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Professional Certificate in
IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner
IBM

What you will learn

  • Identify the different architectural families, explain the enhancements for each architecture family and the functions of an operating system.
  • Explain the concept of a Sysplex and describe methods available for z/OS security.
  • Define the IOCP statements for the IOCDS and explain the concept of activation profiles.
  • Describe the process of IPLing an operating system.

Large Scale Enterprise Computing powers all major transactions, and the Mainframe is responsible for 87% of all credit card transactions and enables 71% of all Fortune 500 companies.

This is your introduction to the hardware, operating systems, security, and features that make this possible. On successful completion of this course, learners are eligible to earn their Introduction to Enterprise Computing badge.

This Professional Certificate is intended to provide the foundational skills required to launch a career in the enterprise platform that powers over 68% of worldwide transactions. Companies around the world are searching for these skills to run their critical system workloads. In this series of courses, the learner will be introduced to various operating systems, mainframe applications, and get real-time hands-on experience on an IBM Z server. The skills acquired on completion of this Professional Certificate allows the learner to pursue a career as a mainframe application developer, system programmer, system administrator, or a DBA Practitioner.

There are three courses in this specialisation, please be sure to complete all three in order to maximise your time and effort.

Course 1: Introduction to Enterprise Computing
Course 2 : Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels
Course 3 : Basic System Programming on IBM Z

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
2 months
10 - 12 hours per week
Discounted price: $357.30
Pre-discounted price: $397USD
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Courses in this program

  1. IBM's IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate

  2. 10–12 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    This is your introduction to the hardware, operating systems, security, and features that make this possible. On successful completion of this course, learners are eligible to earn their Introduction to Enterprise Computing badge.

  3. 10–12 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    Fundamentals of IBM Mainframe z/OS Environment is a mostly hands-on training experience. This is a follow up to the Introduction to IBM z/OS Mainframe course.
    On successful completion of this course, the learners are eligible to claim the Introduction to z/OS Commands and Panels on IBM Z badge.

  4. 10–12 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    This course provides hands-on labs to everyday z/OS tasks with JCL, JES, ISHELL and HFS, and z/OSMF. Topics covered include VSAM, z/OS System Libraries, the Language Environment, Generation Data Groups, RAIM, DB2, UNIX System Services, and USS File System.

    • Software engineer
    • Business Analyst
    • Devops Engineer

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Jeff Bisti
z EcoSystem Architect
IBM Systems

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