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Fundamentals of Professional Open Source Management (LFC210)

Get a multidisciplinary overview of best practices in open source software management in this free course.

Who Is It For

This course has been designed for anyone concerned with and involved in open source management, including operational and legal executives, software development managers, open source program managers, software architects, developers and maintainers and product managers of open source products or proprietary products containing significant open source.
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What You’ll Learn

The course is organized around the key phases of developing a Professional Open Source Management program, which includes Open Source Software and Open Source Management Basics, Open Source Management Strategy, Open Source Policy, Open Source Processes, and Open Source Management Program Implementation.
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What It Prepares You For

In most environments managing the use of open source software requires the participation of business executives, the legal team, software architecture, software development, software maintenance and product management. In fact, one of the most significant challenges in open source management is integrating all of these functions with their very different points of view into a coherent (and efficient) set of practices. The course prepares individuals in each role to understand the key aspects of the other roles.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Professional Open Source Management
1.1. Open Source Software Basics
1.2. Professional Open Source Management
Chapter 2. Professional Open Source Management Strategy
2.1. Professional Open Source Management Strategy
Chapter 3. Professional Open Source Management Policy Development
Chapter 4. Professional Open Source Management Process Development
4.1 Professional Open Source Management Process Development
4.2. Open Source Software Management Process Examples
Chapter 5. OSS Management Implementation Planning
5.1. OSS Management Implementation Planning

Learning Path
This course has been designed for anyone concerned with and involved in Open Source Management, including operational and legal executives, software development managers, open source program managers, software architects, developers and maintainers and product managers of open source products or proprietary products containing significant open source. We have made every effort to present the concepts at a level that is accessible and relevant for all of these participants.