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Database Administrator (IM)

Understand the theory of relational database and the principles of database management systems which include topics such as system architecture, product components, and logical and physical data storage models. The course will cover the tools and utilities to configure, monitor and manage DB2 databases as well as different programming interfaces including SQL, DB2 CLI/ODBC/JDBC

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Information Integration Specialist (IM)

This course prepares students with both fundamental knowledge and technical skills for them to become Enterprise Information Integration Specialist. Particularly, students will learn the process of enterprise data integration, the role of an Information Integration Specialist in this process, the necessary technical skills in developing Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) applications and performing data profiling and data cleansing tasks using IBM Information Server suite of products.

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Enterprise Storage Administrator (Tivoli)

Hands-on practices, such as learning to configure hierarchies of storage pools to manage flow of data, defining new policy domains and backup copy groups for client data, managing long-term and off-site data management through archiving and retrieving the client data and lastly learning the importance of protecting the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server, will guide students in implementing a data management strategy with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.4.
This course imparts IT Technology Concepts & Basics and Storage Fundamentals & Concepts.

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Portal Solution Architect (Lotus)

This course enables students to understand the basics of Portal solution and architecture, skill up in Portal administration Portal security, Portlet development, Web content Management, Portal Performance tuning and Software testing strategies such as trouble shooting, monitoring and using Software Engineering best practices for the Testing phase. In addition, hands-on practices will be provided for students so as to be more proficient in developing Portal solutions using IBM WebSphere Portal Server.

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Lotus Administrator/Developer (Lotus)

This course provides an overview of the IBM Lotus Domino 8 and Lotus Domino Designer 8 environments, introduces the elements and skills that are used in creating single-database Lotus Domino applications, describes how the formula language can be used to enhance the functionality of a Lotus Domino application, and explains how Lotus Domino applications can be secured.
This course will be based on instructor led, group-paced, classroom delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

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Rational Test Specialist (Rational)

A Test Specialist needs to have experience in testing concepts, planning, principles and methodologies, with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and SQL Server databases. He is responsible for developing performance test strategies and frameworks, creating, maintaining and implementing test scripts This course imparts basic IT knowledge/skills and the fundamentals of software testing and administration.

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E-Business Administrator (WebSphere)

A System Administrator is responsible for installing, supporting, and maintaining application or infrastructure systems, and planning for enhancements and responding to issues such as outstages. The course imparts basic IT knowledge/skills and the fundamentals of middleware server administration.

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Enterprise Application Developer - Java Fundamental (WebSphere)

This course introduces students to the Java programming language. Students will get a better understanding on the syntax of Java such as packages, classes, methods, variables, conditional statement and control flow, the Java object model and how it is being used and also the key classes and new features that make up Java 2 Standard Edition(J2SE). Students will be able to try out simple Java programming techniques using Eclipse and Rational Application Developer V7.5 that includes the tools to write and execute Java code, the integrated debugger, the refactoring tools and the JUnit unit testing tools.

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Enterprise Application Developer - Web Services (WebSphere)

In this course, students learn about the role of Web services in service-oriented architectures (SOA) and the enterprise, in addition to the technologies that are typically used in Web services. Students start by learning about the components of Web Services Description Language (WSDL) documents and SOAP messages in Web services. Students then learn how to use IBM Rational Application Developer V7.5 to create Web services using the Web service wizards, how to debug and monitor Web services using the TCP/IP monitor, and how to configure policies for Web service management.

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Enterprise Application Developer - Java Server Faces (WebSphere)

This course covers the Java Server Faces (JSF) user interface framework and its benefits for rapid Web application development. The features and benefits of JavaServer Faces are discussed, along with the tools provided by Rational Application Developer 7.5 for developing JSF-based applications. Several exercises are designed for students to give hands-on experience with JSF application development in Rational Application Developer.

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Enterprise Application Developer - JEE Messaging (WebSphere)

Learn to develop basic WebSphere MQ applications written in Java using JMS, and understand the role of MDB as JMS message consumers. Participants will gain practical experience through extensive machine exercises

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Enterprise Application Developer - Web 2.0 (WebSphere)

This course provides a mid-level introduction to the Java Platform Enterprise Edition version 5. It includes overview material on the entire platform, and detailed information on Java EE 5 technology for Web applications, Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0, and Web services. It also introduces a development environment consisting of the Java EE 5 JDK, IBM Rational Application Developer V7.5 and IBM WebSphere Application Server V7.

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Enterprise Application Developer - Web 2.0 Customised (60 hours) (WebSphere)

This course teaches software developers how to build rich, interactive Web applications using Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax) techniques. It covers the use of the IBM WebSphere Application Server Feature Pack for Web 2.0 and the Dojo Toolkit so as to offer developers with considerable improvements that enhance the development experience and productivity. It also provides students with the new feature of Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5). This new platform represents a significant evolution in the Java enterprise programming model at which it provides simplified business logic development, simplified testing and dependency management, simplified object-relational persistence and an enhanced Web services programming model.

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SOA for Architect (WebSphere)

This workshop is specifically designed in such way that it provides a comprehensive introduction to the principals, goals, and key elements of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) from the perspective of architects. The workshop provides a wide array of products and methodologies that help customers to successfully establish and implement a Service Oriented Architecture in their enterprise. It draws example to show that successful SOA is not just a result of technology awareness, but getting the right architecture to meet the business needs, and the application of the architecture in projects, processes and organizations together with appropriate governance. Taken from real-world examples on banking scenario; the content in the course is reinforced through group discussion, content reviews, group exercises, and class discussion.
The second part of this workshop is to highlight some of the key considerations in developing services in SOA environment. These are based on lessons learnt and experience gained through SOA engagements. High level view of IBM’s Service Modeling Technique known as SOMA (Service Oriented Modeling Architecture) is provided here. This technique consists of three key steps –Identification, Specification and Realization of Services, Components and Flows.
And finally the students have to come with a working project as a result of what they understood from the workshop.

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SOA Fundamental (WebSphere)

This workshop is specifically designed in such way that it provides a comprehensive introduction to the principals, goals, and key elements of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) from the perspective of architects. The workshop provides a wide array of products and methodologies that help customers to successfully establish and implement a service Oriented Architecture in their enterprise. It draws example to show that successful SOA is not just a result of technology awareness, but getting the right architecture to meet the business needs, and the application of the architecture in projects, processes and organizations together with appropriate governance. Taken from real-world examples on banking scenario; the content in the course is reinforced through group discussion, content reviews, group exercises, and class discussion.