News Briefs - Cisco Systems Inc.

Cisco Systems Inc. has enhanced its CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification training curriculum to reflect an increased focus on technology skills and provide increased support to new candidates entering the networking field. The new structural changes to the training program are focused on the entry-level course Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies, and include new hands-on lab exercises, built-in self-assessments and an updated course design. These enhancements will help students better assess their skill levels as they proceed through the course; reflect the latest technology updates; and make it easier to navigate with the new, improved look and feel for better topic flow. The associated CCNA courses and certification exams will not be replaced, and the learning and exam objectives will remain consistent. For more information, visit

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.