DevOps Competences for Smart Cities MOOC



Join DevOps Competences for Smart Cities MOOC


Smart cities are not just a concept or a dream of the future. It is a sector that is very dynamic and vibrant and has seen impressive growth and increasing offers of promising employability prospects over the last years.

The DevOps Competences for Smart Cities MOOC (Smart DevOps MOOC) was developed to take on this challenge and offer a high-quality educational course that enables the participants to develop and acquire essential competencies needed to tackle the challenges of managing and evolving of smart cities.


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About Smart DevOps MOOC

  • Classes start: 19 October 2020

  • Classes end: 18 January 2021

  • Estimated effort: 5-10 hours per week (aprox. 80 hours in total)

  • Level: Introductory (no prior DevOps expertise is necessary)

  • Language: English

  • Price: Free

The Smart DevOps MOOC offers

  • State-of-the-art curricula developed and delivered by experts under high standards of quality assurance

  • 15 modules delivering transferrable and digital skills for Smart City professionals

  • A flexible weekly workload and schedule

  • Personalised support provided by experienced lecturers

  • Opportunity to meet, connect and network with peers from all over Europe

  • Certification in accordance with the European and national qualification frameworks and the European credit system for vocational education (ECVET)

  • Participants who will successfully complete the MOOC will have an opportunity to enlist in specialised training for Smart City Planner, Smart City ΙΤ Manager and Smart City IT Officer

What you’ll learn

  • New ways how software is designed and delivered today and how this influences its development and deployment cycles

  • Overview of smart city ecosystem, including platforms, governance, business models and financial management

  • About new technologies (Cloud Computing, IOT, Data Analytics)

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Learn more about MOOC curriculum and trainers here.

The MOOC was developed in the framework of Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliance KA2 project titled “DevOps competences for Smart Cities” that aims to close the gap between today’s and future’s skills demands of the municipal workforce by emphasizing on the exploitation of emerging employment paradigms such as DevOps. Project consortium identified 3 job profiles for Smart Cities DevOps professionals (Smart City Planner, ΙΤ Manager and IT Officer) and developed a VET curriculum that combines digital and transferable skills to train future Smart City DevOps professionals. The curriculum is implemented by the MOOC, face-to-face training and work-based experience. Learn more here.