Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Powerful User

 it's time to navigate the Windows and Linux Operating Systems or OSs. Learning Linux doesn't have to be scary. It's not impossible to use Windows commands and it's certainly not difficult to get started. 

While this course will have some conceptual learning, we will focus more on the practical aspects of the operating system. Not only when you learn how to use the Windows and Linux OSs, we'll also teach you how to interact with these operating systems through the command line.

6 weeks

Data Analytics VI: Data Visualization

In this course, students will learn how to put data into a chart, graph, or other visual format that helps inform analysis and interpretation using Excel, Tableau, R Studio, and PowerBI.

At the end of the course, student will know:

5 weeks

WordPress 201: Managed / Installed

Once WordPress is installed, you’ll have complete control over every aspect of your website. You can install custom themes and plugins to add new features to your site, or even modify the underlying CSS and PHP files to create a completely custom site.

What is WordPress?

What is it used for, and when to use hosted or managed version of WordPress?

What kind of website can you build with WordPress?

4 hours

System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services

 IT infrastructure encompasses the software, the hardware, network, and services required for an organization to operate in an enterprise IT environment.

6 weeks

Data Analytics RStudio Cloud

This two days course opens data analytics series, It will focus on building and expanding on a real-world business case. Using a step-by-step approach, the data science workflow will be demonstrated as applied to business analytics, reporting, and visualization. Individuals seeking to upskill and add a solid R programming and data analytic skill set to their resume are highly encouraged to attend the full course series. Course resources and data sets are provided for all courses.

3 hours

Customer Development, Segmentation & Profiling

Starting business or just a website, you have to think about customers you'd like to attract.

3 hours

IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options.

6 weeks

Website Planning: Objectives, Information Architecture, UX

Business Objectives, User Experience and Information Architecture. 

This course will teach how to define and distinguish Business Objectives and Website Goals, User Case and User Story, Wireframes and Information Architecture. In this course, students will learn how to define and plan their website for the optimal conversion to the business goals. This course covers: Conversions and Call to Actions, Content structure, website building blocks and Information Architecture, User centric web development, User Case, User Story, User Journey. Why and when you need to set up your Online marketing strategy, what is the difference between mockups and wireframes, and where to start with your process > how to improve it.

12 hours

Data-Driven 101: Developing a Data-Driven Small Business Culture

Developing a data-driven culture in the small business is a daunting task, especially during this time of economic recovery. In this hands-on workshop, attendees are introduced to a framework for data-driven decision-making. Using a step-by-step approach, the information used in the planning process is used to transformed into an action plan for implementation.

3 hours

Website Development - Part I

Students are provided with a hands-on introduction to the universal architecture of the web. This course covers website construction with HTML5 and CSS, design and usability concepts, website hosting and administration. Students will learn how to build a simple, professional-class website.

15 hours