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Course Description

If you are considering a career in Information Technology (IT), or want to gain a solid understanding of IT to help with your professional career, this course will provide you with the foundational knowledge on personal computers and Information Technology concepts. Explore which devices, operating systems and computer applications are commonly used at the workplace. Focus will also be applied to more advanced IT topics such as Networking, Cloud Computing, Databases, Application Development and Cybersecurity Concepts.

Course Outline

  • Understand what Information Technology (IT) consists of
  • Identify various types of computing devices and peripherals used in today's workplace
  • Understand what Operating Systems are
  • Discuss various software applications commonly used at the workplace
  • Understand the purpose of a Database
  • Understand Networking and IT Infrastructure Concepts
  • Understand Software Development
  • Comprehend the magnitude and use of the Internet and the Cloud
  • Describe Cybersecurity Concepts
  • Understand what steps to take to pursue a career in IT

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand what Information Technology (IT) consists of
  • Identify various types of computing devices and peripherals used in today's workplace
  • Understand what Operating Systems are
  • Discuss various software applications commonly used at the workplace
  • Understand the purpose of a Database
  • Understand Networking and IT Infrastructure Concepts
  • Understand Software Development
  • Comprehend the magnitude and use of the Internet and the Cloud
  • Describe Cybersecurity Concepts
  • Understand what steps to take to pursue a career in IT
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Section Title
Introduction to Information Technology (IT)
Type
In-Person
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:15PM
Dates
Apr 22, 2024 to Apr 24, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Harper Learning & Career Center, Prospect Heights
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $175.00 Click here to get more information
Instructors
  • Timothy Jansen
Section Title
Introduction to Information Technology (IT)
Type
In-Person
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:15PM
Dates
Jun 04, 2024 to Jun 06, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Harper Learning & Career Center, Prospect Heights
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $175.00 Click here to get more information
Instructors
  • Timothy Jansen
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