Futures College

The Minority Serving Institution of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

 

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OHUB & IBM Skillsbuild Join Forces To Accelerate Your Upskilling & Upward Mobility In The Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Are you a student (13-18)?

Explore the world of tech and discover your passion

Are you an adult(over 18)?

Get on the road to a tech career you’ll love

Are you an entrepreneur?

Learn to build high-growth startups 

Are you an educator or administrator?

Prepare your students for the changing future of work

Immersive Badges & Employable Certificates

We provide students and working professionals alike with the skills necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving, competitive job market. We help learners gain practical experience and skills related to their interests. Our goal is not to simply provide access, but to make career exploration become a career success.

Culture of Work
Badge 

Duration: 18+ hrs 🎓

“Culture of Work” courses giving students the exposure and skills to navigate the technical interviewing and hiring process; accelerate their acclimation to a changing, more innovative, and entrepreneurial workplace; and launch their journey toward financial independence and equitable multi-generational wealth creation in  the future of work, fourth industrial revolution  and beyond.

Amazing Archetypes
Badge 

Duration: 20+ hrs 🎓

OHUB’s Amazing Archetypes badge is designed to expose learners at all levels to the diverse people building world-changing innovation. The learner will learn about the experiences of these entrepreneurs, from just before they had an idea for a product, to just after they filed for an IPO. With engaging fireside chats and conversations, the learner will develop a road map for success for their own products and business.

Enterprise Design Thinking
Badge

Duration: 2+ hrs 🎓

Enterprise Design Thinking is IBM’s approach to applying design thinking at the speed and scale a modern enterprise demands. It helps teams not only form intent, but deliver outcomes; outcomes that advance the state of the art and improve the lives of the people they serve. 

Agile Explorer
Badge 

Duration: 7+ hrs 🎓

Agile is a set of values, principles, and practices that helps change the culture and behaviors of the way people work. Learn the foundational concepts of Agile and earn the Agile Explorer badge when you complete three core courses.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Solutionist Certificate

Duration: 20+ hrs 🎓

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Solutions (DEIS) Certificate Program is an immersive, six-month engagement created for founders, executives, and other company leaders who are ready to invest in DEIS now. Unlike other DEI programs, this course extends beyond implicit bias and focuses on implementing real solutions based on an actionable framework.

Black Tech Ecosystem
Investor Certificate

Duration: 20+ hrs 🎓

This is a 9-week, comprehensive training on the tactics, nuances, & strategies required to be a knowledgeable investor in high-growth technology startups and venture funds. It is uniquely designed for current or aspiring investors as well as high net worth individuals, who want to invest through the lens of racial equity and support Black founders and Black-founded companies with their investment dollars.

High-Growth Company Builder
Certificate

Duration: 30+ hrs 🎓

This program is designed for founders that are currently working a day job and looking to validate their idea before leaving their day jobs. It’s also for founders that are considering fundraising and are looking for a framework to become Venture Ready.
What makes a good idea that makes money? How can a non-tech founder build a successful technology company? Those questions and more are answered in this course. 

MyInnerGenius
Assessment 

Duration: 2+ hrs 🎓

You can use MyInnerGenius to find careers or job roles you will love. MyInnerGenius goes beyond aptitudes and interests to match you to IT careers using a science-based, non-biased approach to assess cognitive skills, abilities, and personality traits to find the IT roles that best match your skills and interest.

Technology Sales
Certificate

Duration: 4 Weeks 🎓

The exponential growth of digital products, users, and information online has created a massive need for professionals with more robust communication, strategy, and sales skills. As a student in this immersive course, you’ll be equipped with skills to create sales experiences that connect customers to products and services and build high-value relationships to make you an indispensable asset to any team. 

Cybersecurity Specialist
Certificate

Duration: 9 Months 🎓

As a cybersecurity specialist, learners will be trained to design the infrastructure that keeps data safe. That includes assessments, penetration testing, and developing the architecture of secure networks. This Cybersecurity training path will give students all the skills needed to claim their place in this rapidly growing industry. Students will be ready to be on the frontlines of the war against hackers and data thieves.

Full-Stack Software Engineer
Certificate

Duration: 12 Weeks 🎓

Learn to create powerful and robust web and mobile applications that will drive growth for businesses forward. With this immersive course, students will gain the technical knowledge to take their career to the next level. Interacting with in-demand software and web applications, including Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Django, Git and more. This course provides students with the hands-on training and project-based curriculum they need to land a new job.

Blockchain Development
Certificate

Duration: 6 Months 🎓

As a blockchain developer, you’ll have a deep understanding and ability to develop and design cryptocurrencies, crypto wallets, smart contracts and decentralized applications. Your main responsibility will be to be technically sound. Other responsibilities include designing and maintain a constant flow of code, testing, and documentation.

Our Graduates Work & Build Here

Whether it’s your first career or next career; first startup or first investment, Futures College pivots you to an upwardly mobile pathway into the technology, startup and venture ecosystem as a definitive course towards multi-generational wealth creation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Beyond.
Arlo
Blackbaud
CareSet
Comcast
Deloitte
Fearless Fund
Google
KC Global Design
Metric Theory
Veda
VMLY&R
Twitter

Why Now?

According to McKinsey, Black America will lose 4.5 million jobs in the next decade due to automation. According to HR&A Advisors, the tech ecosystem must hire 1.1 million Back and Latinx Americans to create parity. With a median salary in the US of $146,000, this can create $160 billion dollars in annual economic impact.

OHUB is the leading platform for the up-skilling, sourcing, and recruitment of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities that want to work in the technology, startup & ecosystem.

The Future of Education and Work Starts Here.

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Ready to discover a career in tech?

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Welcome to the ecosystem!

Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is not optional. For Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Americans, it must be a top priority to prepare for new economic promise. To do this, you need to gain competitive skills, build businesses, and learn how to invest to truly begin future-proofing your access to opportunities.

Join OHUB and create a SkillsBuild profile on IBM for free to start your journey today. Let’s create history, together!