Graduate Programs in Software announces upcoming events

Graduate Programs in Software announces upcoming programs

Here are several upcoming programs sponsored by Graduate Programs in Software:

  • “Intellectual Property and Software” roundtable at noon Friday, Sept. 30, in Room 313, O’Shaughnessy Science Hall

    Presenter Charles Lemaire is a patent attorney and owner of the Lemaire Patent Law Firm. He will provide a brief overview of the types of intellectual property, including: patents, trademarks and copyrights, and discuss the history, current state and future of software intellectual property. GPS roundtables are free and open to everyone. To register, contact Christy Hedman, (651) 962-5504.

  • Mini Master of IT meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and begins Oct. 13

    The Mini Master of IT program consists of critical and cutting-edge topics important to every professional who wants to become familiar, on a broad scale, with the IT environment and how it impacts their organizations. Topics in this mini series include database management systems, human factors and user interfaces, data warehousing and decision-support systems, and computer security. The Mini IT consists of 14 three-hour sessions and costs $940. Regular attendees will receive a certificate of completion and are awarded 4.2 continuing education units ( CEUs).

  • January Mini MSDD meets Friday afternoons and Saturdays in January

    The Mini Master of Software Design and Development is designed for professionals who wish to become familiar with software practices and methodologies in the workplace. The Mini MSDD is applicable to people in technical and nontechnical areas, management, applications and end-user environments.

    The Mini MSDD also is appropriate to those who are undecided about applying to the Graduate Programs in Software, IT and IS master’s degree programs. The program consists of 12 three-hour lectures that cover many courses taught in the GPS degree programs. Cost is $850 and regular attendees receive a certificate of completion and are awarded 3.6 CEUs.

For more information, visit the Graduate Programs in Software Web site.

The Mini Master Professional Development series is sponsored by Graduate Programs in Software. There are no prerequisites required. Contact Hedman, (651) 962-5504, or Christine Hansen to enroll or if you have questions.