Here are some of the top Washington, D.C. schools offering training, including American Management Association (81 courses), Certstaffix (68 courses), and Ledet (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.
The Data Science Bootcamp from Flatiron is designed to be a comprehensive data science program for students to start careers in data science. The program runs for 15-weeks and 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. In addition to the coursework, students will receive career coaching and job support during the program.
This Cybersecurity Analytics 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 12-week intensive program covers network and system administration, strategy and analyst for threat intelligence, security intelligence, and event management. 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.
Flatiron's Cybersecurity Engineering program is meant to provide students with the skills they need to start a career in cybersecurity in 15 weeks. Students will work with cybersecurity tools like Python, Wireshark, and more to land a job in cybersecurity. Modules include network security, Python, threat intelligence, application security, and more, culminating with a capstone cybersecurity project. Students will learn from cybersecurity experts, work on cybersecurity projects, and receive job support through the program to prepare for a cybersecurity career.
General Assembly provides a variety of bootcamps and workshops in digital marketing, user experience design, and immersive courses in software engineering and data science. Students have a choice between part-time, full-time, or online classes, committed to finding you the most flexible fit for your busy schedule.
Meet the global demand for technical problem-solvers by developing your coding skills to create full stack web applications across multiple frameworks, incorporating functionality from third-party APIs, executing software engineering projects in an Agile development workflow, and more.
Learn to problem solve, and effectively communicate, like an analyst. This course teaches you to use industry-standard tools to make ethical, data-driven decisions. Experience hands-on training to master SQL, Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, and Python – tools listed in virtually every data analytics job posting across industries.
Launch a future-proof career designing digital experiences that power revenue, user loyalty, and product success. Distinguish yourself as a designer by compiling a portfolio to showcase solo, group, and client projects to employers based on UI design and Agile methodologies.
Gain fluency in Python — the world's fastest-growing major programming language — and start leveraging its versatile capabilities to build web and data science applications. This course is offered in person and live online, in a remote classroom setting.
Coding Dojo offers both online and onsite coding bootcamps and teaches three full-stack technologies in a 14-week program. Students can choose from multiple Coding Dojo locations including Berkley, Boise, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle, Tulsa, and Virginia.
The Onsite Coding Bootcamp is an intense 14-week full-time curriculum that will teach you to be full-stack engineer. Unlike most bootcamps, this course provides you with different "tech stack" options that you can pick depending on the location of your school. It starts by teaching you fundamental front-end development with lessons in HTML/CSS. Afterwards, you will learn Python to set up your back-end. You will complete three projects in total and present your capstone to your peers and potential employers.
As of July 14, 2020, the Data Science Immersive course is not available.
Ledet Training offers graphics and mobile training courses on-site across the U.S. including Washington, Denver, Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Portland, Houston, and Fort Lauderdale.
This 2-day program provides a comprehensive introduction to Adobe Photoshop. This course teaches students how to leverage Photoshop to create professional-quality images. Students will learn how to customize their Photoshop workspace and use Photoshop’s tools to edit, enhance, and augment graphics. Using Camera RAW and Adobe Bridge will also be included in the curriculum.
This 2-day program teaches advanced Adobe Photoshop skills. Using Photoshop’s tools, students will repair photos, work with selections and layers, and create special visual effects. Vector drawing and advanced compositing techniques are also included in the curriculum. Completion of this course will ensure that any professionals working with Adobe Photoshop will be able to unlock the tool’s full capabilities.
This comprehensive course offers an in-depth overview of Adobe After Effects. Students will learn how to develop dynamic visual assets with professional quality motion graphics and visual effects. They will learn how to enhance video, eLearning and other types of projects, utilizing best design practices.
This 3-day class on AutoCAD provides an introduction to the essentials. Students will learn how to navigate the AutoCAD workspace and user interface. They will practice creating and editing 2D drawings, working with layers and creating reusable blocks. Finally, students will prepare their work to be exported to PDF form.
Boot Camp Digital offers both online and live training in 30+ topics in the marketing industry. Boot Camp Digital also provides in-person digital marketing, social media workshops, and custom team training. Its featured program is its four-day intensive Digital Marketing Workshop which it hosts online and in Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Cincinnati, and Washington, D.C.
This 4-day digital marketing program is designed to give participants a comprehensive overview of digital marketing and various components of digital marketing. The course starts with an overview of digital marketing and then shifts towards web optimization and SEO. The course continues with email, digital advertising, social media, and other key platforms for effective marketing. Students receive a certification at the conclusion of the course, along with online learning access.
Certification Academy offers onsite and online training in business analysis, cybersecurity, IT service management, project management, Agile & Scrum, and Six Sigma. Certification offers students with rigorous courses, experienced instructors, and thought leadership.
Advance your career with this 3-day PMI Agile Certified Professional bootcamp. Students learn how to utilize Agile teams to make improvements, effectively plan team-based projects, leverage all five planning levels, and use critical test-taking skills. The study aids include 600 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a PMI-ACP study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies twenty-one hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Learn the basics needed for PMP certification with this 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp. Students receive PMP exam study aids as well as comprehensive skills training. Study materials include a pre-class study guide, online PMP simulation test, 1,000 practice questions, in-class exercises, and more. Conceptual training includes identifying and overcoming knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, real-world managerial concepts, and comprehensive PMP preparedness. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of the PMI continuing education requirement.
This 4-day Certified Associate in Project Management bootcamp prepares participants for the CAPM certification exam. Attendees learn how to identify and overcome some common knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, and real-world management concepts. The study aids include 1,000 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a pre-class study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Lumenbrite offers interactive and hands-on digital design training including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver, and Animate. Lumenbrite has nationwide authorized Adobe training centers where students can utilize facilities for their training needs.
In this comprehensive 5-day After Effects course, students will learn beginner to advanced techniques in Adobe After Effects, including video blending, advanced text effects, keying effects, track mattes, as well as motion and mask tracking. You will then go on to learn the techniques of nesting and precomposing. More advanced techniques will be covered, such as footage keying in Mocha AE will be covered, as well as editing masks, time effects, and basic expression tools. Other topics included will be Kinetic Typography, Motion Graphics, Motion Tracking, Cinemagraphs, and Planar Tracking. Students will receive an Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate upon completion.
This 3-day introductory course will introduce students to the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects, including working with Photoshop and Illustrator as well as other file types. Students will then progress to learning more comprehensive subjects, from motion tracking to precomping, nesting, and video blending. Advanced text effects, as well as keying and track mattes, will be covered as well. General subjects covered will involve learning Kinetic Typography, Motion Graphics, Motion Tracking, and Cinemagraphs, allowing students to grasp the fundamentals of design and animation necessary for After Effects work.
In this 2-day intermediate After Effects course, students will learn the fundamentals of expression tools, time effects, particle effects, and energy effects. Students will also learn advanced mask tracking within After Effects and Mocha AE as well as video compositing. Lumetri Color will be covered. Lastly, an optional course on 3D techniques within After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite will be offered. An Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate will be given to those who complete the course.
This 4-day Illustrator comprehensive course will educate students on the Pen tool as well as the complete set of “Live” features. Methods of typography and color will be covered, and Illustrator's 3D-like tools will be explored. Cross program techniques will be introduced, like Smart Objects in Photoshop, to expand students’ workflow capabilities. Other advanced skills covered will be the mesh tool with gradients, as well as clipping masks, brushes, and shape tools. Students will earn an Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate.
Georgetown School of Continuing Studies offers a wide range of onsite and online academic, professional development, and international programs for students and organizations. They also provide professional certificates in business and management, education, executive leadership, financing and accounting, and marketing and communications.
In this comprehensive digital marketing program, students will learn the skills they need to succeed in the digital age. Participants will understand the full digital marketing landscape and learn the tools they need to drive impact with digital marketing. This course blends online and on-campus learning for professionals looking to learn outside of regular work hours. This program includes career development coaching, project work, and a certificate to show prospective employers. Topics include multi-channel marketing strategies, digital tactics to business growth, measurability of digital marketing, and presentation skills.
In this comprehensive data analytics program, students will learn the technical and analytical skills they need to turn data into actionable insights. This 12-week program combines on-campus classes with online coursework for busy professionals looking to advance their skills outside of work hours. This course covers programming tools for data analysis and visualization, data analysis for decision-making, communication of results, statistical analysis, and more.
This course on data analysis with Python offers a comprehensive introduction to this general-purpose programming language. The purpose of this course is to get students started using Python’s most critical data analysis tools. Students will learn how to work with NumPy, Pandas, and MatPlotLib to calculate descriptive statistics, work with alternative data sources, and scrape web pages. The course culminates with a real-life data wrangling project.
This course is an introduction to Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn. The curriculum will explore several clustering, classification, and regression algorithms commonly used for machine learning tasks and learn how to implement these tasks with our data using Scikit-Learn and Python. Students will learn how to structure machine learning models. This course is part of the school’s Certificate in Data Science program.
PMT Institute (PMTI) provides in-person and virtual classes in project management, risk management, professional development, and PMI agile. PMTI focuses on instructor-led training, collaborative projects, and providing students with resources to pass their exams.
This 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp gives participants the confidence and skills they need to pass the PMP certification exam. Participants examine the PMP exam’s five process groups and ten knowledge areas. Provided study materials include four proprietary training books, an online training course, fifty-three online PDU credits, and PMP application preparation tool. This course satisfies part of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
George Washington University offers 12-week and 24-week courses in web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI, financial technology, and digital marketing in Arlington, VA, and Washington, DC. The bootcamps are offered through GW College of Professional Studies in partnership with Trilogy Education Services.
This program provides a comprehensive foundation in data analytics in 24-weeks. This course covers the fundamentals of statistics, Python, Tableau, SQL, and HTML/CSS. Graduates of this program will have a robust professional portfolio to get them started in their careers.
This is a 24-week intensive cybersecurity program that covers topics in IT, networking, and information security. Students will acquire skills to prepare for numerous certifications, such as Certified Ethical Hacker and CompTIA Security+. They will work with cybersecurity tools such as Wireshark, Metasploit, Nessus, and others. This program prepares students to enter a career in cybersecurity.
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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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut Pro.Explore Video Editing Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software used to create scale blueprints, schematics, and models. It’s used by engineers, interior designers, manufacturers, and architects. AutoCAD offers intelligent objects for creating common plans, such as electrical and plumbing design plans.Explore AutoCAD Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Motion graphics refers to animated graphic design. It blends together text, sound, motion, animation, and visual effects to communicate a message or tell a story.Explore Motion Graphics Classes in Washington, D.C.
Adobe XD is built with the specific needs of a modern UX/UI designer (web design or app designer) in mind. Unlike Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (which were originally created for photo retouching or illustration) the entire focus of the Adobe XD app is on designing the UI and UX of digital products such as websites and apps.Explore Adobe XD Classes in Washington, D.C.
Adobe Lightroom is an application used for editing, organizing, and sharing photos. Lightroom is popular among both professional and amateur photographers, who often use it with Adobe's main photo editing application Photoshop.Explore Lightroom Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Cinema 4D is a motion graphics application used to create 3D animations.Explore Cinema 4D Classes in Washington, D.C.
Animation is the process of adding motion to static graphics. From films and television shows to websites and mobile apps, animation is routinely employed to draw attention and tell stories.Explore Animation Classes in Washington, D.C.
Figma is a web-based design application used for wireframing and prototyping applications. With Figma, UX and UI Designers can easily collaborate on projects and share clickable product designs with users for testing.Explore Figma Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Web development encompasses all of the layers involved in building a website or web application. Websites are made up of two parts: the front end and the back end. Web development is used to create beautiful, interactive, and functional websites in nearly every industry.Explore Web Development Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Software engineering is the process of creating applications for operating systems, as well as writing operating systems themselves. Software Engineers use a strong knowledge of coding and development to create and modify computer programs.Explore Software Engineering Classes in Washington, D.C.
Mobile development is a type of web development that focuses on building applications for mobile devices (most often phones). Mobile Developers often focus on a specific mobile operating system, such as Android or iOS.Explore Mobile Development Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
FinTech (financial technology) includes new technologies that aim to improve or automate financial services. Your banking app, stock app, invoicing software, and bitcoins are all examples of FinTech. 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 in Washington, D.C.
Visual Basic for Applications is an advanced Excel tool which allows users to visualize and conceptualize spreadsheets. In other words, VBA/Excel users think in three dimentions instead of two.Explore VBA Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Tableau is a data visualization tool used to simplify raw data. Data visualizations take data and turn it into easily understandable analysis diagrams – even for non-technical users. Visualizations can be used for data journalism, business insights (BI), reporting, and research.Explore Tableau Classes in Washington, D.C.
R is one of the most popular programming languages for working with statistics. Data Scientists, Data Analysts, and Data Engineers use R and its frameworks to complete a wide variety of tasks ranging from data mining to software development.Explore R Programming Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Data visualization creates visual representations of data, making it easier to read and understand.Explore Data Visualization Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Social media refers to websites and applications that allow people to interact, and commonly used tools are Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media marketing involves leveraging those digital channels to achieve your business goals.Explore Social Media Marketing Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Business Analysts draw insights and make business decisions based on data. They analyze and organize their findings into visualizations to show how companies can reduce costs, grow their earnings, and improve their strategies across departments.Explore Business Analyst Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Investing is the process of generating revenue for personal or business purposes by placing money in an asset that is expected to increase in value. Investors may purchase business shares (stocks), property, real estate, or something else with the goal of growing their finances.Explore Investing Classes in Washington, D.C.
Bookkeeping is the process of recording and managing financial records, often for a business or organization. Bookkeepers use accounting software and (less frequently today) paper records to track and balance expenses.Explore Bookkeeping Classes in Washington, D.C.
The Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is an industry-recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). To qualify for the PMP exam, a specific amount of hours and education level be met which makes this certification in-demand and valuable to employers.Explore PMP Certification Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
HTML and CSS are two essential coding languages for creating web pages. You cannot make a webpage without them! HTML creates the webpage and marks up the content. CSS styles the content.Explore HTML & CSS Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
CompTIA, or Computer Technology Industry Association, is an organization devoted to educating and certifying professionals in IT. They offer certifications such as the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ to specialty certifications in cybersecurity, IT infrastructure, and cloud security. CompTIA certifications offer credible evidence of IT skills and are among the certifications most valued by employers.Explore CompTIA Classes in Washington, D.C.
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 in Washington, D.C.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform offering over 175 services. Offering a broad suite of services, such as machine learning, cloud storage, artificial intelligence, and analytics, AWS is the most popular service of its type in the world. Among the benefits of AWS are ease of use, access to top cloud-security structures, and responsive customer service and support services. AWS even offers SageMaker, a machine learning service for novices.Explore AWS Classes in Washington, D.C.
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.
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$74,000 / year20.85% less than the U.S. average
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 that the Digital Designer is designing websites, applications, advertisements, or publications.Learn about becoming a Digital Designer
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$98,000 / year15.72% less than the U.S. average
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.Learn about becoming a Software Engineer
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$106,000 / year14.43% less than the U.S. average
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.Learn about becoming a Data Scientist
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$68,000 / year10.92% less than the U.S. average
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.Learn about becoming a Data Analyst
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$100,000 / year2.53% less than the U.S. average
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.Learn about becoming a User Experience Designer
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$93,000 / year18% less than the U.S. average
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.Learn about becoming a Product Manager
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Washington, D.C. is more than just the United States capital; it is a busy hub packed into a small amount of geography that is chock-full of tech opportunities. Technology is one of the main drivers of employment and innovation in DC, especially with the federal government attracting a large number of information and communications technology businesses to the D.C. area. Assisted by a large federal client base, the D.C. metro region is an epicenter for cybersecurity and other security technologies, cloud computing, and digital services.
The District of Columbia has climbed in nationwide rankings as a tech hub, growing jobs in the sector by over 50% in the last decade. Surrounded by politics, there are numerous non-governmental positions, especially with major non-federal employers, including Fannie Mae, Capital One, and Amtrak.
A recent development on the corporate scene has been Amazon’s decision to step into the D.C. political scene with a higher number of public policy jobs, boosting the career possibilities for tech professionals. The company is proud to let the public know that they can bring growth to D.C. central instead of locating a hub in the suburbs, with a desire to support the local infrastructure.
With a demonstration of success for existing businesses, many professionals choose to start new ventures. Startups are strongly supported in Washington, D.C., as proven by more than 4 out of every 100 new businesses debuting each year, which is higher than average for a metropolitan area. There is a dedicated site for startups through D.C.Gov, too, to help them get off the ground quickly. Tech startups such as Optoro and Social Tables have found terrific success in a short amount of time.
Technology in the District of Columbia also boasts business-to-business technological successes that are less federal-dependent, such as Blackboard, which is a supplier of software and services for higher education. Another large tech employer is HelloWallet, an enterprise provider of workplace financial wellness benefits. In the past decade, the software industry brought $94.5 million from ten investment deals to Washington, D.C., including a $52.6 million contract for MapBox, which is the creator of mapping software for developers.
Careers in tech in Washington, D.C. offer a bright future, with the Census Bureau’s classifications showing that the technology sector accounts for 31,000 in the metro area, helped by the importance of industries such as life sciences and consulting. The D.C. region also has the sixth-highest concentration of tech talent as a percentage of the total workforce, at 8.8%. Tech in D.C. creates intense regional competition for the location of new and existing tech companies via tax and relocation incentives, investment funding mechanisms, and university partnerships, all significant advantages for professionals.
Unsurprisingly, the federal government remains the largest single employer in the Washington metropolitan area, directly employing 364,000 in the D.C. area, with 54% of those jobs within the small geographical location of the district itself. Local government ranks as the second-highest employer hiring top technical talent, with 341,000 professionals in the metropolitan area.
Major job sectors are also found in hospitality and tourism, health care, higher education, and construction. Between Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport, Dulles International, and BWI Marshall, 6.5 million passengers passed through the gate and many of them for visitor status. This is phenomenal news for the ever-growing hospitality and tourism field, which demonstrates enthusiasm for providing jobs at a growth rate of 3%.
The Golden Triangle is the nickname for the economic epicenter of the District of Columbia. Professionals have a terrific resource at their fingertips with a page dedicated just to the local economic infrastructure and the state of technology found on the GoldenTriangle Economic page. Tech professionals are not alone in D.C. as the location of one of the nation’s largest MeetUp groups, with 26,869 members.
Since jobs in all areas of technology tend to come with solid job security and high average earnings, residents of Washington D.C. will be able to look into living within the District’s boundaries. The average price of a single-family home in and close to the District’s center is $580,000, far below the Bay Area near Silicon Valley, at $1,477,422. Commuting to D.C. from next-door neighbors Virginia and Maryland are the most popular ways to maintain a work/life balance, however, with average home prices coming in at $389,000 for both states.
Residents of Washington, D.C. not only enjoy being local authorities on the nation’s history when hosting visitors, but they also get to frequent some of the nation’s highest-rated breweries and eateries. Earning the number nine spot on Food and Wine magazine's “Places to Go (and Eat”), D.C. is a bona fide dining destination, offering a smorgasbord of cuisines from America’s top toques.
Beyond visiting some of the most famous monuments in the world, those who live in D.C. enjoy surprising guests with quirky facts that outsiders don’t know. Guidebooks often include the D.C. height rule, which dictates no building can be taller than the 289-foot-high U.S. Capitol dome, subtly claiming that it is in deference to the most famous building, but there is more to the story. The ruling was also made to provide a more human-scale feeling, avoiding the claustrophobic feeling cities with numerous close-proximity skyscrapers often have. ,
Salaries for technology professionals are robust in Washington, D.C.,business-related and average $78,000 for Digital Designers, $122,000 for Software Engineers, and Data Scientists at $128,000.
As the nation’s capital, it makes sense that there are an astounding amount of technology classes and bootcamps throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. More than 400-course offerings from sixteen schools provide in-person, live online, and on-demand course options. Opportunities for tech students in the District cover a vast array of subjects in technology, including Design, Digital Marketing, Data-related training, Coding, Business, Web Development, and IT. Two schools, Certstaffix and ONLC, hold classes in a computer lab, pre-loaded with the latest equipment and software, led by a live, off-site instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, has compiled an extensive list of the top schools and the subjects they offer.
Washington, D.C. offers more than sixty courses and bootcamps in Graphic Design offered by seven schools. Those wanting to pursue a design career have more than enough options to learn anything they’d like about the field, and many schools also offer live, online options, in addition to live online and on-demand. Types of programs that can be found include bootcamps/immersives, certificates, and classes, ranging from six hours to twelve weeks in length. Topics across the graphic design spectrum are Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Visual Design, and UX Design. Schools in Washington, D.C. include Ledet, General Assembly, Future Media Concepts, GW Boot Camps, New Horizons, Softek Services, and Lumenbrite. Two additional schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold classes in a computer lab with equipment pre-loaded with the latest software and a live instructor teaching from a remote site. Other choices are offered live and online byNoble Desktop, the creator of this tool.
One example from Lumenbrite is a four-day Photoshop Bootcamp. This immersive, experiential session covers how to retouch and manipulate photos as well as layers, masks, and typography concepts. Students gain education to help them produce image effects and work with camera raw files, leading to advanced compositing techniques. Additional subjects covered include color management, adjustment layers, blending modes, and the basics of Adobe Illustrator and Smart Objects. Upon completion, students will have earned an Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate.
Schools that offer Data Science classes and bootcamps in Washington, D.C. include training locations throughout the metropolitan area that provide more than 29 courses both in-person and as live online sessions. Courses range from three hours to 72 weeks, including bootcamps, which dive deeply into hands-on instruction in this fast-growing field. Subjects within the realm of Data Science include Python, SQL, Machine Learning, and R. The schools that offer a range of data science courses include General Assembly, Flatiron School, Data Science Dojo, Georgetown School of Continuing Education, GW Boot Camps, New Horizons, and Softek Services, Inc. Additionally, Certstaffix holds Data Science classes in a central computer lab led by a live, offsite instructor.
An example of a school that offers an in-person Data Science Bootcamp is General Assembly. Their Data Science Immersive capitalizes on the advantages of a curriculum that is guided by the Data Science Standards Board and includes Python, data analysis, and statistical models. Additionally, students branch into machine learning with algorithms or increasing complexity, from decision trees and random forests to natural language processing and neural networks.
For In-person Web Development classes and bootcamps in Washington, D.C., students can choose from thirty classes provided by five schools with traditional classrooms and two schools that offer live instruction in a state-of-the-art computer lab with a live, off-site instructor leading the session. Additionally, Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, offers live online classes in web development and beyond. Schools that hold Web Development programs include Flatiron, Ledet Training, Softek Services, Inc., Future Media Concepts, and General Assembly. Hybrid-style schools that offer computer lab access and a remote instructor are ONLC and Certstaffix.
There are more than sixty course options presented by nine schools to choose from for in-person coding classes and bootcamps in Washington, D.C.. Seven of these training centers offer live, online courses and provide a way for students to take classes from wherever they choose. Schools in the Washington, D.C. area include Coding Dojo, GW Boot Camps, Flatiron, Data Science Dojo, Ledet, Future Media Concepts, Softek Services, Georgetown Schools for Continuing Studies, and General Assembly. Additionally, two schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold their coding classes in a dedicated computer lab, with instruction from a live, remote instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, also offers a plethora of live online courses, private lessons, and on-demand sessions. All courses take students through the learning process step-by-step and provide object-based experiential learning experiences.
An example of a web design-related bootcamp is the UX Design Immersive offered at General Assembly. This deep dive into the world of User Design (UX) provides students who have little to no experience to learn the standard tools and concepts that launch their career. Students in this program start their UX journeys by learning UX fundamentals, including the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. The course progresses further, looking into User Interface foundations, design interaction, and development, as well as best practices when working on a design team.
Washington, D.C. is the perfect choice to take classes in the fast-paced field of Digital Marketing. Attending an in-person Digital Marketing class or bootcamp in Washington, D.C., is a wise investment to get ahead of the competition in the booming digital world. Many schools offer live, online classes, as well as on-demand sessions too. Students can choose from face-to-face courses at Ledet Training, Boot Camp Digital, GW Boot Camps, Georgetown School of Continuing Studies, and General Assembly. Additionally, two schools, ONCL and Certstaffix, hold courses in computer labs with a live, remote instructor leading classes. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, also offers a wide array of options that are held live and online. Subjects students can choose from include Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and e-commerce.
An example of a class offered by General Assembly is SEO Essentials - Introduction to Search Engine Optimization, essential for all online marketing efforts. This two-day introductory workshop is an experiential learning session that teaches search engine optimization best practices and what abilities are necessary to execute the skills presented. Specific topics include keyword research, content creation, manual optimization, click-through rate improvement, and SERP ranking optimization. This session also features how to avoid pitfalls, search basics, blog optimization, and SEPO creativity.
Washington, D.C., is a fantastic place to learn Python skills in an in-person bootcamp or class. Four top schools offer face-to-face classes and live online and on-demand programs and are located at the city center and in Arlington, Fairfax, and Alexandria. These schools include GW Boot Camps, Georgetown School of Continuing Studies, New Horizons, and General Assembly. Two additional schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, offer classes in computer labs with pre-loaded professional-level software and are led by a live instructor who is offsite. Python is essential for most careers in technology, and certain professions require knowledge in specific syntaxes of the language. Instruction in Python for all levels and career-related topics can be found throughout the schools listed and offered live online, as well as on-demand by Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool.
An example of a Washington, D.C. school that offers a course in Python is General Assembly. Their beginner-friendly Python course is designed to teach coding through a hands-on approach by building Python programs and working with data. This course covers key programming concepts such as data science fundamentals and culminates with a project incorporating the use of APIs to pull third-party data.
Students can choose from twenty-eight in-person classes or bootcamps, or live online courses in video editing from schools located in convenient locations in the city center and in Arlington, Fairfax, and Alexandria. Video editing classes are fast-paced, hands-on learning experiences that range from two to ten days. Schools located in the city that offer face-to-face courses include Ledet, Future Media Concepts, Softek Services, and Lumenbrite. Additionally, Certstaffix is a school that offers courses in a fully-equipped computer lab led by a live, offsite instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, also offers many courses in video editing that are held live and online. General areas of study in video editing include motion graphics, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and First Cut Pro.
An example of one video editing course in Washington, D.C., is Lumenbrite’s After Effects Training Bootcamp. This comprehensive five-day After Effects course teaches beginner to advanced techniques in the software, including video blending, advanced text effects, keying effects, track mattes, and motion tracking. Further topics covered are more advanced techniques such as footage keying in Mocha AE, techniques in nesting, and compositing. Additionally, students will receive an Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate upon completion.
In-person and live, online UX Design classes and bootcamps in Washington, D.C. are offered by three top-notch schools, Ledet Training, GW Boot Camps, and General Assembly, each conveniently located in different areas in the metro area, allowing students to choose the best fit. Additional courses are offered by Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, in live, online sessions. These schools offer comprehensive overviews of the user experience (UX) and place particular emphasis on Sketch and Adobe XD.
One example of a user design-focused class from General Assembly is their UX Design Immersive. This beginner-friendly bootcamp provides all of the information a student needs to get started in UX Design. Beginning with the foundations and fundamentals in UX, students learn about the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. Throughout the course, students practice UI foundations, including design iteration and development and best practices when working with a product development team.
Students have a choice of more than thirty unique in-person and live, online Excel bootcamps and classes throughout Washington, D.C., conveniently located within District limits. All Excel sessions range from three hours to three days and are provided by prominent schools including Ledet, GW Boot Camps, and General Assembly. Two more schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold their Excel courses in computer labs, with a live remote instructor available for assistance during class time. More options for Excel and other business related skills are offered live and online by Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool. The need for Excel skills stretches into most areas of a professional career, so general and specific classes in the software are available face-to-face, live and online, or on-demand.
Prime examples of Excel workshops are those from General Assembly which offers Excel Bootcamps. This three-hour, hands-on and beginner-welcome session teaches attendees skills such as formatting techniques, mathematical formulas, PivotTables, charts, and beyond. This bootcamp can also be taken in a live, online class.
In a fast-paced area like Washinton, D.C., it’s necessary to keep your team up-to-date on cutting-edge technology. That’s why Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, provides onsite corporate training in technology. An expert Noble Desktop instructor will arrange a session in a vast array of technical subjects, and can provide training at your location. Additionally, a live session can be arranged via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom.
If it is easier for individual employees to attend a class on their own schedule, vouchers can be obtained for them to attend an open enrollment session. There is a discount on the purchase of multiple vouchers. Contact Noble Desktop to arrange a tailored training session for your workplace and employees.
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