Through a University System of Georgia (USG) initiative, Georgia Gwinnett College faculty, staff, and students have access to Oracle Academy. The USG agreement provides access to free cloud resources, curriculum, faculty training, and technology. Resources include:
- Oracle Academy Cloud Program: Access to Oracle Autonomous Database and Compute Virtual Machines (VM) through Oracle Cloud Free Tier, as well as 3,500 hours of free cloud credits annually for emerging technologies, infrastructure, database, application development, and more.
- Oracle Application Express (APEX): Access to Oracle Application Express (APEX) for hands-on practice in the cloud. APEX is a cloud-based, low-code development platform that enables users to build scalable, secure enterprise apps, with world-class features, that can be deployed anywhere.
- NetSuite: Access to NetSuite and NetSuite OneWorld software as a service (SaaS) solutions to provide students with practical, hands-on business computing experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP), sales and marketing, ecommerce, supply chain, and more.
- Curriculum and Learning Resources: College-ready and career-focused curriculum and learning modules in Java, database, and project management. A sampling of courses include: Artificial Intelligence with Machine Learning in Java, Oracle Application Express (APEX) Development Foundations, and Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Project Management Fundamentals.
Oracle Academy for Faculty/Staff
Faculty from any academic content area can utilize these resources however, faculty from CS, CIS, MIS, AIS, Accounting, Supply Chain, Civil Engineering, and Construction Management very commonly find these teaching resources beneficial.
The teaching resources (curriculum and workshops) cover a wide range of technical areas such as Database, Java, AI, APEX, SQL, PL/SQL, Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, ML, Linux, Data structures, Primavera, and NetSuite (Supply chain, ERP, CRM).