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AGILE for Project Management

Agile project management is an iterative and incremental approach to planning and guiding project processes. In this program series, you will gain an understanding of the Agile Manifesto and its 12 Principles, learn the Lean principles of value and waste, and build a basic Kanban board and manage flow. Through hands-on exercises, you will explore Scrum roles, activities, and artifacts and develop a deeper understanding of the Agile mindset.

Update for fall 2020: Agile classes will be held online, live-streamed via Zoom. Learn a new skill while you are safe at home.

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Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day

Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day will take place on October 16, 2020, from 12PM – 2:30PM EST.

This virtual career day will introduce students and alumni to many career paths available in data center operations and specifically with Digital Realty.

The program will offer a keynote from Digital Realty’s Executive Vice President and a panel discussion with professionals from across the company.  Following this presentation, students can meet the panel members in 1-on-1 video chats.

For more information and instructions on how to use the Virtual Career Fair register via Career Connection Events/Career Fairs/ and select the Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day and click ATTEND.

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DiscovFREE Webinars

NOVA Workforce Offers Free Webinars

Have you ever wondered what an IT certification could do for you? Or what it takes to become a Software Tester or Python Programmer? Or how to lead multiple generations in the workplace? NOVA Workforce is offering a series of free, informational webinars to answer these and many other questions.

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Business Bits: Welcoming a New Generation into the Workplace

Born after 1996, our newest generation is on the workforce horizon:  Generation Z.  Also called GenZ, iGen, and the Cloud Generation, these post-millennials were the first to conduct childhood friendships on portable devices, a skill that has come in handy during COVID-19.  They’ve mastered the art of achieving an entire conversation with images (emojis).  Independent, pragmatic, stubborn, and always in a rush, Generation Z will bring a new challenge to corporations.   That’s if they arrive as workers on the corporate scene at all.  Most reports say over 75 percent of GenZ-ers want to start their own company and not work for others.  If they do arrive on the corporate scene, how will they want to be trained and supported at work? Continue reading Business Bits: Welcoming a New Generation into the Workplace

CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (en Español)

NEW! Fundamentos de IT de CompTIA® (en español)

¡Por primera vez, nuestro curso CompTIA® IT Fundamentals se ofrece en español!

Si está tratando de decidir si una carrera en IT (tecnología de la información) es adecuada para usted, o si desea ampliar sus conocimientos de TI, la certificación CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (ITF +) es un excelente lugar para comenzar. La ITF + incluye los conocimientos y habilidades de IT básicos que todos necesitan. Continue reading CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (en Español)