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Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

As an important part of meeting its mission, Merit Network provides a regular program of learning opportunities. All upcoming events are listed below by category or in monthly or yearly calendar view.

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December 3, 2014
Ann Arbor
This unique gathering will feature presentations and panel discussions on key aspects of BYOD: mobility, user support, data security, licensing, infrastructure and the impact on IT policies.

Register for Bring-Your-Own-Device: A Summit for Decision-Makers

 

December 8-12, 2014
Live Online
This course prepares and certifies you to analyze an organization's information security threats and risks, and to design a security program to mitigate them. This class is held Live Online; however, Merit Network's facilities are open to you for use during the week of class. Please notify learning@merit.edu as early as possible if you are interested in attending the class from Merit's facilities.

Register for Certified Information Systems Security Officer (CISSO)

 

December 9-10, 2014
Ann Arbor
Learn the essential IPv6 concepts, discuss campus IPv6 implementations, and explain configuration and troubleshooting techniques. Participants will configure Cisco networking equipment to build a working IPv6 network in a lab environment.

Register for IPv6 Workshop: Practical Tools for Implementation

December 11-12, 2014
Ann Arbor
Learn the essential IPv6 concepts, discuss campus IPv6 implementations, and explain configuration and troubleshooting techniques. Participants will configure Cisco networking equipment to build a working IPv6 network in a lab environment.

Register for IPv6 Workshop: Practical Tools for Implementation

 

January 22, 2015
Ann Arbor
Attend the meeting of the MITE Forum at Washtenaw Community College on Thursday, January 22, 2015. The meeting will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the Morris Lawrence Building in room ML 150. MITE Forum Members and first-time guests are welcome to attend free of charge.

Register for MITE Forum Winter 2015 Meeting

 

January 26-30, 2015
Live Online
Certified Penetration Testing Consultant is designed for IT security professionals and network administrators who are interested in conducting penetration tests against network infrastructures such as those operated by large organizations, service providers and telecommunication companies.

Register for Certified Penetration Testing Consultant (CPTC)

February 2-6, 2015
Live Online
ITIL v3 Foundation is an interactive online course on the fundamentals of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), an industry-standard methodology for managing and developing IT services.

Register for ITIL v3 Foundation

 

February 16-20, 2015
Live Online
This course prepares and certifies you to analyze an organization's information security threats and risks, and to design a security program to mitigate them.

Register for Certified Information Systems Security Officer (CISSO)

 

February 17-18, 2015
Live Online
Master the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing. Learn how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. This course helps you to successfully complete the CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam to become CompTIA Cloud Essentials certified.

Register for Cloud Essentials

February 23-27, 2015
Live Online
The Certified Incident Handling Engineer course is designed to help Incident Handlers, System Administrators, and any General Security Engineers understand how to plan, create and utilize their systems in order to prevent, detect and respond to attacks.

Register for Certified Incident Handling Engineer (CIHE)

 

February 24-26, 2015
Ann Arbor
In this intensive three-day course, you will create your own personal leadership philosophy, become a better leader and master skills that can help you improve your business results and accelerate your career.

Register for Leadership Excellence & Executive Coaching

 

March 9-12, 2015
Live Online
This multi-day course will teach you practical methods for preparing a disaster recovery strategy that can benefit your organization. The comprehensive Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer course goes beyond traditional Business Continuity planning training, preparing students for industry certification in business continuity planning and presenting the latest methodologies and best practices for real-world systems recovery.

Register for Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer (CDRE)

March 16-20, 2015
Live Online
Certified Network Forensics Examiner (CNFE) will teach you advanced networking forensics techniques. It's perfect for those who want an advanced knowledge in network investigative and incident response handling policies, procedures and techniques.

Register for Certified Network Forensics Engineer (CNFE)

 

March 23-27, 2015
Ann Arbor
Groovy is an object-oriented programming language for the Java platform; Grails is an open source web application framework that uses Groovy. Mastery of Groovy and Grails is essential for developers who support Banner.

Register for Web Application Development with Groovy and Grails

 

March 30-April 3, 2015
Live Online
Obtain real-world security knowledge that will enable you to recognize vulnerabilities, exploit system weaknesses and help safeguard against threats. You will learn the art of ethical hacking with a professional edge.

Register for Certified Penetration Testing Engineer (CPTE)

April 13-17, 2015
Live Online
Obtain real-world security knowledge that will enable you to recognize vulnerabilities, exploit system weaknesses and help safeguard against threats. You will learn the art of ethical hacking with a professional edge.

Register for Certified Penetration Testing Engineer (CPTE)

 

May 4-8, 2015
Live Online
This course prepares and certifies you to analyze an organization's information security threats and risks, and to design a security program to mitigate them.

Register for Certified Information Systems Security Officer (CISSO)

 

May 13-14, 2015
Ypsilanti
Make plans now to attend the 2015 Merit Member Conference at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. The MMC is a community gathering on the state-of-the-art in IT, with a focus on technology and related policy, as well as financial and social considerations.

Register for 2015 Merit Member Conference

May 19-21, 2015
Ann Arbor
In this intensive three-day course, you will create your own personal leadership philosophy, become a better leader and master skills that can help you improve your business results and accelerate your career.

Register for Leadership Excellence & Executive Coaching

 

July 14-16, 2015
Ann Arbor
This highly interactive three-day leader development program builds upon the skills you learned during participation in the Leadership Excellence and Executive Coaching course. You will learn along with other emerging leaders who have decided to further develop their leadership skills.

Register for Advanced Leadership Course & Executive Coaching

 


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