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Jul 30, 2012

CompTIA Introduces Executive Certificate Programs at Breakaway 2012

New executive training program launches with sessions on cloud computing, mobility and other emerging technologies and trends
 
Las Vegas, July 30, 2012 – A new training program to help business and technology executives expand their knowledge and skill sets in fast-growing solutions and markets is now available from CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry.

The CompTIA Executive Certificate program was introduced here today, the opening day of Breakaway 2012, the IT channel’s premier annual education event. This year’s conference continues through Thursday, Aug. 2 at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

“Each Executive Certificate course is designed to help IT solution providers enhance their current businesses with successful niche practices,” said Kelly Ricker, senior vice president, events and education, CompTIA. “Attendees will learn best practices from an expert instructor and experience ample opportunities for interacting with and learning from their peers.”
 
CompTIA offers Executive Certificate course in the following areas:

• Cloud Computing (Foundations and Intermediate)
• Data Recovery and Business Continuity
• Healthcare IT
• IT Security
• Mobility
• Social Strategies
• Unified Communications

Content for all Executive Certificate courses has been developed by members of CompTIA and leading experts in the IT industry. All courses are delivered by CompTIA Authorized Channel Instructors.

To earn the executive certificate, participants must complete all courses and pass the assessments for each course in a specific executive certificate program. CompTIA executive certificates may be completed in a one-day workshop format or over a period of time by attending segmented courses

The CompTIA Executive Certificate program is the latest addition to the association’s comprehensive portfolio of IT channel education and training offerings. CompTIA offers live workshops, printed and downloadable training guides and business credentials. All of these options contain actionable advice and proven guidance that any solution provider business can use to enter or expand into new markets and new technologies.

More than 1,000 IT industry executives are attending Breakaway 2012 to gain fresh insights and new education into the markets, solutions and technologies impacting the IT channel today. Visit CompTIA Events to learn more.

About CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. For more information, visit www.comptia.org or follow CompTIA at www.facebook.com/CompTIA and twitter.com/comptia.

Contact:
Steven Ostrowski
Director, Corporate Communications
CompTIA
630-678-8468
sostrowski@comptia.org