Intro to the Internet of Things (free/public/self-paced)

West Michigan Center for Arts+Technology (WMCAT)



Those who invest in learning IoT (Internet of Things) skills can help transform any business in any industry, from manufacturing to saving endangered species. The combination of increased global internet access and a growing number of devices designed to connect to it is creating endless opportunities. Imagine 26 billion people, systems, and physical objects connecting and sharing data seamlessly over the internet by the year 2020. This isn't a what-if scenario, it's real-life and it’s coming together all around us right now. Learn how the Internet of Things is changing the world and the skills needed to land a well-paying job.


You'll learn these core skills:

  • Understand security controls for networks, servers and applications.
  • Learn valuable security principals and how to develop compliant policies.
  • Implement proper procedures for data confidentiality and availability. \Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.        



Cost: FREE

Level: Beginning

Duration: 20 hours

Delivery: Online self-paced


Prerequisite(s): None

Prepares you for a professional certification: No

Receive a certificate of completion: Upon request


Languages: English, Español, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Português - Brasileiro, Polski, Nederlands, Pусский, Український, қазақ тілі,  العربية‫, עברית, 中文(简体), 中文(繁體), 日本語한국어


Course Details


Introduction to IoT (English - 2.00)

10 Apr - 30 Oct 2020

Cyber Hub at WMCAT

Learn how IoT enables Digital Transformation along with emerging technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, and the increased attention to cybersecurity. Start your IoT learning journey here. No experience required.

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