ScrumMaster Certification Course — January 21-23 at Flywheel
Flywheel is hosting Lean Agile Training’s (LAT) Certified ScrumMaster course & Agile Release Planning Workshop on January 21-23, 2015.  The CSM course provides an applied understanding of the Scrum process and will help you begin to develop the tools, attitudes, and skills required to apply Scrum on your projects and across your organization.
The course covers the basics of Scrum and some advanced topics, so that you will have the knowledge, the interest, and the motivation to use these ideas more effectively.
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DataMax Speaker Series — January 28th from 5:00-7:30 at Flywheel

Co-founder and general partner of Bull City Venture Partners (BCVP), Jason Caplain, will facilitate an interactive conversation that could challenge everything you thought you knew about the investor-entrepreneur relationship and venture capital fundraising.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an investor, or if you’re contemplating a dive into either pool, BCVP’s approach to working with founders and with limited partners will illuminate the new landscape for entrepreneurs and investors.

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Idea Tap — January 21st from 5:30-7:30 at Flywheel

Join us in the Innovation Quarter for the first Idea Tap, where inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs share their ideas, get candid peer feedback and expert advice, and learn about resources to help move forward.

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Digital Marketing Camps — January 13, 20 & 27 from 9:00-11:30am or 5:00-7:30pm

Flywheel is now offering courses to help the Triad’s entrepreneurs understand how to market in a digitally enabled world.  Our goal is to take the mystery out of using the digital marketing toolbox to grow your business by providing excellent, affordable training in social media, the blogosphere, websites, email, and emerging technologies.

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Flywheel Code Camps – Start 2015 off right and learn to code!  Each session is held from 6:00-8:30pm at Flywheel located at 525 Vine Street.  Student discounts and package discounts available.  Email for more information.

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Website Coding Basics 1: Build Your Own Website — 1/8, 1/12, 1/15

Throughout this three-session course, you will learn the fundamentals of HTML to get you started in mastering the digital programming skills necessary for building a website.  In the end, you will have the basic skills needed to create your own simple website.


JavaScript Frameworks 2: Building Single-page Apps in AngularJS — 1/12, 1/15, 1/19, 1/22

AngularJS is a widely used, front-end JavaScript framework backed by Google. Building on your own knowledge of JavaScript, you’ll learn to use AngularJS from the ground up. Upon completing the camp, you should be able to build and test a single-page web application capable of displaying data from a RESTful web service.


Introduction to Game Design — 1/20, 6:00-9:00pm

Game design and development is an exciting field. Have you ever wondered what goes into making a game? This course will discuss the differences between what the big publishers do and what the independent game creators do. Are you interested in getting a job in the gaming industry? Are you intrigued by the games you play on your phone, tablet, PC or console and want to know how they are created?  If so, check out this course where we will touch on many of the topics around game design and development and where you will be able to dig into more information on the topic, including future Flywheel Code Camps.
Website Coding Basics 2: Making a Website Look Good — 1/26, 1/29, 2/2

Every website has a front end and a back end.  In this camp, you will learn intermediate front end skills specifically focusing on functional styling which is the code that makes a website look good to those visiting it.  This course will cover advanced CSS 3 and jQuery techniques that will improve your front-end presentation capabilities. In addition, the concept of managing a project’s source code via Git will be introduced.


SQL Basics: Using MySQL—Build a Database — 1/27, 1/29, 2/3, 2/5

A relational database is still found at the center of nearly every software application.  This course will introduce core, platform-agnostic relational database concepts using the MySQL database management system.   Over the course of four sessions you will learn how to transform real world concepts into database structure and then use that structure to maintain data of interest.