of the principles and potential of quantum computing.


Topics Covered:

Quantum Bits (Qubits) and Superposition

Quantum Entanglement

Quantum Gates and Circuits

Quantum Algorithms



Simulating quantum algorithms

Exploring quantum computing frameworks



Presentation on the applications of quantum computing


Module 46: Cybersecurity for Developers

Objective: Learn essential cybersecurity concepts and practices for software development.


Topics Covered:

Threat Modeling

Secure Coding Practices

Encryption and Decryption

Penetration Testing Basics



Implementing secure coding practices

Conducting basic penetration testing



Submission of a secure codebase with a security report


Module 47: IoT (Internet of Things) Development

Objective: Understand the development principles and challenges of IoT applications.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to IoT Architecture

IoT Protocols (MQTT, CoAP)

IoT Device Programming

IoT Data Management



Building a simple IoT application

Integrating sensors and actuators



Submission of a functional IoT project with documentation


Module 48: Augmented and Virtual Reality

Objective: Explore the concepts and development techniques of AR and VR.


Topics Covered:

Augmented Reality vs. Virtual Reality

AR/VR Hardware and Software

AR/VR Development Platforms

Creating Immersive Experiences



Developing a basic AR or VR application

Experimenting with AR/VR devices



Submission of an AR or VR project with user experience analysis


Module 49: Edge Computing

Objective: Learn the principles and applications of edge computing.


Topics Covered:

Edge Computing vs. Cloud Computing

Edge Devices and Sensors

Edge Computing Architecture

Edge Computing in IoT



Implementing edge computing features in an application

Exploring edge computing platforms



Submission of a project demonstrating edge computing capabilities


Module 50: Cloud-Native Application Development

Objective: Understand the principles and practices of developing cloud-native applications.


Topics Covered:

Cloud-Native Architecture

Microservices and Serverless

Containers and Orchestration

CI/CD for Cloud-Native Development



Building and deploying a cloud-native application

Implementing continuous delivery in a cloud-native environment



Submission of a cloud-native application with CI/CD integration


Module 61: Project Management Methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban)

Objective: Understand popular project management methodologies for effective software development.


Topics Covered:

Introduction to Project Management

Agile Principles and Values

Scrum Framework

Kanban Methodology



Simulating Agile sprints

Creating a Kanban board for a project



Submission of a project plan using Agile, Scrum, or Kanban methodologies


Module 62: Team Collaboration Tools

Objective: Learn to use collaboration tools to enhance teamwork and productivity.


Topics Covered:

Communication Platforms (Slack, Microsoft Teams)

Project Management Tools (Jira, Trello)

Version Control Systems (Git)

Virtual Collaboration Platforms



Collaborative project management using tools

Version control and collaboration exercises



Presentation on effective use of collaboration tools in a project


Module 63: Effective Communication for Developers

Objective: Develop effective communication skills for clear and concise interaction within development teams.


Topics Covered:

Written Communication: Emails, Documentation

Verbal Communication: Meetings, Stand-ups

Active Listening

Providing and Receiving Feedback



Drafting clear project documentation

Participating in effective stand-up meetings



Submission of a well-communicated project update


Module 64: Time Management and Productivity

Objective: Learn time management strategies to enhance productivity in software development.


Topics Covered:

Time Blocking and Prioritization

Task Management Tools (e.g., Asana, Todoist)

Pomodoro Technique

Avoiding Procrastination



Creating a personal time management plan

Implementing time management techniques



Submission of a productivity improvement plan


Module 65: Conflict Resolution

Objective: Develop skills to identify and resolve conflicts within development teams.


Topics Covered:

Common Sources of Conflict

Conflict Resolution Strategies

Mediation and Negotiation

Building a Collaborative Culture



Role-playing conflict resolution scenarios

Developing a conflict resolution plan



Submission of a conflict resolution case study with proposed solutions


Module 66: Presentation Skills

Objective: Enhance presentation skills for effective communication with team members and stakeholders.


Topics Covered:

Structuring a Presentation

Creating Engaging Slides

Public Speaking Techniques

Handling Q&A Sessions



Delivering technical presentations

Peer review and feedback sessions



Presentation of a technical topic with audience engagement


Module 67: Client Communication and Management

Objective: Develop skills to effectively communicate with clients and manage client expectations.


Topics Covered:

Client Communication Strategies

Managing Client Expectations

Handling Client Feedback

Building Long-Term Client Relationships



Simulating client meetings and negotiations

Drafting professional client communications



Submission of a client communication plan


Module 68: Stakeholder Engagement

Objective: Learn strategies for engaging and managing stakeholders throughout a project.


Topics Covered:

Identifying Stakeholders

Stakeholder Analysis

Effective Communication with Stakeholders

Managing Stakeholder Expectations



Stakeholder mapping exercise

Drafting a stakeholder engagement plan



Submission of a stakeholder engagement strategy for a project


Module 69: Problem Solving and Decision Making

Objective: Develop problem-solving and decision-making skills for effective software development.


Topics Covered:

Analytical Problem Solving

Decision-Making Models

Evaluating Options and Risks

Group Decision Making


Group problem-solving exercises

Simulating decision-making scenarios



Submission of a problem-solving and decision-making analysis


Module 70: Critical Thinking

Objective: Cultivate critical thinking skills to analyze and solve complex problems in software development.


Topics Covered:

Definition and Importance of Critical Thinking

Logical Reasoning

Creative Thinking Techniques

Evaluating Evidence and Arguments



Analyzing and critiquing code

Applying critical thinking to real-world scenarios



Submission of a critical thinking analysis on a software development challenge


To get started,
Whatsapp/Call: 07061773925
or visit
Wedigraf Tech Hub
69, Abak Road, by Udo Abasi Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
(First Floor, LG Building, beside Pepperoni)


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