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Our educational programs, webinars and workshops are focused on growth – growing your team, growing your market share and growing your career.

 

Best Practices Webinars

Join us each month for a new webinar presented by an ITA member! This series is designed to help you solve relevant business issues and power your growth. Past topics include data security, intellectual property protection, customer success, healthcare legislation.

Next up: 

6/21:  Blockchain: Preparing for Disruption

Panels & Programs

Our educational programming reflects our members’ priorities and provides actionable insight for improving your business. Get insight directly from your peers in these discussion-oriented sessions and learn how they tackled their biggest challenges.

Next up:

6/5:  Hyper-Convergence: A Blueprint for a More Agile Business in a High Velocity World

6/13:  Easy Funds Back in Your Business with the R&D Payroll Tax Credit

Tech Talks

Targeted at the Techies - member companies host these monthly sessions and focus on some of today’s hottest tech trends and technologies, from predictive analytics to virtual reality to a Hadoop vs. Spark vs. Google Dataflow showdown. 

Next up:

5/17:  ITA Tech Talk: AI & Deep Learning with CCC Information Services

6/14:  ITA Tech Talk: Stay Competitive Through a Decision-First Approach to Analytics

Workshops

Sometimes you need to go a little deeper. Our workshops offer an immersive experience to really get your hands dirty and walk away feeling ready to take on the world. Past sessions have included new manager training, establishing an internship program and talent sourcing.

Next up:

5/16:  Strong Leaders Workshop - 9am-12pm - TechNexus

6/6:  Leadership Skills for New Managers - 9am - 1pm - TechNexus

Save the date:

7/24:  Sexual Harassment/Sensitivity Training for new managers, 9am-11am - TechNexus

8/7:  Interview Skills for New Managers - 9am - 11am - TechNexus

8/22:  Foundational Leadership Skills for New Managers - 9am-1pm - TechNexus

11/14:  Foundational Leadership Skills for New Managers - 9am-1pm - TechNexus

12/5:  Strong Leaders Workshop - 9am-12pm - TechNexus

Certifications

CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications worldwide, and employers depend on CompTIA certifications to make smart hiring decisions. CompTIA helps IT professionals demonstrate their aptitude in various fields, such as security, network administration, computer repair and server administration. ITA members receive 15% off exams and training through CompTIA. To receive discount codes, please reach out to trisha@illinoistech.org, all discounts can be redeemed via CompTIAstore.com.

 

 

Get in touch

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Chicago, IL 60606

PH: 1.312.435.2805

Email: collaborate@illinoistech.org