Course Certificates Completed

  • Introduction to Enterprise Computing
  • Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels
  • Basic System Programming on IBM Z

Launch your career as an IBM z/OS Practitioner. Build skills in IBM Z, a platform used in the world’s most critical businesses.



  • Identify the different architectural families, explain the enhancements for each architecture family and the functions of an operating system

  • Explain the concept of a Sysplex and describe methods available for z/OS security.

  • Define the IOCP statements for the IOCDS and explain the concept of activation profiles.

  • Describe the process of IPLing an operating system

    About this Professional Certificate

    This Professional Certificate is intended to provide the foundational skills required to launch a career in the enterprise platform that powers over 68% of worldwide transactions. Companies around the world are searching for these skills to run their critical system workloads. In this series of courses, the learner will be introduced to various operating systems, mainframe applications, and get real-time hands-on experience on an IBM Z server. The skills acquired on completion of this Professional Certificate allows the learner to pursue a career as a mainframe application developer, system programmer, system administrator, or a DBA Practitioner.

    There are three courses in this specialisation, please be sure to complete all three in order to maximise your time and effort.

    Course 1: Introduction to Enterprise Computing

    Course 2 : Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels

    Course 3 : Basic System Programming on IBM Z


Boris Kisov


Innovation, IT & Management

10+ years of initiating and delivering sustained results and effective change for companies across a wide range of industries including
innovation, enterprise software, digital marketing, start-ups, advertising technology, e-commerce and government.