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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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March 5, 2015
West Olive
Please join us for exciting presentations on cybersecurity and collaboration. Lunch will be provided at this free event.

Register for Merit Regional Member Community Meeting in Ottawa County


March 9-12, 2015
Live Online
This course will teach you practical methods for preparing a disaster recovery strategy that can benefit your organization. Go beyond traditional Business Continuity planning training. Prepare 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-C)DRE


March 16-20, 2015
Live Online
Certified Network Forensics Examiner 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-C)NFE

March 23-27, 2015
Live Online
Merit Network is pleased to present ITIL v3 Foundation, 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


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-C)PTE


April 6-7, 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

April 20-24, 2015
Ann Arbor
This course is an introductory-level penetration testing course. Through the coursework and lab exercises, students gain a valuable skillset in penetration testing and understand the importance of vulnerability assessments and ethical hacking.

Register for Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (CPEH)


April 27-May 1, 2015
Ann Arbor
This course will 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-C)IHE


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-C)ISSO

May 12, 2015
Please join the Michigan Cyber Range at the Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest for the third annual MCRCon cybersecurity conference.

Register for MCRCon Cybersecurity Conference


May 13-14, 2015
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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