Career development in Technology with
AP® Computer Science
and industry standard certifications by
Microsoft, Oracle and C...
Presenter: Anu Seth, PMP CQA MS BS
For questions
Call (800)920-6720
Or email us at
anu@nrclc.com
www.nrclc.com
NR Computer Learning Center
• Established in 2002
• Located in Southern California
• Provide online and onsite Computer Tr...
Purpose
 Why pursue Computer Science
 How to explore Computer Science as a career choice or for personal development
 A...
Intended Audience
 Middle and High School students
 Parents of Middle and High School students
 Students who wish to ex...
Agenda
 Value of learning Computer Science
 Future of Computer Science
 Job viability
 Careers in Computer Science
 T...
Future of Computer Science –
Technology Powered World
Job viability
 According to US News, regardless of occupation, people with a bachelor's
degree in a STEM major make rough...
$121,000
$90,000
$86,000
$80,000
$77,000
$63,000
$60,000
$50,000 $60,000 $70,000 $80,000 $90,000 $100,000 $110,000 $120,00...
Growth in IT industry (Bureau of Labor
and Statistics)
IT Position
Growth by
2022*
Minimum Median Highest
IT Manager 15% $...
IT Careers
 Business Analyst
 Computer and Information Systems Managers
 Computer Hardware Engineers
 Computer Program...
IT Careers
 Business Analyst
 Computer and Information Systems Managers
 Computer Hardware Engineers
 Computer Program...
Specialization
Computer
Science
Software
Development
Networking
Security
Web /App
Dev
Database
Admin
System
Admin
Tools to get there -
Part I: AP® Computer Science
Part II: Industry Standard
Certification
Tools to get there
Part I: AP® Computer Science
 Why AP® Computer Science?
 What is AP® Computer Science exam made of?
...
Why take AP® Computer Science
 Increase your GPA
 College credit
 Use to apply for Computer Science major
 Unique cour...
Course Credit for AP® Score of 3, 4 or 5
Examples of colleges offering course credit
 Stanford University
 Yale Universi...
Changes in AP® Computer Science A for
2014-15
*http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/221994...
AP® Computer Science Exam
 The AP Computer Science Exam is approximately 3 hours long
 Has two parts
 Multiple choice q...
NRCLC Prep courses related to AP® Computer
Science Coursework
AP® Computer Science
Topics*
Percent of
multiple-
choice ite...
Why AP® Computer Science Prep Courses
 Prepare for the changes in AP® Computer Science
 Ease your load of AP® classes
 ...
Why NRCLC AP® Computer Science Prep
Courses
 Student to teacher ratio of 10:1
 Our small stature allows us to customize ...
Summer 2014
NRCLS’s AP® Computer Science Prep Course
University of California, Irvine
AP® CS Prep Courses Dates Time Cost
...
Instructor
Instructor: Vazi Okhandiar, MBA, MSCS, MCT, PMP
Qualifications:
 Master’s in Computer Science from the Illinoi...
Tools to get there
Part II: Industry Standard
Certifications
 Recommended certifications
 Certification overview
 Certi...
Industry Standard Certifications
Oracle Certified
Associate (OCA)
Certificate
C++
Certified
Associate
Programmer
Certifica...
 Entry-level certification
 Certification Exam available for high-demand
software programming languages
 Provides a sol...
Benefits of Certification
New
Unique
Resume
Validate
Explore
 Advance in education and career
 Stand out from the compet...
Object Oriented Programming in Java
Intro to C++
MICROSOFT
CERTIFICATION
MTA 361-Software
Development
Certification Pathwa...
NRCLC Prep courses (Fall 2014)
Coming up in Fall 2014
Java to C#
C++ to C#
Exam Prep for Microsoft Technology Associate MT...
Why NRCLC Exam Prep Courses
 Condense prep courses (20 hrs)
 Provide Practice test
 Develop speed and efficiency
 Refr...
Test Taking Process
Select •Select the Exam
Prepare •Prepare for the Exam
Buy •Purchase a voucher
Schedule •Schedule to ta...
Industry Standard certified ….
John Doe
Let the Certification work for you.
Summary
Take AP®
Computer
Science Prep
Course (NRCLC)
Sign up for AP®
Computer
Science Class
with your school
Register & T...
Invest Big Without making
a Big Investment!
with Microsoft, Oracle and C++
certifications –
simple, convenient and afforda...
For questions
Call (800) 920-6720
or email us at
computercamp@nrclc.com
or visit
http://www.nrclc.com/computercamp
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If you are interested in developing career in IT industry, one of the fastest growing field, don't just stop at AP Computer Science, get Associate Certificate from high Tech companies like Microsoft and Oracle. This presentation will show you how you can develop your career path to get from high school to Tech companies.

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  • If you get a AP Score of 3 or more, you can get a college credit. Each college is different, so talk to the consular to get more information regarding college credit for AP computer Science exam.
  • Exam score of 5 is equivalent to the average score among college students earning grades of A in the college course. Similarly, AP Exam scores of 4 are equivalent to college grades of A–, B+, and B. AP Exam scores of 3 are equivalent to college grades of B–, C+, and C.

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    Need to understand the requirements and how to write the code to meet the requirements. The more code you write the better you get. We help the students build the
  • Advance in education and career
    Stand out from the competition
    Validation of skills
    Portable proof of skills
    Certification = College Credit*

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  • Developing IT career with Ap computer science and Microsoft & Oracle Assciate Certificates

    1. 1. Career development in Technology with AP® Computer Science and industry standard certifications by Microsoft, Oracle and C++ Institute by NR Computer Learning Center
    2. 2. Presenter: Anu Seth, PMP CQA MS BS For questions Call (800)920-6720 Or email us at anu@nrclc.com www.nrclc.com
    3. 3. NR Computer Learning Center • Established in 2002 • Located in Southern California • Provide online and onsite Computer Training, Test Prep Classes, Courseware and Testing Facility • Microsoft Partner • Irvine Valley College Partner • Authorized testing center for Microsoft Exam
    4. 4. Purpose  Why pursue Computer Science  How to explore Computer Science as a career choice or for personal development  AP® Computer Science course  Industry standard certifications  Courses offered by NR Computer Learning Center  Prep courses for AP® Computer Science  Industry Standard Certification Exam Prep courses  Benefits of courses offered by NR Computer Learning Center
    5. 5. Intended Audience  Middle and High School students  Parents of Middle and High School students  Students who wish to explore Computer Science for personal development or as career choice  Students planning on taking AP® Computer Science in high school  Students who would like to learn programming languages, develop website, web applications, hardware or networking and security  Students who want to be challenged
    6. 6. Agenda  Value of learning Computer Science  Future of Computer Science  Job viability  Careers in Computer Science  Tools to get there  AP® Computer Science  Benefits of AP Computer Science  NRCLC prep courses for AP® Computer Science  Industry standard certifications  Benefits of getting certified  List of Certifications  NRCLC certification exam prep courses  Steps to Certification
    7. 7. Future of Computer Science – Technology Powered World
    8. 8. Job viability  According to US News, regardless of occupation, people with a bachelor's degree in a STEM major make roughly $500,000 more over their lifetimes than non-STEM majors. STEM: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics  Over the past 30 years, salaries in STEM-related jobs have jumped faster than those in any other occupation other than healthcare professionals and managerial occupations. http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/stem-education/2011/10/20/stem- competency-a-foundational-skill-jobs-expert-says
    9. 9. $121,000 $90,000 $86,000 $80,000 $77,000 $63,000 $60,000 $50,000 $60,000 $70,000 $80,000 $90,000 $100,000 $110,000 $120,000 $130,000 IT Manager Software Developer Information Security Analyst Computer Systems Analyst Database Administrator Web Developer Computer Support Specialist IT Median Salary http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs Strong job market
    10. 10. Growth in IT industry (Bureau of Labor and Statistics) IT Position Growth by 2022* Minimum Median Highest IT Manager 15% $75,000 $121,000 $188,000 Software Developer 23% $55,000 $90,000 $139,000 Information Security Analyst 37% $50,000 $86,000 $136,000 Computer Systems Analyst 25% $50,000 $80,000 $122,000 Database Administrator 15% $43,000 $77,000 $119,000 Web Developer 20% $33,000 $63,000 $105,000 Computer Support Specialist 17% $35,000 $60,000 $97,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs
    11. 11. IT Careers  Business Analyst  Computer and Information Systems Managers  Computer Hardware Engineers  Computer Programmers  Computer Scientists  Computer Support Specialists  Computer Systems Analysts  Aircraft and Avionics Technicians  Biomedical Engineers  Database Administrators  Electrical Engineers  Electronics Technicians  Engineering and Science Managers  Engineering Technicians  IT Project Manager  Management Consultants  Mechanical Engineers  Multimedia Artists and Animators  Network and Computer Systems Administrators  Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts  Security and Networking  Software Engineer  Statisticians  System Administrator  Technical Writers  Top Executives  Veterinary Technologists and Technicians  Web Designers http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs
    12. 12. IT Careers  Business Analyst  Computer and Information Systems Managers  Computer Hardware Engineers  Computer Programmers  Computer Scientists  Computer Support Specialists  Computer Systems Analysts  Aircraft and Avionics Technicians  Biomedical Engineers  Database Administrators  Electrical Engineers  Electronics Technicians  Engineering and Science Managers  Engineering Technicians  IT Project Manager  Management Consultants  Mechanical Engineers  Multimedia Artists and Animators  Network and Computer Systems Administrators  Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts  Security and Networking  Software Engineer  Statisticians  System Administrator  Technical Writers  Top Executives  Veterinary Technologists and Technicians  Web Designers http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs
    13. 13. Specialization Computer Science Software Development Networking Security Web /App Dev Database Admin System Admin
    14. 14. Tools to get there - Part I: AP® Computer Science Part II: Industry Standard Certification
    15. 15. Tools to get there Part I: AP® Computer Science  Why AP® Computer Science?  What is AP® Computer Science exam made of?  What changes are coming up in AP® Computer Science?  Why AP® Computer Science Prep courses?  How can NRCLC prep courses in AP® Computer Science help you?  Instructor information
    16. 16. Why take AP® Computer Science  Increase your GPA  College credit  Use to apply for Computer Science major  Unique coursework since many schools do not offer AP® Computer Science  Simple and fun introduction to the field 130 Career Areas AP® Computer Science Exams is your opportunity to show what you know and what you can do. 48 College Majors
    17. 17. Course Credit for AP® Score of 3, 4 or 5 Examples of colleges offering course credit  Stanford University  Yale University  Washington State University  University of Southern California  University of Texas  Virginia Tech  University of California – all campuses  University of Illinois  Purdue University
    18. 18. Changes in AP® Computer Science A for 2014-15 *http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/221994.html “As of the 2014-15 school year, the GridWorld case study has been replaced by a required lab component consisting of a minimum of 20 hours of hands-on lab experience.”*
    19. 19. AP® Computer Science Exam  The AP Computer Science Exam is approximately 3 hours long  Has two parts  Multiple choice questions  contains 40 questions  1 hour and 15 minutes  questions based on AP Computer Science A course outline  Free response questions.  4 questions  1 hour and 45 minutes Each part is worth 50% of the final exam grade. http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-computer-science-a-course-description-2014.pdf
    20. 20. NRCLC Prep courses related to AP® Computer Science Coursework AP® Computer Science Topics* Percent of multiple- choice items NRCLC Courses Programming Fundamentals 55-75% Part I: Intro to Java Logic 5-15% Object-Oriented 15-25% Part II: Intro to Object-Oriented Software EngineeringSoftware Engineering 2-10% Data Structures 20-40% Part III: Intro to Data Structures & Algorithms Algorithms/Problems Solving 25-45% Recursion 5-15% *https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-computer-science-a-course-description-2014.pdf
    21. 21. Why AP® Computer Science Prep Courses  Prepare for the changes in AP® Computer Science  Ease your load of AP® classes  Get ahead of the game  Demystify Computer Science
    22. 22. Why NRCLC AP® Computer Science Prep Courses  Student to teacher ratio of 10:1  Our small stature allows us to customize to the need of individuals  Hands on Lab  Heavily credentialed teachers  Teachers have over 10 years of experience  Conveniently located at University of California Irvine campus
    23. 23. Summer 2014 NRCLS’s AP® Computer Science Prep Course University of California, Irvine AP® CS Prep Courses Dates Time Cost Part 1: Introduction to Java 8/11-8/13 9am – 5pm $349 Part 2: Object Oriented Programming 8/14, 8/15, 8/18 9am – 5pm $349 Part 3: Introduction to Data Structures & Algorithms 8/19-8/21 9am – 5pm $349 Early Bird $314 before 7/13
    24. 24. Instructor Instructor: Vazi Okhandiar, MBA, MSCS, MCT, PMP Qualifications:  Master’s in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago  MBA from University of California, Irvine  Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Irvine  Microsoft Certified Trainer  Advisory Board of the Irvine Valley College and a SCORE Counselor for small businesses Experience:  Over 20 years of teaching experience in Computer Science  Software development experience at General Motors, Toyota, Hewlett Packard & Mitsubishi  Experience in teaching kids and adults  Helped students prepare for AP® Computer Science Exam and Certification Exams
    25. 25. Tools to get there Part II: Industry Standard Certifications  Recommended certifications  Certification overview  Certification Pathway  NRCLC Certification Exam Prep courses  Benefits of certification
    26. 26. Industry Standard Certifications Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Certificate C++ Certified Associate Programmer Certificate Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certificate
    27. 27.  Entry-level certification  Certification Exam available for high-demand software programming languages  Provides a solid career foundation for students and enables career exploration Certification Overview
    28. 28. Benefits of Certification New Unique Resume Validate Explore  Advance in education and career  Stand out from the competition  Validation of skills  Industry recognized credentials  Build your confident Summer Job
    29. 29. Object Oriented Programming in Java Intro to C++ MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION MTA 361-Software Development Certification Pathway Intro to Java Object Oriented Programming in C++ Data Structures & Algorithms Java – to – C# C++ - to - C# AP Computer Science Prep Courses C++ INSTITUTE Certified Associate Programmer Certificate ORACLE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE 1Z0-803 Java SE Programmer Oracle Certified Associate Exam Prep Certified Associate Programmer Exam Prep Microsoft Technology Associate Exam Prep
    30. 30. NRCLC Prep courses (Fall 2014) Coming up in Fall 2014 Java to C# C++ to C# Exam Prep for Microsoft Technology Associate MTA 361-Software Development Exam Prep for Oracle Certified Associate 1Z0-803 C++ Programming Fundamentals Objected Oriented Programming in C++ Exam Prep for Certified Associate Programmer Certificate C++ Institute
    31. 31. Why NRCLC Exam Prep Courses  Condense prep courses (20 hrs)  Provide Practice test  Develop speed and efficiency  Refresher course in simplified and organized pattern relevant to the exam  Focus on identified gap and difficult to understand concepts  Certified trainers
    32. 32. Test Taking Process Select •Select the Exam Prepare •Prepare for the Exam Buy •Purchase a voucher Schedule •Schedule to take the Exam Test •Take and pass the Exam
    33. 33. Industry Standard certified …. John Doe Let the Certification work for you.
    34. 34. Summary Take AP® Computer Science Prep Course (NRCLC) Sign up for AP® Computer Science Class with your school Register & Take AP® Computer Science Exam Prepare for certificate exam (NRCLC) Take certification exam Update your resume for college or summer job College Apply for Entry level job.
    35. 35. Invest Big Without making a Big Investment! with Microsoft, Oracle and C++ certifications – simple, convenient and affordable. NEW UNIQUE RESUME VALIDATEEXPLORE SUMMER JOB
    36. 36. For questions Call (800) 920-6720 or email us at computercamp@nrclc.com or visit http://www.nrclc.com/computercamp

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