The Human Network begins with Cisco Authorized Training
Becoming a part of the Cisco Human Network through training delivered by Authorized Learning Partners is a smart investment in your future. Only Cisco Authorized Learning Partners deliver the latest Cisco curriculum and authorized training suited to your particular needs. Cisco Authorized Means Cisco Quality.
Cisco Learning Partner Program
Evolving for over 15 years, the Cisco Learning Partner Program is recognized as one of the most successful in the industry. With Cisco Learning Partners present in over 130 countries worldwide, the program has established an ecosystem of training entities which offer Cisco's customers and partners top quality instruction in Cisco's products, solutions and architectures that support Cisco's global marketplace success.
Participation in the Cisco Learning Partner Program affords the ability to offer Cisco's Authorized training curriculum, add value to offerings, enhance training business and opens doors to participation in many associated programs and Cisco's ecosystem of partners and customers, which provide significant value for the Learning Partner.
With today's broad spectrum of complex systems, solutions and technologies across a wide array of markets and customer sets, customers prefer to procure services with companies that share their specific focus and bench strength. The Learning Partner Program recognizes Cisco's Learning Partners based on their areas of expertise, and are segmented into two partner levels: Cisco Learning Partner Associate and Cisco Learning Partner Specialized.
Becoming a Cisco Authorized Learning Partner
Becoming a Cisco Authorized Learning Partner is a great way to maximize your opportunities, build your business, offer the value of the Cisco brand, increase profitability and empower the Human Network.
Other benefits of being a Cisco Learning Partner include:
- Recognition by Cisco's customers, partners and stakeholders as providers of Cisco's Authorized Training Courses
- Relationships within the Learning Partner Ecosystem; Participation in Cisco partner events
- Support from Cisco Worldwide Learning Partner Channel (WWLPC) in growing your training business and providing regular news and information updates
- Inclusion in the Cisco Partner Locator
- Course offerings listed in, and access to Cisco Global Learning Locator and Partner Education Connection
- Use of Cisco Authorized Training Course content and Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSIs)
- Leveraging Cisco relationships by working closely with Cisco field teams
- Use of Cisco customer satisfaction measurement tools
- Issuing Authorized Course Completion Certificates to students
- Participation in the Cisco Learning Credits Program (additional requirements apply)
- Participation in the Cisco Derivative Works Program (additional requirements apply)
- Participation in joint marketing activities as available (additional requirements apply)
Frequently Asked Questions / Program Support
To find answers to frequently asked questions or to create a support case about the program, please visit the Cisco Learning Partner Program FAQs and Support page.
Only Cisco Authorized Learning Partners have the absolute latest training curriculum available
Whatever your training needs, Cisco Authorized Learning Partners can deliver training suited to your particular requirements. Authorized training ensures you will gain the knowledge and expertise you need to be successful in today's competitive IT business environment.
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In alignment with Cisco's go-to-market strategies and based on the Learning Partner's capabilities, Learning Partners are assigned one of two levels:
Cisco Learning Partner Specialized
As the highest level partner, a Cisco Learning Partner Specialized can provide:
- Demonstrated practice in area of specialization (mapping to Cisco Architecture Specializations)
- Highest qualification levels, skills, capabilities, bench strength
- High investment and close alignment with Cisco
- Increased referral business from and alignment to Cisco resellers
- Specialized capability acknowledged in the Cisco Partner Locator
- Broader and early learning product access
Cisco Learning Partner Associate
A Cisco Learning Partner Associate can provide:
- Training via a direct relationship with a Cisco Learning Distributor (CLD).
- A focus on Core Technology
- Preparing end-users for Career Certifications
- Volume training
Leverage your investment with the help of Cisco Authorized Learning Partners
As a Cisco Channel Partner, you already know the value that partnership with Cisco can deliver. Cisco Authorized Learning Partners understand the business and training needs of Cisco Channel Partners and are the Authorized Channel of Learning for the certification and product training you need to be successful in today's solution-selling environment.
Meet Market Demands with Architecture Specializations
The Cisco Channel Partner Program is evolving to help Channel Reseller Partners evolve their practice by meeting growing technical and service market demands by adding the following architecture-focused specializations:
- Advanced Borderless Network Architecture Specialization
- Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization
- Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization
- Advanced IP Next-Generation Network Architecture
Authorized Cisco Learning Partners are already aligned to the Architecture Specialization track and are ready with the depth of specialized skill and training you need. Find a Specialized Cisco Learning Partner who can help to prepare your company for the new Architecture Specialization paths.
Partner Education Connection
Partner Education Connection (PEC) provides training on products, tools, and solutions to help you keep ahead of the competition as a Cisco Partner. Achieve and retain your organization's partnership status by following the training curricula required for career certifications and technology specializations.
Leverage your investment in yourself
Only Cisco Authorized Learning Partners have the absolute latest training curriculum available. Cisco Authorized Training is more than a certification; it's a career decision.
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Cisco Authorized Learning Partners may access download templates, program documents, and other program, delivery, marketing, and pricing tools and resources through the appropriate password protected resource page.
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