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Cisco Business Specialists Certifications - For Sales Professionals

Increase Business Relevance

Explore ways Business Transformation can maximize ROI for organizations.

Customer priorities are evolving and providing new ways to grow revenue and reduce cost. To succeed as a trusted advisor, you must engage in and lead your customers through comprehensive, relevant business discussions.

Introducing Cisco Business Transformation Certifications

The Cisco Business Transformation certification portfolio is for our sales professionals that engage in customer conversations designed to pinpoint a strategic view of customer needs, lead stakeholders to consensus decisions, and produce cross-architectural roadmaps.

The portfolio includes the following tracks:

  • Cisco Business Value Specialist
  • Cisco Business Value Practitioner
  • Cisco Business IT Roadmap Specialist
  • Cisco Business Value Analyst
  • Capture priorities, pain points, and opportunities
  • Build business strategy and operating models
  • Develop action plan, obtain buy-in

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
810-420 BTUBVAF
Last day to test:
October 30, 2015
810-403 OUTCOMES Selling Business Outcomes (OUTCOMES)
820-421 BTASBVA
Last day to test:
October 30, 2015
820-424 BTASBVA Applying Cisco Specialized Business Value Analysis Skills v3.0

Learning Partner Content

  • Partners: Log in for Partner Education Connection (PEC) curricula.
  • Learning Partner Lounges - Find materials provided by Cisco Authorized Learning Partners.
  • Fulfill strategies
  • Provide architectures, solutions, software and services
  • Deliver business case, roadmap and plan for adoption

Prerequisites

Business Value Specialist Certification

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
840-423 BTEABVD
Last day to test:
December 01, 2015
Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques
840-425 BTEABVD Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques*

* Course available October 1, 2015


Learning Partner Content

  • Partners: Log in for Partner Education Connection (PEC) curricula.
  • Learning Partner Lounges - Find materials provided by Cisco Authorized Learning Partners.
  • Builds core skills through an outcome-focused sales approach
  • Enables more effective results in providing and positioning Cisco‚Äôs portfolio of products, services and solutions
  • Foundation course for Cisco and the Channel Partner sales professionals

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
810-403 OUTCOMES Selling Business Outcomes (OUTCOMES)

Learning Partner Content

  • Partners: Log in for Partner Education Connection (PEC) curricula.
  • Learning Partner Lounges - Find materials provided by Cisco Authorized Learning Partners.

The Business Value Specialist, Business Value Practitioner, and Transformative Architecture Specialist certifications are valid for two years.

To recertify, pass the current version of required exam(s) as stated below.

Cisco Business Value Specialist: Candidates must pass Applying Cisco Specialized Business Value Analysis Skills (BTASBVA) 820-421 exam or Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques (BTEABVD) 840-423 exam.

Cisco Business Value Practitioner: Candidates must pass Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques (BTEABVD) 840-423 exam.

Cisco Transformative Architecture Specialist: Candidates must pass Performing Business-Focused Transformative Architecture Engagements (BTPBTAE) 820-422 exam.

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