IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart - Student

IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart - Student

Manufacturer:

IBM Academic Initiative

Delivery Type:

Custom Delivery

Available to:

Students
13 Courses (56 hours) of online, self-paced courses covering topics from the z/OS Mainframe System, the IBM Development Environment, JCL, WebSphere, COBOL and DB2. Differentiate yourself with essential skills needed by Fortune 500 companies to run their mission-critical workloads.

Take your resume to the next level and earn TWO Industry recognized IBM Digital Credentials: the “Mainframe Application Programmer - DB2 Programming – Experienced” badge and the “Mainframe Application Programmer - COBOL Programming – Experienced” badge.  

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What's included?

  • IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart Bundle (total of 44 hours of online, self-paced education)
  • The ability to earn 2 of IBM’s prestigious Z Mainframe Digital Credentials (IBM Open Badges!)

Introductory Courses

Interskill eLearning Course: IBM Development Environment (6 hours)

  • Data Management Systems
  • Transaction Processing Systems
  • Programming Capabilities
  • Introduction to Language Environment
  • Batch Systems
  • Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: z/OS Concepts and Components (5 hours)

  • Mainframe Evolution
  • Major Components of the z/OS System
  • Compilers, Binders, and Utilities
  • How z/OS Processes I/O
  • z/OS Concepts and Components Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Introduction to z/OS JCL (3 hours)

  • Introduction to z/OS JCL
  • Working with the JOB Statement
  • Working with the EXEC Statement
  • Working with the DD Statement
  • JCL (z/OS) - Introduction to z/OS JCL Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Introduction to WebSphere Application Server (2 hours)

  • What Is WebSphere Application Server?
  • WebSphere Application Server For z/OS
  • Introduction to WebSphere Application Server Mastery Test

“Mainframe Application Programmer - DB2 Programming – Experienced” Badge

Interskill eLearning Course: Db2 Fundamentals (5 hours)

  • Overview of Db2
  • Db2 Internals
  • Overview of SQL
  • SQL and SPUFI
  • Db2 Fundamentals Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Introduction to RDBMSs and Db2 v11 (4 hours)

  • Introduction to Db2 Relational Databases and SQL
  • The Db2 Server Alternatives
  • Db2 for z/OS Implementation
  • Introduction to RDBMSs and Db2 Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Manage Data Definitions with Db2 v11 (6 hours)

  • Defining Database Objects
  • DDL – Defining a Table
  • Referential Integrity
  • Using SPUFI and Db2 Data Studio to Access Db2
  • Viewing Database Objects - The Catalog
  • Manage Data Definitions with Db2 Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Create and Maintain Db2 Programs v11 (6 hours)

  • Embedding SQL in an Application Program
  • Manipulating Data and Components of an Application Program
  • Using Cursors to Reference Table Data
  • Commits and Savepoints
  • Writing a Db2 COBOL Program
  • Writing a Db2 COBOL Cursor Update Program
  • Create and Maintain Db2 Programs Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Db2 Stored Procedures (3 hours)

  • Introducing Stored Procedures
  • Introducing Db2 Stored Procedures on z/OS
  • Db2 Stored Procedures Mastery Test

“Mainframe Application Programmer - COBOL Programming – Experienced” Badge

Interskill eLearning Course: COBOL Programming - Basics (6 hours)

  • Introduction to COBOL
  • Program Structure
  • Program Control
  • Instructions and Procedures
  • Arithmetic
  • Interactive Input and Output
  • Cobol Programming - Basics Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: Data and Datafile Definitions in COBOL (4 hours

  • Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 1
  • Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 2
  • Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 3
  • User Definition of Data Types
  • Data and Datafile Definitions in COBOL Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Course: COBOL Programming – Manipulating Data (6 hours)

  • File Processing
  • Sequential File Processing
  • Direct File Processing – Indexed Files, Part 1
  • Direct File Processing – Indexed Files, Part 2
  • Direct File Processing – Relative Files, Part 1
  • Direct File Processing – Relative Files, Part 2
  • Cobol Programming - Manipulating Data Mastery Test

Interskill eLearning Assessment: COBOL Basic (1.5 hours)

  • Coding Structures and Divisions
  • Data Declarations
  • Move, Set, and Initialize statements
  • Calculations
  • Conditions
  • String/Unstring Statements
  • File Control and Subprograms
  • Coding for a Db2 Environment
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