Upskilling in IT
Women in Digital Switzerland presents Work in Tech, a workplace IT skills programme in Partnership with INCO. We are providing free access the Coursera IT courses, which can be taken across a 6 month period. Our Mission is to boost equality in future-driven industries and empower learners who face barriers to employment by distributing completely free professional certification and launchpad to an IT career.
Work in Tech
Want to upskill in the field of IT and get support in establishing your future career?
Learn how to manage projects using traditional and agile methods, create project documentation, and develop strategic communication skills.
This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up.
Learn UX foundations and gain experience with the design process, including how to build wireframes and prototypes and conduct user research to test your designs.
Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Learn to manage digital marketing campaigns, attract and engage customers, and measure performance through analytics.
Learn the foundations of networking and operating systems, providing end-to-end customer support, and how to solve problems using code.
IT Automation with Python
Learn how to program with Python and how to use Python to automate common system administration tasks. You'll also learn to use Git and GitHub, troubleshoot and debug complex problems.
Learn how to process and analyze data, use key analysis tools, apply R programming, and create visualizations that can inform key business decisions.
Learning commitment of 6 hours a week for 6 months
Open to women based in Switzerland and the wider DACH region (Germany, Austria)
Welcome sessions , where you can meet your peers
Work in Tech Inspiration Sessions
Career Coaching with monthly checkings
Application deadline: Registrations have now closed, we thank you for the interest and enthusiasm of the candidates!
What are the benefits?
Interactive, flexible learning at your own pace, location and schedule
Latest methodologies with Google insights and additional sources for further learning
Suitable for beginners, no pre-skills required
Good combination of lecturing methods (video, reading, practice exercises)
Learning on the go via the mobile app
Access to the Work in tech Community Forums
Extended mentoring network available through Wentors Mentoring Programme
Course certificates for every module
Great practice for self-motivation, planning and time management skills
Creation of your own portfolio with course related templates
Access to Codum, for a network of peers with whom you can practise coding at your level