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Programming for Beginners

Learn the basics of programming and become a programmer! The course uses the Python programming language, which is the most popular programming language.

Winnipeg 09 Mar 2020 - 02 Apr 2020

Learn the basics of programming and become a programmer!

The course will take place for 4 weeks, with sessions twice per week for an 1.5 hours. The course is suitable for beginners.

At the course you will learn the basic programming concepts that are the same in all programming languages. Therefore, after the course, it will not be difficult to switch to another programming language depending on your needs.

The course represents a great first step into programming and gives you a good basis for further orientation in either web development, mobile applications or anything else IT related.

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What will I learn?

During the course, you will build as many as 10 different programming projects (computer programs) to sharpen your knowledge and include them in your CV. These projects give you an excellent basis for making your own programs and scripts.

In lesson 7 of the course you will create a very interesting Python program which can easily pick up the desired data from some web sites (using an API). This is very useful for the preparation of programs in the fields of finance and marketing or for whoever needs you have to find information online and then process it.

Course agenda

  • Lesson 1 : Variables and primitive types
  • Lesson 2: Conditions and loops
  • Lesson 3: Storing data into files
  • Lesson 4: Data structures
  • Lesson 5: Functions
  • Lesson 6: Object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • Lesson 7: Getting data from other websites (JSON & API)
  • Lesson 8: Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Prior knowledge

There’s no prior coding knowledge needed, because we start from the very basics. The course is suitable for all beginners.

What do I need for the course?

For the course you need a laptop, charger and a good dose of curiosity. ;-)

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Date and location

The course lasts 4 weeks (8 sessions). The sessions are held twice a week (Mondays and Thursdays) between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm. The course will be held in Winnipeg at CMU, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd - Room B132 NS.

What if I can’t attend a lesson?

No worries! All students have access to our Student Dashboard, where they have an overview of all lessons. If you are missing, there is no problem, because you can review the missed lesson yourself. There is also a forum through which instructors answer all course related questions from the participants.

The number of participants is limited to 12 places. Apply today to get a place at the course!


Course price* Description Due date
699.00 CAD Early Bird Price is valid until 24 Feb 2020
749.00 CAD Late Bird Price is valid until 04 Mar 2020
999.00 CAD Full Price Price is valid until 09 Mar 2020

* All prices include GST.

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