Information Technology

Programming for the Non-Programmer

Course Code: 01-05-T924
What is a Programmer? You understand the programming work provides an end product that is useful and amazing but what does it take to get there? This class is designed to help to set up the non-programmer with the information that will provide understanding and help to bridge the gaps in the communication and build understand of the different roles within a business. By having basic knowledge of the programmer conversations and planning can go smoothly with a common understanding!!

Finding agile solutions in a technical world and delivering technology in projects can be difficult to find the right understanding. This is the recommended second class of the Technical Solutions Delivery Certificate that provides an overview of understanding that will help in the communication of projects and working relationships.

Class format includes lecture, hands-on exercises, and real world examples.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Define Programming and its overall role
  • Understand decision structures and how they work
  • Identify the structure and use of looping
  • Recognize the importance of testing
  • Determine and identify the importance of clear and effective communication

Competencies Covered: Overall review of technical structure

Intended Audience: This course is ideal for anyone, but especially communications professionals, who are involved in the conception. This class is aimed at non IT professionals to gain an understanding with the IT world.

Recommended Prerequisite: To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using personal computers, the mouse and keyboard. You should be able to use Windows to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.