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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Courses: Full-Time Computer Science & Software Engineering, Part-Time Computer Science & Software Engineering, Part-time Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, +3 More
Subjects: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence (AI), C, Career Coaching, CSS +21 More
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Learn coding from a Silicon Valley tech academy through remote classes from the Lambda School. Choose between a 30-week full-time bootcamp or a 12-month part-time course. The school’s deferred tuition model allows students to attend for free, paying nothing back until they’re making at least $50,000 a year.
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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 +0 More
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 +-4 More
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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