Training for Adults Offered
4, 1999 -- To help meet the huge demand for technology-savvy
workers, the University's Division
of Continuing Education will start a certificate program in
information systems management this fall.
Education will offer an eight-course program through a new partnership
with Republic Research Training Centers, Inc. (RRTC), a Microsoft-certified
technical education center based in Charlottesville. The program
will prepare individuals for examinations leading to certification
as Microsoft-certified systems engineers.
will be offered on weekends and evenings to meet the schedules of
working adults. Classes will be held at RRTC's computer training
facilities and the Continuing Education regional centers in Richmond
and Hampton Roads. Financial aid for qualifying adults will be available
through Microsoft's Skills 2000 IT Career Loan Program.
agreement reflects a trend in public-private partnerships, said
Dennis R. Parks, associate dean in Continuing Education, and Gregg
Kendrick, RRTC president.
Continuing Education's web site, http://uvace.virginia.edu, or RRTC's