Upskill your Career in Tech

Now it’s the time to revamp your career and create a path into the technology growing industry. MDC Tech offers unique short-term courses designed to provide you high-demand skills on emerging technologies, to put you right in the center of Miami’s future technology workforce.

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MDC Tech is the gateway to expand technology programs and connect students, faculty, industry leaders, community partners, and community members to support the development of the local talent pipeline in emerging technologies.

This program enfolds a wide range of high-demand training in technologies such as Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Web Development.

Don't miss this opportunity and get the skills you need to become part of Miami's local talent pool for the new technology ecosystem.

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AI and Data Science

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IBM Skills Academy

Getting Started with Enterprise Data Science

This course covers the foundations of Data Science roles and their use of technology applied to enterprise projects. The course covers the following topics: Data Science Team roles, Data Analysis Tools, and real-word uses cases.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Getting Started with Enterprise-grade AI

This course explores the topics, technology, and skills required to gain practice in the successful application of Artificial Intelligence to address key industry problems.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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IBM Skills Academy

Building Trustworthy AI Enterprise Solutions

This is a survey course, exposing the learner ethical adoption of AI technologies for the enterprise. The course covers the following topics: AI industry adoption trends, AI ethical considerations, Natural Language Processing, and Virtual Agents.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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IBM Skills Academy

Ethical AI Applications of Deep Learning and Computer Vision

This course introduces advanced concepts for AI adoption in the enterprise. The course covers the following topics: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Visual Recognition, AI Ethics, and real-world use cases.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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IBM Skills Academy

Machine Learning for Data Science Projects

This course introduces advanced topics core to the data science profession. The course covers the following topics. Data Modeling, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and real-world use cases.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Machine Learning Fundamentals

Students will be introduced to deep learning, python applied to machine learning, modeling, data structure, and connection to different sets of databases. Students will apply these skills to design, develop, and present a final project. Students need to have knowledge and skills on the basics of coding or they need to have related experience with data management, math, or engineering.

Total Hours: 280 Hours
Course Duration: 14 weeks
Instruction Mode: Blended
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Data Science Program

Students will learn how to process data and be prepared to collaborate within data-driven teams. They will learn how to work efficiently with multiple sources of data and how to solve business and operational problems with Code. Students need to have knowledge and skills on the basics of coding or they need to have a background in one or some of the following areas: computer science, data analytics, management, web development, mathematics, physics, SEO specialists, and growth management.

Total Hours: 280 Hours
Course Duration: 12 weeks
Instruction Mode: Blended

Computer Programming

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Full-Stack Web Development

Students will be immersed in the basics of programming, wire-framing, HTML, CCS, JavaScript, responsive website design, and fundamentals. Students will be able to combine skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and integrate them into a single project. Students will also be able to create effective app-user interfaces with HTML form elements and make them come alive using JavaScript. Students will develop web apps and a complete website including database access, ReactJs, Firebase Serverless, Advance JavaScript, objects oriented coding, and API’s.

Total Hours: 266 Hours
Course Duration: 14 weeks
Credential:Digital Badge
Instruction Mode: Blended
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Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Java SE 8 Programmer

Learn to read and write command-line programs in Java, generate HTML-based documentation, how to develop and debug programs and gain an understanding of topics covered in the Java SE Programmer exam.

Total Hours: 40 Hours
Course Duration: 8 weeks

Cybersecurity

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IBM Skills Academy

Getting Started with Threat Intelligence and Hunting

This course exposes the learner to threat intelligence concepts. The course covers the following topics: Attack trends per geography, Threat Intelligence concepts, Threat Intelligence Tools, and real-world use cases.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Enterprise Security in Practice

This is a survey course, exposing the learner to hands-on experience on cybersecurity threats. The course covers the following topics: Cyber-protection techniques, Attack vectors per industry, Penetration testing tools, Key cybersecurity roles, and real-world use cases.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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IBM Skills Academy

Security Operations Center in Practice

This course will empower you to techniques, technologies, roles and scenarios needed to establish the foundations of a (SOC) - Security Operations Center within your organization.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Foundations of Cybersecurity

An introductory-level course that expands into areas such as networking, cloud computing, coding, and incident response to provide a more complete overview of the many tools, tactics, and techniques used in the field of cybersecurity. The course provides an excellent foundation to prepare you for the advanced cyber range courses.

Total Hours: 48 Hours
Level: Foundational
Credential: Digital Badge
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Incident Response Tier 1

An advanced-level course focused on teaching students how to respond to common cyberattacks. Course will have students facing real-time cyberattacks within the MDC cyber range including denial-of-service and web server attacks. The course is hands-on and includes working with firewalls, SIEMs, intrusion detection/prevention systems, web servers, Linux tools, and network monitoring systems.

Total Hours: 48 Hours
Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Cybersecurity education and/or experience
Credential: Digital Badge
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Incident Response Tier 2

An advanced-level course focused on teaching students how to respond to complex cyberattacks. The course will have students facing real-time cyberattacks within the MDC cyber range including ransomware, SQL injection, and data exfiltration attacks. Course is hands-on and includes working with Windows and Linux operating systems, working with database servers, performing multi-faceted forensic investigations, and using real-world security tools including firewalls, SIEMs, intrusion/detection systems, network monitoring systems, and endpoint security.

Total Hours: 48 Hours
Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Cybersecurity education and/or experience
Credential: Digital Badge

Cloud Computing

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IBM Skills Academy

Getting Started with Cloud for the Enterprise

This course covers the foundations of Cloud for business. The course covers the following topics from a cloud perspective: Consumer applications, Enterprise adoption, Delivery models, Industry examples.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Building Cloud-based Mobile Solutions for the Enterprise

This course exposes the learner to a new joint practice for business agility combining development and operations. The course covers the following topics: DevOps, Agile Culture, and Pipelines.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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IBM Skills Academy

DevOps for Enterprise Business Agility

This course covers the foundations of Cloud for business. The course covers the following topics from a cloud perspective: Consumer applications, Enterprise adoption, Delivery models, Industry examples.

Instruction Mode: Online (asynchronous)
Course Duration: Self-paced
Credential: Digital Badge
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

This course will provide foundational level knowledge on Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements.

Total Hours: 8 Hours
Course Duration: 3 weeks
Credential: Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals
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Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

Learn to manage Azure identities and governance, implement and manage storage, deploy and manage Azure compute resources, configure and manage virtual networking, and monitor and back up Azure resources.

Total Hours: 40 Hours
Course Duration: 8 weeks
Credential: Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate
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Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure (AZ-204)

This course teaches developers how to create end-to-end solutions in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement Azure compute solutions, create Azure Functions, implement and manage web apps, develop solutions utilizing Azure storage, implement authentication and authorization, and secure their solutions by using KeyVault and Managed Identities. Students will also learn how to connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services, and include event- and message-based models in their solutions. The course also covers monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions.

Total Hours: 45 Hours
Course Duration: 8 weeks
Credential: Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate

Blockchain and Crypto

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Blockchain Applications Development

Students will get introduced to fundamental blockchain programming concepts. The course will cover Blockchain Application Development skills, creating smart contracts, interactions with the Ethereum network, building user interfaces, and deploying the application to the internet.

Instruction Mode: Blended
Course Duration: 8 weeks
Total Hours: 32 hours
Credential: Digital Badge
Level: Foundational
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Blockchain and Business Uses

Students will get introduced to fundamental blockchain programming concepts. The course will cover Blockchain Application Development skills, creating smart contracts, interactions with the Ethereum network, building user interfaces, and deploying the application to the internet.

Instruction Mode: Blended
Course Duration: 4 weeks
Total Hours: 16 hours
Credential: Digital Badge
Level: Foundational
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Blockchain for the Financial Sector

This immersive Online On-demand course is designed for individuals who understand the basics of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, and blockchain technology. The financial sector is the primary focus of the course, use cases, and technology adoption. An understanding of FinTech now leveraged by blockchain provides insights on new ways to transact, develop efficiency and implement within the current standards of the financial sector.

Instruction Mode: Online
Course Duration: 4 weeks
Total Hours: 10 hours
Credential: Digital Badge
Level: Foundational
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Blockchain Fundamentals & Intro to Ethereum

A course that will help the learner to understand the capabilities and limitations of blockchain technology, enabling the learner to assess which business problems it can solve. The course covers the technical background of this distributed ledger to the fundamentals of Ethereum.

Instruction Mode: Blended
Course Duration: 4 weeks
Total Hours: 16 hours
Credential: Digital Badge
Level: Foundational
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Crypto Fundamentals

This is a series of courses, to expose the learner to hands-on experience on crypto-related topics. The course covers the following topics: cryptocurrencies fundamentals, introduction to wallets to store crypto, NFT's fundamentals, how to create one, and how to buy and sell cryptocurrencies.

Instruction Mode: Blended
Course Duration: 4 weeks
Total Hours: 16 hours
Credential: Digital Badge
Level: Foundational
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MiamiCoin Developer Camp

This course is built to help all levels achieve working proficiency with the Clarity smart contract language. In addition to the hands-on, conversations with the designers of the language and the most exciting companies using Clarity for the MiamiCoin project.

Instruction Mode: Blended
Course Duration: 5 weeks
Level: Foundational
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