How COMPTIA Mobility+ (IOS, Android, Windows) Certification course can enhance your career

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
Vadim Mikhailenko
When talking to to employers as part of our Advisory Board meeting I have asked them about the most hard to find technical skills in Milwaukee area. Most of them responded that it is the ability to configure and support mobile devices on the Enterprise. Companies struggle to support different devices that employees bring to work. It is getting extremely challenging for their IT Staff to support all iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Windows tablets and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) personal devices. And finding technical staff with these skills have been a challenge. I am excited to share with you that one of the new courses we have introduced as part of IT Computer Support Program is ITSUP-153 Mobility+ Device Administration (IOS, Android and Windows).  The course focuses on mobile device configuration and support, BYOD, MDM, 2 Factor Authentication and data protection.  These are all buzz words and also cool exciting technologies, acronyms and phrases you will learn as part of this new class. The course is a primer for those looking to better understand mobile device management approaches in an increasingly consumer technology driven world forcing its way into the enterprise. It focuses on hands on skills and allows students to utilize new iPads, Androids and Surface Pro devices we have purchased with support from INTERFACE grant. As a student in the IT Support program, taking this course, you will have the opportunity  opportunity to learn: – Initialization and configuration of mobile devices – What Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is all about, how it impacts the security of a company’s data, and how to structure a...

Changes to IT Computer Support program – making it easier for the students to study

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
Vadim Mikhailenko
I wanted to share with some of the exciting changes we have made to the program. Our primary goal in selecting the changes is is to teach you state of the art IT skills, by providing hands on education and experiences needed by companies in Milwaukee area, to help you get employed faster. Every 6 month we meet with representatives from IT Organizations in Milwaukee area and they advise us current trends in the industry and the skills needed for students to get employed faster in their organization. These are representatives from Manpower, We Energies, Thompson Reuters, Johnson Controls, GE Healthcare, Microsoft and other organizations that are driven to make a difference for MATC students  We discuss IT Support Curriculum and they share with us specific changes they recommend to the program to help you increase your value in this competitive job market. They have helped us build the modern curriculum and you will benefit from it. With the introduction of mobile devices and cloud technologies the needs of Milwaukee companies have changed and they are looking for technicians that have experience in those. Based on their recommendations we have introduced new educational credentials and new courses for you. Over the next few weeks I will email you information about why they have recommended these specific changes and how you would benefit by taking advantage of these new offerings. MATC IT Support educational credentials: Below is the list of IT Computer Support education credentials. You can get a Certificate in one semester, Technical Diploma in less then one year and Associate Degree in 2 years: IT Service Center Technician...