Georgia Tech-Savannah has announced a Mobile App Course

Georgia-Tech-Savannah

Savannah– July 27, 2015 – The mobile revolution is enabling innovative people to turn their ideas into tools that solve problems, reach millions of users and create significant revenue. The course has been designed for business people and entrepreneurs who have an idea for a mobile application, but don’t know where to begin as well as those who simply want to learn more about the mobile industry. It teaches non-programmers basic technology and terminology and explains how to work with the developers who will implement their ideas.

The course will be taught by Russell Clark, a senior research scientist in Georgia Tech’s School of Computer Science, who engages hundreds of students each semester in mobile development and emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship and industry involvement, according to the university.

He is the associate director of the Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center, an enabling center involved in numerous research efforts across campus, and is also a principal leader of the Convergence Innovation Competition, a student research competition that works with industry sponsors to support student innovation and entrepreneurship.

His teaching and research is primarily focused in the areas of networking, network management and mobile applications and services.

Clark earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and computer science from Vanderbilt University, and master’s and doctorate degrees in information and computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The course will be held at Georgia Tech-Savannah, 210 Technology Circle, Savannah, Georgia 31407.

The cost is $1,695 per person, including classroom use of Apple computers, iOS and Android devices, and developer accounts for hands-on design and exploration exercises. Seats are limited. To register, visit https://pe.gatech.edu/COMP8001.

Georgia Tech Professional Education is an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, offering professional master’s degrees, short courses, and certificate programs to meet the needs of working professionals and industry partners.

Programs are available at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, and worldwide through a variety of formats. In addition to professional course offerings, the division manages meeting and event facilities, and administers K-12 outreach and English as a Second Language programs. Last year alone, Georgia Tech Professional Education served individuals representing more than 3,000 companies, with an enrollment of more than 26,000.

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