Ops 102

Intro to Computer Operations

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Daytime Track
M-F 9am – 5pm


Next Class
TBD, 2022

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Computer  Operations

  • Computer hardware components and interaction
  • Computer hardware interfaces
  • Operating systems fundamentals
  • Software application installation
  • Virtual machine operations


Curious about how computers work? Ever wonder how technology professionals build physical computers, upgrade components, configure virtual machines? Join us for Ops 102! You’ll blast through preparations for Ops 201, while getting a tour of the tools and techniques of modern IT professionals at the single computer level.


By the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Have confidence in performing basic computer technical operations within an operating system
  • Dive deeper into how computer workstations function
  • Get introduced to IT operations concepts like provisioning, virtualization, working with hardware interfaces, and more
  • Develop proficiency in installing new software and peripherals
  • Be fully prepared for the challenges ahead in Ops 201
  • Have a wider network of new and experienced information systems professionals, and prepare your resume for all the awesome new skills you are about to learn


  • Required: Computer updated with the latest version of OS, all security patches installed. See “Material Requirements” below
  • Computer & Material Requirements

    For all Ops courses beyond 101, you must come to class on the first day with:

      • A recent-model laptop (or desktop) computer fully up to date, with the latest version of the operating system and all security updates installed

    Laptop Requirements

    You are required to supply your own laptop that meets the below requirements. Chromebooks are not suitable for this course, since they are generally underpowered, and not configured for you to control the installed software.

      • 64-bit Operating System, like macOS or Windows 10
      • Fully up to date, with the latest version of the operating system and all security updates installed
      • At least 100GB of free space on the hard drive
      • At least 16GB of RAM required. 32GB RAM strongly preferred
      • Free of viruses, and in general working order

    Upcoming DeltaV Ops 102 Courses

    October 12th – October 15th, 2021 – Cedar Rapids

    Join us at DeltaV Headquarters at the Geonetric Building in Cedar Rapids for Ops 102.

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    Code of Conduct Policy

    Punctuality, participation in discussions, completion of assignments, and demonstration of professional courtesy to others are required, in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of every class. Students should always contact the instructors ahead of time if they are unable to attend all or part of published class / lab hours.

    Refund Policy

    Can’t attend the workshop after you register? We will refund tuition paid for Code 101 and Code 102 workshops, but only if you notify us by email of your cancellation before 12:00 noon on the day before the workshop.