Cisco Networking Academy Program
Educating the Architects of the Networked Economy
MKC City College is a Cisco Local Networking Academy since 2008 and has been offering the innovative and flexible Cisco Networking Academy Program (CNAP).
Cisco® Networking Academy® is an innovative, global education initiative that delivers information and communication technology (ICT) skills to help meet the growing demand for ICT professionals while improving career and educational opportunities in communities around the world. Is an e-learning model which delivers web-based educational content and combines lectures with hands-on practice through which students work on actual network systems practicing what they have been taught. Students are also taught how to design, install and maintain computer networks.
Growing Need for Global Networking Talent
Networking innovations are enabling business, cultural, and personal revolutions on a global scale. As individuals become increasingly reliant on the Internet for collaboration, commerce, education, entertainment, and information exchanges; schools, governments, businesses, and community organizations around the world are experiencing a growing demand for ICT talent.
Networking Academy helps organizations fulfill their hiring needs by delivering engaging, standards-based networking courses that allow individuals to develop the professional skills needed to support dynamic and interactive networking capabilities.
Changing Lives, Communities, and Countries
Cisco Networking Academy has been educating the architects of the networked economy since 1997. The Networking Academy uses a blended learning model that combines media-rich online curricula, classroom instruction, and hands-on labs to teach ICT skills to students from virtually every socioeconomic background and region of the world. These skills help narrow the technology skills gap while enabling communities to compete in the twenty-first century economy.
Networking Academy courses are taught at secondary schools, technical schools, two- and four-year colleges, universities, and community-based organizations in more than 160 countries around the world. All students have access to the same high-quality e-learning curricula, hands-on labs, and online assessments.
Networking Academy delivers marketable ICT skills to approximately 600,000 students each year. The program leverages the global human network to accomplish the following:
- Empower people to realize the dream of a better life
- Stimulate the development of the global knowledge economy
- Encourage long-term economic growth in communities around the world
A Passport to Opportunity
Cisco Networking Academy has yielded many benefits through a comprehensive and sustainable approach to technology education. Since course content is delivered online, students all over the world receive the same quality of education and access to life-changing opportunities.