Information Technology (IT) and Cloud Fundamentals Specialization
Kickstart a new IT and Cloud Career . Master hardware, operating systems, programming, database, networking, storage, cybersecurity, and Cloud computing essentials.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
These course assignments are designed for beginners and provide you with core skills from each course.
You will use interactive activities and reference materials to identify computer hardware, connectors, and peripherals and to recall steps related to work station setup, operating system installation, and configuration of frequently adjusted operating system settings. In hands-on labs, you’ll use Python to acquire real-world, in-demand, fundamental programming skills and learn how to perform basic database operations using MySQL. In additional online labs, you’ll use the IBM Cloud platform and other interactive techniques towith user-facing software, back-end applications, introductory networking concepts, security practices, and cloud computing types and services.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
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