The Kent IT Consultancy (KITC)

Date:
Thursday 9 March 2017

Time:
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Refreshments and networking from 6.00pm

Venue:
University of Kent, School of Computing, Room SW101, Cornwallis South, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Cost:
Free to attend for both BCS Members and non-members

Details:

The University of Kent, School of Computing’s own team of student IT Consultants will discuss recent project and the challenges they faced when dealing with the demands of business clients for the first time.

How do new entrants to the digital economy gain experience in Consultancy? The University of Kent’s School of Computing have an innovative solution through their Kent IT Consultancy (KITC) business unit, a student staffed IT consultancy which delivers services to local small and medium enterprises. Each year KITC has a number of Student Consultant roles which are awarded based on a candidate’s suitability for the role. This supports their mission: “To solve business problems with technology and to make our student consultants more employable”.

Come and hear staff from KITC explain how this service works, and engage with current Student Consultants who will be presenting recent projects.

Speakers

The event will be introduced by Donald Shaw-Case and Simon Thompson, from the School of Computing at the University of Kent. But the stars will be the students.

Presentations

PDF Icon What is the KITC? - Don Shaw-Case

PDF Icon KITC - Simon Thompson

PDF Icon Kervan Sofrasi Web Project - Cihan Dogan, Suveer Mehta, Mohammed

PDF Icon Making GoMunkee Happen - Team Bloomfield

PDF Icon FireProtectionOnline.co.uk - Emma Hickey & Alayna Marsh

PDF Icon eLog - Asylum Case Support - Monika Pilvelyte & Betina Simeonova