Soft Skills and Career Development Bootcamp for Tech Professionals

Standard: PKR 8,000

For Women & Students: PKR 5,000

What you'll learn

  • Refinement of communication skills to effectively interact with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Exposure to real-world scenarios and practical exercises to apply your technical knowledge and soft skills.
  • Guidance on choosing the right career path within the tech industry and understanding the skills required for success.
  • Insights into the latest tools and technologies relevant to technical fields like data science, cloud computing, and web development.
  • Opportunities to practice job interview techniques and strategies to increase your chances of success.

Course Description

Join our comprehensive 5-week bootcamp designed to improve soft skills of tech students, graduates and professionals.This bootcamp will train the participants in soft skills and will also guide them for career growth in emerging tech fields such as data science, cloud computing,machine learning and software quality assurance among others.

Throughout the bootcamp, participants will attend a total of four classes per week, including one technical masterclass delivered by industry experts, and three classes dedicated to enhancing soft skills. The technical masterclass will delve into a specific tech field, guiding students on how to choose the right career path, acquire relevant skills, and master essential tools. By the program’s end, students will have refined their professional abilities, including team-building, presentation skills, acing job interviews, and effective communication through practical exercises and engaging activities.

Course Objective

The objective of this comprehensive 5-week bootcamp is to enhance the soft skills of tech students, graduates, and professionals while guiding them for career growth in emerging tech fields such as data science, cloud computing, machine learning, and software quality assurance. By the end of the program, participants will have achieved the following objectives:

  1. Soft Skills Development
    Participants will acquire and refine essential soft skills necessary for success in the tech industry, including effective communication, teamwork and collaboration, problem-solving, adaptability, and leadership.
  2. Career Guidance
    Participants will gain a clear understanding of various emerging tech fields, enabling them to make informed decisions about their career paths. They will learn how to assess their strengths and interests, identify suitable tech roles, and develop a roadmap to acquire the relevant skills and knowledge required for success in their chosen fields.
  3. Practical Application of Skills
    Participants will engage in practical exercises and activities to apply their newly acquired soft skills. They will learn how to build effective teams, deliver compelling presentations, excel in job interviews, and communicate efficiently in professional settings.
  4. Career Growth and Advancement
    By the end of the bootcamp, participants will have developed a comprehensive set of soft skills, technical knowledge, and career strategies necessary for their professional growth in the tech industry. They will be well-equipped to pursue opportunities in emerging tech fields and contribute effectively to their respective organizations.

How will your week look like:

Course Outline

Technical Master Class (1 class per week):

  • In-depth exploration of various technical fields
  • Expert instruction from seasoned practitioners and industry professionals
  • Discussion of cutting-edge techniques, tools, and industry trends
  • Q&A sessions to address specific challenges and clarify concepts

Soft Skill Development Classes (3 classes per week):

  • Interactive group activities to enhance team-building skills
  • Exercises to improve presentation and communication abilities
  • Opportunities to practice effective collaboration and problem-solving
  • Guidance on cultivating a professional mindset and strong work ethics
  • Cultural understanding of global tech market

Technical Master Class: Freelance and Quality Assurance 

  • Overview of freelancing platforms
  • Software Quality Assurance: Documentation, manual testing and Jira management
  • Choosing a career path in Freelancing and Software Quality Assurance

Soft Skills: Communication & Teamwork 

  • Activities focused on active listening
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Professional email writing
  • Receiving and understanding feedback
  • Working cooperatively, delegating tasks, and resolving conflicts
  • Importance of active participation, open-mindedness, and respecting diverse perspectives

Technical Master Class: Full-Stack Web Development: 

  • Front-end web development: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Back-end web development: Server-side languages 
  • RESTful APIs, databases (SQL or NoSQL)
  • Version control systems (e.g. Git)

Soft Skills: Time Management & Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

  • Strategies for effective time management, setting goals, and organizing work
  • Tools for planning, scheduling, and breaking down tasks
  • creating to-do lists and using 
  • Analyse complex situations, and develop innovative solutions
  • problem-solving frameworks and strategies 

Technical Master Class: Data Science and Machine Learning

  • Fundamentals of data analysis, statistical modeling, and machine learning techniques
  • Python and libraries like NumPy, Pandas, and scikit-learn
  • Data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, regression, and clustering algorithms
  • Deep Learning: TensorFlow or PyTorch 

Soft Skills: Adaptability and Flexibility

  • Scenario based case studies 
  •  professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Workplace etiquette, professional ethics, and maintaining confidentiality 
  • Awareness of work-life balance, integrity, and responsible use of technology
  • ethical dilemmas and making ethical decision

Technical Master Class: Cloud Computing and DevOps

  • Exploring cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform 
  • Deploy and manage applications in the cloud
  • Provision virtual machines, configure storage and databases, and set up auto-scaling
  • basics of DevOps methodologies
  • Containerization with tools like Docker, and using tools like Terraform or Ansible.

Soft Skills: CV and Job Interview

  • developing skills needed to make CV and excel in interviews
  • Writing a compelling resume, and tailoring it to different job positions
  • Importance of references
  • Mock interview sessions with offer feedback

Technical Master Class: Cybersecurity

  • Network security, web application security, and security best practices 
  • Encryption, authentication, access controls, and common vulnerabilities
  • Introduce tools like Wireshark for network analysis
  • Metasploit for penetration testing
  • Security frameworks like OWASP

Soft Skills: Networking and Professional Branding

  • Building professional networks, both online and offline
  • creating and maintaining a LinkedIn profile 
  • Significance of attending industry events, and establishing professional relationships
  • Emphasize the importance of personal branding 

“I had the pleasure of taking courses with the instructors in this program and it has truly exceeded my expectations. Throughout my undergrad, I’ve participated in numerous workshops, but atomcamp programs stand out as an exceptional experience that greatly contributed to my professional growth always. Their unique approach of engaging group activities and personalized attention given to each participant allows me to delve into my full potential. Interacting with industry leaders and having meaningful conversations helps me refine my professionalism and communication skills to a remarkable degree.”

Fatima Zahid, Fresh Graduate BS Computer Science, QAU