CARY, N.C. and TORONTO - Global Knowledge, Top Quality Cisco Learning Partner in the Americas, Cisco Learning Partner of the Year for EMEAR, and Cisco's largest Learning Partner worldwide, announced today the availability of professional development courses and a worldwide delivery schedule to support the new Cisco Business Value certifications, which were recently announced at Cisco's Partner Summit in Boston.
Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business skills training and author of the award-winning Business Architect Transformation Program, supported Cisco in bringing these new roles and certifications to Cisco's partner community.
"Our experience delivering the Business Architect Transformation Program to more than 200 Cisco partner organizations worldwide has enabled the Global Knowledge team to gain invaluable insight from organizations around the world as they transform to a solution-led, strategic customer engagement model facilitated through an architectural approach," said Michael Fox, Global Knowledge Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions.
"The new Business Value certifications will enable Cisco and partners to bring an additional level of value and sophistication to their engagements with clients," explained Alison Hawksworth, Worldwide Lead of Global Knowledge's Architecture Practice. "IT investment decision-making requirements are changing, and the ability to demonstrate how technology aligns to business requirements and supports the client's transformation goals is now imperative as part of the investment decision-making process. The competencies developed and the techniques and tools deployed within the new business certification training courses will put Cisco and their partners in a very strong position in terms of helping their clients make informed investment decisions with well-defined business benefits."
To gain the knowledge and expertise to support the new Business Value job roles and certifications, Cisco partners may take advantage of the Global Knowledge multi-language worldwide delivery schedule and a Cisco incentive program.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,500 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, IBM, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located in Cary, NC, Canadian headquarters are in Toronto, and EMEA headquarters are in London. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners.