technology

Tech Collective launches IT skills program

Posted 7/10/13

PROVIDENCE – During its “IT On Demand” pilot program this fall, the Tech Collective will host 15 participants and provide unemployed and underemployed IT practitioners with technical, business and experiential training.

The program is directed at workers with prior IT knowledge. It seeks to “skill up” participants and “prepare them to re-enter the workforce at mid-level,” according to a Tech Collective release.

Taking place from Sept. 16 to Dec. 20, the fall session highlights include VMware Data Center Virtualization and business management certification.

The session is broken into three training components: technical, business and experiential. The experiential component comprises 8 weeks of the 14-week program and will provide hands-on learning with a Rhode Island IT employer, Tech Collective said in the release.

New Horizons will provide the technical training for VMware Data Center Virtualization. Participants will have the opportunity to become VCP5-DCV certified.

Bryant University will provide business skills training; participants can earn a business management certificate.

Finally, participants will interview with a Rhode Island IT employer for an experiential learning position. Tech Collective anticipates that participants will be hired after successfully completing the 8-week experiential component.

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
  • Best Places to Work
    Enrollment is now open for the 7th annual Best Places to Work program. Winners w ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement