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    Date submitted
  • 30-Oct-2017

Learn Up

Abstract

Learn Up is a learning platform aimed at developing courses with quick work output in the area of ​​software development. Software development has become very sophisticated and complicated with web and mobile environments, to the point that companies hire developers with the knowledge and the profiles for long periods of time with the risk that they never learn because daily work prevents good training. Learn up offer a pre training that serves as a link between the needs of large companies and the development offer of the country, the development of development programs in the technological applications used for these corporations, and so on efficiently for a new resource.

Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Any small, medium or large company that needs human resources for software development. Each company with this need must use a single resource search channel that guarantees that this resource has the knowledge, either through an exam or through a course carried out by the developer. Any software developer who has an interest in learning cutting-edge technologies and aspire to a job in the associated companies.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Software development services are highly demanded, companies have a large number of developers, some good and others not so much. The companies, however, undertake innovation projects with new technologies, in which their human resources have no prior training. At the same time they continue to hold the core of the business, since it can never be stopped working. These projects and areas of innovation end up dying of starvation, since they are not fed with human resources with sufficient capacity. Companies will be able to register their resources in these short courses with face-to-face practices and thus form a stronger I+D team.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

In Paraguay, Codium S.A. It is known for the use of new programming tools. In addition, we normally hold open courses on Saturday afternoons on these technologies. Many of the people who collaborate in Codium are professors of the Computer Engineering degree. However, the curricula are not updated to what the market needs. What will make us efficient is that we have a team prepared technically and pedagogically. And that we also have our own audiovisual production.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

There are many online learning platforms. There are many software development courses. However, these courses are in a foreign language and require a lot of discipline from the developer and have the mental openness for online learning. In addition these courses are oriented to general issues, which benefits the student, but does not end guarantee companies that the resource knows everything you should know. Our team aims to provide a closer support to the students by holding practical workshops on any day of the week to cover all doubts. In addition, the creation of audiovisual content in Spanish with quality. We have the advantage that we have the professors, and we have also worked in the largest companies in the market and we know the demand. In addition to that we have a software factory that is always looking for resources.