Here are some of the top Live Online schools offering training, including Noble Desktop (68 courses), Certstaffix Training (68 courses), and Ledet Training (66 courses).
Flatiron offers on-site and online courses in software engineering, data science, UX design, and cybersecurity. You’ll find they are located all over the U.S. including Austin, Chicago, Denver, Houston, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
Financing: Financing options (with interest) offered through Skills Fund and Climb for those who qualify.
This online data science program is meant to get students ready for a career in data science. The program covers the key components for data science, including SQL, Python, statistics, and machine learning. Students will start coding in Python using Jupyter notebooks, learn the statistics behind machine learning, apply machine learning techniques, and work on data science projects in this data science course. Students will also receive career coaching and job support during the program for help finding a job in data science. The online program offers flexible scheduling options, including full-time over 5 months, part-time over 10 months, and self-paced for up to 15 months.
Financing: Financing options (with interest) offered through Skills Fund and Climb for those who qualify.
This cybersecurity online course is designed to teach students the skills they need for a career as a security analyst, consultant, or a tier 1+ SOC analyst. This intensive program covers network and system administration, strategy and analyst for threat intelligence, security intelligence and event management, and more. The program culminates with a capstone project that pulls together many of the skills learned in the course. This program includes career coaching and job support to help you land a job in cybersecurity. The online program offers flexible scheduling options, including full-time for 4 months or part-time for 8 months.
Financing: Financing options (with interest) offered through Skills Fund and Climb for those who qualify.
NYIM Training offers results-oriented business courses and corporate training online and in New York. With hands-on courses and certifications in data analytics, design, programming, office productivity, and finance, its extensive offering provides flexible training solutions for professionals and businesses.
In this comprehensive Excel bootcamp, participants learn beginner to advanced Excel techniques, including formulas & functions, VLOOKUP, macros, and more. Students learn how to work more efficiently, summarize, and analyze data with tables, charts, and PivotTables. By the end of this hands-on course, participants will be ready to use Excel for everyday business tasks. The course has flexible scheduling options and is available live online or in NYC. Tuition includes hands-on training, a free retake, course manual, and supporting video tutorials.
In this comprehensive Financial Modeling bootcamp, participants learn to master the advanced Excel, financial modeling, corporate finance, and accounting skills they need to succeed in various finance-related positions. This complete program covers advanced Excel for financial modeling, a crash course in finance and accounting, and a real-world financial modeling project, with essential topics including sensitivity analysis, financial functions, modeling shortcuts, financial statements, model drivers, and modeling assumptions. Tuition includes hands-on training, a free retake, and a training manual. The course has flexible scheduling options and is available online and in NYC.
In this 3-day bootcamp, beginners will be transformed into confident SQL users who can write queries, manipulate tables, and store advanced code. Participants will start by learning about relational databases and SQL fundamentals and will conclude the program having mastered complex retrieval tasks and storing complex code. Topics include composing queries, creating your SQL databases, automating workflow with stored procedures, and step-by-step exercises that will provide an efficient and thorough approach to mastering SQL. Tuition includes hands-on training, a free retake, and a course manual. The course has flexible scheduling options and is available online and in NYC.
In this comprehensive 2-day course, participants can become an advanced Tableau user able to work with data to create visualizations and use the various tools Tableau Public has to offer. They will learn to identify datasets to create desired visualizations and then master the Tableau tools on a deeper level to customize their visualizations. By the end of this course, participants will have learned to create maps to represent geographical data, and build actions to control visualizations within sheets and dashboards. Tuition includes hands-on training, a free retake, and a course manual. The course offers flexible scheduling and is available online or in NYC.
Founded in 1990, Noble Desktop offers part-time and full-immersion courses on anything you can think of from design and coding to business. Located in New York City and providing courses both online and in-person, Noble Desktop prides itself on accommodating dynamic courses and bootcamps with hands-on learning, time-tested curriculums, and education from top industry experts.
In this 72-hour certificate program, participants will learn the skills needed to become a graphic designer. Attendees start by learning industry-standard apps such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Students then learn and put into practice design fundamentals such as design theory, composition, typography, color, and more. During the program, students will work on multiple design projects including logos, social media graphics, album art, advertisements, and more. Attendees will learn the skills needed to start a career as a graphic designer and walk away with projects they can use in a portfolio to show prospective employers or clients. The program includes a free retake and several step-by-step workbooks.
In this comprehensive digital marketing program, participants will learn the skills and techniques they need to succeed as a digital marketer. This 60-hour program includes five bootcamps covering the following topics: Digital Marketing Strategies, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing, Google Ads, and Google Analytics. Participants will learn to develop, execute, and measure omnichannel marketing strategies utilizing a variety of tools and metrics. Students will work hands-on with each tool as they learn to launch campaigns across Google Ads and social media channels, analyze web data with Google Analytics, and learn about other key digital marketing strategies. This course is great for individuals looking to start a career in digital marketing, entrepreneurs looking to start a business and leverage digital marketing, or business owners looking to grow a business using digital marketing techniques. This program also includes a free retake so students can come back to refresh the material.
Located in Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco, Metis is an accredited school that offers both on-site and online classes in Data Science. Metis offers a variety of learning options including corporate training and various bootcamps.
This full-time, accredited data science bootcamp covers data wrangling and exploratory data analysis using Python's statistical and data visualization packages. It also teaches regression techniques, web scraping, classification techniques using supervised and unsupervised models, and natural language processing. Finally, the courses finishes off with a capstone data science project where students can showcase their knowledge and talent.
Prerequisite: 30 hours of prework
Thinkful aims to prepare students for the world’s fast-paced and job-competitive fields in software engineering, data science, data analytics, and design. Its course are held online, and it hosts events at its locations across the U.S. including California, Texas, Chicago, Florida, Washington, Denver, Boston, and Philadelphia.
This 1-day introduction to Microsoft Excel teaches participants how to create, manage and work with spreadsheets. Throughout this experience, students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel to organize and analyze data. They will gain practice with writing formulas, creating tables, and presenting data in charts and reports.
UX/UI Design Flex course is a 6-month part-time program that is fully online. You can enroll anytime and immediately have access to their learning materials for free for 15-days. Afterwards, you can decide whether you wish to continue by choosing a payment plan that fits you best. This course also comes with a tuition guarantee if you don't find a job within 6 months after graduation. You will learn how to prototype, conduct research interviews, create wireframes, and design principles to help you think and speak like a designer. This course comes with a tuition guarantee if you can't land a job within 6 months of graduation.
Data Science Flex is a 6-month part-time program that will prepare you to to be a data scientist. This program comes with a tuition back guarantee if you can't land a job within 6 months after your graduation. To be accepted into this program, you will have to complete 3 weeks of prepwork and pass an assessment test before you start. Once you're accepted, you'll learn how to clean data using Python, query data using SQL, learn how to train and evaluate supervised and unsupervised machine learning models, and choose a track to specialize. You can deepdive in natural language processing, big data and spark, and deep learning with TensorFlow and Keras.
Career Centers offers intensive business courses and corporate training in the heart of New York City and remotely online. They offer courses in Microsoft Excel, finance & accounting, data analytics, Microsoft Office, and design.
This 3-day Microsoft Excel Bootcamp consists of three courses and helps students with little to no prior Excel experience go from novice to pro in a couple of days. The first course, Excel for Business Fundamentals, covers the basics, including writing formulas, using absolute references, formatting, common charts and designs, as well as general workbook best practices. The second course, Intermediate Excel for Business, introduces students to more advanced topics, including advanced paste functions, working with text, VLOOKUP, PivotTables, statistical functions, and some advanced charts. The third and final course, Advanced Excel for Business, walks students through some common skills used primarily by more experienced Excel users, including cell management, nested IF statements, What If analysis, advanced analytical tools, INDEX-MATCH, and macros to help automate repetitive tasks. Each course concludes with a final project to help cement the skills students learn in each course.
This 1-day Microsoft Excel course is intended for those who have little to no prior Excel experience looking to build foundational skills working with spreadsheets. This course covers all the basics to make students feel at ease when working with Excel. There are a number of topics covered in this course, including data entry, working with basic formulas, formatting data, an introduction to charts and tables, and workbook management. The course is punctuated by a final project to help review and solidify the major topics covered in the class.
This 1-day Intermediate Microsoft Excel course is designed for individuals with some prior Excel experience but who are looking to add to their Excel toolbelt and continue building their spreadsheet knowledge. There are a number of intermediate topics covered in this course, including learning helpful keyboard shortcuts, working with text, functions (statistical, LOOKUP and logic functions), working with PivotTables, and an introduction to combo charts. The course is punctuated by a final project to help review and solidify the major topics covered throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Participants should be familiar with the basics of Excel
This 1-day Advanced Microsoft Excel course is designed for individuals with a strong grasp on Excel but who are looking to add to their Excel toolbelt and learn advanced functions and features to become an Excel expert. There are several advanced topics covered in this course, including advanced cell management and cell locking, special formatting, advanced functions (like nested ifs), What If analysis, PivotTable calculations and charts, Index-Match, and a Macros primer to help students automate repetitive tasks. The course is punctuated by a final project to help review and solidify the major topics covered throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Participants should be familiar with intermediate-level Excel functions including VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
App Academy offers full-time immersive software engineering tracks and bootcamp prep in San Francisco, New York, and online. App Academy offers these courses with no tuition fees until you’re hired as a software engineer earning over $50,000. App Academy also provides corporate training with guaranteed results and emphasizes collaborative curriculum-building and pre/post assessments of employees and progress.
Financing: Students do not pay for the course until they get a job making at least $50,000 per year.
With campuses in New York City, Chicago, and online, Fullstack Academy offers immersive development bootcamps in coding, web development, and cybersecurity. Fullstack Academy provides industry practices such as test-driven developments and pair programming.
This online coding bootcamp is a 17-28 week experience giving you the knowledge and experience to become a software engineer. The course is 100% online, and features live lectures, coding challenges, solutions videos, and real-time support. This program begins with a part-time foundations course before they move into the junior and senior, full-time phase. At the end of the program, students will have a professional portfolio for their job search.
Financing: Full financing available.
Prerequisite: Students should have programming experience and are required to take and complete a Foundations course prior to enrollment in the full-time program.
Established in 2012, Hack Reactor is a 12-week immersive coding school that offers software engineering courses, career placement services, and a great network of professional companions. Hack Reactor is located in San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, and New York and also offers both full-time and part-time courses online.
Devmountain is a design and coding school that provides inclusive housing for students in immersive programs and is currently located in Utah, Texas, and Arizona. Devmountain offers remote and in-person courses including iOS development, software QA, user experience and design, and web development.
iOS Bootcamp Remote is a 13-week full-time program that is taught completely online. It will teach you how to make iOS apps using XCode and Swift. You will also learn Objective-C, design principles, architecture principles, and UI/UX. By the end of the course, you will publish your capstone app on Apple. Career support will also be provided remotely.
UX Design Remote course is a 13-week full-time program that is taught online. A live instructor will lead the class but you can learn from home. Admissions will assess whether remote learning will be a good fit for you. The course will cover wireframes, design principles, informational architecture, prototyping, and animation. You will complete three projects and build your portfolio to showcase your talents to potential employers.
UX Design Part-Time Remote course is a 16-week program designed for busy professionals who can't commit to a full-time course. The remote course will teach you how to conduct research interviews, prototypes, prototyping tools, informational architecture, visual design principles, and animation. You will complete three projects and add your work to a portfolio that you can showcase to potential employers.
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Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combining images and text. Graphic designers create logos, ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more.Explore Graphic Design Classes
Web design combines elements of user experience design (how the website works), visual or user interface design (how the website looks), and coding (how the website is actually built and made to function properly). Some web designers touch on all three areas, while others focus on one specific skill. If you like to design or write code, there's a role for you in web design. With billions of unique websites and more being created every day, web designers continue to be in high demand.Explore Web Design Classes
Video editing is about telling a cohesive story through combining different video clips, footage, and effects. Video editors are able to achieve this using programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.Explore Video Editing Classes
Adobe Photoshop is widely known as the best photo editing software for photographers and photo retouchers. It's also used by digital painters as well as graphic designers for creating a wide variety of designs such as social media graphics, web designs, app designs, graphics that will be animated in Adobe After Effects, and much more.Explore Photoshop Classes
Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for video post-production, compositing, effects, and animation. It's one of the most important apps for motion designers and can be used for creating animations and videos for social media, YouTube, websites, TV, and movies.Explore After Effects Classes
User experience (UX) designers work on creating functional, meaningful, and enjoyable user experiences. UX design focuses on ease of use, navigation, and functionality of products (which are commonly digital products such as websites and apps).Explore UX Design Classes
Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of industry-leading apps dedicated to creativity, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and many more. Adobe Creative Cloud has what you need to create projects using photo editing, bitmap or vector illustration, digital design, animation, audio, augmented reality (AR), and more.Explore Adobe Classes
Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout design tool for print. Publishers of magazines, books, newspapers and other media rely on InDesign for page layouts and graphic design. InDesign can also be used to create digital documents such as PDFs and eBooks.Explore InDesign Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading choice for video editing for TV, movies and the internet. It allows users to weave together video clips, graphics, and audio to produce professional grade video projects. It offers seamless integrations with Adobe Audition, After Effects, Photoshop and more.Explore Premiere Pro Classes
AutoCAD is the software that engineers, interior designers, manufacturers and architects use to create scale blueprints, schematics and models. As a computer-aided design software, AutoCAD offers intelligent objects for creating common plans, such as electrical and plumbing design plans.Explore AutoCAD Classes
Motion graphics refers to animated graphic design. It marries together text, sound, motion, animation, and visual effects to communicate a message or tell a story.Explore Motion Graphics Classes
Visual design focuses on aesthetic presentation of digital products such as websites, apps, social media graphics, and much more. Combining typography, imagery, graphics, shapes, colors, and textures to create a compelling design. Using balance, contrast, scale and space, visual designers create eye-catching designs.Explore Visual Design Classes
Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular vector graphics applications. With seamless integrations across Adobe’s Creative Cloud, Illustrator is widely used by individuals and organizations to create resizable illustrations, design elements for videos and motion graphics, all through its powerful vector creation tools.Explore Illustrator Classes
Final Cut Pro, one of Apple's most advanced video editing platforms, gives you the tools you need to make a studio-quality movie from beginning to end or easily add a few extras to existing video. Advanced functions include layering, color correction, and more.Explore Final Cut Pro Classes
Adobe Captivate is a tool for developing interactive presentations. This tool can be used to create elearning simulations, convert existing PowerPoint presentations, capture videos and screen recordings, and insert images and videos. This tool is the most popular elearning development tool available and offers seamless integrations with other tools in the Adobe Creative Suite.Explore Adobe Captivate Classes
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Adobe Acrobat is the premiere software for creating, editing, sharing, and signing .PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat is part of the Adobe Document Cloud as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud. Acrobat is used to turn documents into PDFs which are easily shared with people on any device. People can view, edit, add comments, markup corrections, and digitally sign PDF files using the Adobe Acrobat app.Explore Adobe Acrobat Classes
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Web development begins with the basics of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), which form the foundation of front-end web development. With HTML and CSS, you can create a professional website that looks great.Explore Web Development Classes
Take enterprise-level projects from start to finish with a comprehensive Product Management course. Participants master core concepts, exhibit emotional intelligence, and support a company’s mission.Explore Product Management Classes
iOS is among the most advanced and widely used mobile operating systems. iOS developers use Xcode, Apple’s Integrated Development Environment, to build apps for Mac and iOS.Explore iOS Development Classes
From basic single-computer programs to enterprise-level solutions, Java is the most widely-used code in the world. It is a simple, open-sourced code which is relatively easy to learn. Those who master it have solid employment prospects now and in the future.Explore Java Classes
Websites are created by writing code. Web browsers read that code, and in turn create a webpage like this page you're currently reading. The code which affects what you see in the browser is called front-end code. People who write that code are called front-end developers.Explore Front-End Web Development Classes
The theory and practice of computer science is the foundation of most IT-related endeavors. Computer science also gives students important problem-solving skills.Explore Computer Science Classes
The FinTech (financial technology) industry has moved far beyond early entrants like PayPal. Many experts predict that this industry could replace up to 50 percent of all bank jobs within the next few decades.Explore FinTech Classes
Visual Basic for Applications is an advanced Excel tool which allows users to visualize and conceptualize spreadhseets. In other words, VBA/Excel users think in three dimentions instead of two.Explore VBA Classes
HTML and CSS are two essential coding languages for create web pages. You cannot make webpage without them! HTML creates the webpage and marks up the content. CSS styles the content.Explore HTML & CSS Classes
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Data science is one of the fastest-growing career fields, with competitive salaries and nearly endless opportunities for specialization. Data science uses machine learning algorithms, statistics and other analytic tools to understand data.Explore Data Science Classes
Python is an easy-to-read, versatile object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Java, Ruby, and Perl. It is available under an open-source license and is a favorite among programmers.Explore Python Classes
SQL is short for Structured Query Language and refers to a programming language designed for relational databases. SQL organizes data and allows for queries and sorting of data.Explore SQL Classes
Microsoft Excel is the leading spreadsheet application and data analytics tool. With Excel, you can create charts, tables, automate workflow, track budgets and financials, and much more.Explore Excel Classes
Data analytics is the process of analyzing raw data in order to draw conclusions. Data analytics are used to study all kinds of data, including productivity, production, profit/loss and much more.Explore Data Analytics Classes
Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence and involves creating programs that learn from data and optimize. Machine learning is prevalent in our everyday lives, from the recommendation engines for music and TV to the search engines and the voice assistants. Machine learning models leverage vast amounts of past data to learn to solve problems on their own and predict future outcomes. With the power and prevalence of machine learning, it is a highly in-demand set of skills, and the field of machine learning continues to grow.Explore Machine Learning Classes
Tableau is a data visualization tool used to simplify raw data. Data visualizations take data and make it easy to understand and analyze, even for those who aren't technically inclined.Explore Tableau Classes
Data visualization creates visual representations of data, making it easier to read and understand.Explore Data Visualization Classes
Power BI is a collection of software that works together to convert multiple sources of data into usable information. Using the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI service, and the Power BI mobile apps, businesses can analyze data, create visualizations, and make sense of it all. Leaders can use these critical insights to forecast, plan, and make informed decisions. This dashboard has the power to uncover critical business insights needed to drive decision making.Explore Power BI Classes
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SEO is the practice of optimizing your pages and website for search engine ranking. With a variety of SEO strategies and techniques, you can boost your websites ranking to start bringing in organic traffic. In SEO classes, participants will learn the fundamental ideas of SEO and strategies to succeed in the search engines.Explore SEO Classes
Google Analytics is a free web and marketing analytics tool offered by Google that provides valuable information about your website traffic. Google Analytics is a fundamental component of digital marketing as it serves as the aggregator of our online efforts. It allows us to measure web traffic, see the success of our marketing efforts, learn about our users, and understand their behavior on our site. Google Analytics does much more than count website views; it provides a deeper understanding of what is going on before, during, and after a website visit.Explore Google Analytics Classes
Google Ads is an online advertising platform where businesses and organizations can pay to show up in the search results or display advertisements across the web through Google's Display Network. Google Ads can be a powerful tool for driving new prospects to your site and remarketing to previous visitors.Explore Google Ads Classes
Social media refers to websites and applications that allow people to interact, and commonly used tools are Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media marketing involves leveraging those digital channels to achieve your business goals.Explore Social Media Marketing Classes
WordPress is used on over 37% of all websites, and growing. It's a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that lets you create & manage a website or blog. It’s popular for blogging, but you can build websites that don't even have a blog.Explore WordPress Classes
Microsoft Office is a suite of software with an integrated collection of applications for word processing, and creating spreadsheets, databases and other media. Many offices, schools and individuals use Microsoft Office.Explore Microsoft Office Classes
Project management is the art of leading a team to achieve a common goal. As a field, project management involves managing people, scope, time, quality, and budget.Explore Project Management Classes
Business writing is a discipline that encompasses many types of professional writing. This includes resumes, letters, proposals, email communications, reports and more.Explore Business Writing Classes
Finance refers to all matters relating to money, from creating it to investing it. Finance is often divided into three, distinct specialties – personal finance, public finance, and corporate finance.Explore Finance Classes
Accounting is the act of recording and analyzing financial transactions. Accounting can be as simple as balancing a checkbook, or as complex as a year-end profit and loss statement.Explore Accounting Classes
Financial modeling refers to the act of creating a model of a financial situation. It involves taking known data and using it to create hypothetical models about what may come next given a certain set of behaviors or circumstances.Explore Financial Modeling Classes
Quickbooks is an accounting software product primarily intended for small to mid-sized businesses. Quickbooks is often used by individuals as well, who use it to manage transactions, pay bills, and track spending.Explore QuickBooks Classes
A single resume line, like Project Manager Professional certification, tells potential clients and employers that you can shepherd almost any business project from start to finish. This course prepares learners to pass the PMP exam.Explore PMP Certification Classes
Learn how to make powerful and dynamic presentations that captivate your audience and leave a very strong impression. Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry-standard presentation application. With PowerPoint, you can quickly and efficiently create slideshows, presentations, and reusable templates. You can add animations, images, charts, and more, and as part of the Microsoft Office suite, it integrates well with other Microsoft applications like Excel.Explore PowerPoint Classes
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification is for entry-level project managers looking to establish a marketable credential in their field. This program includes best practices for project and operations management, leadership styles, governance frameworks, change management, and budgeting. Achieving this certification is a stepping-stone to the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Explore CAPM Certification Classes
The most popular project management certification programs are the PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification and the (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certification.Explore Project Management Certification Classes
Microsoft Word is the very popular word processing program used world-wide by professionals and students. With built-in templates and pre-made writing elements, MS Word simplifies the writing process and allows a writer to maximize the strength and organization of his/her writing.Explore Microsoft Word Classes
Microsoft Outlook contains a robust collection of organizational tools for email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Outlook easily integrates with all of the other programs in the Office Suite, allowing sophisticated combinations of content to be emailed to particular contacts.Explore Microsoft Outlook Classes
Microsoft Access is a database software system that facilitates creation, organization, and retrieval of information. This information can be accessed by forms and arranged into reports.Explore Microsoft Access Classes
Microsoft Project is a dashboard of organizational tools that allow everyday users to plan and track projects with ease. Complete with a system of ready-made reports and automatic calculations, MS Project offers the familiar, Microsoft-based interface that allows users to navigate with confidence.Explore Microsoft Project Classes
Agile Certification is for project management professionals who want to expand their skills in Agile. This certification is for project managers who have experience using Agile techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and test-driven development. Agile methodologies provide businesses with proven frameworks for maximizing productivity, reducing waste, and streamlining processes. This certification has a number of education and experience requirements which must be met before sitting for the 120-question exam.Explore Agile Certification Classes
Cybersecurity refers to the protection of internet-connected assets. These assets can include servers, systems, hardware, software, and data. Cybersecurity professionals work to prevent and defend companies, governments, organizations, and individuals from cyber-attacks that seek to interrupt service or compromise data. These experts must stay informed about new technologies and threats.Explore Cybersecurity Classes
SQL Server is known as the most secure server available, due to its industry-leading security. Business leaders and IT professionals use SQL Server to build apps for online transaction processing, which improves performance and scalability. SQL Server allows users to analyze data directly within the database using the R programming language.Explore SQL Server Classes
Learn in-demand technology and computer skills to launch a new career in design, programming, marketing, business, and more. See the career pages for more information on required skills, tips for landing a job, typical day-to-day work, and where to find job postings.
Digital Designers make graphics, animations, and other visual effects. Depending on their preference, a Digital Designer might choose to niche down to work exclusively on pre-print, web, or digital marketing. These niches might mean that the Digital Designer is designing websites, applications, advertisements, or publications. Some Digital Designers even learn 3D modeling or animation to augment their capabilities.
Software engineers use their extensive knowledge of user experience design, operating systems, and programming languages to develop software. They can create different types of software, from games to operating systems. After analyzing a client's needs, they design, develop, and test software to meet that need. Software engineers can be divided into two distinct career categories: application engineers and systems engineers.
Data scientists collect, organize, and analyze large sets of data, providing analysis that is key to decision making. Governments, non-profits, and businesses of all types rely on data for forecasting, risk management, and resource allocation. Data scientists discover and analyze trends in data, and report their findings to stakeholders. They will use algorithms and models to simplify and mine data sets to create data-driven recommendations. Data scientists are needed across a handful of industries, especially the ubiquity of data and the reliance on it for business decision-making.
Data analysts review large amounts of data to summarize, analyze, and visualize it and provide insights. Working from data from multiple, relevant sources, they create and maintain databases, and use statistical techniques to analyze the collected data. Data analysts must be able to communicate with others about what the data shows and to be able to provide realistic recommendations based on their analysis. Many industries such as healthcare, advertising, and retail rely on the work of data analysts to inform their business decisions and strategy.
User experience (UX) designers are responsible for ensuring that digital products offer a seamless user experience, through prototyping, user research, and user testing. They will test the navigation and functionality of websites, apps, and more. UX designers must stay current on design trends to ensure ongoing adherence to best practices. They will also conduct ongoing user research to understand the habits and needs of users.
Product managers guide product development from ideation to market. Starting with consumer and market research, they use their understanding of customer wants and needs to inform product development and go-to-market strategy. They will work closely with engineering, marketing, sales, and other teams to launch products. After launch, they solicit and analyze feedback on the product to inform future iterations.
Python is the multi-tool of developer languages. Python Developers typically choose to focus on back end web development, data science or analysis, scripting, or product development. Some Python Developers work alone, others on a team of Back End Developers, and still others on a full engineering or development team. This will depend on the company they end up working for.
Business analysts use business, technology, and project management skills to analyze business problems and propose data-driven solutions. Grounded in technical expertise, business analysts perform risk analyses, manage project plans, and translate technical information such as diagrams and blueprints. Experienced business analysts can become business or project managers, which puts their professional expertise to work with the management of project deliverables and other people. Business analysts can put their skills to work across a variety of industries, companies, and job functions.
Financial analysts use their business, finance, or accounting background to analyze data and make recommendations for investments. They study past, present, and future business and economic trends to provide data-driven insights for business decision-making. Financial analysts take on roles as fund managers, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and risk analysts. Many earn additional credentials in the field, such as Certified Public Accountant or Project Management Professional certifications.
Digital marketers are responsible for designing, managing, and reviewing digital marketing campaigns. Using their expertise in search engine optimization (SEO), social media, backlinks, and digital ads, digital marketers provide data and demographic-driven marketing strategies. They may also help companies develop content marketing strategies through the use of blogs. Digital marketers also use data analytics to review digital marketing campaign results and provide guidance for future campaigns.
Full Stack Developers build web applications for both the visible front end that users see and interact with and the back end that powers the applications and stores the user data. Full Stack Developers can work alone but often work on a team with Front End and or Back End Developers as well as Designers. They work in any industry that uses web-based applications or sites.
Live Online refers to instructor-led training in a "virtual classroom" and typically mirrors the in-person version of a provider's course. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many providers have shifted in-person delivery or offered an online alternative to their customers. In Live Online training, participants can ask questions in real-time and the instructors can remote access the student's computer (with permission, of course). Many providers conduct classes solely with the live online option.