ANU School of Professional Development

Project Management Professional (PMP)

September 19, 2016 to October 26, 2016

6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon & Wed

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Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016

6:30pm to 9:30pm

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CompTIA Security+

September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016

6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs

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Project Management Professional (PMP)

September 26, 2016 to September 30, 2016

8:00am to 5:00pm

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Training for Technology and Business Professionals

The School of Professional Development, a division of American National University, is dedicated in helping you master essential IT and business skills through our broad portfolio of training and certification preparation courses. Gain new skills, advance professionally and transform the way you work with the support of our award-winning curriculum and industry-leading instructors.

COURSE SCHEDULE
 CEH
Online ClassCourse Details

Certified Ethical Hacker

Course Date: September 13, 2016 to October 20, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Certified Ethical Hacker course immerses you in an interactive environment where you will receive in-depth knowledge and gain practical experience with the most current essential security systems. You will get to work within a sandbox system where you can learn to scan, test, hack, and secure your own systems, all without harming any actual networks. You will understand how perimeter defenses work and how intruders escalate privileges, and what steps can be taken to secure a system. By the end of this course you will be fully prepared for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • At least 2 years of IT security experience
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Apply countermeasures to secure your system against threats
  • Test access to your data using ethical hacking techniques
  • Implement real–world hacking techniques, testing your system’s security
  • Encrypt data to prevent unauthorized access

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Security Officers
  • Auditors
  • Security Professionals
  • Site Administrators


 

 CISM
Online ClassCourse Details

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Course Date: September 13, 2016 to October 20, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Certified Information Security Man ager certification is a globally recognized credential for individuals who develop, building, and manage enterprise information security programs. Our course trains you in the four domains of information security management, which represent the practical aspects of the work performed by certified information security managers, preparing you for a successful and valued career in this field.

DURATION: 21 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • 5 years of experience in IS related work performed as a security practitioner

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve CISM certification
  • Know the four domains as defined by ISACA
  • Learn advanced risk management and security management operations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Individuals with information security management responsibilities
  • IT consultants
  • Security policy writers
  • Security engineers


 

 Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Online ClassCourse Details

Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Course Date: September 13, 2016 to October 13, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Risk Management Framework is the unified information security framework for the entire federal government that is replacing the legacy Certification and Accreditation processes within federal government departments and agencies. In this course, you will learn the RMF for DoD IT policies, roles, and responsibilities.

DURATION: 32 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • There are no prerequisites for this course

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the RMF for DoD IT Authorization process
  • Explain key roles and responsibilities
  • Explain regulatory requirements
  • Apply what you learn to real-world situations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • DoD employees and contractors
  • Anyone looking to gain high-level knowledge of RMF


 

 PMP
Online ClassCourse Details

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Course Date: September 19, 2016 to October 26, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon & Wed Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a must-have for any successful Project Manager. PMP Certification is the gold standard by which project managers are measured. Our course trains you to understand any project by scope, cost, time, and quality, as well as be able to individually manage each of these aspects. The Project Management Body of Knowledge is used as a guideline for the topics that this course will cover, ensuring that by the end of the class, students will be fully prepared to pass the PMI Project Management Professionals examination.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve PMP Certification
  • Understand the project management process and tasks involved
  • Participate in the planning and executing of the project
  • Understand the methodology to manage multiple projects simultaneously

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Managers with on the job experience performing project management tasks
  • Individuals serving as project manager who are not certified
  • Individual looking to apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management
  • Individuals seeking career advancement in a Project Manager job


 

 CISSP
Online ClassCourse Details

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

Course Date: September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Our CISSP Training course puts the strength of our university training behind you as you take the (ISC)² administered exam. You will be fully prepared to receive this internationally recognized, accredited benchmark information security certification. Together, we will review the Common Body of Knowledge including all eight security domains relevant to information security. The CISSP certification makes you one of the elite Information Security Professionals around the world who discuss, debate, and resolve challenging issues facing the Information Security community.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • At least 5 years cumulative paid full-time work experience in two or more of the 8 domains of the (ISC)² CISSP CBK®

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Prepare for CISSP exam
  • Learn effective ways to safeguard your systems
  • Protect the privacy of your assets
  • Recognize vulnerabilities
  • Learn recovery and disaster control strategies
  • Strengthen identity securities

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Security consultants
  • Security managers
  • IT directors/managers
  • Security auditors
  • Security architects


 

 Security+
Online ClassCourse Details

CompTIA Security+

Course Date: September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this course, you will learn the skills to secure a network and deter hackers. You will obtain a certification that confirms that you understand the security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents and are fully able to anticipate security risks and guard against them. You will become familiar with the terms used in a security-based context, learn to protect your system against privacy and integrity threats, and proactively safeguard against potential security threats. By the end of this course you will be prepared to pass the Security+ certification exam.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • CompTIA Network+
  • Two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve the CompTIA Security+ certification
  • Learn effective ways to safeguard your systems
  • Protect the privacy of your assets
  • Recognize vulnerabilities
  • Learn recovery and disaster control strategies
  • Strengthen identity securities
  • WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
  • Information Assurance Managers
  • IT Security Managers and Administrators
  • Network security professionals


 

 PMP Bootcamp
Course Details

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Course Date: September 26, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Charlottesville VA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a must-have for any successful Project Manager. PMP Certification is the gold standard by which project managers are measured. Our course trains you to understand any project by scope, cost, time, and quality, as well as be able to individually manage each of these aspects. The Project Management Body of Knowledge is used as a guideline for the topics that this course will cover, ensuring that by the end of the class, students will be fully prepared to pass the PMI Project Management Professionals examination.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve PMP Certification
  • Understand the project management process and tasks involved
  • Participate in the planning and executing of the project
  • Understand the methodology to manage multiple projects simultaneously

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Managers with on the job experience performing project management tasks
  • Individuals serving as project manager who are not certified
  • Individual looking to apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management
  • Individuals seeking career advancement in a Project Manager job


 

 PMP
Course Details

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Course Date: September 26, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Charlottesville VA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a must-have for any successful Project Manager. PMP Certification is the gold standard by which project managers are measured. Our course trains you to understand any project by scope, cost, time, and quality, as well as be able to individually manage each of these aspects. The Project Management Body of Knowledge is used as a guideline for the topics that this course will cover, ensuring that by the end of the class, students will be fully prepared to pass the PMI Project Management Professionals examination.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve PMP Certification
  • Understand the project management process and tasks involved
  • Participate in the planning and executing of the project
  • Understand the methodology to manage multiple projects simultaneously

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Managers with on the job experience performing project management tasks
  • Individuals serving as project manager who are not certified
  • Individual looking to apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management
  • Individuals seeking career advancement in a Project Manager job


 

 CASP
Online ClassCourse Details

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

Course Date: September 27, 2016 to November 03, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification will open up countless opportunities for you in the world of advanced IT security. Demand is high for the skills you will acquire in the course, giving you a way to advance your career and break into a competitive industry. By the end of this class you will be prepared to take the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner exam.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • CompTIA A+ Essentials
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification
  • Conceptualize and design secure policies for enterprise environments
  • Integrate secure policies with organizational and business needs
  • Learn risk reduction and defense in depth strategies

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • IT professionals


 

 CompTIA Network+
Online ClassCourse Details

CompTIA Network+

Course Date: September 27, 2016 to November 03, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Network+ professionals are trained to work with a variety of hardware, software and networks. Network+ certification validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices. In this course, you will learn foundation-level skills needed to install, operate, manage, and troubleshoot a corporate network. By the end of this course you will be able to solve major issues with technologies and methodologies in a system, and manage both LAN (local area networks) and WAN (wide area network). You will be prepared to pass the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-0060)

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • 9 months of networking experience

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve CompTIA Network+ Certification
  • Learn the basics of configuration, management, and troubleshooting wired and wireless network devices
  • Become familiar with mobile and cloud technologies
  • Mitigate security threats
  • Manage and control network access

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Network Field Technician/Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Analyst


 

 Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Course Details

Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Course Date: October 03, 2016 to October 06, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Charlottesville VA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Risk Management Framework is the unified information security framework for the entire federal government that is replacing the legacy Certification and Accreditation processes within federal government departments and agencies. In this course, you will learn the RMF for DoD IT policies, roles, and responsibilities.

DURATION: 32 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • There are no prerequisites for this course

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the RMF for DoD IT Authorization process
  • Explain key roles and responsibilities
  • Explain regulatory requirements
  • Apply what you learn to real-world situations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • DoD employees and contractors
  • Anyone looking to gain high-level knowledge of RMF


 

 Administering Windows Server 2012
Online ClassCourse Details

Administering Windows Server 2012

Course Date: October 04, 2016 to November 08, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Administering Windows Server 2012 certification is the next step in a series of three course that will lead you to proficiency in Windows Server 2012. You will learn to implement Windows Server 2012 in an existing organization, as well as how to maintain and troubleshoot it. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to take the Administering Windows Server 2012 exam.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course, or knowledge equivalent to it

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve Administering Windows Server 2012 certification
  • Implement Group Policy Structure
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Implement Network Access Protection

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Windows Server Administrators looking to perform
  • daily management tasks in Window Server 2012
  • Anyone who wants to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions
  • Expert exam, for which this course is a prerequisite


 

 CompTIA A+
Online ClassCourse Details

CompTIA A+

Course Date: October 04, 2016 to December 08, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
CompTIA's A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the foundational skills needed by today's computer support technicians. In this course, you'll gain the knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems. You will cover the essential principles of installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, and preventative maintenance on desktop and laptop computers. You will also learn elements of customer service and communication skills necessary to work with clients. By the end of this course you will be fully prepared for the CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam 220-801 and Practical Application Exam 220-802.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • 6 to 12 months basic computer experience

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Install and configure PC operating systems
  • Configure common features for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Communicate with customers in a professional manner
  • Support printers and scanners
  • Secure PCs

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Anyone looking to jumpstart their career in IT
  • Anyone looking to get their CompTIA A+ certification


 

 Security+
Course Details

CompTIA Security+

Course Date: October 24, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Charlottesville VA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this course, you will learn the skills to secure a network and deter hackers. You will obtain a certification that confirms that you understand the security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents and are fully able to anticipate security risks and guard against them. You will become familiar with the terms used in a security-based context, learn to protect your system against privacy and integrity threats, and proactively safeguard against potential security threats. By the end of this course you will be prepared to pass the Security+ certification exam.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • CompTIA Network+
  • Two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve the CompTIA Security+ certification
  • Learn effective ways to safeguard your systems
  • Protect the privacy of your assets
  • Recognize vulnerabilities
  • Learn recovery and disaster control strategies
  • Strengthen identity securities
  • WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
  • Information Assurance Managers
  • IT Security Managers and Administrators
  • Network security professionals


 

 Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Online ClassCourse Details

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Course Date: October 25, 2016 to December 06, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this course, you will learn to excel in digital evidence acquisition, handling, and analysis in a forensically sound manner. Acceptable in a court of law, these skills will lead to successful prosecutions in various types of security incidents such as data breaches, corporate espionage, insider threats, and other intricate cases involving computer systems. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to pass the Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator exam.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Must be familiar with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response
  • Certified Ethical Hacker certification highly recommended

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator certification
  • Learn forensics methods for different operating systems
  • Become familiar with relevant laws
  • Know which method to use for investigating different crimes

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Police and law enforcement personnel
  • Defense and military personnel
  • Systems administrators
  • Legal professionals
  • Government agencies
  • IT managers


 

 CISSP
Online ClassCourse Details

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

Course Date: November 01, 2016 to December 13, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Our CISSP Training course puts the strength of our university training behind you as you take the (ISC)² administered exam. You will be fully prepared to receive this internationally recognized, accredited benchmark information security certification. Together, we will review the Common Body of Knowledge including all eight security domains relevant to information security. The CISSP certification makes you one of the elite Information Security Professionals around the world who discuss, debate, and resolve challenging issues facing the Information Security community.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • At least 5 years cumulative paid full-time work experience in two or more of the 8 domains of the (ISC)² CISSP CBK®

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Prepare for CISSP exam
  • Learn effective ways to safeguard your systems
  • Protect the privacy of your assets
  • Recognize vulnerabilities
  • Learn recovery and disaster control strategies
  • Strengthen identity securities

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Security consultants
  • Security managers
  • IT directors/managers
  • Security auditors
  • Security architects


 

 PMP
Online ClassCourse Details

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Course Date: November 07, 2016 to December 19, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon & Wed Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a must-have for any successful Project Manager. PMP Certification is the gold standard by which project managers are measured. Our course trains you to understand any project by scope, cost, time, and quality, as well as be able to individually manage each of these aspects. The Project Management Body of Knowledge is used as a guideline for the topics that this course will cover, ensuring that by the end of the class, students will be fully prepared to pass the PMI Project Management Professionals examination.

DURATION: 40 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Achieve PMP Certification
  • Understand the project management process and tasks involved
  • Participate in the planning and executing of the project
  • Understand the methodology to manage multiple projects simultaneously

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Managers with on the job experience performing project management tasks
  • Individuals serving as project manager who are not certified
  • Individual looking to apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management
  • Individuals seeking career advancement in a Project Manager job


 

 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Online ClassCourse Details

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Course Date: November 08, 2016 to November 08, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services course is the final of three classes needed to implement a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise. This final course focuses on advanced networking services, disaster recovery, and everything else needed to solidify your proficiency in this area. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to pass the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services exam.

DURATION
The total length of the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services certification program is 40 hours.

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of the first two courses in the series
  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or 2012 day to day

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Acquire the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services certificate
  • Configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration
  • Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM) with Windows Server 2012
  • Implement and configure an Active Director Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment
  • Implement and validate high availability and load balancing for web-based applications
  • Deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exam
  • Windows Server Administrators with experience in Windows Server 2008 or 2012


 

 CompTIA A+
Online ClassCourse Details

CompTIA A+

Course Date: January 17, 2017 to March 23, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tue & Thurs Location: Virtual

COURSE DESCRIPTION
CompTIA's A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the foundational skills needed by today's computer support technicians. In this course, you'll gain the knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems. You will cover the essential principles of installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, and preventative maintenance on desktop and laptop computers. You will also learn elements of customer service and communication skills necessary to work with clients. By the end of this course you will be fully prepared for the CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam 220-801 and Practical Application Exam 220-802.

DURATION: 35 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • 6 to 12 months basic computer experience

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Install and configure PC operating systems
  • Configure common features for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Communicate with customers in a professional manner
  • Support printers and scanners
  • Secure PCs

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Anyone looking to jumpstart their career in IT
  • Anyone looking to get their CompTIA A+ certification


 

 


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