Katalyst Cohorts Initiative
Katalyst defined; a person or thing that changes an event
Cohort defined; a group of people banded together
Katalyst Cohorts is dedicated to transforming the aspiring career changer to begin their employment as coders, designers, computer technicians, and project managers by teaching the candidate to use technology to solve problems.
We believe this is how we will re-tool, re-develop, and re-define the urban experience in America.
Did You Know?
- There are 700,000 unfilled IT jobs in the U.S. I.T. careers are projected to grow 12 percent thru 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
- I.T. overlaps with every sector, which makes it a versatile career opportunity. From healthcare to agriculture, digital transformation is driving change in all spheres of business.
- There are new emerging fields in I.T. that will see the full-scale application in the next five to ten years according to the Gartner Hype Cycle.
- The demand is so high, that certified professionals can easily find work even without a college degree. When it comes to certification training programs, they are faster and far less expensive than a full degree in Computer Sciences
Breakdown of the Katalyst Journey
The Katalyst Cohorts Difference
On-Demand Virtual Classroom
Access your class from the internet anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
Hands on labs
Worried about proving your skills?
Virtual labs are included, you get real-world practical application so you are ready to hit the ground running.
Worried about where to start?
We don’t just send you a link and a good luck email. We start off together, answer your questions and collaborate on your journey.
Cohort Based Training
What if I lose focus?
Starting as part of a cohort, you are part of a team that works on real-world projects, that can be applied to your resume immediately.
You will help each other and push each other forward.
Virtual Office Hours
How do I know I am on track?
Instructors are available for virtual office hours to support and guide you through your courses.
Are the classes relevant in today’s job market?
All classes are tied to specific job-ready skill sets and the top industry certifications. Simultaneously train to pass your exam and execute the necessary job responsibilities in your field.
Custom Practice Exams
How do I know I am ready?
Our customized practice exams, validate that you are ready to pass the industry certification exams and hit the ground running in your career.
How do I know what career path to follow?
Career coaches will guide you through developing a career roadmap, complete with objectives and key results. Including follow up to ensure you are on pace.
What if I have limited resources?
Katalyst takes this journey with you, we have partners that assist with funding and other resources to give you the best chance to complete your journey.
Katalyst focuses on building the whole student and not just tech skills. The development of the entire person is key to taking a student from no tech skills to employable market-ready skills.
The Katalyst Training Pathways
We have carefully crafted two career pathways ideal for someone with no-tech experience to become job-ready with the least amount of time and financial commitment. Katalyst can also design and build custom training programs that align with employment partner needs.
Certified Web Developer (CWD)
Tech Support Pathway
Certified Technology Manager (CTM)
Students learn the skills needed to become a certified technology manager –Cloud application administration, provisioning endpoint devices and user administration, application imaging and deployment, asset management, service desk, troubleshooting and Project design and management.