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Cisco Hosts Webinar on Workforce Optimization

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2003 - Cisco Systems, Inc.® will
Jul 29, 2003

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2003 - Cisco Systems, Inc.® will host a webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2003, at 11:00AM PDT titled "The Learning Evolution: Optimizing Training & Certifications" to discuss enhancing training and certifications programs to build a workforce that can deliver positive results for an organization in today's economy.

Tom Kelly, Vice President of the Internet Learning Solutions Group at Cisco Systems, will examine how to do more by using training and certification to develop employee skills. Mr. Kelly will stress the importance of balancing content, delivery and assessment in a learning mix that offers the quality and versatility needed to build a smart and productive workforce.

Who: Tom Kelly, Vice President, Internet Learning Solutions Group, Cisco Systems, Inc.
What: "The Learning Evolution: Optimizing Training & Certifications"
When: Thursday, July 31 at 11:00am PDT

With over 20 years of experience in the education and training industry, Mr. Kelly is responsible for providing product and technology training to Cisco customers, channel partners and employees. Mr. Kelly has been instrumental in driving e-learning best practices across Cisco.

The webinar is being sponsored by the Cisco Systems Learning Credits Program. The Cisco Systems Learning Credits Program enables customers to buy training at the same time they purchase Cisco hardware, software or services. The program is easy to implement and delivers an efficient and integrated process for managing the purchase and lifecycle of technical training. Program details are available at