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Software Projects: Recruiting the Project Team

Software Projects: Recruiting the Project Team


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Overview/Description

Learners will explore how to find the right talent for a software project team to ensure the success of the project in this 14-video course. Discover the requisite skills for successful teams and challenges in recruiting; look at interviewing and onboarding, communication and technical skills; and examine best practices in retaining the software team. Begin by identifying roles and responsibilities of key members within a team, and recognize key challenges faced when recruiting key talent. Discover critical skills required for a software developer and project manager, two key project team members. Explore recruitment sources, and learn how to apply guidelines and best practices to create an effective job description to attract the best talent. Learn key steps involved in candidate evaluation, and how to evaluate communication and technical skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a developer role. Also, discover how to interview a candidate, and guidelines to follow to recruit the best-fit software project manager. Learn onboarding and induction skills, and best practices for retaining talent.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Software Projects: Recruiting the Project Team

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of key team members within a software project team
  • recognize the key challenges faced when recruiting key talent for a software project
  • discover the critical skills required for a software developer and a software project manager, two key software project team members
  • identify the various sources from where talent can be recruited for a software project team
  • apply guidelines and best practices to create an effective job description to attract the best talent
  • identify the key steps involved in evaluating a candidate for a software developer role in the software project team
  • recognize how to evaluate the communication skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a software developer role
  • recognize how to evaluate the technical skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a software developer role
  • describe how to interview a candidate for a software developer role in a software project team
  • recognize the guidelines to follow to recruit the best-fit software Project Manager for a software project team
  • describe the methods used to induct newly recruited team members into a software project for an effective team
  • describe the best practices to adopt to retain talent in the software project team
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course
  • Course Number:
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    Expertise Level
    Intermediate