MicroTrain Programs

They provide training grants for professionals to hone their skills, learn about the latest developments and add respected professional certifications that employers demand. We are professional training experts who know how to navigate the bureaucratic minefield on your behalf and get you back to work in a better job with better skills.

Development

Agile Full Stack Web and Hybrid Mobile Application Development

You will learn front-end and client-side development starting with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You will then work with libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Bootstrap and Angular. You will learn how you can use web technology to build hybrid mobile applications using Apache’s Cordova. 

You will learn how to work with third party APIs from vendors such as Google, Nasa, Twilio and LinkedIn. You will learn the server side by working with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node,js) stacks. You will apply you newly acquired backend knowledge to build your own cloud-based server.

Additionally, you will learn security best practices and mobile first design concepts as well as extreme programming, agile and scrum methodologies. You will apply these skills throughout the course building an array of applications to add to your project portfolio. 

*Tools and technologies are subject to change.

Hours: 416 | Tuition: $12600.00  | Expenses: $250.00  | Total Cost: $12850.00

Available Courses for Agile Full Stack Web and Hybrid Mobile Application Development

Technology

A+

A+ certification is an internationally recognized validation of technical knowledge and customer satisfaction. The certification consists of two modules with one exam per module. A combination of lecture and hands-on labs will help students achieve two goals. Goal one is to learn and retain the necessary information to pass both exams. Goal two is to use the labs to acquire practical hands-on experience enabling the student to enter the workplace with confidence. This program is the premier certification for anyone pursuing careers in IT support, Help Desk, and Network Administration.

Hours: 56 | Tuition: $1895.00  | Expenses: $325.00  | Total Cost: $2220.00

Available Courses for A+

Cisco Associate (CCNA +1)

Microtrain’s Cisco WAN Administrator (CCNA plus one) program allows students to take advantage of Microtrain’s extensive Cisco training and position themselves better in the employment market.  This program combines Cisco’s CCNA certification training with one additional class from our Cisco curriculum.  Students can choose from CCNA-Voice, CCNA- Security, or one of our CCNP classes (Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks (ISCW), Optimizing Converged Cisco Networks (ONT), Routing (BSCI), Switching (BCMSN).  Whichever elective is chosen, the student will be prepared for a career managing Cisco networks and will have the credentials it takes to succeed in this in-demand field.

Hours: 96 | Tuition: $4590.00  | Expenses: $500.00  | Total Cost: $5090.00

Available Courses for Cisco Associate (CCNA +1)

Cisco CCNA

Microtrain is one of the leading Cisco training organizations in all of Chicago and the CCNA is one of our most popular certification training courses.  Our instructors guide our students through this course using real Cisco equipment and hands on labs and exercises.  This is the best possible way to get your CCNA certification and we are so confident in our class we guarantee you will pass your certification exam!This class will prepaire you for the 640-802 exam.

Hours: 48 | Tuition: $2295.00  | Expenses: $295.00  | Total Cost: $2590.00

Available Courses for Cisco CCNA

Cisco CCNP

Microtrain is one of the leading Cisco training organizations in all of Chicago Our CCNP program is designed to give students the knowledge, and the skills to be successful as a Cisco network professional.  We combine 3 professional level Cisco classes, Routing (BSCI), Switching (BCMSN), and Troubleshooting (TSHOOT). These classes give the student the knowledge to successfully pass the CCNP certification exams and with these certifications under your belt, you are qualified to manage Cisco networks in any industry!

Hours: 128 | Tuition: $5995.00  | Expenses: $600.00  | Total Cost: $6595.00

Available Courses for Cisco CCNP

MCP

Microtrain is one of the leading Microsoft training organizations in all of Chicago and this is the basic certification program from Microsoft. Because we offer this bundled within our famous MCSE program, our students have the same experience as those pursuing the higher level of degree but finish in a much shorter time frame. This is a great entry point into Microsoft technology as a Network Administrator or Technician. 

Hours: 40 | Tuition: $2195.00  | Expenses: $150.00  | Total Cost: $2345.00

Available Courses for MCP

MCSA

 Our Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate  program is part of our trademark MCSE Program.   Our instructors guide our students through the basics of administering Microsoft networks and cover all the essential information required to pass the exams to achieve the MCSA certification.   By combining our top notch instructor lead training with a battery of hands-on labs and a library of e-learning lessons we are able to give students the most effective experience possible to obtain their certification.  Our program is so effective we will guarantee you will pass your MCSA exams

120 hours - $4,495
Hours: 104 | Tuition: $3995.00  | Expenses: $500.00  | Total Cost: $4495.00

Available Courses for MCSA

MCSE

The MCSE, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, is the highest level of certification offered by Microsoft. It demonstrates that an individual has achieved an elite level of proficiency and expertise, validating a student’s proven experience and knowledge in using Microsoft products and solutions. MicroTrain’s MCSE program prepares students to seize job opportunities as database administrators or enterprise messaging administrators. 

Hours: 160 | Tuition: $5995.00  | Expenses: $750.00  | Total Cost: $6745.00

Available Courses for MCSE

Network Professional

MicroTrain's network professionals program is our most complete all inclusive program for individuals pursuing a career in network administration or network management. We combine two CompTIA certifications classes, with Microsoft MCSE, Cisco CCNA and VMware vSphere classes.

Hours: 354 | Tuition: $16075.00  | Expenses: $1523.00  | Total Cost: $17598.00

Available Courses for Network Professional

Network+

Network+ certification is an internationally recognized validation of technical knowledge and customer satisfaction. This program is the premier certification and represents the core knowledge that many other vendor specific certifications are built on.  Anyone pursuing careers in IT support, Help Desk, and Network Administration should start with their Network+ Certification.

Hours: 40 | Tuition: $1895.00  | Expenses: $195.00  | Total Cost: $2090.00

Available Courses for Network+

Security+

CompTIA Server+ certification validates knowledge of server issues and technology, including disaster recovery. It is a vendor neutral certification that proves knowledge of server hardware and software. The class covers system hardware, software, storage,  IT environment, disaster recovery and troubleshooting. CompTIA Server+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification for technical support professionals with 18 to 24 months of IT experience

Hours: 24 | Tuition: $1395.00  | Expenses: $180.00  | Total Cost: $1575.00

Available Courses for Security+

VM Training

Hours: 0 | Tuition: $0.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $0.00

Applications

Financial Keyboarding with Business Development/Accounting

This instructor lead program prepares trainees for entry level or reentry into the workforce. Course includes instruction in keyboarding with emphasis in developing speed keying in numeric data entry, business development, customer service and diverse accounting perceptions in QuickBooks Accounting software. Data keyers are critical to all professional industries where entering data is important. Keyers work with highly technical material. They plan and type complicated statistical tables, combine and rearrange materials from different sources and prepare master copies. Our program will prepare you for a new career in the professional world!

Hours: 200 | Tuition: $5495.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $5495.00

Available Courses for Financial Keyboarding with Business Development/Accounting

MOS Master Certification

Our Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) program is designed to teach individuals the entire Microsoft Office suite to a high proficiency level.  We cover Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, and Word from beginner to expert levels.  This program will prepare students for any professional career where Microsoft Office would be a primary component.  This program is ideal for Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Office Managers, or any other administrative role where Microsoft Office is used extensively.

Hours: 112 | Tuition: $3250.00  | Expenses: $500.00  | Total Cost: $3750.00

Available Courses for MOS Master Certification

MOS Master Certification +

Microtrain’s MOS Master Certification + program combines our standard MOS program with graphics and web design courses like SharePoint, Visio, FrontPage, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, PhotoShop and InDesign. Students choose which 4 elective classes are best suited for their career aspirations. This program is ideally suited to prepare students for careers in Marketing, Advertising and any other creative industries along with the standard professional positions where these skills would be utilized.

Hours: 144 | Tuition: $5000.00  | Expenses: $500.00  | Total Cost: $5500.00

Available Courses for MOS Master Certification +

Office Administration/Assistant - Accounting and Bookkeeping

Microtrain’s Office Administration/Assistant – Accounting and Bookkeeping program was designed to give individuals pursuing a career in any number of office support positions the skills and knowledge needed to be successful. The program covers the relevant Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and also SharePoint! The program also teaches students Microsoft Project and QuickBooks to ensure marketable skills in a variety of industries. Basic Accounting principles are covered in addition to basic keyboarding skills. Finally we cover a variety of topics around Navigating Corporate America including customer service, e-mail etiquette, business writing and more. This program ensures that our students have all of the relevant skills necessary to be successful in office support roles of any kind!

Hours: 120 | Tuition: $5000.00  | Expenses: $500.00  | Total Cost: $5500.00

Available Courses for Office Administration/Assistant - Accounting and Bookkeeping

Office Management

Microtrain’s Office Management program takes our Office Administration program and expands on it for individuals pursuing a career in any number of office management positions. These positions generally require the skills of an office administrator and higher level skills in computers and project Management. The program covers the relevant Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and also SharePoint! The program also teaches students Microsoft Project and QuickBooks to ensure marketable skills in a variety of industries. Basic Accounting principles are covered in addition to basic keyboarding skills. Additionally we cover a variety of topics around Navigating Corporate America including customer service, e-mail etiquette, business writing and more. Finally, we combine our “best in class” PMP/CAPM training and our CompTIA Network+ certification for basic networking principles. This program ensures that our students have all of the relevant skills necessary to be successful in office management roles of any kind!

Hours: 248 | Tuition: $10970.00  | Expenses: $1100.00  | Total Cost: $12070.00

Available Courses for Office Management

Office Technologies Fundamentals

The Office Technologies Fundamentals program is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of technology. This instructor led program prepares participants for entry level employment. This program gives the student a working knowledge of basic Computer functions including computer fundamentals, Typing, Microsoft applications, business writing, organizations communications and e-mail etiquette. They will learn how to manage files and folders, use e-mail, and browse the Web with Internet Explorer. The keyboarding section is designed to teach the student typing skills along with a 3 day lab time to practice their new found skills. Each student will be provided a home version of this program to continue to enhance and improve these skills to their desired level. An introductory and intermediate level of the Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook applications are included as these are basic programs used daily in business environments. Searching the web will assist in job search activities as well as general internet functions, while email etiquette will teach how to create professional emails for any purpose. The business writing section will teach the students how to write business letters and reports as well as several types of proposals.  In the business communications section students will learn how to communicate effectively, overcome communication barriers, develop leadership habits and understand how communication flows within an organization. All appropriate courseware and practice software is provided to the student to aid in the development of these new skills.

Hours: 128 | Tuition: $3925.00  | Expenses: $75.00  | Total Cost: $4000.00

Available Courses for Office Technologies Fundamentals

Management

APICS® - Certified Supply Chain Professional

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) is recognized worldwide as the premier supply chain management educational and certification program. The APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of operations ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output and extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire supply chain.

More than 21,000 professionals in 94 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation since the program was launched in 2006. It is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the globe. It is a designation that is sought by thousands of employers and recruiters, it provides a mastery of supply chain management best practices and it distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized knowledge and skills

APICS CSCP education is essential if you are interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement, physical logistics, consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with ERP systems. CSCP certification is creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities.

Included in the course fee; instructor-led, live classroom training, a full set of APICS CSPC books, one-year membership to the APICS professional community, online learning tools, practice exams, MicroTrain’s Exam Pass Guarantee.  Please inquire about MicroTrain’s Partnership with the APICS community, and other certification offerings including: CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, SCOR-P.

Hours: 40 | Tuition: $2300.00  | Expenses: $695.00  | Total Cost: $2995.00

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®)

Certified Scrum Product Owner® professionals have been taught the Scrum terminology, practices, and principles that enable them to fulfill the role of Product Owner on a Scrum team. CSPOs are typically the individuals who are closest to the "business side" of the project. They are charged by the organization to "get the product out" and are expected to do the best possible job of satisfying all the stakeholders. CSPOs maintain the product backlog and ensure that everyone knows the priorities.

This course will help you understand how Scrum works by focusing on your role as the Product Owner, or customer, for a Scrum team. Topics that are covered include managing stakeholders, ROI, backlog grooming, creating effective user stories, acceptance criteria for user stories, and defining "Done."

Hours: 16 | Tuition: $1260.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $1260.00

Available Courses for Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®)

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

This 2-day course covers the principles of Agile and Scrum methods. Through a combination of robust simulations, hands-on experimentation, and high-quality instruction, students will learn the fundamentals of Scrum and how to facilitate, coach and lead an Agile project.

Included in the course fee are the certification exam cost and a 2-year membership in the Scrum Alliance organization (ScrumAlliance.org).

Course Objectives

Understand the values and principles of Agile Master the 5 Scrum values and the Scrum framework Understand how the Scrum framework functions within an organization Understand the difference between a ScrumMaster and Project Manager Learn how to build and guide a team according to the Scrum values

WIOA Approved Training Course

Hours: 16 | Tuition: $1260.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $1260.00

Available Courses for Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

IT Management

Microtrain's IT Management program is specifically designed for students who are pursuing a career in an IT Management related field and need to expand their skill set.  Our IT Management curriculum choices include: ITIL Foundations, Project Management (PMP or CAPM), Business Analysis, Six Sigma♪, SharePoint, Microsoft Project, Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Office courses, as needed. If students need more technical, as well as managerial, credentials, they can choose, when appropriate: SQL; CompTIA certification courses; Cisco's CCNA, CCNP-Troubleshooting, CCNP-Routing, CCNP-Switching courses; VMware training, or related MCP certification courses.  

Hours: 0 | Tuition: $0.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $0.00

Available Courses for IT Management

ITIL

Who benefits from ITIL® training? Anyone seeking a basic understanding of the ITIL® framework Anyone looking to stand out to employers and recruiters Anyone seeking professional development, recognition, or promotion Anyone who wishes to stay competitive in the rapidly changing technology industry

Microtrain offers a 3-day course to prepare for the ITIL® Foundation certification exam. The Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management demonstrates an understanding of the key terms and concepts for the ten core IT Service Management disciplines. This course outlines the processes of Service Support and Service Delivery, plus the Service Desk function and Security Management within the context of a business-focused IT Service Management approach.

Course Objectives

Master the definition, concept, and terminology of service management Understand the ITIL® service lifecycle, including process integration, scope and business value for each phase Understand how the service management processes contribute to the ITIL® service lifecycle Explain the role, objectives and organizational structures of the service desk function, and state the role and objectives of the three other functions Understand how service automation assists with expediting service management processes

WIOA Approved Training Course

ITIL® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited. Used under license of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Hours: 24 | Tuition: $1695.00  | Expenses: $250.00  | Total Cost: $1945.00

Available Courses for ITIL

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

MicroTrain offers a 5-day course for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification that includes classroom instruction and a real-life simulation project.

Course Objectives

Master the fundamental concepts and key terms of Lean Six Sigma Understand the benefits of adopting Lean Six Sigma within an organization and be able to make a case for doing so Be able to successfully implement Lean Six Sigma philosophy in future projects

WIOA Approved Training Course

Hours: 40 | Tuition: $2295.00  | Expenses: $438.00  | Total Cost: $2733.00

Available Courses for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

PMP Certification Training

If you enjoy the prestige that comes from being the best in your field, then you will appreciate the professional advantages derived from attaining the PMP from the Project Management Institute (PMI). MicroTrain has been helping Project Managers get PMP certified for over 9 years and boasts a 96% pass rate on the first attempt. Microtrain's five day PMP course is designed to teach you what you need to know for the exam as well as the PMBOK processes and the nine knowledge areas. After nine years we have the recipe down to a science. MicroTrain is a Global Registered Education Provider and all Microtrain instructors are Professional certified trainers.

Hours: 40 | Tuition: $2295.00  | Expenses: $534.00  | Total Cost: $2829.00

Available Courses for PMP Certification Training

Project Management Professional

MicroTrain’s Project Management Professional program is specifically designed for students who are pursuing Project Management positions and need to become PMP certified. We are specialists in PMP training and guarantee the students who take our courses will pass their certification exams.  We also include Microsoft Project levels 1 & 2 with the program to ensure you know the tools along with the concepts.

Hours: 0 | Tuition: $3890.00  | Expenses: $0.00  | Total Cost: $0.00

Available Courses for Project Management Professional