PowerShell Skills

Video description

A meticulously crafted video course aimed at professionals seeking to leverage the power of automation through PowerShell. This course, divided into three main sections, begins by laying the foundation with PowerShell basics, including setup, execution policies, command usage, and leveraging the Visual Studio Code environment. Progressing through the course, you'll delve into scripting basics, learning about arrays, hash tables, operators, and control structures like "if," "switch," and looping statements to manipulate and process data dynamically. The final section is dedicated to practical scripting, where real-world scenarios are addressed, such as prompting for user input, archiving files by date, and comparing hash values for security checks. Through engaging video content, this course not only strengthens your understanding of PowerShell's core concepts but also enhances your skills in scripting to automate and optimize a wide array of tasks.

What you will learn

  • Understand and apply execution policies.
  • Utilize Visual Studio Code for PowerShell scripting.
  • Manipulate data structures like arrays and hash tables.
  • Implement arithmetic, assignment, comparison, & logical operators.
  • Use control structures for conditional and loop-based programming.
  • Automate practical tasks.


This course is ideal for IT professionals, system administrators, and DevOps engineers looking to automate tasks and workflows. A basic understanding of command-line interfaces or scripting is helpful but not required.

About the Authors

ACI Learning: ACI Learning trains leaders in Cybersecurity, Audit, and Information Technology. Whether starting an IT career, mastering a profession, or developing a team, they provide essential support at every step.

Mike Rodrick: Mike Rodrick, the host, has more than 15 years of IT instruction experience, including 10 years as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Mike became an ITProTV Edutainer in 2014. Certifications: GIAC Security Essentials; Azure Fundamentals; Microsoft 365 Fundamentals; Cybersec First Responder; CompTIA ITF+, A+, Network+, Security+, Project+; MCP; MCT; MCDST; MCITP; MCTS; MCSA; MCSE; MCDBA; Certified Ethical Hacker; Certified Wireless Administrator; Certified Internet Web Professional

Product information

  • Title: PowerShell Skills
  • Author(s): ACI Learning, Mike Rodrick
  • Release date: April 2024
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781836203919