Bulb Africa Fellowship Program 2022 for Tech Creatives in Africa

Bulb Africa Fellowship Program 2022 for Tech Creatives in Africa

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Applications are open for the Bulb Africa Fellowship Program 2022 for Tech Creatives in Africa. Fellowship at The Bulb is a 4–6-month training program for young tech enthusiasts across Africa.

The fellowship program offers a fulfilling experience for those looking to launch a career in tech. Participants simply need to pick a course, join a cohort, complete projects and gain real experience by building products!

Available Courses

Since its inception, the fellowship has offered in-demand courses providing training in programming languages like JavaScript, .NET, and DevOps Engineering.

Courses available for this cohort are:

  • Product Design: Acquire the complete knowledge of one of the most sought-after skills in the world today to build and design mobile and desktop applications, websites, and more from scratch. You will learn:
    • Products, product design, and the product designer role
    • Design thinking and human-centered design
    • User research
    • User experience (UX) design
    • Information architecture (IA)
    • User interface (UI) design
    • Working with design tools
    • Prototyping and usability testing
    • Creating and managing a design portfolio
    • Stakeholder engagement
  • Data Analytics: Acquire complete knowledge on making sense of data by building algorithms and adopting diverse techniques to discover trends that may get lost in the mass of information. Become a data analyst in 4 months via intensive training in:
    • Extracting data from databases
    • Extracting data from APIs
    • Extracting data using web scraping tools
    • Data cleaning and wrangling
    • Python programming fundamentals
    • Exploratory data analysis with NumPy and Pandas
    • Asking the right questions from data
    • Data visualization with PowerBI/Tableau
    • Identifying trends in data
    • Building and evaluating predictive models
  • Product Management: Fast track your understanding of bringing new products to market, developing existing ones, and managing launch features at all stages of the product development lifecycle. This 4-month course covers:
    • Creating and identifying opportunities
    • Market research and competitor analysis
    • Product development lifecycle
    • Defining product vision and strategy
    • Building product roadmaps
    • Product development methodologies
    • Building a business model canvas
    • Product launch
    • Understanding metrics and analytics
    • Business communication / Stakeholder engagement
  • Quality Assurance Testing: Master global standards and procedures for ensuring the best products and services are released into the market. In 6 months, you will learn:
    • Software development life cycle
    • Software testing — fundamental concepts and terminology
    • Software testing — types, hierarchy, and principles
    • Test documentation deep dive
    • Automated testing deep dive
    • API testing with Postman
    • Performance testing with JMeter
    • Web application testing with Selenium

Benefits

  • Rapidly growing network: Gain access to on-call tech professionals and lifelong support and opportunities through friendships that may evolve into professional connections.
  • Obtain real work experience: Develop high-demand skills in the tech industry by completing group projects and working with fellows to develop valuable products.
  • Earn as you learn: Enroll in a fellowship program that simultaneously grooms and caters to you. Receive monthly stipends for your efforts as you build your tech career.
  • Flexible payment plans: Focus on acquiring all skills you need until you are hired without paying tuition. The Bulb’s tuition payment plan allows you to pay when you graduate and find a job. Alternatively, you can choose to pay upfront.

Eligibility

  • You must be a dedicated tech enthusiast.
  • You are between the ages of 18 and 30.
  • You must have a minimum of a university degree certificate.
  • You must have an NYSC discharge certificate.
  • You must have at least two guarantors, one relative and one non-relative.

Application

The application process is as follows:

  • Fill in the required information and submit your application
  • Pass a psychometric test.
  • Get invited for an interview.
  • Get a conditional offer.
  • Fill in your biodata form.
  • Get an unconditional offer.
  • Receive your laptop and start training

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Bulb Africa Fellowship.

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