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BOOTCAMPS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Access to Opportunity

Bootcamps were offered and available to unemployed and underemployed Ohioans for free through Ohio’s IMAP program. There were also offered for free or at a discount to community members through OCRI funding, and employers leveraged multiple grant funds and Ohio’s TechCred program to receive incumbent worker training. The ability to join a bootcamp at no charge allows adults from any background to test whether or not they have interest in the field. They have access to industry mentors and advisors, university faculty, and university students and also have flexibility in completing coursework through an asynchronous online model.  

Below is the information about the upcoming & past bootcamps conducted through OCRI.

Ongoing & Upcoming Bootcamps

CompTIA Network Bootcamp

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Fall: November 20 - December 17, 2023
Summer: May 01- May 31, 2024*

UC's Networking bootcamps are designed for beginners. No knowledge of networking is required. During these intensive boot camps, you will quickly go from entry-level information technology skills to intermediate networking skills.The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for IT Infrastructure jobs such as Network Field Engineer, Network Administrator, or Network Analyst. The course is self-paced with instructor support. Weekly check-ins and office hours. For more information, click here.

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Fall: November 20 - December 17, 2023
Summer: April 29 - May 26, 2024*

In Azure Fundamentals, you will gain the foundational knowledge of cloud services for a career in IT. This course is intended for non-technical candidates who want to understand the cloud-based solutions for offering services such as sales, purchasing, and marketing of cloud services. This course prepares you for the AZ-900 exam. For more information, click here.

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DevOps Foundation Bootcamp

Fall:November 27, 2023 - December 22, 2024
Summer: April 29 - May 26, 2024*

This course is designed for a broad audience, enabling those on the business side of an organization to obtain an understanding of the benefits of DevOps concepts such as continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and the associated enabling technologies. Those on the technical side of an organization can obtain an understanding of the business value of DevOps to reduce cost with increased quality to support business objectives centered on digital transformation initiatives.

For more information, click here.

Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM®)

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Fall:December 11, 2023- January 7, 2024

University of Cincinnati's Certified Associate in Project Management Course meets the 23 contact hours required for certification. This globally recognized certification provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI) covers all the fundamental knowledge, processes, terminology associated with effective project management. With the CAPM®, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity. This course provides the 23 contact hours of project management education required for you to sit for the CAPM® exam. Successful completion of CAPM® Certification ensures that you possess the necessary skills and knowledge about the principles of project management, and this certification enables you to handle the primary challenges of project management. The course is self-paced with instructor support. Weekly check-ins and office hours. For more information, click here.

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Microsoft Excel Certification Course

Fall: December 11,2023 - January 07, 2024
Summer: June 1, 2024-June 30, 2024*

This Excel course will cover the fundamentals of creating and managing worksheets, applying formulas and functions, and creating charts and objects. Participants will be proficient to address managing data, understanding advanced functions, and pivot tables. Upon successful completion, participants will have been exposed to skills needed to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Associate Certification Exam. For more information, click here.

Azure Administrator

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

December 11, 2023 - January 07, 2024

An Azure Administrator often serves as part of a larger team dedicated to implementing an organization’s cloud infrastructure. Azure Administrators also coordinate with other roles to deliver Azure networking, security, database, application development, and DevOps solutions.This course will prepare you for the Microsoft Exam AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator, with modules dedicated to Azure identity and governance, implement and manage storage, deploy and manage Azure compute resources, configure and manage virtual networking, monitor and maintain Azure resources.For more information, click here

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Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

Fall:December 9, 2023 - January 7, 2024
Summer: May 28 - June 30, 2024*

In Azure Data Fundamentals, you will describe analytical workloads and work with relational and non-relational data on Azure. Before taking this course, you should have a foundational knowledge of core data concepts and how they are implemented using Microsoft Azure data services. This course prepares you for the DP-900 exam. For more information, click here.

CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp

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Fall: December 18, 2023 - January 14, 2024
Summer: June 1 - June 30, 2024

The CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp is an intensive course in Information Technology Fundamentals and Cybersecurity. The bootcamp is designed for beginners who can spend 30 hours per week on course instruction, hands-on assignments, and discussions. The course begins with foundational learning in Information Technology, networking, and cybersecurity required for the in-depth cybersecurity topics that will be covered in the latter part of the bootcamp. The purpose of this bootcamp is to provide the student with an overview in practical information technology skills, intermediate skills in core cybersecurity functions, as well as problem solving and critical thinking skills. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Security+ (SYO-601) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for cybersecurity jobs such as Security Administrator, Security Analyst, or Security Specialist. For more information, click here.

DevOps Engineer

MS DevOps Engineer Expert Bootcamp

January 8 - February 4, 2024

DevOps Engineers are developers or infrastructure administrators who also have subject matter expertise in working with people, processes, and products to enable continuous delivery of value in organizations. Responsibilities for this role include designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, infrastructure, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring, and feedback. DevOps Engineers work on cross-functional teams that include developers, site reliability engineers, and Azure administrators.

For more information, click here

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Past Bootcamps

DevOps Engineer

MS DevOps Engineer Expert Bootcamp

March 27- April 23, 2023

DevOps Engineers are developers or infrastructure administrators who also have subject matter expertise in working with people, processes, and products to enable continuous delivery of value in organizations. Responsibilities for this role include designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, infrastructure, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring, and feedback. DevOps Engineers work on cross-functional teams that include developers, site reliability engineers, and Azure administrators.

For more information, click here

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DevOps Foundation Bootcamp

May 01 - May 28, 2023

This course is designed for a broad audience, enabling those on the business side of an organization to obtain an understanding of the benefits of DevOps concepts such as continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and the associated enabling technologies. Those on the technical side of an organization can obtain an understanding of the business value of DevOps to reduce cost with increased quality to support business objectives centered on digital transformation initiatives.

For more information, click here.

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Google UI/UX Bootcamp

May 01 - May 28, 2023

Individuals trained in User Experience and User Interface are in high demand. Experienced designers focus on the interaction that users have with products such as websites, apps, and physical objects. They make those everyday interactions useful, enjoyable, and accessible. Through this course, you will gain in-demand skills that will prepare you for an entry-level job. For more information, click here.

CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp

May 01 - May 28, 2023

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The CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp is an intensive course in Information Technology Fundamentals and Cybersecurity. The bootcamp is designed for beginners who can spend 30 hours per week on course instruction, hands-on assignments, and discussions. The course begins with foundational learning in Information Technology, networking, and cybersecurity required for the in-depth cybersecurity topics that will be covered in the latter part of the bootcamp. The purpose of this bootcamp is to provide the student with an overview in practical information technology skills, intermediate skills in core cybersecurity functions, as well as problem solving and critical thinking skills. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Security+ (SYO-601) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for cybersecurity jobs such as Security Administrator, Security Analyst, or Security Specialist. For more information, click here.

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GenCyber Teacher Camp

June 26 - June 30, 2023

GenCyber is a nationwide grant program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Security Agency (NSA). With the intent of building excitement and awareness of this important field, GenCyber provides funding to programs so that they can introduce middle and high students and their teachers to the field of cybersecurity. For further information and to register, click here.

Azure Administrator

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

February 20 - March 19, 2023

An Azure Administrator often serves as part of a larger team dedicated to implementing an organization’s cloud infrastructure. Azure Administrators also coordinate with other roles to deliver Azure networking, security, database, application development, and DevOps solutions.This course will prepare you for the Microsoft Exam AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator, with modules dedicated to Azure identity and governance, implement and manage storage, deploy and manage Azure compute resources, configure and manage virtual networking, monitor and maintain Azure resources.For more information, click here

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Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

December 12, 2022 - January 15, 2023

In Azure Data Fundamentals, you will describe analytical workloads and work with relational and non-relational data on Azure. Before taking this course, you should have a foundational knowledge of core data concepts and how they are implemented using Microsoft Azure data services. This course prepares you for the DP-900 exam. For more information, click here.

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Microsoft Excel Certification Course

January 16 - February 12, 2023

This Excel course will cover the fundamentals of creating and managing worksheets, applying formulas and functions, and creating charts and objects. Participants will be proficient to address managing data, understanding advanced functions, and pivot tables. Upon successful completion, participants will have been exposed to skills needed to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Associate Certification Exam. For more information, click here.

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

January 16 - February 12, 2023

In Azure Fundamentals, you will gain the foundational knowledge of cloud services for a career in IT. This course is intended for non-technical candidates who want to understand the cloud-based solutions for offering services such as sales, purchasing, and marketing of cloud services. This course prepares you for the AZ-900 exam. For more information, click here.

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp

March 7 - April 3, 2022

UC's Cybersecurity Boootcamps are designed for beginners and no knowledge of IT or cybersecurity is assumed. During these intensive bootcamps you will quickly go from entry-level information technology skills to intermediate cybersecurity skills. The camp aligns with the outcomes in the CompTIA Security+ certifications, and includes critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Upon successful completion, you will receive free vouchers for the certificate exam. For more information, click here

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Networking Bootcamp

January 31 - February 20, 2022

UC's Cybersecurity Boootcamps are designed for beginners and no knowledge of IT or cybersecurity is assumed. During these intensive bootcamps you will quickly go from entry-level information technology skills to intermediate networking skills. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for IT Infrastructure jobs such as Network Field Engineer, Network Administrator, or Network Analyst. Fore more information, click here.

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp

October 25 -
November 21, 2021

UC's Cybersecurity Boootcamps are designed for beginners and no knowledge of IT or cybersecurity is assumed. During these intensive bootcamps you will quickly go from entry-level information technology skills to intermediate cybersecurity skills. The camp aligns with the outcomes in the CompTIA Security+ certifications, and includes critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Upon successful completion, you will receive free vouchers for the certificate exam.

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Microsoft Power Platform Training and Certification Course

October 25 -
November 21, 2021

This Power Platform Fundamentals course is designed for anyone who aspires to improve productivity by automating business processes, analyzing data to produce business insights, and acting more effectively by creating simple app experiences. Students do not need to have any experience with Microsoft Power Platform before taking this course; however, a basic level of familiarity with computer technology, data analytics, cloud computing, and the Internet is assumed.

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Networking Bootcamp

October 25 -
November 21, 2021

UC's Cybersecurity Boootcamps are designed for beginners and no knowledge of IT or cybersecurity is assumed. During these intensive bootcamps you will quickly go from entry-level information technology skills to intermediate networking skills. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for IT Infrastructure jobs such as Network Field Engineer, Network Administrator, or Network Analyst.

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Early IT Summer Camp

June 7 - 18, 2021

The Early IT Summer Camp took place as a two-week, virtual day camp designed to give students a solid foundation in Information Technology including cybersecurity, software development, game development and simulations, data and cloud technologies. Students had the opportunity to experience hands-on learning of current technologies, work in groups to develop their own IT solutions, and learn from college professors and IT business leaders 

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GenCyber Teacher Camp

June 7-11, 2021

GenCyber is a nationwide grant program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Security Agency (NSA). With the intent of building excitement and awareness of this important field, GenCyber provides funding to programs so that they can introduce middle and high students and their teachers to the field of cybersecurity. The application deadline has passed for the 2021 GenCyber Camp. Join us next year for this opportunity! 

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Cybersecurity Awareness 8-Week Course

Begins April 26, 2021

Cybersecurity news is making headlines about cyberattacks that affect businesses and governments and assume it’s a problem for IT or law enforcement. Cybersecurity is an issue that affects everyone and with just a little bit of awareness, an everyday cybercitizen can make a big difference. This course will examine the current cybersecurity landscape and introduce you to common threats that you may encounter. Each week we will look at a different topic and discuss how it affects you and learn steps to take to become secure in your digital life.

Free for those with an OLLI Membership. 

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp Training

April 12 - May 9, 2021

The Security+ Bootcamp is an intensive course in Information Technology Fundamentals and Cybersecurity. The camp is designed for beginners who can spend 30 hours per week on the course instruction, hands-on assignments, and discussions. The course began with foundational learning in Information Technology, networking, and cybersecurity required for the in-depth cybersecurity topics that will be covered in the latter part of the camp. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Security+ (SYO-501) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for cybersecurity jobs such as Security Administrator, Security Analyst, or Security Specialist.

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Networking Bootcamp Training

March 8 - April 4, 2021

The Network+ Bootcamp is an intensive course in Information Technology Fundamentals and Computer Networking. The course began with foundational learning in Information Technology, networking, and cybersecurity required for the in-depth networking topics that will be covered in the latter part of the camp. The course outcomes are aligned to the CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) professional certification exam objectives and align with employer needs. Knowledge gained in this course will prepare students for IT Infrastructure jobs such as Network Field Engineer, Network Administrator, or Network Analyst.  Concepts presented in this course will also prepare students for a better understanding of Cybersecurity knowledge and skills.

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp

October 19, 2020

Bootcamps are an opportunity to jumpstart your IT career! This boot camp required no past experience to attend. This intensive IT Bootcamp was aimed to prepare you for the exam for CompTIA Security+ or Network+ Certification. Learn from UC faculty, industry professionals, and IT experts. Work at your own pace online with assistance from LIVE panel sessions. No cost to Ohio residents once approved. Non-Ohio residents are eligible for a discount.

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