• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 21 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals - Cybersecurity and Social Implications Certificate in collaboration with UPValenciaX. Working with Information Technology (IT) without the necessary background? Learn about careers,  and social implications of IT.
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Overview

The IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals - Cybersecurity and Social Implications  Certificate from EdX is offered in partnership with UPValenciaX and is part of IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals Professional Certificate.

Education

This course is one of the 5 courses of an introductory business information systems series, designed to introduce you to the amazing world of Information Technology.

The series of courses is designed so that a professional in a field outside the information technologies (financial, administrative or managerial) acquires the basic knowledge in Information Technology to be able to interact more profitably with the computer and telecommunications specialists of your company or other corporations with which you are related, being able to specify requirements, evaluate workloads and monitor results in a much more effective way.

The syllabus of the series is based on the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam.

In this Computer Science course we will deal with various social aspects of ICT, such as its effect on globalization, business strategy and other economic processes, computer threats and how to protect us against them, ergonomics, cloud computing and careers professionals in the field of ICT.

By completing the series of 5 courses, you will be prepared to interact effectively with specialists in the Information Technology sector (and pass the CLEP ISCA exam if you wish).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 21 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      3-6 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • The effects of ICT in processes such as globalization, e-commerce, business strategy, competition and outsourcing, among others
  • Concepts related to intellectual property, privacy, hackers; threats and how to defend us against them.
  • The phenomenon of Web 2.0 and social networks
  • The different professional careers that can be chosen in the world of IT

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Internet and computers. Knowledge of mathematics at High School level is assumed.

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $75 USD

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Funding

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