Course Structure

  • Intensive and highly interactive online experience
  • Flexible, customizable to the specific need of a business enrolling groups of 10 or more
  • 3 days (1 day of independent study between 2 days of instruction)
  • Instruction days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with periodic breaks 
  • Practical labs with industry IoT consultants
  • Examples and applications direct from participants’ work experience or job sites


Module 1:
Demystifying the Internet of Things

  • What is the IoT and why is it important?
  • Elements of an IoT ecosystem
  • Technology and business drivers
  • IoT applications, trends and implications
  • Wireless technologies for the IoT

Module 2: 
How to Find Readily-Available IoT Resources, Tools and Technologies

  • Sensor components and devices
  • Edge connectivity and protocols
  • Discuss tools, technologies and processes
  • Connecting devices at the edge and to the cloud
  • Review of Microsoft Azure services and technologies
  • Review of DevOps tools methodologies and process

Module 3:
IoT Lab Exercises

  • Lab Introduction
  • Review Raspberry Pi hardware, services, and configuration
  • Learn useful command to run on Raspberry Pi
  • Review and update IoT code and solution architecture
  • Deploy docker containers to Microsoft Azure and that automatically update your Raspberry Pi
  • Deploy temperature module from Microsoft Azure to your Raspberry Pi


Module 4:
Independent Study and Case Studies

  • Participant will use time between instruction days to practice useful exercises and identify potential application within their job responsibilities or at their worksites
  • Instructors available online or by phone for consultation


Module 5:
Data Basics: Analytics and Applications

  • Understanding data sources and formats
  • Capturing and assessing data
  • Understanding and visualizing data on a leading data analytics platform
  • Real-time and local analytics

Module 6:
IoT Business Solutions Lab

  • Determining business outcomes based on independent studies
  • Discuss business goals of IoT solutions
  • Discuss potential needs within current business inefficiencies and feasibility of IoT solutions
  • Discuss issues to consider before IoT implementations
  • Create roadmap and plan for IoT solution

Module 7:
Premier Skills: Bridging the Gap Between Tech and Non-Tech Language

  • How to communicate business problems & formulate solutions
  • Whiteboarding techniques for collaborative problem solving
  • Presenting proposed technical solutions to non-technical team members
  • Review professional toolkit provided
  • Role play IoT presentations with high emotional intelligence


Modules represent learning objectives related to categories of course content. Certain core competencies within associated modules may be discussed in different order as shown above based on optimal learning sequence.


Employees working in the State of Ohio: Ask about eligibility for tuition reimbursement.

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