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Cisco Networking Academy

C-Book December 2007

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Cisco Networking Academy Overview
Entry Level Networking Skills Education Focus: Individuals & Underserved Communities
Large and Global 160+ Countries 700,000+ Students/Year 2 Million+ Students over 10 Years

Diverse Students & Communities

Students:

Age, Gender (18%), and Challenging Circumstances

Communities: Mature and Developing Countries

Diverse Educational Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Vocational Schools, Secondary Schools, Non-profit Organizations, Second Chance.
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Students by Region (700,000+ Students)
8% 23% 19% 4%
U.S. and Canada Europe Latin America

1%

15%

2%

4% 17% 7%

Central and Eastern Europe Russia and CIS Middle East Africa AsiaPac - Mature AsiaPac - Emerging and Less Developed Japan % of Worldwide Total as of 10.31.07

%

Source: NetAcad active students metrics as of October 31, 2007
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Effective with Major Impact

91% 79% 40%

Students Use Skills Routinely Students Pursue more IT Education Students say Networking Academy Makes Significant Contribution to Career Outcomes

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10 Years of Innovating in IT Skills Education

Globally consistent, locally relevant Impact on individuals, communities, and education

Public private partnership ecosystem approach Comprehensive and sustainable approach
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Partnership Makes it Work
Government NGO

Education
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Business
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Together, We Make a Difference
Government NGO

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Business
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4 Key Elements
Product Curricula
18 Courses Entry-Level Tech Skills Hands-on Experience Instructor-Led Assessments

Relationships
Students Academies Instructors Governments Partners

Larger server base than cisco.com 2.5 Terabytes of Data 1.7M Site hits per day 1M Assessments/day Metrics Services Support

Infrastructure
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Program Design
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State of the Art Infrastructure

• Scalability
•Data •Users •Integrations

•Advanced Capabilities
•Authoring & Delivery •Business Intelligence •Rich Media & Simulation •Profile-driven Communications

•Robust Capabilities
•Content Management •Learning Management •Survey & Evaluation Tools
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Evolving Curricula to Student Needs
Enterprise Networking
CCNP CCNA Exploration CCNA Discovery
Routing, Switching, WANs, Intro to Adv Tech Routing, Switching, WANs, Intro to Adv Tech Advanced Routing Remote Access Multilayer Switching Integrated Adv Tech Security

Small & Medium Business Networking
ITE PC HW & SW, ITE NOS, Panduit NW Essentials

Wireless

Network Installer Basic IT Support
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Challenging Their View of ICT Careers

Available everywhere Interesting and cool Transforming industries

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www.academynetspace.com

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The Internet is Changing Everything

Education

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“Education and the Internet are the two great equalizers” John Chambers

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela

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