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Compare Training Options

There are many options for learning technology skills. The information on this page should help you decide which options are right for you.

Instructor-Led Learning
Training Topics Covered Earn Certificates Format Cost
Workshops and Webinars Microsoft Office and Adobe CS applications, Canvas, Box and other IU enterprise applications and technologies, office productivity and project management, desktop publishing, GIS, graphic design, multimedia and video development, programming, statistics, web development and more Proof of attendance available upon request Hands-on instructor-led training in the classroom and online Most workshops are free for the statewide IU community and offered to everyone else for a nominal fee

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Certificate Series Office Productivity, Access, Excel, Web Creation, Desktop Publishing Fundamentals X 4 to 6 workshops averaging 3 hours each Free to the statewide IU community.

A 10% discount is available for non-IU participants who register for all series workshops at one time
Edcert 2-5 day courses on advanced technical topics that use industry standard materials and prepare users to take industry standard professional certification exams. Topics include database and server administration, IT security, SCCM, networking and more. Can lead to earning industry recognized professional certifications Hands-on instructor-led training in the classroom and online Most courses cost $200-$500 for members of the statewide IU community to cover book and certification costs. These prices average 10-15% of what you would pay to take the same courses in the commercial marketplace.

Some courses are also open to non-IU participants and prices vary. See the Edcert page for more information.
 
Self-Paced Learning
Training Topics Covered Format Earn Certificates? Mentoring Avail? Pretest / Post-test Avail? Cost
Workshop Materials Microsoft Office and Adobe CS applications, Canvas, Box and other IU enterprise applications and technologies, office productivity and project management, desktop publishing, graphic design, multimedia and video development, programming, statistics, web development and more PDF or printed booklets       Download Free PDFs (IU community only)
Order printed copies:
IU community   $5
All others   $15
Webinar Recordings Recordings of webinars on Microsoft Office and Adobe CS applications, Canvas, Box and other IU enterprise applications and technologies, office productivity, desktop publishing, graphic design, multimedia and video development, programming, statistics, web development and more Video       View for Free (IU community only)
Microsoft eLearning Windows, Office, Project, Lync, Sharepoint, SQL Server, Visio and more online videos

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Free to IU community
Book 24x7 IT Pro Advanced technology topics such programming, security and server and database administration, as well as training on desktop applications. ebooks and videos       Free to IU community
ITTraining Tips Blog external link Microsoft Office and Adobe CS applications, office productivity and project management, desktop publishing, GIS, graphic design, multimedia and video development, programming, statistics, web development and more comment enabled articles and videos – you can request new articles as well       Free for everyone external link
Skillsoft & Book 24x7 IT, Desktop, Business, Legal Compliance, Environmental Safety and Health course videos, e-books, mentoring, manuals and exams

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See pricing information on the Skillsoft page
Pluralsight Advanced technical and creative design topics including Adobe applications, Android, Animation, Business Intelligence, 3D Rendering, iOS, Networking, Programming, Server Admin, SharePoint, Tableau, Video and more online videos, assessment tests

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IU students, faculty, staff and affiliates: $79 for a yearlong subscription.

General public - sign up at http://www.pluralsight.com/ external link
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