About this Professional Certificate

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Ideal candidates will have some background in computer programming or system admininstation.

Approx. 1 month to complete

Suggested 21 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

LinuxMainframez systemssecurityIBM Z
Learners taking this Professional Certificate are
  • IT Support
  • Technical Support Associates
  • Software Engineers

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Ideal candidates will have some background in computer programming or system admininstation.

Approx. 1 month to complete

Suggested 21 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

Whether you’re looking to start a new career, or change your current one, Professional Certificates on Coursera help you become job ready. Learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you. Enroll today and explore a new career path with a 7 day free trial. You can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time.

Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

how it works

There are 3 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Introduction to Enterprise Computing

4.6
14 ratings
7 reviews
Course2

Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels

4.8
6 ratings
Course3

Basic System Programming on IBM Z

Instructor

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Jeff Bisti

IBM Z Ecosystem Architect
IBM Systems

About IBM

IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Certificate, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Certificate. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Ideal candidates will have some background in computer programming or, system admininstation.

  • P​lease go in the right order to optimize your time and learning:

    Introduction to Enterprise Computing

    G​etting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels

    B​asic System Programming on IBM Z

  • N​o, however, you will earn a professional certificate badge

  • A​ rapidly retiring workforce is leading to a skills gap that needs new professionals ready to take on IBM Z administration and system programming.

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