Course description

As a foundation course, this program is designed to provide students the knowledge to understand how IoT works, what basic ideas rest in its foundation, and how these technologies can build a smart world. The course comprehensively covers the phenomenon of IoT and provides students the opportunity to study its fundamentals in detail. It will cover the complete IT stack used in the development and management of IoT products and platforms, focusing on all three key areas, namely data, communications and devices. To give students thorough understanding of the IoT technology communications, the course also discusses in detail the five types of analytics used: descriptive, exploratory, inferential, predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Course content

  • Introduction to IoT Architecture Approach
  • Types of IoT Architecture
  • IoT Device Access, Types & Specs
  • Transfer Capabilities & Data Storage for IoT Devices
  • Collection Mechanics for IoT Device Data
  • Introduction to Time Series Data, NoSQL, & SQL RDBMS
  • Overview of External, Cloud & Hetergeneous Data
  • Communication Mechanics for IoT Technologies
  • Human & Machine Interactions
  • Protocol & Communication Technologies for IoT Devices
  • Overview of Geo-sensing, Satellite, LoRaWAN, WiFi & Cellular Channels
  • Overview of Firewalls, Gateways, Z Wave, Bluetooth, & ZigBee

Course Objectives

  • Developing IoT POC prototypes for all domains
  • Communicating with Enterprise Architects and other teams to deploy IoT products
  • Understanding core IoT related topics, such as performance & availability, scalability, and distributed computing
  • Mastering IoT platforms and cloud deployment
  • Learn in-depth –cloud deployment, IoT platforms, RESTful webservice, Data stores, Protocols like ZigBEE, MQTT, CoAP, AMQP and many more, Sensors, Nodes and Gateways and development boards

Target audience

  • IoT Startup Owners/Managers
  • IoT Security Professionals
  • Cyber Security Managers
  • IoT Engineers

Location / Delivery

  • Online

Start date

  • July 6, 2020


  • 2 hours per day across seven days


  • £425.00 £850.00

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Dr. Mike Lakoju

A Data Science/ IoT Security  Consultant with over 12 years of work experience. He developed a Big Data Strategy framework that helps organizations identify the potential value of a Big Data project. He has expertise in Internet of Things (IoT), Operational Technology Security, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Visualization, Information Technology Security & Security Architecture Modelling.