François Chung, Ph.D.

Category: My trainings

Introduction to Scrum

Introduction to Scrum

iLean training, Belgium (2015). This classroom training introduces Scrum, which is an iterative and incremental software development methodology used for product development. This training, which combines theoretical concepts, practical exercises, games, discussions and real-life examples, explains how Scrum maximises product value, while minimizing software development-related risks, by iteratively delivering small increments to allow fast feedback. […]

Miles functional training

Miles functional training

Sofico training, Belgium (2015). This internal classroom training consists in a five-day session that focuses on the main functional procedures in Miles, which is a scalable, adaptive and flexible end-to-end software for automotive finance, leasing, fleet and mobility management. This training given to new Miles users explains how to manage the entire lifecycle of contracts […]

Introduction to operations management

Introduction to operations management

Coursera training, MOOC (2015). Given online by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training introduces the management skills required to run operations (e.g. to run a restaurant or a hospital). Specifically, the training explains how to improve productivity, increase responsiveness, provide more choice to the customer and deliver higher quality standards. […]

Sustainable development: issues and paths

Sustainable development: issues and paths

UL training, MOOC (2015). Given online by Université Laval (UL), this training provides the main keys to understand the concept of sustainable development in order to promote active participation in debates and actions for transition to its implementation. The training explains the basic concepts of environmental, social and economic issues related to the development, while […]

Sustainability in practice

Sustainability in practice

Coursera training, MOOC (2015). Given online by The School of Design (PennDesign) of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training provides an introduction to the ideas and practices that people are using to understand and change connections, including connections across time, that create systems that are greater than the simple sums of their parts, with […]

Global sustainable energy

Global sustainable energy

Coursera training, MOOC (2014). Given online by the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering of the University of Florida (US), this training covers concepts of work and energy and their relationship with our modern society. Each aspect of this relationship is analyzed, including consumptive patterns for the residential, commercial, industrial and transportation sectors. Sources for […]

Energy and vulnerable households

Energy and vulnerable households

IBGE training, Belgium (2014). This cycle of trainings-debates, known as Brufodebat, is organised by Bruxelles Environnement (IBGE). The main themes are the liberalization of energy markets, the social energy guidance and the rational use of energy. The objective is not only to provide both methodologies and tools to support households in energy poverty, but also to share, deepen, enrich […]

Passive and (very) low energy building

Passive and (very) low energy building

IBGE training, Belgium (2014). This classroom training organised by Bruxelles Environnement (IBGE) covers the applications to achieve a low energy building, involving the control of needs and the choice of both systems and energy sources. The objective of low energy, as well as the general concepts related to energy (insulation, systems, airtightness and ventilation), are addressed […]