AUS Joins IBM Academic Initiative

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The IBM Academic Initiative is an innovative program that empowers students to graduate with hands-on experience on the latest technologies and tools that will help them build skills that are in demand for today’s workforce.

As an accredited institution with the IBM Academic Initiative, AUS has a first hand view into the latest technologies and business trends across several industries. AUS students and faculty members have access to certification training programs, tutorials, and real business use cases based on open standards and IBM technologies in key strategic areas such as AI, data science, automatization, cloud computing, and security.
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The IBM Academic Initiative program allows AUS students to receive IBM credentials as digital ‘badges’ marking their learning achievements using Credly. The students can easily share and promote their achievements on social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, as well as their own personal web pages and blogs.

IBM BADGES
Duration: 5 hours
Getting Started with Enterprise-grade AI
This badge earner has completed all the learning activities included in this online learning experience, including hands-on experience, concepts, methods, and tools related to the artificial intelligence domain. The individual has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the foundations of Artificial Intelligence for business, including the following topics: AI Evolution, AI Industry Adoption Trends, Natural Language Processing and Virtual Agents.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Getting Started with Enterprise Data Science
This badge earner has completed all the learning activities included in this online learning experience, including hands-on experience, concepts, methods, and tools related to Data Science roles and their use of technology applied to enterprise projects. The individual has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the foundations of Data Science including: Data Science Team Roles, Data Analysis Tools, and real-world use cases for the application of the Data Science method.
Duration: 5 hours
Getting Started with Cloud for the Enterprise
This badge earner has completed all the learning activities included in this online learning experience, including hands-on experience, concepts, methods, and tools related to the cloud computing domain. The individual has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the foundations of cloud for the enterprise including: Consumer applications, Enterprise adoption, Delivery models and Industry Cloud Adoption.
IBM Process Mining Business Analyst
The earner knows how to use IBM Process Mining to improve business processes and find automation candidates. The earner can autonomously load event logs, interpret process visualizations, check conformance, create KPIs, create simulation scenarios, and monitor dashboards.

Skills

  • Business Process
  • Automation
  • Process Mining
  • RPA
  • Business Analyst
  • Process Owner
IBM Process Mining Data Analyst
The badge earner knows how to use IBM Process Mining to improve business processes and find automation candidates. In addition, the earner understands the architecture of Process Mining, and how to adapt a project to business needs: preparing the data, creating dashboards, and more generally understanding the mechanisms to support business analyst needs.

Skills

  • Business Process
  • Automation
  • Process Mining
  • RPA
  • Business Analyst
  • Process Owner
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Automation Developer
Duration: 8 hours
Getting Started with Threat Intelligence and Hunting
This badge earner has completed all the learning activities included in this online learning experience, including hands-on experience, concepts, methods and tools related to the threat intelligence and hunting domain.

This badge earner has demonstrated domain knowledge and understanding in adopting practices, methods and tools that relates to the activities performed in cyber threat hunting.

They have completed the following learning outcomes:

Get exposed to the cyber threats landscape, exploring how cyber attacks affect organizations across different industries, and be able to identify patterns for attack trends around the world.
Engage in practical activities utilizing cloud-based enterprise threat Intelligence solutions such as IBM X-Force Exchange to monitor in real time events happening in different geographies and get alerts of incidents relevant to their enterprise security company profile.

Familiarize with cyber attack adversarial frameworks used by cyber criminal networks, and evaluate approaches to proactively address those attacks by leveraging threat hunting techniques
Learn to install and use threat intelligence tools used by Threat Hunters such as IBM i2 Intelligence Notebook to enable organizations to thwart the attacks from cyber crime organizations.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Improving Healthcare: The Role of Artificial Intelligence
This badge earner has completed all the following activities in this online learning experience, including reflection exercises, interactive activities, knowledge checks and hands-on labs related to the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare.  The individual will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of an overview of AI in healthcare through use cases and understanding the benefits, barriers to adoption, and challenges to implementation of AI.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Improving Healthcare: The Role of Data Analytics and Data Science
This badge earner has completed all the activities in this online learning experience, including reflection exercises, interactive activities, knowledge checks and hands-on labs related to the application of data science in healthcare.  The individual will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the foundation of data science in healthcare including the data explosion and trends that are changing the face of healthcare.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Improving Healthcare: The Role of Cloud Computing
This badge earner has completed all the activities in this online learning experience, including reflection exercises, interactive activities, knowledge checks and hands-on labs related to the application of cloud computing in healthcare. The individual will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the foundation of cloud computing in healthcare including trends/pressures facing healthcare as well as the delivery models and service types and use cases of cloud computing in healthcare.
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