Advanced Technical Training

Strengthening IU's technical knowledge infrastructure through self-development

Register for current course offerings below or browse course descriptions by vendor using the tabs above.

The EdCert program is now managed by IT Community Partnerships to foster learning opportunities for IT Pros at Indiana University.  

For more IT Pro resources, visit uits.iu.edu/itpros.

About EdCert

The EdCert (Education Certification) program aims to elevate the technical skill set and credentials of IU's departmental computing support staff, and the IU community in general, to enhance the university's expertise infrastructure.

We deliver workshops for specialized computing skills to departmental IT Pros, technical staff, enrolled students, and faculty who teach advanced technology topics.

EdCert also prepares participants for industry standard professional certification exams and can provide discounts for certification exams.

Spring 2018 Courses

Feb 5-9    Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC 10961)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows servers. Learn to write, execute and monitor scripts more efficiently through more robust session connectivity, workflow capabilities, improved job scheduling, and Windows PowerShell Web Access. Improved cmdlet discovery and simplified, consistent syntax across all cmdlets enables learning Windows PowerShell with greater ease.

Microsoft $250

Feb 12-16    Installing and Configuring Windows 10 (MOC 20697-1)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and how to configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students will also learn how to configure data security, device security, and network security, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

Microsoft $250

Feb 26-Mar 2    Provisioning SQL Databases 2016 (MOC 20765)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2016 product features and tools related to maintaining and provisioning databases both on premise and SQL Azure based. This course helps you prepare for Exam 70-765.

Microsoft $250

Mar 5-9    CompTIA A+ (Exams 220-901 and 220-902)

Building on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with PC software and hardware, you will acquire the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course is vendor-neutral and designed to prepare you for the CompTIA® A+ certification examinations, 220-901 and 220-902.

CompTIA $250

Mar 19-23    Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (MOC 20533)

This course teaches IT professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students also will learn how to plan for and manage Azure AD, and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains.

Microsoft $250

Apr 9-13    CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-006)

This course covers the essential knowledge and skills needed for configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices, including emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies. This course helps you prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-006).

CompTIA $250

Apr 30-May 4    Administering System Center Configuration Manager [SCCM] (MOC 20703-1)

This course describes how to use Configuration Manager and its associated site systems to efficiently manage network resources. You will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage applications, client health, hardware and software inventory, operating system deployment, and software updates by using Configuration Manager. You will also learn how to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

Microsoft $250

May 14-16    Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (MOC 40442)

This 3-day course is a chance for developers and IT Pros to come together and learn the architecture skills necessary to design solutions for Microsoft Azure. The classroom experience for this workshop is high-level review of the pre-requisite materials students are expected to have completed in advance. Then, students will assemble into groups to work on several real-world design case studies to design solutions for the Microsoft Azure platform.

Microsoft $250

May 21-25    CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501)

This course builds on the knowledge and professional experience with computer hardware, operating systems and network devices as you gain basic security skills to implement security services on any type of computer network. Content includes security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, as well as anticipating security risks and guarding against them. This course helps you prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 certification exam.

CompTIA $250

Jun 11-15    Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20740)

This course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server and who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016. Content includes the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

CompTIA $250

Jun 25-29    CompTIA Cloud+ (Exam CV0-001)

This course covers the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies including cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity. Cloud+ accredits IT professionals with the constantly changing and advancing knowledge they need to be successful in today’s cloud environment.

CompTIA $250