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Reducing the IT workforce talent gap
and skills shortage

New technologies demand new skills. Requirements for IT workforce development will keep evolving as organizations advance through their digital transformation journey. Employers need to overcome the challenge of finding individuals with the right skillsets, while planning ahead for the future requirements of their IT workforce.

Global Lynx has created a unique
IT Workforce Development Ecosystem to:


  • Support IT organizations planning and preparing for workforce requirements in the digital age.
  • Assist individuals getting the right opportunities to upskill and develop the required capabilities.

Using free and paid resources, as well as capabilities from our strategic partners, our Ecosystem allows you to:


  • Upskill and reskill your teams to minimize the IT talent gap.
  • Build a roadmap of the required capabilities for the future.
  • Count with a pipeline of external resources available to assist you meeting your IT workforce objectives.
  • Maximize your organizational readiness to succeed in the digital journey.
Global Lynx IT Workforce Competence Ecosystem

Benefits


Through Global Lynx’s IT Workforce Development Ecosystem:

Individuals can:

  • Get trained and certified at low or no cost through our courses.
  • Be assisted by our network of workforce development partners to find a job.
  • Find a job opportunity directly with one of our enterprise partners.

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Enterprises can:

  • Develop their IT workforce through our courses.
  • Leverage our pipeline of trained and certified individuals to recruit people for key roles.
  • Improve their capabilities across people, practices or processes, and tools and technology through our network of strategic competence partners.

Free Courses


Cloud Fundamentals FREE Coming soon

Gain a strong foundation to enhance your cloud learning abilities. Develop a broad understanding of cloud technologies that are impacted or driven by Intel to help you better position your cloud offerings to your customers including an overview about the cloud industry, types of cloud services, cloud usage models, cloud networking and artificial intelligence in the cloud.

No prerequisites required.

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Entrepreneurship FREE

It takes more than a great idea to become a successful entrepreneur. The winding road between concept and execution requires business acumen, financial skills, and, most importantly, the right mind-set. This knowledge can not only set you apart but set up your technology venture for greater success. So, why not benefit from a course that’s made for you, jump-starting your ideas, and arming you with the right skills to take the next step with more self-confidence.

No prerequisites required.

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Introduction to IoT FREE

Invest in learning IoT (Internet of Things) skills and you can transform any business in any industry, from manufacturing to saving endangered species. Imagine 26 billion people, systems, and physical objects connecting and sharing data seamlessly over the internet. This isn't a what-if scenario, it's real-life and it’s coming together all around us right now. Learn how IoT is changing the world and the IoT skills you will need to land a well-paying job.

No prerequisites required.

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Introduction to Cybersecurity FREE

Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer. It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, and governmental and educational institutions face today.

No prerequisites required.

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Cybersecurity Essentials FREE

The demand for security professionals continues to grow. This course helps you develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks. Then decide whether you want to pursue an entry-level networking or security professional role.

No prerequisites required.

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Networking Essentials FREE

This is a great course for developers, data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, and other professionals looking to broaden their networking domain knowledge. It’s also an excellent launching point for students pursuing a wide range of career pathways – from cybersecurity to software development to business and more. A Networking Academy digital badge is available for the instructor-led version of this course.

No prerequisites required.

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CPA: Programming Essentials in C++ FREE

As one of the most popular programming languages, C++ is hailed for its efficiency and its ease for developing games, real-time systems, and applications with graphical libraries. Take the course to learn the basics of programming in the C++ language, and the fundamental notions and techniques it uses. C++ knowledge lends itself well for landing jobs in Security, Networking and IoT fields. Don’t miss out. This first course, in the 2-course series, introduces you to the basics then progressively extends your capabilities. No programming knowledge required.

No prerequisites required.

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PCAP: Programming Essentials In Python FREE

Python is a multi-paradigm programming language used by startups and tech giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, and more. With intuitive, readable syntax, Python is a great first programming language to learn. Programming skills open you up to careers in almost any industry and are required if you want to continue to more advanced and higher paying software development and engineering roles. This course is a great place to start learning Python – no prior programming knowledge required. Completing the course earns you a Statement of Achievement.

No prerequisites required.

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NDG Linux Essentials FREE

As one of the most successful open source collaborations, Linux has evolved into the most reliable operating system on the planet. It’s used for embedded systems to virtually all supercomputers for a good reason. NDG Linux Essentials quickly builds your Linux knowledge and prepares you for the Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials certificate, your proof to employers that you know Linux! Many concepts in this course are covered at a more demanding pace in NDG Linux I.

No prerequisites required.

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NDG Linux Unhatched FREE

NDG Linux Unhatched allows students to wade into the shallow end of Linux, the back-end operating system used by global titans such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NASA, Tesla, Amazon and more. In this course you’ll be guided step-by-step through a series of hands-on virtual machine activities. The course aligns well with a portion of the Linux exam objectives found in the LPI Linux Essentials Exam Certification. After this course, we suggest taking either NDG Linux Essentials or NDG Linux I.

No prerequisites required.

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NDG Linux I $29.95

This is the course for aspiring, career-minded Linux system administrators who want to advance their skills and prepare for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certification. NDG Linux I provides hands-on labs and activities, ensuring that you grow your expertise. Expect to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux, and configure basic networking, using virtual machines running Linux. No prerequisite knowledge required, however the concepts in this course are covered at a more challenging pace than in NDG Linux Essentials. This is the first course in a 2-course series together with NDG Linux II.

Prerequisite: NDG Linux Unhatched or equivalent knowledge is recommended.

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NDG Linux II $29.95

Further mastering Linux installation, configuring and maintenance is key to positioning yourself well and securing the IT administrator job of your choice. This is the second course in a 2-course series, preparing you for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certification Certification.

Prerequisite: NDG Linux I or equivalent knowledge is recommended.

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Contact Global Lynx at administration@globallynx.com to learn how your enterprise or institution can qualify to be a partner in the Global Lynx IT Workforce Development Ecosystem.