building digital workforce
New Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum accelerates path to job readiness for students around the globe
To help meet the need for skilled IT talent and ensure a more inclusive future for all people, I’m excited to announce that Cisco Networking Academy has advanced its Cisco Certificated Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum to prepare job seekers, from anywhere and from any background, with the skills they need for a successful career in the ever-changing IT field. The new curriculum will be integrated into most of Networking Academy’s 12,000+ academies around the world to prepare students to earn the new CCNA certification, which is available on February 24, 2020.
How a nonprofit partner supports social enterprises so individuals can gain relevant skills
This group addresses the gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, investing in and supporting social enterprises that provide employment opportunities for low-income communities facing isolation, discrimination, lack of job skills, and poor education.
Connecting the dots from skills to careers: Inside Cisco’s Networking Academy
Access to opportunity can change lives and change communities. Cisco Networking Academy partners with educators, governments, and employers to bring global and inclusive access to digital skills to millions of people. Here are some of their stories.
Tae Yoo, Cisco’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs on Cisco’s CSR Philosophy
In this excerpt from our recent CSR report, Tae Yoo decribes Cisco’s CSR and social impact philosophy
The Cybersecurity Talent Shortfall: How the Cisco Networking Academy is Meeting the Demand
According to the FBI’s annual Internet Crime Report, in the United States alone, cybercrime cost organizations $2.7 billion in 2018. These costs not only include service disruption, but loss of productivity, reputation damage, and other business impacts. There are many cybersecurity education programs available, but are they effectively preparing students to join the workforce?
How the AbilITy Cisco Networking Academy is Turning Disability into Opportunity
The abilITy Cisco Networking Academy is a six-month intensive networking technology education program that uses Cisco’s Networking Academy curricula, adapted it to serve people with disabilities.