Getting Started with the Internet of Things (IoT)

Provided by: edX

This course provides students with an introduction to IoT and covers the concepts, terms, and patterns of an IoT solution.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand what IoT is and the difference between a commercial IoT device and a consumer IoT device
  • Explain how IoT can be used to support business needs in industries like Manufacturing, Smart City/Building, Energy, Healthcare, Retail, and Transportation
  • Describe the components of an IoT Architecture
  • Describe the security considerations that must be addressed when implementing an IoT solution
  • Describe the communication, data, and process pathways implemented within an IoT solution
  • Explain the approaches that a business can take when preparing to implement an IoT solution
  • Describe the device categories available in the marketplace and characteristics of commonly used devices
  • Describe software and services that go into an IoT solution and how security considerations are addressed within the implementation
  • Evaluate and align a use case scenario or problem statement with a real-world IoT implementation and architecture
  • Explain one or more approaches for implementing an IoT solution based on a use case scenario or problem statement.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for organizations intending to implement IoT in their facilites,employees wanting to understand IoT business opportunities

Course ID







Communication,Smart Devices, AI, Automation, Robotics, IoT

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

10 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 99.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification