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Global Knowledge and IBM Skills Academy

Global Knowledge, an authorized IBM Training Partner, is pleased to announce the launch of our IBM Skills Academy Program. After a successful pilot in the MEA region, this program is now being brought to Europe and Poland is the first country to be able to successfully implement this. The program is under full authorization from IBM and is executed in Poland with our local partner EITT Sp z.o.o.

What is IBM Skills Academy?

The IBM Skills Academy Program is IBM's premier training and certification initiative for academia in Poland and the broader region. The program provides unique academic roadmaps for faculty members and students, preparing them to succeed in demanding positions unique to the market. The program provides a world class training experience, leveraging IBM official courses, IBM official instructors and hands-on laboratories. The program is starting now and will roll over the next 2 years with Polish universities. It provides many opportunities for both students and universities themselves to get knowledge and experience with the latest IBM technologies.

What career paths are included in the program?

First career paths we are launching are:

  • Cloud Application Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Data Scientist Path
  • Predictive Analytics Modeler Path
  • Business Intelligence Analyst path
  • Business Process Analyst path
  • Security Intelligence Engineer path
  • Application Security Engineer  path

More details about each of the paths:

Cloud Application Developer path

The Cloud Application Developer career path prepares students to develop, build, and test mobile data applications using a cloud platform to build Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. This will require cloud application development skills, such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services. The Cloud Application Developer will use tools to deploy, run, and manage applications on a cloud platform.

Mobile Application Developer path

The Mobile Application Developer career path prepares students to develop, test, debug, and deploy hybrid mobile applications. This will require mobile application development skills, such as Sencha Touch, jQuery, Dojo, and Apache Cordoba. The Mobile Application Developer will use tools to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces such as Android SDK and Xcode, and also in private enterprise mobile application markets such as IBM MobileFirst.

Data Scientist Path

The Data Scientist career path prepares students to use the Big Data platform and data governance in order to efficiently store and manage massive amounts of data. This will require skills in Big Data architecture, such as Hadoop, Map Reduce, Hbase, Big SQL and BigSheets. The Data Scientist will use tools to capture, store and analyze structured and unstructured data.

Predictive Analytics Modeler Path

The Predictive Analytics Modeler career path prepares students to learn the essential analytics models to collect and analyze data efficiently. This will require
skills in predictive analytics models, such as data mining, data collection and integration, nodes, and statistical analysis. The Predictive Analytics Modeler will
use tools for market research and data mining in order to predict problems and improve outcomes.

Business Intelligence Analyst path

The Business Intelligence Analyst career path prepares students to learn the essential reporting software’s to create management reports. This will require skills in reporting applications such as Data Filters, Data Graphics, SQL, HTML, and structured and unstructured data. The Business Intelligence Analyst will use tools to create reports, analyze, and monitor events to meet an entity’s requirements.

Security Intelligence Engineer path

The Security Intelligence Engineer career path prepares students to learn to consolidate event logs from device endpoints within a network to identify threats. This will require skills in security intelligence and event management such as data security, event offenses, asset profile offenses and event rules. The Security Intelligence Engineer will use tools to investigate offenses that are generated from network logs and create rules that will prevent them from happening further.

Application Security Engineer path

The Application Security Engineer career path prepares students to scan web applications against vulnerabilities and attacks. This will require skills in web application security such as scanning and testing applications in order to identify and analyze security vulnerabilities.
Training topics will include OWASP security standards, Glassbox scanning, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, cross-site request forgery and threat analysis and reports.

Business Process Analyst path

The Business Process Analyst career path prepares students to learn about managing upstream and downstream impacts and the cross-functional importance of processes to the overall objectives of an organization. It also explains important concepts such as process analysis, process improvement, macro design, Playback 0, and identifying and working with key performance indicators (KPIs).

For more information please contact: cee@globalknowledge.net

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