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Do you dream of getting a job in Information Technology (IT) but don't know where to start? Perhaps you want to make a career change, but you’re struggling to find information and guidance about the field and all the components you’ll need to learn. Or you've heard IT is a great field, but you don’t know all the different types of jobs—and which one is right for you.

In this course you will learn about all the types of jobs in the IT fields and which job is right for you based on your background, knowledge, education and preferences. We cover the software, hardware, procedures, and concerns that IT professionals address. By the end of this course, you’ll be informed and confident enough to choose the job of your dreams, and to start pursuing your new career.


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This course was created independently by Imran Afzal and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.

prerequisites

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what you will learn

  • Overview of IT and details of specific jobs in the IT field
  • Understanding the components of IT jobs, including networking, security, storage, databases, and more
  • Introduction to the kinds of hardware and software IT professionals use
  • Which IT field is the best match for you

about the instructor

Imran Afzal provides onsite and online training on many IT subjects. He has some of the best-selling and highest-rated courses online, with over 400,000 students worldwide. He has helped thousands of people to land the job of their dreams in IT.

Imran has over 20 years of experience in systems administration and engineering, leadership, entrepreneurship, training, and public speaking. He started his career with Time Warner (New York City) in 2000 as a systems administrator, and now manages a large team of systems engineers, administrators and team leads globally. Imran has put his IT skills to work in many fortune 500 companies in the domains of finance, fashion, tech media, and more. Projects he has spearheaded include datacenter migration, introduction and deployment of VMWare, monitoring tools implementation, Amazon cloud migration and more.

Imran earned a bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College, City University of New York and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has also received numerous certifications, including Linux Systems Management, UNIX Operating Systems, Linux System Administration, System Internals, VMWare Certified Professional, RHCSA and Windows Server Certified.

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