IBM has expanded its education offerings with a new curriculum on wireless and eBusiness training for executives and managers in small to medium businesses.
The new offerings include:
• eBusiness university with a curriculum about wireless, or mobile eBusiness, including more than 50 hours of training on the internet and 40 days of classroom training. Topics include an introduction to wireless, security, systems management, development tools and trends.
• An international conference at Innsbruck, Austria, in October, to exchange the latest information on this fast-moving technology.
• A five-hour course delivered by CD introduces the fundamentals of eBusiness and the implications for managers and executives in small organizations or departments. It also addresses the underlying business issues.
“As customers start asking about the impact wireless will have on their processes, and as companies of all sizes are moving to the web, the demand for this specialized training is escalating,” said Rick Horton, general manager, learning services, IBM Global Services. “We’re in a unique position to bring the first comprehensive wireless curriculum to the market.”
Learning services is part of IBM Global Services, the world’s largest information technology services provider, with 1999 revenue of more than $32 billion. Services is the fastest growing part of IBM, with more than 138,000 professionals serving customers in 160 countries.