New professionals and experienced professionals want to enter the IT industry, but with the large amount of career choices, the complexities of the technologies and the myths about who’s in IT and who’s not...it can be difficult to know where to start, where they fit in and if they can succeed especially if transitioning from an unrelated career into IT.
JumpStart IT Academy deliver courses that shorten the learning curve and help new and experienced professionals excel in IT. We demystify the myths surrounding the IT industry and show you in plain language how you can carve out your own path of success in IT.
WHO IS THIS FOR (THE AUDIENCE):
- New Professionals
- Transitioning Professionals
- Independent Learners
WHAT WE DO FOR OUR STUDENTS/AUDIENCE:
- Overview and/or Tour of the IT Industry to see how it works, what is available and how they can fit in
- Review of the top career choices that can launch professionals into IT
- The Technical and Non-Technical Opportunities Available for any type of professional who desires a career in IT
- Review the Top IT Certifications and Degrees that can potentially launch professionals into IT
- How to self study and learn any technical subject to keep up with the fast pace of technology, which includes:
- A proven self-learning model and
- Curriculum building skills
- How to get started in IT
- Interviewing Skills IT Professionals Must have
- The typical barriers in IT and how to break through them
- IT businesses that you can start after selecting specializing in an IT skill
- How to save thousands on college tuition and fast track through college, propelling a Professionals career to even higher heights
If someone is a new professional seeking to know what is available in IT and how their natural skill set could be used to succeed in IT; JumpStart IT Academy can help launch them on the path of success in IT.
If someone is an experienced career professional (doctor, lawyer, nurse, fast food worker, accountant, plumber, construction laborer, office worker, business owner, entrepreneur, etc.) JumpStart IT Academy can show them how their existing education, skills and experience can be used to transition them into the IT industry for great opportunities to obtain a brighter professional future.
The Top 10 Myths about the IT Industry
Myth #1 - The IT Industry is for smart nerdy types.
Myth #2 - You have to be super smart to succeed in IT.
Myth #3 - You have to spend tons of money to be trained in IT and succeed.
Myth #4 - You have to know someone in IT to succeed.
Myth #5 - You need a college degree to succeed in IT.
Myth #6 - I am too old to succeed in IT.
Myth #7 - Once I am certified in an IT specialty I am set for success.
Myth #8 - I am a Non-Technical professional so IT is not for me.
Myth #9 - I am too young to start preparing for my IT career
Myth #10 - Once I get a job in IT my future will be smooth sailing.
Chris Johnson is an accomplished information technology boot camp instructor, who also has clocked an impressive 20+ years as a Senior IT Professional. He is also an international author, seasoned real estate investor and military veteran.
StartWeek 1 - Who Am I - What I Offer - Start Up Costs (25:47)
StartWeek 2 - Your Career Options - Salary ranges And What skills are Needed for Each - Technical Opportunities (70:33)
StartWeek 3 - Your Career Options - Salary ranges And What skills are Needed for Each - Non-Technical Opportunities (48:49)
StartWeek 4 – Popular Certifications and Technology Degrees (68:21)
StartWeek 5 - Top Degrees for Technical and Non-Technical Professionals (65:44)
StartWeek 6 - How to Learn Any Technology and Keep up with the Fast Pace of Technology (78:53)
StartWeek 7 - How to Get Started - (Strategy, Planning and Curriculum Building Overview) (29:46)
StartWeek 8 - Interviews and Role Playing (42:35)
StartBonus #1 - What are the Typical Barriers of Entry into the IT Industry (23:04)
StartBonus #2 - IT Businesses You can start as a Technical or Non-technical Professional (70:38)
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
I’m loving your course you are my big model and I will be coming to you with the game plan pretty soon
This course can help you compete for jobs making $45/hr to $90/hr.
Wow, thank you for this!
@MrCJohnson007 created an online course all about advancing in IT!
I’ve been listening to your Communicate Not Communihate audiobook, can’t get past Lesson 3. “Words lose their power with too much silence as silence loses its power with too many words.” Professor! Touche...All the knowledge you have access to was from books and life. And thanks for the coaching Bro! Mindset 1st.