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Professional Education Courses

Purdue University is excited to offer new high-impact professional development online courses, built in collaboration with EmergingEd and designed and delivered by leading industry experts. 

EmergingEd and Purdue University’s online courses are knowledge- and skills-based, with offerings in the technology-forward disciplines at the forefront of the professional world today.

Network Traffic Analysis

This Mandiant course provides hands-on, tactical experience with network protocols, network architecture, intrusion detection systems, network traffic capture and traffic analysis. Reinforce technical concepts through Live Lab Sessions, where you’ll study the types of network monitoring and tools used to identify malicious network activity and prevent sophisticated attackers from blending seamlessly with legitimate traffic. Explore the most useful techniques for investigating botnets and how to utilize honeypots in network monitoring.

Length
4 modules (self-paced)
Cost
$4,050
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Continuous Enrollment

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Cybersecurity Foundations and Frameworks

In our volatile digital world, the cyber threats you don’t know about are the most dangerous ones there are. Cybersecurity Foundations and Frameworks teaches you to assess where your organization sits amid the cyber threat landscape and to identify risks, threats and vulnerabilities associated with your industry. Through practical learning scenarios rooted in real-world examples, this cybersecurity course teaches you to prioritize the most effective elements of security frameworks for your organization and to manage cybersecurity frameworks within the context of industry compliance regulations.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Cybersecurity Risks and Industry

You might know everything you can about the cyber threat landscape, but do you have a plan of action to utilize that knowledge? Cybersecurity Risks and Industry teaches you to address gaps within your company in terms of the people, processes and technologies responsible for preventing, mitigating and responding to cyberattacks. Through practical learning scenarios that address common cybersecurity incidents and concerns, you will learn to develop an incident response plan for your organization; deputize non-security staff to participate; align processes, policies and tools to upgrade your company’s security capabilities; and prioritize strategic education initiatives for your team.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Cybersecurity Cases

What cyber threats might your company realistically face today? How will you orchestrate the resources at your disposal to defend against them? Cybersecurity Cases teaches you to take an active role in setting and participating in cybersecurity strategy within your organization. Through deep engagement with real-world case studies, you will learn to create an assessment strategy to optimize your capabilities and prioritize your spend; analyze the validity, value and reliability of threat intelligence; proactively detect and mitigate cyber risks when conducting new business initiatives and transactions; and effectively employ automation and orchestration.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Cloud Security

Cybersecurity may seem straightforward when your data is housed on your own servers, but what happens when it’s out of your hands? Cloud Security prepares you with the knowledge and mindset to maintain a culture of security in an organization that utilizes cloud environments. You will learn to distinguish between on-premise security systems and those used in cloud-based services, and you will build the knowledge to identify appropriate on-premise security controls that should be present in cloud environments as well as security controls that can be applied in cloud environments. Using real-world examples, you will practice applying these controls effectively.

Length
4 weeks
Cost
$500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Cyber Threat Intelligence

Where do you find the latest intelligence into evolving cyber threats? And how do you know who to trust? Cyber Threat Intelligence trains professionals to understand and act upon the cybersecurity-related information available to them. You will learn to identify open-source, third-party and internal sources of threat intelligence; evaluate the worth and applicability of intelligence within your organization and industry; summarize gathered intelligence in a manner that is clear and intelligible to all audiences; and operationalize intelligence within your security team.

Length
4 weeks
Cost
$500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks

By now, you’ve heard about blockchain. But do you know exactly what it is or how it can take your career to the next level? Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks from Purdue University and EmergingEd covers positive and negative aspects of blockchains, as well as blockchain applications that could make a difference in your business. When you learn blockchain through this foundational course, you will examine the origins and implications of Bitcoin; evaluate and identify cryptocurrency issues relevant to investors, consumers, developers and businesses; and analyze security risks your business may encounter as you integrate blockchain into your operations.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Blockchain and Industry

How do you put your brilliant blockchain ideas into practice so that they can actually benefit you? Blockchain and Industry is designed to help you determine the applicability of blockchain technologies within your organization and implement them to strengthen your business and solve intricate problems. You will learn to differentiate between blockchain-based business models so that you pick the appropriate strategy for the given situation. You will develop and practice step-by-step processes for building a blockchain framework within your current company or launching a new blockchain organization.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Blockchain Cases

Want to follow the success of blockchain games like CryptoKitties and bypass the failures of initiatives like the DAO? Blockchain Cases explains everything you need to know about public and private blockchains, presenting industry insights through the analysis of four cases. This course enables you to engage in industry-based events and situations confidently; evaluate the notable trends and technologies currently used in blockchain initiatives; and apply lessons learned from notable organizations to execute a blockchain initiative successfully.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Machine Learning Foundations and Frameworks

The big data revolution is underway. Are you ready to embrace the machine learning innovations that can lead your company to the top? Machine Learning Foundations and Frameworks provides essential grounding in the tools and techniques that comprise the field of machine learning. You will discuss the benefits and limitations of machine learning when compared to traditional statistics; illustrate supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning; develop research plans for classification and regression; interpret research results from machine learning; and recommend deep learning methods for intelligent systems.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Machine Learning and Industry

Even if you have an idea for a machine learning solution that could transform your company, implementing it is a whole different challenge. Machine Learning and Industry trains you to transform your organization by embracing the data engineering and machine learning strategies that are driving innovation today. You will learn to develop life cycles for managing projects utilizing machine learning and identify technologies and design architectures for implementing machine learning and intelligence effectively in any industry or organization.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Machine Learning Cases

This is your chance to learn from the successes and failures of others to build your machine learning skillset. Rooted in real cases, this course provides an opportunity for you to explore the details of applying machine learning in an organization with the guidance of an expert. You will learn how to evaluate machine learning applications in business and gain the confidence to utilize complex machine learning situations such as Turing Tests, robotic process automation, knowledge-based systems and recursive neural networks.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
07/20/2020

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Seize Your Advantage

Through thorough research into trends across industries, we have designed these flexible, focused courses to help you develop the skill set and knowledge foundation that today’s successful professionals must possess in applied, in-demand, tech-focused areas.

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Connect directly to industry subject matter experts and advance your career with content from leading authorities on trending business topics.

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Unlock exclusive Professional Impact Now (PIN) resources and immediately apply high-value, action-oriented content in your career.

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Purdue University’s online professional development courses are offered in collaboration with EmergingEd, a leader in online professional education. Through this partnership, we are able to deliver industry-approved, expert-driven, high-impact course content to the Purdue University lifelong learning community.