Cisco offers a variety of training resources to partners. This topic describes some courses that are specific to Cisco Unified Communications System Release 6.x.
Several Cisco Unified Communications training VoDs are available on the Cisco Unified Communications System 6.x launch page. Click the "What Is Available To Partners" tab, then click Training.
For additional training information on all Cisco products and technologies, see the following sites.
Note To access these sites, you must be registered as an employee of a Cisco Channel Partner company.
•Partner Education Connection
•Global Learning Partner Locator
Partner Education Connection Courses
The Cisco Partner Education Connection (PEC) is the primary training source for all Cisco partner learning. Available only to Cisco Partners, the site provides access to all the certification, specialization, sales, products, and technology training needed to successfully sell and service Cisco products and solutions. To search for e-learning and quick-start modules for information on the Cisco Unified Communications system, go to http://www.cisco.com/go/pec and search on Cisco Unified Communications 6.0.
Cisco Learning Partner Courses
Training from Cisco Learning Partners provides a comprehensive set of training resources, from instructor-led courses to remote access labs and e-learning solutions. These companies are the only organizations to employ Certified Cisco Systems Instructors and deliver Cisco authorized and approved content, including product-specific training, technology training, and certification-preparation courses.
Cisco Unified Communications Courses
This section contains descriptions of Cisco Unified Communications courses for account managers, systems engineers, and other sales personnel.
ASPIRE Cisco Unified Communications Workshops
•Cisco Unified Communications ASPIRE! Workshop Opening Presentation
This presentation kicks off the Cisco Unified Communications ASPIRE!™ Workshops. It focuses on changes in the Unified Communications market and what we need to do to enhance our success at selling converged infrastructures and applications. Click the course name above to open the presentation.
•Cisco Unified Communications ASPIRE! Workshop
This workshop is designed to empower sales teams who want to understand how to more effectively create demand for the business value of Cisco Unified Communications with an executive-level audience outside the IT organization.
For more information on APSIRE workshops, go to:
ANI Cisco Unified Communications Courses
•Cisco Unified Communications Deep Dive Application Selling
The challenge for the Cisco and partner account teams is to understand the relationship between technology solutions, business processes, and keys to customer business success. The Cisco Unified Communications portfolio provides structure and intelligence to business communications, enabling organizations to streamline and integrate their communications more closely with business processes, making them more competitive in their market. Cisco Unified Communications Deep Dive Application Selling teaches the account manager how to become the critical link between customer issues and Cisco solutions by recognizing the critical success factors of customer stakeholders and relating the Cisco Unified Communications solutions to the achievement of these factors. Click the course name above for a full course description and information on how to register.
Training Videos for Cisco Unified Communications System
For a list of training and VoDs, see the following URL. Click on "What is Available For Customers" and then click Training. These training videos require a partner login.