National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course examines the importance of computer operating systems. Discussion includes how basic computer concepts relate to an operating system and what functions the systems perform. Operating systems for PCs and UNIX-based systems are discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the use of commercial software applications, hardware, networks, programming, and other technologies in information systems at a level of competence appropriate to joining the workforce.
  • Use, maintain and modify existing information systems.
  • Design and implement new information systems.
  • Demonstrate the skills to work in a business environment including working in teams, project management, and professional and effective communication with a wider audience.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.