Omaha – Technology professionals are invited to attend IT Professional Academy hosted by the College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO).
IT Academy sessions will be held on Thursday, September 20th, and Friday, September 21st, at the Peter Kiewit Institute building located at 1110 S. 67th St on UNO’s Scott Campus.
The program, initiated in August 2011, leverages the intellectual expertise available at the university to offer high quality, affordable, locally accessible, cutting edge IT education and training in areas relevant to the local information technology industry.
It combines current research with problems of practical interest to IT professionals. Each session includes specific learning outcomes that are met by theoretical discussions, problem-solving activities, and/or practical in-class applications of the session topics.
Attendees can apply these training sessions toward their certifications by self-reporting professional development units (PDUs) or continuing education units (CEUs). Most organizations and certification agencies such as PMI recognize relevant educational activities or programs offered by universities.
• Statistical Machine Learning - Building and Evaluating Data Analytics Models
• Creating conversational agents for Facebook and Google Home
• Introduction to Web Accessibility Standards, Tools, and Recommendations for Developers and Designers
• Data Visualization in the age of IoT, Big Data and The Cloud - The Quest for better decisions
• Practical Cloud Based AI: A business oriented approach for onboarding and kickstarting cloud based AI projects
• Data Analytics and Statistical Machine Learning - How to Conduct Data Analyitcs Projects in the Age of Data-driven Models
• Lean IT - Leaning out your IT processes can save money, reduce time to deilver services and help you focus on the projects that matter to the business
• Creating Value - Understanding Creativity and Designerly Ways of Thinking in Product Development
• Machine Learning: Fundamental Concepts, Deep Learning and Applications
For more information or to register for the September workshops, visit ITAcademy.unomaha.edu.
IT Academy sessions cover new and emerging topics that are important to the IT community. Some sessions from past academies are repeated, depending on their popularity. Faculty and staff from the College of Information Science and Technology lead the sessions.
About UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology
The College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha represents the joint efforts of the University of Nebraska, the State of Nebraska, and private industry to address the growing global needs for knowledgeable professionals in Information Technology (IT). The College was established at UNO in 1996 to meet the growing demand for IT graduates in the Omaha metropolitan and surrounding area.
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