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Microsoft Professional Program: Certificate in IoT


Varies, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

April 2018 - January 2020.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the Internet of Things (IoT) training curriculum, students will be able to:  recognize and define the opportunity for IoT solutions that achieve business goals for top/trending industries; program resource constrained device hardware, breadboard simple electrical circuits, and capture sensor readings; configure and implement secure two-way communications between devices and a cloud gateway; Implement data analytics (live streams and stored data) to inform device management and other actions; construct IoT data visualizations that enable businesses to gain insights related to their operations; apply machine learning to IoT data to facilitate predictive maintenance and improve business services; evaluate business scenarios, design IoT solution architectures, and develop associated business plans; design and implement an IoT solution for a given industry scenario.


Instruction is offered online through edX and through other Microsoft partners.  Major topics include: getting started with IoT; introduction to device programming for IoT; IoT device configuration and communication; IoT data analytics and storage; business intelligence for IoT solutions; predictive analytics for IoT solutions; IoT solution architecture design and business planning; and Microsoft Professional Internet of Things Capstone.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Information Technology, Computer Technology, Information Science, or Information Systems (10/18).