SMB Specialization

Small Business Foundation Specialization

Become a Small Business Foundation Specialized Partner

Prove your skills in designing and deploying Cisco Small Business solutions. Learn more.

Effective September 3, 2013, the Small Business and Small Business Foundation Specializations have been replaced by the Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Specialization.

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Requirements

Account Manager | Engineer

Specialization Requirements

Two roles are required for the Small Business Foundation Specialization:

  • Account manager
  • Engineer

These roles provide a roadmap with training content and exams that are tailored to pertinent jobs within a company. Following is a summary of training format, cost, and duration specifically for each role, as well as additional general training requirements. All costs are estimated and may vary by region.

Account Manager

Responsible for sales methodology and customer engagement.

Prerequisite: Format Cost (USD) Duration
None - - -
Requirement(s): Format Cost (USD) Duration
SBF for Account Managers (650-256) - EOL 9/3/2013 $65 60 min
Recommended Training: Format Cost (USD) Duration
Smart Business Roadmap for Small Business
Cisco for Small Business v2
Cisco Small Business - Routing v1
Cisco Small Business - Security v1
Cisco Small Business - Services and Support v1
Cisco Small Business - Switching v2
Cisco Small Business - UC320 v1
Cisco SMART Designs v2
Cisco OnPlus
Cisco Webex - Meeting Center
Cisco Tools and Resources for Account Managers
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15 min
25 min
45 min
55 min
32 min
20 min
75 min
25 min
60 min
30 min
30 min
Total:   $65 8 hrs

Engineer

Combines presales and post-sales functions; responsible for designing and implementing simple customer business solutions.

Prerequisite: Format Cost (USD) Duration
None - - -
Requirements:      
SBF for Engineers (650-395) - EOL 9/3/2013 $65 75 min
Recommended Training: Format Cost (USD) Duration
Smart Business Roadmap for Small Business
Cisco for Small Business v2
Cisco Small Business - Routing v1
Cisco Small Business - Security v1
Cisco Small Business - Services and Support v1
Cisco Small Business - Switching v2
Cisco Small Business - UC320 v1
Cisco SMART Designs v2
Cisco OnPlus
Cisco Webex - Meeting Center
Cisco Tools and Resources for Account Managers
SB Technology Fundamentals
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15 min
25 min
45 min
55 min
20 min
75 min
60 min
30 min
30 min
30 min
30 min
120 min
Total:   $65 11 hrs

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