Upcoming Courses

Commencement Date:           30thSeptember, 2017

Fee:                                         (Fees includes Tuition, Course materials, Exams and Certificate)

Schedule:                                Weekends (Saturdays only)

Duration:                                Four (4) Months

 

Introduction

The Oil & Gas industry is developing at a fast pace in today’s market economy, as a result new professional development priorities are being set. This has placed a high demand on qualified professionals in Safety, Health & Environment in the Oil & Gas Industry and Entrepreneurial Development.

The training aims at equipping participants with the requisite knowledge to work effectively and efficiently in the industry. The training will cover Safety, Health & Environment and Entrepreneurial Development.

Benefits

  • To equip participants with valued knowledge in Health and Safety in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • To equip participants in Health and Safety Management System
  • Participants will know the Environmental Impact in the Oil and Gas Industry

Broad topical areas

  • Environment, Safety and Health Studies in the Petroleum Industry
  • Quality Standards and Energy Security Studies
  • Fire Hazards, Risks and Prevention Strategies
  • Strategic Planning and Scenario Development in the Petroleum Industry

TARGET GROUP

Participants expected on this programme include Economists, Engineers, Scientists, Technicians, Business Development Practitioners, Planning Practitioners, Oil and Gas Professionals, Fire Service Personnel and Government Officials.

 

Duration

23rd -27th October to 9th-13th October

Time: 9:00 – 3:00pm

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative data analysis and procedures
  2. Conceptualize, state, test hypotheses and explain the conclusions
  3. Distinguish between parametric and non-parametric analysis
  4. Select appropriate statistical techniques for data analysis
  5. Produce professional quality reports

 

COURSE CONTENT

Main Application software will be SPSS, and Excel

  1. Data Analysis in the Research Process
    • Types of Qualitative Data
    • Transcription and analysis (summarizing, categorization and thematization; interpretation; constant comparative causal pathways, cross-site analysis, inductive analysis, concept mapping etc.)
    • Presentation (text, matrices, charts, pictures, tables, sound)
    • Quantitative Data management
  2. Scale of measurement – measure of central tendency
    • Introduction to SPSS: File creation, Dialogue boxes, Definition of variables and management, Missing Values, Data entry, Saving and retrieving data, backing up files
    • Data screening and cleaning, Reliability, Overview of Open-ended items & Coding Manual,
  3. SPSS: Coding and recording, Transformation – computation, merging files (cases or variables). Selecting cases – Conditions; Combining Logical Relationships, versions of files
  4. SPSS: Data processing and analysis
    • Linkage to objectives, All instruments, Data summary,
    • Exploration, Stem and leaf, Frequencies, Pivot table editing,
    • Descriptives, Standardization, Percentiles and Quartiles
  5. SPSS: Inferential statistics
    • Exploring relationships (correlation (Pearson and Spearman), regression, cross-tabs, chi-square – phi, Cramer’s V), Mann-Whitney U Test, Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test, Kruskal-Wallis Test
    • Comparison between means – Paired, Independent samples, One sample – T, Z, etc tests, ANOVA (1,2 way), Effect size
  6. Excel:
    • MegaStats tools
    • Mathematical operations, Data transformation, Analysis tools, Insert functions, Descriptives, Skewness, Kurtosis, Percentiles & Quartiles, Standardization, Fractions, sumproduct
    • Histogram, Other graphs (bar, pie, line, S&D, Lorenz)
    • Inferential statistics – Sampling, T-test, Z-test, F-test, ANOVA (1,2 way), Difference between proportions
    • Pivot table and chart report – One Variable, two variable tally, Grouping categories in charts
    • Excel Logical Functions

MODE OF DELIVERY

Through demonstrations

 

DURATION6 MONTHS

Management Information System (MIS) is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage and change business processes through information and communications technology (ICT) and information systems. The course focuses on the concepts, methods and practical applications of information systems in the work place.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define and explain the concepts, theories and practices in the development and use of information systems in the organization.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of computing system architectures, operating systems software and interconnection of information resources through networking.
  • Analyze problems and determine systems requirement for developing a logical design of an information system.
  • Implement an information system in database management system or emerging development environment.
  • Develop product that demonstrate a working understanding of the management of information systems functions, integration and project management to ensure project quality.

Target Audience

Business Owners, Corporate Executives, IT Managers, Middle Level Managers.

DURATION: 5 DAYS                         

This program provides a complete foundation of knowledge for the Wi-Fi networking industry. From basic RF theory to 802.11 frame exchange processes, this course delivers hands-on training that will benefit the novice as well as the experience network professional.

Learning Outcome

  • Participants will be able to;
  • Perform site survey and reporting after the site survey
  • Interpret wireless security techniques
  • Understand Regulatory Compliance
  • Understand industry best practices for optional use of directional and omni-directional antennas in site surveys
  • Understand the proper locations and Methods for installing RF antennas
  • Recognize common problems associated with wireless networks and their symptoms, and identify steps to isolate and troubleshoot the problem

Course Outline

  • Wi-Fi Technology, Standards, and Certifications
  • Hardware and Software
  • Site Surveying and Installation
  • Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals
  • Security& Compliance
  • Applications, Support, and Troubleshooting

Target Audience

IT Managers, IT Professionals, ISPs, IT support staff who work with wireless technologies, Network Administrators, System Administrators, IT Instructors, Project Managers or Sales Staff, who are expected to effectively communicate about wireless technologies, will also benefit.

DATE: 7th -11th  August, 2017

DURATION: 5 DAYS

Overview

The course is designed to teach you how to configure vulnerability scanners to detect points of exposure and prevent network exploitation, acquire the knowledge to assess the risk to your enterprise from an array of vulnerabilities and to minimize costly security breaches.

Run vulnerability scans and observe exploits to better secure network, servers and workstations. Learn to assess the risk to your enterprise from specific vulnerabilities and to continually control your exposure to current security threats. Throughout this course, extensive hands-on exercises provide you with practical experience assessing recent vulnerabilities and analyzing ‘in the wild’ exploits.

Domain Areas

  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Types of Vulnerability
  • Assessing the Network
  • Vulnerability Assessment Tools of the Trade
  • Output Analysis

Target Audience

All IT Managers, IT Security oriented personnel, System Administrators, Network Administrators and anyone interested in IT Security.

DURATION: 8 DAYS (20th – 29th March, 2017)

Course Overview

The accredited and Certified Fibre Optics Technician Course is designed to equip technicians’ with the needed knowledge, skills and abilities needed for a proper physical installation in telecommunication. This hands-on course is also designed to highlight the key concepts, design principles, and deployment considerations that underlie all RF systems in order to enable people who are new to the field of Fibre Optics to grasp the concept without much difficulty. Participants will also take the FOA Certification exam as part of the training. This exam will enable participants acquire an internationally recognized Fibre Optics Technician (FOT) certificate and a membership ID card from FOA.

Domain Areas

  • Introduction to Fibre Optics
  • Premise Cabling
  • Cable Selection Standards
  • Methods Of Termination
  • Optical Networks
  • Outside plants
  • NEC ratings
  • Connectors
  • Attenuation
  • Loss Budget Analysis

Target Audience

Engineers and Technicians in ICT and Telecom, Electrical Engineers, Technicians in the Oil and Gas industry and Graduates who desire a career path in Fibre Optics.

DURATION: 10 DAYS   START: 20 th February – 3 rd March, 2017                                                                            

Overview

Organisations around the world are leveraging their information technology (IT) investments by integrating mapping such as Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. This course will provide participants essential knowledge base in GIS and GPS which will assist them to make informed decisions.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will:

  • Be equipped with knowledge in collecting special and associated attribute date
  • Understand the fundamental principles and concepts behind GIS, GPS and Satellite based remote sensing
  • Share knowledge with others and visualise data in ways simply not possible in the rows and columns of a spreadsheet.
  • Acquire knowledge in GIS project management
  • Learn to collect process and analyze data using GPS and GIS

Topics to Be Covered

 

  • GIS and the Information Age
  • Data collection procedures
  • Selecting a GPS receiver for a project
  • GIS Uses and Applications
  • What can GIS do for you
  • Building GIS projects and applications
  • Moving data from GPS platform to GIS

Target Audience

Managers, Chief Executives, It Professionals, Planners in Transport, Telecommunication, Real estate, Local Government, Defense, Marketing, Banking, Education, Utility (Water, Electricity) Mining, Oil exploration, Health, Insurance.

DURATION: 3 MONTHS From: 27th March, 2017

Course Overview

The training will enable participant configure Oracle database for multilingual applications, practice various methods of recovering database using RMAN and Flashback technology, administer database efficiently by using database technologies such as the Resource Manager, the Scheduler, Automatic Storage Management (ASM), and VLDB features, set up secure database using Virtual Private Database, and learn how to efficiently move data from database to database.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Employ SQL functions to generate and retrieve customized data
  • Run data manipulation statements (DML) to update data in the Oracle Database 11g
  • Control user access and manage schema objects
  • Install Oracle Database 11g and configure a database
  • Perform backup and recovery of a database
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain a database
  • Configure Oracle Net services
  • Detect block corruption and take appropriate measures to correct
  • Control database resource usage with Resource Manager
  • Review database log files for diagnostic purposes
  • Customize language-dependent behavior for the database and individual sessions
  • Implement a secure database

Target Audience

Application Developers, Business Intelligence Developers, Database Administrators, PL/SQL Developers, Support Engineers, System Analysts, Functional Implementers, Portal Developers, Reports Developer, Technical Consultants, Network Administrators.