Diploma in Information Technology

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Guglielmo Marconi University

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    About Diploma in Information Technology

    The Diploma in Information Technology at Westford, offered in collaboration with the Guglielmo Marconi University in Italy, serves as an introductory course that covers contemporary topics and ensures a strong foundation in the field of information technology. It enables learners to gain sound practical skills as well as theoretical knowledge that enables students to pursue a career in IT or further education in the said field. 

    The study material of this program is incorporated with information about new and upgraded technological advancements that help equip learners with the knowledge they need to attain a competitive advantage. The fact that information technology is one of the most dominating industries around the globe indicates that it needs specialized and knowledgeable professionals who can deliver as per company requirements. The diploma serves as a pathway that aims to assure employability and/or further learning within the IT industry.

    Key Learnings

    Diploma in Information Technology

    The module focuses on the fundamentals of Networking. Students will be taught the core functionality of Networking, its protocols, security procedures and standards. Students will be exposed to various technological advancements linked to the field of Networking. Students will be encouraged to have hand on experience with both, hardware as well as the software used in the field. The course will cover the study and application of Local Area Networking (LAN), Wide Area Networking (WAN) and other such technologies applied to IP data networks.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Examine networking principles and their protocols.
    • Explain networking devices and their operations.
    • Design efficient networked systems independently. Implement and diagnose networked systems.
    • Examine the benefits and disadvantages of implementing ISMS standards.

    With the digitalization of confidential information businesses and individuals, alike, are keen upon employing devices that assure data security. This is where Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) play a significant role – data protection. The course explores this subject area to introduce key theories of ISMS, their application, maintenance, and improvement. Students will also assess the role of international standards in ISMS.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Understand the basic principles of ISMS.
    • Critically analyze implementation and maintenance of ISMS.
    • Appraise an ISMS and observe any weaknesses it may signify.
    • Examine the benefits and disadvantages of implementing ISMS standards.

    The module focuses on imparting information about terminologies of data analytics and addresses the distinct types of data analytics. It will focus on developing an understanding of data with predictive, perspective, and descriptive analytics. It also explores the topic of data exploration and visualization n. Students will be encouraged to implement a process of data analytics in programming languages such as Python and R, as well as on tools like Excel, KNIME, Weka and PowerBI.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Understand the theoretical foundation of data analytics that determine decision-making processes in management or business environments.
    • Apply a range of descriptive analytic techniques to convert data into actionable insight using a range of statistical techniques.
    • Investigate a range of predictive analytic techniques to discover new knowledge for forecasting future events.
    • Demonstrate prescriptive analytic methods for finding the best course of action for a situation.

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      Who is this Course for?

      This course is aimed at first-year college students, high school students, and professionals in all fields who are interested in acquiring IT skills. It is a self-contained treatment intended for people with little or no previous experience in IT. It is also appropriate for people who know other IT subjects but are mainly interested in Networking, Information systems and data analytics. Including students majoring in engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, economics, and many other fields, not just computer science.

      Career Progression

      Networking Engineer

      Operation Research Scientist

      Computer Service and Repair Technician

      IT Project Manager

      Web Developer 

      IT Support Technician

      Data Analyst

      Application Developer

      About Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy

      Guglielmo Marconi University is a modern higher education institution, which aims to pursue the latest innovative training models, as well as build strong connections with the organizations at the forefront of advanced technologies. Being fully accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, it offers programs recognized at the European and extra-European levels giving students the possibility to develop their international careers and succeed in a globalized job market.

      Marconi University Schools maintain the highest standard of program quality and innovation. Six separate schools provide a variety of graduate, doctoral and certificate programs, as well as multidisciplinary learning opportunities. The school aims to engage students in their educational journey, leveraging faculty expertise, and a collaborative learning environment that spurs critical thinking and creative skills. Marconi schools focus on research and innovation, creating interdisciplinary programs that respond to real-world issues and job demands. Their diverse academic community now boasts over 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, over 300 faculty members, and an academic advising staff comprising over 200 professionals.

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