This beginner-level course gives you in-depth understanding of how the Internet works and how to work with the Internet. You will gain hands-on technical experience of the tools and techniques in software and web development.
The internet is continuously reshaping global society—and those who are able to use it to its full potential will be best prepared for the digital future. Are you?
With 63% of companies globally lacking the skills necessary for digital transformation, technical knowledge is no longer a “nice-to-have”—it’s essential for job security. Managers and employees alike need basic technical understanding for strategic discussions and decision-making on digital transformation.
In-house digital skills and technical knowledge not only help cut costs on IT support and external service providers, they also lead to increased productivity. It’s a double win for financial viability and business growth.
A self-described novice when she started 50 Things You Need to Know About the Internet, Julita couldn’t have foreseen that by the end, she would have built a professional website for her small family-run business selling honey.
Or that she would have her first paid assignment using skills she learnt during the course. She was astounded at how far and fast her digital skills developed in just a matter of weeks. She knows her future is bright with possibilities—as a one-woman marketing and web development solution for small businesses. And she’s excited at what’s to come.
50 Things You Need to Know About the Internet is for anyone looking to learn the skills, technology and terms necessary to work in today's digital world. You’ll be able to code a website, make decisions about digital strategy and contribute to technical discussions at work. If you want to be prepared for the digital future, this course is for you.
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The 50 Things You Need to Know About the Internet course gives you the knowledge, vocabulary and skills to build websites, navigate the world of the Internet and understand information technology. With video trainings, written lessons and hands-on exercises, you'll gain a broad understanding of the tools and techniques used in the digital world.
These course details are subject to change; please refer to the program outline at the time of registration.
This course is taught at beginner-level. You should have the following tools, skills and abilities prior to registering for this course:
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