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Time-on-Task: 75 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. The course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams. Topics include installation, configuration, preventative maintenance of PC hardware components, and the basics of networking, security, virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment. Students will also gain knowledge of diagnostic and troubleshooting processes for various types of technical issues. Course Objectives       Identify integral Search Engine Optimization strategies, techniques, and tools You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $549.00

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Time-on-Task: 60 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT security professional. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA S+ certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to identify risk and participate in risk mitigation activities as well as provide infrastructure, application, operational and information security. They will also acquire the knowledge necessary to apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability, as well as how to identify appropriate technologies and products. Finally, students will gain an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations with regard to IT security. Course Objectives       Describe common risks, vulnerabilities and controls.       Explain the triple constraint of information security.       Analyze and differentiate between types of malware and attacks.       Identify risks for common system hardware and peripherals.       Describe principles of software, data and host security.       Implement OS hardening procedures.       Identify common types of programming attacks.       Implement secure browsing practices.       Describe security vulnerabilities unique to virtualized environments.       Explain the purpose and vulnerabilities of common network devices.       Identify and secure common ports and protocols.       Describe security concerns unique to cloud computing environments.       Identify IDS and IPS solutions for host and network defense.       Describe the differences between identification, authentication and authorization in Access Control.       Identify various methods for access authentication.       Implement logical access control methods.       Distinguish between discretionary, mandatory, rule-based and role-based access control implementations.       Identify various types of risk management strategies (transfer, accept, mitigate, eliminate).       Distinguish between management, technical and operational controls.       Calculate risk using subjective and objective measures.       Implement compliance audits for common security controls.       Explain the difference between penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.       Distinguish between symmetric and asymmetric forms of encryption.       Explain the use of public-key/private-key pairs to encrypt and decrypt a secure message.       Identify common security protocols (SSH, SSL, IPSec).       Explain basic hashing concepts.       Distinguish between types of tickets, keys and certificate authorities in a PKI.       Distinguish between business continuity and disaster recovery objectives and timeframes.       Implement common backup rotation cycles.       Identify various types of redundant hardware and backup sites.       Recognize various types of environmental control solutions.       Identify RAID configurations for common availability and redundancy requirements.      

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Tuition: $549.00

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Time-on-Task: 112 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course should enable an individual to be able to sit for and pass the Oracle Java Certification - Associate level. Course Objectives       Solve simple problems using the fundamental syntax and semantics of the Java programming language       Examine elementary techniques in Java programming       Write Java programs that use selection       Write Java programs that use loops: while, do while, for       Write Java programs that make use of methods for transfer of control       Write Java programs that use arrays       Examine object-oriented programming using objects and classes       Illustrate object-oriented programming including immutable classes and immutable objects       Write Java programs that use inheritance and polymorphism       Extend error handling techniques by adding exception handlers to Java programs       Design generic classes and interfaces to improve code reusability       Use the Java Collections Framework in a Java program       Distinguish between the Java platforms and describe the basic characteristics of Java integration technologies       Describe the basic characteristics, use, benefits, and drawbacks of Java's server-side technologies and application tiers You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $1,599.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course accurately and creatively provides an introductory audience with an understanding of the needed information to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Series. Its uniqueness and accuracy of content stands out among other courseware, (Procert, November 2011) learners learn the commands in practical, real world applications. Perfect for office workers, professionals, and learners who want to know both how and when to best apply Microsoft Excel.Certification proves a certain level of advanced competency with the programs in question. Employers don’t have to wonder if the skills stated on the resume are honest and without exaggeration. This can lead to further employment opportunities and increased pay. When you use Approved Courseware for the Microsoft Office Specialist programs, such as Microsoft Office 2010 Master, you know you’re using the very best study materials available. This online course is supported by an instructor and is available for year-round open enrollment. In order for courseware to receive the Approved Courseware distinction, it must go through a rigorous review to ensure it meets the skill standards set forth by Microsoft. This is the first online Microsoft Excel 2010 certification training course approved by Microsoft.Upon successful completion of this program, learners will be able to:* Create and Manipulate Data* Format Data and Content* Create and Modify Formulas* Share and Protect WorkbooksInstructor Description: Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer, developer, and instructor of the Comma Mama Guides. She developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The books that I wrote for this course meet the Microsoft Vendor of Approved course ware. As the instructor for this program, Elizabeth is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test resultsCertification: The core-level Microsoft Office Excel 2010 user should be able to navigate Microsoft Office Excel 2010 software at the feature and functional level. They should be familiar with and know how to use at least 80 percent of the features and capabilities of Microsoft Office Excel 2010. The core-level user should be able to use Microsoft Office Excel 2010 to create and edit professional-looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations. Users would include people from a wide variety of job roles from almost all areas of professional, student, and personal life.

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Tuition: $1,695.00

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