Workshops

Futurelink offers a wide variety of one day workshops designed to give practical, hands-on experience and knowledge in a wide range of technology and professional development topics. From Microsoft Office to Coding to Project Management and beyond, our workshops can help you achieve your future goals. Seats fill fast—reserve your spot today!

WORKSHOPS FOR SENIORS

Would like to stay connected with your family, relatives and friends?

Take advantage of virtual medicine benefits (Hearth, Blood Pressure and more)

Would you like to keep yourself mentally active?

Would you like to take advantage of online coupons, discounts and cyber deals?

Would you like to give your family peace of mind with your everyday status?

  • Using Smartphone and mobile devices: Learn different features of smartphones and other mobile devices. Using mobile devices, taking and sharing photos and videos, downloading life changing apps, connecting to Wi-Fi and email and lot more…
  • Skype Workshop: Skype is an internet based video/audio conferencing software that allows you to stay connected with family and friends and relatives and grandkids.
  • Introduction to Social Networking: Stay updated and socially connected with friends, family and relatives using Facebook and twitter, the most famous social networking sites.
  • Power of YouTube: Learn how to watch videos or movies or share video, talent, wisdom, skills, humor and personal experiences.
  • Popular apps on your mobile devices: Learn how some popular apps available can help with everything from transportation, money, social interaction to physical fitness, health and more.

DATE & TIME: TBD

LOCATION: Corona

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WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Introduction to Cyber Security

This incredible class is the first to be offered of its kind. Our industry cyber security experts will demonstrate a series of live hacks and walk students through things to do be safe online. The course will educate students on the myriad of threats that exist and emerging threats as the world continues to become more and more integrated. Understand Ransomware, man-in-the-middle attacks, keyboard loggers and more.

This is such a powerful reality check and an opportunity to ask questions, gain insights and experience some live eye-opening cyber threats. This class wraps up with key insider tips to be safe.

Audience profile:

This course is targeted for everyday consumers, home computer users, business end users or other non-technical staff. It is recommended you have basic computer knowledge and understanding of general concepts of networking, internet and Windows.

Key Topics:

  • Why is cyber security the #1 biggest threat everyone should be worried about?
  • Why are cyber criminals hard to catch?
  • What are common types of threats?
  • Why should you think twice about getting on a wifi?
  • Demos, Demos, Demos.
  • A few insider tips to be safe

DATE & TIME: TBD

LOCATION: Corona

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Introduction To Network Communications

This is an incredible first-of-a-kind course. We have created this introduction level course that provides an introduction to networking fundamentals. In a world where everything is connected to everything, understanding networking is a critical skill for anyone looking to build a career in IT.

This class is intended to give a broad overview of many topics taught in more advanced classes but geared to give students an overview, with some practical hands-on skills they will walk away with.

Audience profile

This course is intended for those seeking a career in IT and looking to understand the basics of networking.  Ideal for those majoring in computer technology and looking to gain industry-specific skills and knowledge.

Key Topics:

  • OSI Model
  • DNS
  • Protocols
  • IP Addressing
  • Common Ports
  • Basic Commands
  • Understanding Firewalls
  • Local Area Network Vs Wide Area Network
  • Understanding Bandwidth
  • Understanding Speed vs Duplex
  • Basic Tools & Technologies

DATE & TIME: TBD

LOCATION: Corona

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Home Cyber Security For Kids With Disney Circle

Worried what your kids might be getting exposed to on the internet? Looking to control how much time kids spend on the internet? Do you want to provide age-appropriate content to your children and limit exposure to the dangers of the internet?

This incredible class is the first to be offered of its kind. Our industry cyber security experts have teamed with Disney and Circle to enable parents to better safeguard kids from the dangers of the internet.  Learn how to implement Disney Circle at your home and implement a more safer computing environment for everyone.

You can read more about Circle at https://meetcircle.com/

Audience profile

This course is intended for those seeking to provide a safer computing environment at home. This class is focused on installing, configuring and administering the Disney Circle cyber security device.

Key Topics:

  • What is Disney Circle?
  • How does it work?
  • What can you do with it?
  • How do you set it up?
  • How to configure Circle
  • How to administer Circle

DATE & TIME: TBD

LOCATION: Corona

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Introduction To Microsoft Active Directory

Get hands-on instruction in this high-demand technology that is the core of Microsoft Networks.  This course is designed to help you get the fundamental skills, understanding and exposure to this critical component in Microsoft based Networks. This is an introduction level class that will provide an overview of key topics such as administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server Environment. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as understanding Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, Installation, Account Management. As part of the learning experience, you will perform some hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment.

Audience profile

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have basic Microsoft operating system understanding and fundamental network skills. They are looking to get exposure to Active directory and prepare for more advanced courses in Administration, Design, Troubleshooting etc.  This is a terrific starting point for those pursuing higher roles in IT and want to have a stepping stone.

Key Topics:

  • What is Active Directory?
  • How is it used?
  • What is DNS?
  • What are Roles ?
  • What are Features?
  • What is group policy and how does it work?
  • Basic Network Commands
  • Account Administration
  • Account Creation

Class Duration: 4 hours

DATE & TIME: TBD

LOCATION: Corona

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