Courses Offered by GIL
Develop Phase courses
GIL’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING
The GIL Entrepreneurship Training Course is an intensive design thinking and business development training program for unemployed Lebanese and refugee youth. The program provides them with the skills needed to develop innovative income-generating solutions to problems in their communities. The most viable initiatives advance to Incubation, where participants receive further coaching and seed funding to pilot their enterprises or community initiatives.
DIGITAL AND MEDIA LITERACY
Digital and Media Literacy teaches youth a digital “culture,” which enables them to learn proper usage of Microsoft Office, the internet, and the cloud in their professional careers. Consider it like an intro to the online world for when the students get their start in the workplace.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
This course will teach social media marketing and media account management skills. Students can later pursue more in-depth courses such as Social Media and Adwords, and Online Advertising
MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
The Mobile Application Development course instills programming and development principles within all GIL trainees.
Youth taking the Microwork course will learn the skills of a freelancer. They’ll be taught the importance of proper communication with the management and clients, how to deliver data-related jobs from Excel to e-commerce and CRM systems, and Introduction on AI and Machine Learning to understand the importance of their job. These will emphasize that the students are not doing “busy work;” it’s a training system to perform a bigger job.
The objective of this training is to promote creativity and innovation in youth, as well as empower them with technical and engineering skills. This is all so they can pursue a career as a freelancer or entrepreneur using digital tools. This 3-level training gives the participant a holistic approach to technical knowledge and know-how.
CISCO IT ESSENTIALS
Cisco ITE is for students seeking to gain career-oriented, entry-level hardware and software skills to prepare them for technical support roles. This course is aligned with the CompTIA A+ certification.
CISCO INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY
Intro to Cybersecurity helps students learn how to protect their personal data and privacy online and on social media, as well as why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding.
CISCO CYBERSECURITY ESSENTIALS
This course is recommended for students planning to study any CCNA certification. It provides foundational security skills for entry-level networking and security roles.
CISCO NDG LINUX UNHATCHED
In alignment with the Linux exam objectives found on the CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam, this course teaches basic installation and configuration of Linux software and introduces the Linux command line.
CISCO NDG LINUX ESSENTIALS
The NDG Linux Essentials course, developed by Networking Academy partner NDG, teaches the fundamentals of the Linux operating system and command line and open source concepts.