android development


This course is an introduction to Android app development using the Android Studio.

It introduces basic Android development skills to participants that has fundamental programming knowledge.

Participants will be exposed to basic development concepts including, manifest, Android Java programming, interface, xml and etc.

By the end of the course, participant will be able to create their first app.


Android studio is an official IDE for Android app development.

This small and compact IDE features intelligent code editor, instant run, feature-rich emulator and intuitive error handling algorithm from interface (xml), functions (java programming), to database.

It is sufficient to develop an interactive and innovative Android app.

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Basic programming skills.


2 Days: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.


14th & 15th April 2017.


  • Familiarise with Android studio IDE’s tools.
  • Create, execute and test Android programs on Android mobile phone.
  • Design mobile style interface using xml
  • Employ permission to the app to work on different functions in manifest.
  • Learn adaptive UI in Android tutorial
  • Write and use Android Java functions
  • Develop simple app, a fortune teller app


Lectures and Hands-On Programming Exercises.

Who Should Attend

High school students, university students and working adults that are interested in native Android app development.

Number of Places



Introduction, and Exploring Android Studio

Android Studio tools and usage

Basic Android development cycle and steps

Introduction to User Interface (UI) design

Adaptive UI, Part 1

Adaptive UI, Part 2

Development of Fortune teller app, Part 1

Development of Fortune teller app, Part 2



RM800 per participant (inclusive of two breaks, lunch and course materials).


Technology and Innovation Lab, Level UL, HELP University, ELM Business School.

Profile of Trainer

Mr Cheng Kin Meng
BSc (Multimedia Technology) (UMS)
MSc (Multimedia Technology) (UMS)

Kin Meng specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, web development, C++ programming and 3D modelling. His interests include gamification and change management. Kin Meng has many years of experience as an ICT trainer. He has assisted students in developing mobile apps such as the Location Finder App and Psychology Quiz App.


For more information on the program, please contact the Department of Information Technology, HELP University.

Telephone: 603-2711 2166

Fax: Complete and send the registration form to 603- 2095 7100


Post: Mail the completed registration form to:

Department of Information Technology
ELM Business School
15 Jln. Sri Semantan 1 off Jln. Semantan
50490 Kuala Lumpur.