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Java and Android Foundation

In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn how to formulate formal solutions to well-defined problems and implement them in Java using an integrated development environment (IDE). By the end of this program, you will be able to develop simple Java applications or Android apps to realize concepts in your area of expertise. The program targets learners who have little or no experience of programming. The median salary for a Java Developer is $72,936 and that for an Android developer is $78,003. (source: payscale.com - Java, Android) The need for Java developers is not likely to slow down in 2016 as estimated by a recruiting company. (source: cersnow.com) The demand for Android developers is high while supply of qualified candidates is still low. (source: stackoverflow.blog) Career prospects for candidates with foundation knowledge in Java and Android include: Java Application Developer, Junior Mobile Developer and Mobile Software Engineering.

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Project Management

The Project Management MicroMasters Program from RIT is a graduate level series of courses designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to be a successful project manager in any industry. This online sequence is a semester’s worth of work from RIT's Master's Degree and consists of three courses and a final capstone exam. By earning the MicroMasters credential you will develop the leadership skills needed to effectively manage a team that will meet the expectations of your customers and business goals. Build on your MicroMasters Credential by applying to RIT’s School of Individualized Study for a customized master’s degree. Project management positions are growing at 1.5 million opportunities per year. (source: Project Management Institute) Median salary for an entry level project manager is $84,000. (source: Project Management Institute) Exciting career opportunities across industry domains as project manager, project consultant, project analyst, program manager

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Human Rights

Enrich your understanding of human rights ideas and practices at local, national and international levels throughout this series of courses from Curtin University. Human Rights Theory and Philosophy Explore what is meant by human rights through learning about the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights as well as some of the major critiques of the concept. Human Rights and Development Discover why a critical understanding of development is paramount to addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, indigenous rights and issues of social justice. Activism, Advocacy and Change Learn about the role of social movements, advocacy groups and activism in bringing about social change. The series is multidisciplinary and will benefit anyone wanting to begin or advance their career across a broad range of disciplines. Gaining an awareness of contemporary issues in human rights is important in professions such as education, health, law, social work and development work, both in the public and private sector. You can also benefit from human rights knowledge in a voluntary capacity, advocating social justice, peace or building a sustainable future. Successful completion of all three verified courses (in addition to a pre-entry assessment task) provides an entry pathway into the Master of Human Rights degree program at Curtin University, which can be studied on campus or fully online. Subject to meeting Curtin’s entry requirements, you will receive credit for three of the ten units that comprise the degree program.

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Evidence-Based Management

Bias and error often contaminate perceptions and judgments, which guide and inform action and decision-making. Evidence-based management (EBM) involves the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of research evidence to inform decision-making. The Evidence-Based Management MicroMasters Program will equip learners with a solid foundation of, knowledge and skills in evidence-based decision making, and provide applications to use this critical thinking in the areas of management, marketing, international business, technology and project management. This MicroMasters Program is for those who want to enter a range of analyst roles and will also provide a pathway into a broad range of general and specialized coursework in Master’s programs in business and management offered by ANU. Exciting career opportunities as a consultant, business analyst, intelligence and policy analyst, management and organizational analyst, and more!

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Biobased Sciences for Sustainability

The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased resources. In this new world, it’s critical to determine if alternative biobased resources have the potential to become truly sustainable and economically viable. For companies in this industry, it’s important to know the challenges that lie ahead. This MicroMasters Program is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical and biotech industries. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams. Completion of this MicroMasters Program in Biobased Sciences will enable you to discover new resources and help your company make the switch from fossil to renewable, biobased resources. Careers in industries such as: (bio)chemical industry, agrifood water companies, energy producers, logistics, and related governmental and non-governmental organizations

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Professional Android Developer

Learn all about Android Application Development and get prepared to take the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam. Progress from the basic concepts to the best professional practices in a unique way that will inspire you to be a great Android developer. You will learn, from Google Developer Experts, Java and object oriented programming concepts, including classes, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism You will also learn advanced skills, such as adding maps & location based services, photo, video and integrating with other applications. You will be given code examples during instruction to help you work towards the final Capstone project, which is to develop your own app. The Capstone project will certify your Android App Development abilities and allow your skills to be recognized by corporations around the globe. This MicroMasters Program will prepare you for the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam, and give you the opportunity to earn credit and put you on an accelerated path to an Information Technology Masters. Learners who successfully earn the MicroMasters Credential are eligible to apply to the online or on-campus Information Technology with Specialization in Systems Information and Database Master’s program with no need to take the admission test. Learners who have earned a MicroMasters Credential would be credited for 18 academic units (36 units are required for the first year of the master’s degree).

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This XSeries is the official Microsoft Learning eXperiences (LeX) program designed to help individuals and organizations maximize the use of Microsoft technologies. It will cover the architecture and best practices of Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. This XSeries takes the learner through each building block of Microsoft Exchange Server to understand the process of implementing and migrating to 2016. We also show you how to move to the cloud with a hybrid Exchange implementation with Office 365. **Are you interested in learning more about the latest version of Microsoft Exchange, but not sure if it is for you? Then try Microsoft Exchange Server 2016: Infrastructure for free.* The building blocks of Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 namely, Client Access services, Mailbox database and Transport services Learn about coexistence requirements and how to transition to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Learn how to setup a hybrid Exchange system with Office 365

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Fundamentals of Computer Science

If you want to be the software designer who can architect systems for successful startups like Flipkart, this XSeries provides the foundational knowledge you need. Google search, Netflix personalization, and self-driving cars rely on complex algorithms and data structures that can scale to a billion users. In this 5 course XSeries, you will learn the importance of software design, programming skills, data structures, and algorithm principles, that drive every electronic gadget that you see in the market. Basic programming skills How to write C++ programs to solve real world computational problems How to use object-oriented programming to design modern software systems that adapt to highly rapid change How best to use different data structures to represent, organize, and manipulate data To inculcate design thinking for building system that scale The importance of efficient algorithms in terms of time and space complexity