How to Learn Technical Leadership - 4 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: January 9, 2020

A technical leader is responsible for leading a development team and providing it with proper guidance and direction. They set the direction for the team and make sure everyone understands and follows major technical decisions. Tech leaders find solutions to issues that significantly impact the team’s productivity and morale. A bootcamp in technical leadership teaches important principles of management and leadership and helps students understand how to lead effectively and get the most out of their team.

Those with training and skills in technical leadership can pursue a career as a computer and information systems manager. In 2018, those in this position earned a median annual wage of $142,530, and job growth in this area is expected to be 11% over the next 10 years.

SwitchUp is an online platform that helps students find a technology, data science, or coding bootcamp that will help them pursue a career in the technology sector. Those interested in technical leadership may also want to obtain training and education in software development and web development.

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Locations: Online
Courses: Full Time Full Stack Web Development, Full Time Data Science, Free Mini Coding Bootcamp
Subjects: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence (AI), C, Career Coaching, CSS +16 More
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Lambda School is an online coding bootcamp that trains people to become software engineers and data scientists at no up-front cost. The computer science academy offers full-time, 6-month programs and part-time, 12-month programs. Throughout the rigorous program, students will demonstrate mastery of core frontend and backend technologies as well as computer science fundamentals. Remote classes are live and interactive, and include one-on-one help, professional mentorship, opportunities to build real products, and frequent code reviews. The...
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Locations: Online
Courses: Learn Java Programming, Learn Python Programming, Java Professional Career Track, +3 More
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, Apache, API, App Development +59 More
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Ranked #7 on SwitchUp’s Best Coding Bootcamps worldwide, and #3 for Data Science, CodingNomads is a small family-run code school that provides a more personal human experience to help you master in-demand coding skills, and have fun doing it! With a mission to help students of all backgrounds improve their skills to improve their lives, CodingNomads’ affordable tuition, scholarships and various course format options make it the highest quality education at the best value. One...
Locations: Katowice, Łódź, Poznań, Warsaw, Wrocław
Courses: Back-End Developer: Python, JavaScript Developer: React, Back-End Developer: PHP, +8 More
Subjects: .NET, C#, CSS, Django, Entrepreneurship +20 More

Coders Lab was established in 2013. After gaining the no. 1 position in the Polish market, it entered the Romanian market and is now expanding globally. With the most extensive product portfolio on the Polish market, we have transformed 2000 careers through innovative education in today’s most in-demand IT skills. Our full-time on-campus courses are delivered in 9 Polish cities. They include intensive classes, in which students create numerous projects on their own. This is...
Locations: Seattle
Courses: Foundations of the Web, Introduction to Web Development, Introduction to JavaScript Programming for the Web, +5 More
Subjects: AJAX, Career Coaching, Command Line, CSS, Design Principles +15 More

Seattle University's Web Development Certificate consists of eight courses designed to transition students from a typical web user to an entry-level Frontend Web Developer. Students in the Web Development Certificate program will earn up to 40 college credits while learning modern technology stacks comparable to the code bootcamps, but with the added benefit of financial aid and student support comparable to a 4-year university. The Web Development courses are offered in either ``hybrid`` or ``online``...

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