Cisco Networking Academy in collaboration with Igbinedion University recently concluded a five day intensive train the trainer workshop for intending Cisco instructors drawn from institution across the South-South region of the Country. The training workshop which was declared open by the Vice Chancellor of Igbinedion University, Prof. Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye had in attendance over 30 registered instructors with 185 participants.
Declaring the workshop open, the Vice Chancellor and Chief host, reiterated that the university’s total commitment to building digital competencies is irreversible. He pledged that his management will continue to strive for full realization of the University’s agenda to become the best and most IT compliant University in Africa. He said the University will continue to engage IT platforms such as Cisco to upgrade educational delivery in the University to align with 21st Century education standard and played active role in the 4th Industrial revolution through digital competence.
He commended Cisco Networking Academy for finding Igbinedion University worthy of partnership and encouraged all participants to take maximum advantage of the opportunity being provided through the training.
The Vice Chancellor also used the medium to announce the University’s readiness to integrate Cisco IT Essentials into its curriculum adding that the university would soon commence a degree programme in Cyber Security Engineering as one of the dividend of its partnership with Cisco.
Earlier, the Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility of Cisco (West Africa) Mr. Imoh Akpan gave a broad view of Cisco Certification Programmes and inherent benefits which included performance optimization, job mobility, industry integration and attractive job opportunities with rewarding packages.