Leverage Connections to Drive Business Value

By 2020, it is predicted that there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the internet. Over 100 times as many as existed just 10 years ago – that’s nearly 7 devices for every person on the planet. These devices will span industrial, commercial and consumer markets and will be able to intelligently respond to human interaction and business needs in a remarkable variety of ways. The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and the Cloud create a new very fertile ecosystem that has and will make our lives more effective and enjoyable and provide vast new opportunities for business to improve their operational efficiencies and provide opportunities for growth.

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    Est. Tuition $2,820

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 9 months *

    * Based on student course load.
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    Total Units 9 Units

Program Courses

In-Person Online Hybrid Online with Live Sessions
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The Internet of Things (IoT)The explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing our lives. Fueled by dramatic developments in technology and the rapid drop in price for IoT components that can be embedded in the objects around us, the IoT is changing the landscape of work, business, industry, education, healthcare, and leisure. These changes are facilitated by interconnected devices, the cloud, and big data. This course provides an overview of the exciting world of the IoT in which we are surrounded by smart interconnected devices and intuitive interfaces to the digital world. It examines IoT devices, technologies, use cases, and specific IoT applications. It considers how IoT applications use concepts of intelligence to increase productivity and effectiveness. The course explores communication networks, standards, protocols, data analytics, machine learning, and other topics that are important for the IoT and its applications. Course participants review the capabilities of cloud-based IoT platforms such as Amazon AWS IoT, Microsoft Azure IoT, and ThingSpeak. In the final course project, each participant proposes a concept for a specific IoT application. The proposal defines user requirements and describes IoT devices. It evaluates the suitability of alternative IoT platforms for the application.
3.00 Units
Designing and Integrating IoT DevicesThe explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing our lives. Fueled by dramatic increases in technology and the rapid drop in price for typical IoT components, the IoT is being used to sense, connect, and automate our world. This course explores the design of embedded IoT systems and how these systems are connected to the physical world. It provides an overview of the specialized network communications and security that are required for embedded IoT systems. Course participants gain hands-on experience using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware/software platforms to explore specific concepts and technologies that are important for designing and connecting embedded IoT systems. The Arduino and Raspberry Pi sense and control the environment using add-on components such as sensors, actuators, and expansion boards. Course participants are introduced to different types of sensors and actuators. They learn to program the Arduino and Raspberry Pi to use these components. Since the external world may use continuous or analog signals and the hardware is digital, participants learn how signals are converted from analog to digital and from digital to analog forms. Participants learn how to make design trade-offs between hardware and software. Participants also learn how to program the Raspberry Pi using Python.
3.00 Units
Networking and Securing IoT DevicesThe Internet of Things (IoT) is changing our lives using connected devices. This course begins with an overview of networking fundamentals that are essential for reliable and secure IoT device connections. It covers specific networking technologies, protocols, and security issues that are important for IoT devices. Participants explore how to connect devices to IoT platforms such as Amazon AWS IoT, Microsoft Azure IoT, and ThingSpeak. Since there are now so many IoT devices and since the technology is relatively new, security is a major concern for IoT device developers and users. The course examines how to design strong security into IoT devices. Course participants gain hands-on experience using the Raspberry Pi hardware/software platform to explore specific concepts and technologies that are important for connecting and securing embedded IoT systems. For the final course project, participants outline a specific IoT application, evaluate the networking and security issues, and connect a device to an IoT platform.
3.00 Units

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