InCommon Academy Offers the Best Options Available for IAM Training This Fall

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By Apryl Motley - Technical Writer & Communications Lead, Internet2 Trust and Identity/NET+ Service

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

New season. New skills to learn and master. 

InCommon Academy

InCommon Academy is your one-stop connection to the best options for your team’s identity and access management (IAM) training this fall.  Consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, InCommon Academy workshops aren’t your run-of-the-mill training classes. 


Does your team have a new staff member who needs a crash course on Shibboleth? Or a resident expert on IAM who wants to upskill on Grouper, COmanage, or midPoint to lead the next phase of your institution’s IAM transformation?

Look no further than the InCommon Academy’s Trusted Access Platform training. Registration is open for upcoming workshops on Grouper, COmanage, Shibboleth, and midPoint

(Watch this short video introduction to Grouper)

It’s a win-win for your employees’ professional development goals and your team’s journey to streamline IAM at your institution. Our workshops are:

  • Led by our Trusted Access Platform developers and seasoned community implementers
  • Designed to keep participants connected and engaged through a variety of learning and collaboration tools, including Canvas, Zoom, and Slack
  • Built to offer opportunities for one-on-one support from our expert instructors 
  • Fun! (It’s a key component of our training style.)

As a result, our participants bond with their peers and develop strong connections to the InCommon community. 

 (Watch this short video introduction to Shibboleth)

Interested in learning more? Visit our website or view software training highlights for fall 2022 below. If you have questions about the InCommon Academy or Trusted Access Platform training, please email training@incommon.org.

Workshop Name & DescriptionScheduleRegistration
Grouper School  This virtual workshop is delivered through self-paced learning, access to a class Slack channel, and four half-day sessions delivered through Zoom. The modules start with Grouper basics and progress through new Grouper features, access governance, security model, and administration.
September 27 – 30, 2022Visit the Grouper School website. Don’t delay!  Early bird registration closes Sept. 2.
Shibboleth Installation Workshop  This hands-on virtual workshop demonstrates how to deploy the InCommon-ready Shibboleth Service and identity providers in a way that’s easy to install and manage. You will also learn how to modernize through the DevOps approach and dive into the world of containers and how they can make your life easier.October 3 – 7, 2022Visit the Shibboleth Training website.  Early bird rates are in effect, so sign up by Sept. 9 and save on tuition!
COmanage Class  This hands-on virtual workshop provides a conceptual understanding of COmanage and the technical know-how to get up and running. Using the InCommon Trusted Access Platform packaged version, you will learn how to model your organization or collaboration and set up enrollment flows.
October 25 – 27, 2022Visit the COmanage Class website.  Early bird rates are in effect, so sign up by Sept. 30 to save on tuition!
midPoint Basics Workshop  This virtual course is intended for identity management architects, identity management system engineers, and deployment partners who will customize, deploy, and support midPoint Identity Manager in a way that integrates with the InCommon Trusted Access Platform components. The modules include how to configure resources, create organizational structures, integrate Grouper with midPoint via messaging, and map and maintain role definitions in cooperation with Grouper.
November 7 – 10, 2022Visit the midPoint Training website.  Early bird rates are in effect, so save when you sign up by Oct. 14!