SKILL-UP, FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

This faculty is designed as a core skill acquisition program targeted at students in higher institutions, young graduates and youth in general with the aim of preparing them for the future of work skills. 

This program is 100% Virtual but students are attached to coaches to help their learning journey.

Before Proceeding to Registrations, kindly note the following:

  1. Students must defend a project and respond to all course assignments before they can be certified
  2. Only Graduated students may be recommended for any job/internship/volunteer roles arising
  3. Certification is instant upon completion of all course requirements, however, the faculty shall also conduct a convocation ceremony twice a year and awards will be given to high performing students on those occasions.
  4. Courses are self paced which means students that are enrolled can take courses at their own leisure.
  5. Each students will have access to a mentor who will be ready to answer your questions.
  6. The program is free, our mentors and coaches are available to coach you. However, for each course, students are required to contribute a sustainability fee so we keep the program running. See details below.

Registration Deadline: 14th August, 2020

Program Commences: 17th August, 2020

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Registered Students will have free access to the following elective courses

  1. Writing a professional CV
  2. Writing a professional Cover Letter
  3. Sending Professional Email
  4. HR Sessions on succeeding at Interviews
  5. Securing Internships, Volunteer and Job roles
  6. Positioning for Global Opportunities
 
Sustainability Fee: Free for students of the Academy

 

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In the Cloud Computing fundamental Class, we shall treat the below
  1. Understanding the basics of cloud computing and the features it provides.
  2. Learn about  Infrastructure as a Service, virtualization,virtual machines, containers, SLA agreements, etc.
  3. Learn about Platform as a service, PaaS offerings and Software as a service and offerings.
 

Sustainability Fee: #3,000 ($8)

 

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Microsoft 365 brings together best-in-class productivity apps with powerful cloud services, device management, and advanced security in one, connected experience.

You would learn the use of the cloud interconnected O365 services like Exchange Online, Teams setup, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business etc, all for business productivity and collaboration.

Fortune 500 companies are already making use of Office 365 cloud service.

Sustainability Fee: #4,000 ($10) 

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Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a wide variety of services you can use without purchasing and provisioning your own hardware.

The lesson would cover the fundamentals of Azure and all you need to start developing solutions right away. It concentrates on the features of the Azure platform that you would most likely need to know rather than on every feature and service available on the platform.It would also provide several walkthroughs you can follow to learn how to create Virtual Machines and virtual networks, websites,storage accounts and so on. In many cases,getting the most out of Azure experience.

Sustainability Fee: #4,000 ($10)

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At the end of the course students will be able to develop a dynamic website reading and inserting data into a dedicated database.

Some of the highlights of the course are:

  1. Setting up and creating development environment
  2. Introduction to Html
  3. Cascading StyleSheet(CSS)
  4. PHP
  5. MySql Database

Sustainability fee: #5,000

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For the Basic class, you will learn the following:

  1. Excel Layout
  2. Managing Workbooks &Work sheets
  3. Cell Structures and features 
  4. Cell Formatting and features
  5. Basic Mathematical Operations, Formulae and Functions
  6. Fill Handle and filling series
  7. Tables and charts for better organization and visualization.
  8. Document Inspector to check the integrity of a file.
  9. Difference and similarities between relative and absolute cell referencing.

Note there are other basic lessons not listed above, Please register to see full course description.

Sustainability Fee: #2,000($6)

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For the Intermediate class, you shall learn the following:

  1. Freezing Panes
  2. Sorting and Filtering
  3. Hyperlink – Create a Link between a cell and a spreadsheet within a workbook.
  4. Transpose, Rotate data from rows to column and columns to rows.
  5. Concatenate and ampersand
  6. Text to Column
  7. Split data in a single column into different cells.
  8. Flash Fill
  9. Data Validation, Control what users enter in a cell, etc,
  10. Logical Functions, Nested If Function, etc.
  11. Ranking
  12. Naming Range of Cell for easy referencing.
  13. Advanced Functions. e.g. Using Statistical Functions
  14. Grouping Rows and columns

Note there are other Intermediate lessons not listed above, Please register to see full course description.

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

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For the Advanced Class you shall learn the following:

  1. Data Entry Form
  2. Data Base Functions
  3. Advance Filtering and Slicers
  4. Nesting Functions
  5. Pivot Tables
  6. Pivot Charts
  7. VLOOK-UP and HLOOK-UP
  8. MATCH AND INDEX
  9. Advance Data Validation
  10. Advance Conditional Formatting
  11. Data Consolidation
  12. Protecting Workbooks and Worksheets
  13. Building Excel Templates

Note there are other Advanced lessons not listed above, Please register to see full course description.

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

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Graphics designers are essential to push the brand image of organizations and unlike other professions, all organization needs a graphics designer to design images, banners, fliers for both social media and onsite campaigns.

At the end of the graphics course, you would have learnt the following:

  1. Fundamentals of design.
  2. Elements of design
  3. Principles of design
  4. How to source for inspiration as a designer..
  5. Logo design
  6. Social media templates
  7. Fliers
  8. Banners, etc.

Generally, you would have mastered the Adobe Photoshop software.

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

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Product design describes the process of imagining, creating, and iterating products that solve users’ problems or address specific needs in a given market. The key to successful product design is an understanding of the end-user customer, the person for whom the product is being created.

In this course, you will be learning how to design digital products. Our Facilitator will cover the following practical topics:

  1. Introduction to Product Design
  2. Definition of Product Design
  3. What is UI and Ux
  4. The difference between UI and UX Design
  5. Ui/Ux Rules
  6. Responsibilities of ui/ux designers
  7. Introduction to Adobe XD
  8. Understanding XD
  9. Creating a simple App layout
  10. Prototyping in XD
  11. Exporting your App

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

 

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In the Python Beginners Class, you will learn the following:

  1. Setting Up the python IDE
  2. Introduction to Python
  3. Data types, variables
  4. Defining function
  5. Conditional Statements
  6. Arithmetic Analysis
  7. Numerical Statistics Using NUMPY
  8. Intro to Pandas

Sustainability fee: #5,000

 

 

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In the Python Intermediate class, you will learn:

  1. Integrating Excel CSV files into Python
  2. Data Cleansing, Manipulation
  3. Data Visualization
  4. Advanced analysis and visualization using Matplotlib
  5. Intro to Seaborn
  6. Visualization Using Seaborn
 
Sustainability Fee: #3,000 ($8)

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Microsoft PowerBI empowers you with tools to Source data, analyze data, help organizations make decisions using data, build visualization,interactive dashboards, and collaborate with your team online,etc.

Students will learn the following:

  1. Learn Microsoft Power BI Services and Desktop
  2. Learn Big Data Analytics
  3. Learn how to analyze data
  4. Learn how to Query Data
  5. Learn how to Visualize data
  6. Build interactive dashboards
  7. Learn arithmetic algorithms using DAX
  8. Integrate and manipulate Excel data from anywhere using powerbi

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

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  1. Setting Up SQL reporting and analytic environment
  2. DataBase Concept
  3. DataType
  4. Using SQL statement (Insert, delete, update, delete)to manipulate data
  5. MySQL Functions
  6. Arithmetic analysis using Aggregate functions
  7. Removing duplicate data
  8. Filtering data
  9. Analyzing Data Using Patterns
  10. Sorting data
  11. Reporting
  12. Grouping Data

 

Sustainability Fee: #5,000 ($13)

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Digital marketing is the use of the Internet, mobile devices, social media, search engines, and other channels to reach consumers.

Students will learn the following:

  1. Search Engine Optimization
  2. Story Telling
  3. Content Marketing and Digital Copy Writing
  4. PPC (Pay Per Click Advertising)
  5. Website User Analytics
  6. Email Marketing
  7. Social Media Marketing(Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  8. Video Marketing
  9. Influencer Marketing

Sustainability Fee: #5,000($13)

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