This Course Includes:


3 Modules


11 Lectures


1 Assessment Test


Full Access Whilst Member


Available on PC, Tablet & Mobile


Certificate Of Completion

What Is Covered

This course starts with a deep dive into testing, systems, processes and security. Future lectures will cover a wider range of operational issues including R&D, support and cloud software.

Opens with an Introduction to Testing, types, process and key issues. We dive into important systems and processes with future lectures covering different issues, from project management to security, agile and lean. How to create an efficient product management process and where a distributed workforce has biggest impact.

Introduction To Testing

Testing is a key aspect for successful development. This course digs into testing with practical and experienced advice. A little bit of effort upfront will save a lot of pain later.


One of the most important operational issues in the company and getting it wrong could be business critical. You need to understand where resources can be deployed effectively.

Systems & Process

You’re probably familiar with a variety of development systems and processes but, what are the considerations you need to make as a tech leader? Senior management is about making sure systems and processes are fit for purpose and are being followed.

Product Management

All products need a manager to collate requests and requirements by stakeholders. With early stage companies this might be the CEO but for growing and established companies a dedicated resource is needed to prevent design by committee.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will have a good understanding of the importance operations to CTOs. Specifically you will understand:

  • Importance of testing
  • Getting your system process right
  • Monitoring developer productivity
  • OKRs (Objective Key Results)


4 Lectures
  • Introduction to Testing
  • Types of Test
  • The Process
  • Issues

Systems & Processes

5 Lectures
  • Introduction to Systems and Processes
  • Systems & Processes
  • What Systems?
  • Agile Processes
  • Code Processes

Objective Key Results (OKRs)

2 Lectures
  • Introduction to OKRs
  • Implementing OKRs