Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Required Update November 30, 2023

    • Confidentiality, Prorpietary Content, and Distribution of Content

  • 2

    Fundamentals

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    • Networking Fundamentals

    • Virtualization Fundamentals

    • Networking Creating a Simple Network

    • Tech Fundamentals Load Balancers and Raid

    • Border Gateway Protocol BGP

    • Virtual Private Cloud with AWS and Azure demo

    • Security Architecture

    • Networking - Routing Protocols and Routers

    • Scaling Databases

  • 3

    Technology and More Fundamentals

    • Fin-tech Discussion May 25, 2021

    • Technology Fundamentals - March 31, 2022

    • How The Public Clouds Are Designed - April 19, 2022

    • Internet Versus Intranet - August 11, 2022

    • High Availability Load Balancing - January 12, 2023

    • Architecture Fundamentals - DMZ February 22, 2022

    • Security and Social Engineering - February 1, 2022

    • Securing Your Cloud Environment - January 19, 2023

    • Cloud Architect Solution: The Real Way - July 05, 2022

    • Three-Tier Architecture And Interview Prep - August 02, 2022

    • Architecture Fundamentals - Three Tier Web Apps & Enterprise Grade Cloud Security Aug 6, 2021

    • Architecture Fundamentals - Basic 3 Tier Website + Enterprise Grade Security

    • Welcome Email - Three Tier Architecture - High Availability Router - September 22, 2022

    • Three-tier Architecture With Chem Patrick Edward - December 15, 2022

    • Fundamentals Architecture - October 27, 2022

    • Architecture Fundamentals - March 17, 2022

    • The Most Common Mistakes In The Architecture Assignments - November 08, 2022

    • Live Walkthrough of Docker on Linux - September 3, 2021

    • Unified Communications & Multi-cloud Web Applications - November 23, 2021

    • Cisco Networking Training - January 21, 2022

    • Cloud migration: the 6 Rs and High-security architecture - March 1st, 2022

    • Networking Fundamentals In-depth - March 8, 2022

    • Networking, OSPF, BGP - May 10, 2022

    • Networking: WAN - July 07, 2022

    • Networking Fundamentals: Cloud Limitations - July 12, 2022

    • How To Build a High-Performance Network - July 28, 2022

    • Networking Fundamentals, Interview Questions and Q&A - August 04, 2022

    • Networking - January 3, 2023

    • Routing - January 5, 2023

    • System Orchestration: Data Plane versus Control Plane - April 26, 2022

    • Data, Databases and Big Data - Guest Lecturer Pravn Dwiwedi - April 07, 2022

    • Big Data Day: Guest Lecturer Pravin Dwiwedi - May 13, 2022

    • Data Lake With Guest Lecturer Pravin Dwiwedi - June 23, 2022

    • Data Lake With Guest Lecturer Pravin Dwiwedi Part 2 - June 30, 2022

    • Big Data With Guest Lecturer Pravin Dwiwedi - August 18, 2022

    • Big Data with Guest Lecturer Pravin Dwiwedi - October 13, 2022

    • Application Programming Interface: API with Guest Lecturer Angelo Munoz - May 20, 2022

    • MicroServices Architecture - June 07, 2022

    • Microservices With Guest Lecturer Lohit Audhkhasi - June 21, 2022

    • Microservices and Q&A - September 08, 2022

    • Software Development Architecture Scenario - October 25, 2022

    • Build Your Own OpenStack Cloud Part1 - August 16, 2022

    • Build Your Own OpenStack Cloud Part2 - August 23, 2022

    • Architects And Engineers AWS Labs Review Teamwork Part1 - September 27, 2022

    • Architects And Engineers AWS Labs Review Teamwork Part2 - September 29, 2022

    • Math101 For Subnetting Part 1 - November 29, 2022

    • Math101 For Subnetting Part 2 - December 01, 2022

    • Math 101 For Subnetting: How To Connect The Dots - December 08, 2022

    • Planning For Scalability - January 26, 2023

    • Spanning Tree Protocol With Ebenezer Abrahams - January 31, 2023

    • Storage with Mike Gibbs - February 02, 2023

    • Architecture Design: Student Hot Seat - February 09, 2023

    • Monolith Versus Microservices Architecture With Angelo Munoz - February 18, 2023

    • Three-tier Architecture - March 2, 2023

    • Event-Driven Architecture With Lohit Audhkhasi - March 7, 2023

    • Cloud Disaster Recovery Options - March 09, 2023

  • 4

    Architecture Case Studies

    • Student Lead Architecture Case Study - May 7, 2021

    • Healthcare Architecture Discussion - May, 24 2021

    • Interview Scenario - Data science Architecture

    • Retail Architecture Discussion - June 7, 2021

    • Retail Bank Architecture - June 11, 2021

    • Retail Lift and Shift Architecture - June 14, 2021

    • AWS Hiring Manger Perspective & Financial Lift and Shift - June 18, 2021

    • Healthcare Architecture: Internal and External Apps - June 22, 2021

    • Global Retailer Architecture With Cranky CIO - June 25, 2021

    • Architecture and Active Listening - June 28, 2021

    • Massive Healthcare Organization With High Availability & High Security Requirements - July 2, 2021

    • Healthcare Industry & Healthcare Architecture

    • High Performance Investment Banking Architecture

    • Large Retail Enterprise With Substantial Networking and Building Your Brand - July 23, 2021

    • Interview Scenario: Cloud Architect Sample Architecture - July 31, 2021

    • Complex Networking With Multi-cloud Architectures - August, 9 2021

    • Extensive Network & Servers All Moving To The Cloud - August 16, 2021

    • Healthcare Big Data Architecture - September 3, 2021

    • Group Architecture Whiteboard Session

    • Bid Data Architecture - September 10, 2021

    • Group Architecture Whiteboard Session - September 17, 2021

    • Interview Scenario Architecture Practice - September 24, 2021

    • Global Organization with Scalability concerns: Multi-cloud - September 28, 2021

    • Group Architecture New Deployment - October 12, 2021

    • Global Tech Manufacturer Architecture - October 15, 2021

    • Architecture Discussion - October 22, 2021

    • Social Media Company Architecture - October, 26, 2021

    • New Online Global Retailer - October 29, 2021

    • Group Architecture With Big Data - November 16, 2021

    • New Video Game Company & Big Data Design - November 30, 2021

    • Multi-cloud with Critical Security Requirements Architecture

    • Interview Scenario - AWS Interview Architecture

    • Multi-Cloud Architecture

    • Financial Firm Architecture - February 15, 2022

    • Multi-cloud high-availability high-performance architecture for financial organization

    • social media design architecture

    • Law Firm Architecture

    • High availability architecture for mission critical business

    • Network Architecture plus AWS Hands-on Activities - Load Balancers

    • Mission Critical Architecture - Lift and Shift Migration

    • Video Streaming Business Architecture

    • Five Hospitals Scenario Architecture

    • Architecture Design and Q&A

    • High-security and High-availability Banking Network

    • Old Banking Organization Security Architecture

    • Interview Scenario - Serverless Use Case Architecture

    • Interview Scenario for a Technical Architect Role

    • Interview Scenario - Cloud Architecture

    • Video Streaming Architecture

    • Real-life Scenario Architecture - Part 1

    • Real-life Scenario Architecture - Part 2

    • Intranet-Only Architecture

    • Financial Firm Architecture Solution Team Work - Part 1

    • Financial Firm Architecture Solution Team Work - Part 2 - Presentations

    • Healthcare Architecture Solution Team Work - Part 1

    • Healthcare Architecture Solution - Part 2 - Presentations

    • Teamwork - Architecture Solution - Part 1

    • Teamwork - Architecture Solution - Part 2 - Presentations

    • Teamwork - Architecture Solution - Part 3 - Presentations

    • Describing Technology & Retail Architecture

    • High Availability Multi-Cloud Architecture

  • 5

    Interviewing, Resume, and Branding

    • Resume Building - Architecture Discussion

    • LinkedIn Profile and Resume Optimization

    • LinkedIn Profile Day And How The Economy Affects The Job Market

    • Resume Optimization Day

    • Resume Review

    • Resume Review and Architecture Fundamentals

    • Interview Skills & Executive Communication Skills

    • Interview Practice

    • Architecture / Leadership / Interviews

    • Interview Practice

    • Q&A and Interview Prep

    • Answering technical and behavioral interview questions

    • Behavioral Interview Questions and Architecture Scenario Interview Prep

    • Interview Preparation - Tell Me About Yourself

    • Agility And Interview Questions

    • Interview Practice

    • Building the Architect’s brand and LinkedIn Profile

    • Selling Yourself to the Hiring Manager

    • Stress-Induced Interview Experience

    • Resume and LinkedIn Workshop - September 09, 2022 - Part 1

    • Resume and LinkedIn Workshop - September 09, 2022 - Part 2

    • Resume Optimization Session

  • 6

    Soft Skills and Business Acumen

    • Executive Communication Skills Training

    • Executive Writing

    • Communication With Chris Johnson

    • Communication Skills Training

    • Executive Communication

    • Communication Skills Activity

    • Presentation skills - students' presentations

    • Discussing Technology Like an Architect

    • Leadership Skills - Translating Engineering to Executive Language

    • Leadership Class - Describing Technologies

    • Explaining The Tech

    • Describing Tech To A Non-Tech Person 1

    • Describing Tech To A Non-Tech Person 2

    • Describing Tech To A Non-Tech Person 3

    • Explaining Technology To A Non-Tech Person 4

    • Explain Tech To A Non-Tech Person Part 5

    • Networking Training & Soft Skills Training

    • Soft Skills, Interview Questions, and Student Questions

    • Architecture fundamentals & soft skills

    • Mike Plays Enterprise Architect

    • Empathy Training

    • Emotional Intelligence - Difficult Conversations

    • Difficult Conversations

    • Leadership - Robert Cialdini's Six Principles of influence

    • Leadership Skills - How to Get Others to Join The Team

    • Tech Skills, Business Skills, Leadership Skills, and Life Skills

    • Project Management With Elonzo Coleman

    • Recognizing Teamwork

    • Teamworking - Architects And Engineers Working Together

    • Architects And Project Managers Teamwork

    • Business acumen - Making Budgets, Pay-back period, ROI modeling

    • Business Acumen - Return on Investment Modeling

    • Macroeconomics, Business Acumen, and Executive Presence

    • Leadership skills - Being CxO Relevant

    • Technology Explanation: CxO Relevancy

    • How to Become Relevant to the C-Level Executive

    • Problem Identification

    • Problem Solving with Elonzo Coleman & Chris Johnson

    • Situational Awareness

    • Finding Reliable Information And Q&A

    • Setting Goals with Guest Speakers Dr. Johnson And Dr. Long

    • Time Management and How to Get More Accomplished With Dr. Johnson and Dr. Long

    • How To Become A Successful Student

    • How To Take Better Notes For Studying

    • Social Media Emergency And Q&A

    • Branding with Elonzo Coleman

    • Making The Best Decisions with Dr. Johnson and Dr. Long

    • More About Branding with Elonzo Coleman

    • Selling with Mike Gibbs