Training Courses and Schedule

Get it Right Training

Training courses offered by Source Code Control Limited are in line with the latest industry best practices from  The Linux Foundation's  OpenChain Project of which we are a Service Provider . As a certified member of the  CPD - Continuing Professional Development , CPD points can be earned by attending some of our courses.

We offer a range of courses focused on helping organisations build their knowledge and skills in order to understand and adopt best practices in compliance programs that should be applied across a software supply chain for efficient and effective compliance with open source software licences. 




Getting it Right With Open Source Software

This CPD Accredited course is an interactive training track. The course will help organisations who develop and distribute software (or companies receiving software through a supply chain) implement a governance program. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the risks and pitfalls; the current best practice and the start of a plan for your organisation.

The training is broken down into 8 modules which can be delivered individually if required covering the following key topics:

  • Basic legal understanding of the principles of open source software licensing.
  • Understand the spectrum of software licence categories e.g. reciprocal, permissive etc.
  • Obligations to be compliant with open source software licences
  • Industry best practices
  • How to implement a FOSS compliance program

The modules included in the course are:

  1. What is Intellectual Property?
  2. Introduction to Free Open Source Software (FOSS) Licenses
  3. Introduction to FOSS Compliance
  4. Key Software Concepts for FOSS Review
  5. Running a FOSS Review
  6. End to End Compliance Management (Example Process)
  7. Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls
  8. Practical implementation of a FOSS compliance program to conform with the OpenChain Specification


This course has been designed for anyone concerned with and involved in Software Management, including operational and legal executives, software development managers, program managers, software architects, developers and maintainers and product managers. The course is essential knowledge regardless of your development systems – open source or proprietary. Every effort has been made to present the concepts at a level that is accessible and relevant for all of these participants.


UK Wide:  London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds and Edinburgh

Course Price - £395 + VAT, Group discounts available

The course typically runs from 09:30 am to 14:30, but exact timings will vary from course to course

Training Course Schedule

Tuesday 23rd January 2018LeedsNovotel Leeds Centre
4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds, LS1 4HR
Wednesday 24th January 2018LondontechUK*
10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD
Thursday 25th January 2018MidlandsCopthorne Hotel Birmingham
Paradise Circus, Birmingham, B3 3HJ (GPS post code: B1 2DT)
Tuesday 6th February 2018Central ScotlandNovotel Edinburgh Park
15 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 9DJ SAT NAV USE: EH11 4DG
Thursday 8th February 2018ReadingNovotel
Reading Centre, 25B Friar Street, Reading,RG1 1DP
1st March 2018CambridgeUniversity of Cambridge Centre for Technology Management,Institute for Manufacturing
Alan Reece Building
17 Charles Babbage Road
Thursday 8th March 2018ManchesterManchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB
Wednesday 21st March 2018LeedsNovotel Leeds City Centre
4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds, LS1 4HR
Tuesday 3rd April 2018LondonNuvias
80 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5EG
Tuesday 10th April 2018LondontechUK*
10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD
Thursday 26th April 2018MidlandsCopthorne Hotel Birmingham
Paradise Circus, Birmingham, B3 3HJ (GPS post code: B1 2DT)
Monday 16th July 2018LondontechUK*
10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD
Wednesday 26th September 2018LondontechUK *
10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD

* Please note - techUK courses are run and hosted independently so their prices may vary 

If you wish to attend but are unable to make any of the dates then contact us and we will let you know when we will be running courses again in your area.

The course can be delivered on an individual company site.. Please complete the form or email to discuss your requirements.

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