Unicomp and Enterprise Incubator Foundation's joint Cisco Networking Academy has been established in 2010. Currently the Academy offers IT Essentials, CCNA Exploration, CCNA Security, CCNP ROUTE, CCNP SWITCH, and CCNP TSHOOT courses.
Comprehensive Learning Program
Cisco Networking Academy is a global education program that teaches students how to design, build, troubleshoot, and secure computer networks for increased access to career and economic opportunities in communities around the world. Networking Academy provides online courses, interactive tools, and hands-on learning activities to help individuals prepare for ICT and networking careers in virtually every type of industry.
Since 1997, Networking Academy has grown from a small-scale program designed to help schools get the most out of their networking equipment to Cisco’s largest corporate social responsibility program, with courses taught at more than 9000 academies in 165 countries. More than 900,000 students develop ICT skills through the program each year.
21st Century Career Skills
Networking Academy delivers a comprehensive, 21st century learning experience to help students develop the foundational ICT skills needed to design, build, and manage networks, along with career skills such as problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking. Students complete hands-on learning activities and network simulations to develop practical skills that will help them fill a growing need for networking professionals around the world.
Networking Academy aims to provide a consistently enriching learning experience by partnering with public and private institutions such as schools, universities, businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations to develop and deliver innovative ICT courses, improve the effectiveness and accessibility of the program, increase access to education and career opportunities, and help ensure that students and instructors have the resources they need to accomplish their goals.
Networking Academy courses are delivered in multiple languages through an online learning system. Courses are supported by classroom instruction, hands-on learning activities, and online assessments that provide personalized feedback. Networking Academy instructors receive extensive training and support to help ensure a consistently-enriching learning experience for students around the world.
Networking Academy partners with government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and international NGOs to support students and alumni in their educational, entrepreneurial, and occupational endeavors.
Corporate Social Responsibility
As Cisco’s largest corporate social responsibility program, Networking Academy aims to improve socioeconomic conditions in communities around the world by increasing access to education and career opportunities, supporting the development of an educated ICT workforce, and promoting the growth of the ICT industry.