Skip to main content

IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals: Programming

Working with Information Technology (IT) without the necessary background? Learn the fundamentals of software programming

IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals: Programming

There is one session available:

14,765 already enrolled! After a course session ends, it will be archived.
Starts Sep 24
Estimated 4 weeks
3–6 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
Optional upgrade available

About this course

Skip About this course

This course is one of the 5 courses of an introductory business information systems series, designed to introduce you to the amazing world of Information Technology.

The series of courses is designed so that a professional in a field outside the information technologies (financial, administrative or managerial) acquires the basic knowledge in Information Technology to be able to interact more profitably with the computer and telecommunications specialists of your company or other corporations with which you are related, being able to specify requirements, evaluate workloads and monitor results in a much more effective way.

The syllabus of the series is based on the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam.

In this course you will learn the basics of software programming. We will address the basic logic behind any computer program, what types and structures of data and files are used, how object-oriented programming works, database management and SQL language and various concepts and guidelines in web development such as HTML, XML, CSS or javascript, among others.

By completing the series of 5 courses, you will be prepared to interact effectively with specialists in the Information Technology sector (and pass the CLEP ISCA exam if you wish).

At a glance

  • Institution: UPValenciaX
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    Basic knowledge of Internet and computers.
    Knowledge of mathematics at High School level is assumed.

What you'll learn

Skip What you'll learn

You will learn about:

  • The syntax and programming structures (pseudo code)
  • The logic behind the creation of computer programs
  • How Object-Oriented Programming works
  • The most important types and data structures
  • What are the most common file types
  • How databases are managed
  • The bases of the SQL language
  • What are data warehousing and data mining
  • Basics of web technologies (HTML, XML, CSS, javascript)
  • Basic design and analysis guidelines in web pages development

About the instructors

Interested in this course for your business or team?

Train your employees in the most in-demand topics, with edX for Business.