September’s Featured TechSmart KC Student
“I’m a recent transplant to Kansas City, MO from Stillwater, OK and have really enjoyed exploring the city so far. Prior to coming to Centriq, I went to Oklahoma State University where I received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with a focus on animal biotechnology and, later, a Masters in Science in Entomology. After graduation, I worked in customer service and laboratory-based jobs, both of which taught me a lot about teamwork, meticulous record keeping, and time management.?? My education and science-based work experience taught me how to be Read More
Cisco Device Port Naming Convention
One of the questions I get from my Routing & Switching students almost every week is, “Why is my first FastEthernet interface called FastEthernet 0/0, and not just FastEthernet 0?” Let’s break this down.Read More
Centriq Reviews: Corporate IT Training
It’s become common practice for businesses to ask for customer feedback on all types of transactions. Whether you’re at the grocery store, getting gas or shopping online, companies want to know how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with them and their product/service.
We ask for feedback from every customer that attends a corporate IT training class at Centriq. The feedback you provide is shared with the instructor that taught your class, as well as the company’s Owners and members of the Management team.Read More
New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – October 2016
Career Program Alumni On the Move
Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.
The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.
How Do I Find and Redeem Microsoft SATV’s?
As a Gold Microsoft Learning Partner, Centriq Training works closely with Microsoft to help customers redeem their Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV’s) for Microsoft training classes. Click here for details about what SATV’s are or continue reading for an overview of the SATV process’ keep in mind, the easiest way for you to find out if you have SATV’s and redeem them is to talk to a Centriq Training Advisor. You can contact them directly online, via email or at 913.322.7062.Read More
EC-Council CND Certification – Who It’s For & What You Learn
What is CND Certification?
Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification program that prepares you with network security technologies and operations to achieve defense-in-depth objectives.
More information about the CND Program and training class is available here.Read More
Alternatives to College for a Great IT Career
Are you a struggling with your career direction? Maybe you’re finishing your first semester of college or junior college, and you don’t know about pursuing your college degree. Maybe you are looking for a change of career but never went to college. Now you’re struggling or feel limited with your options.Read More
What is EC-Council’s NEW Certified Network Defender Program?
To put it simply, it’s the ultimate security certification for network administrators.
If that’s all the information you needed and you’re ready to start training for the certification, click here. But, if you’d like to know more … read on!
“Cyber Security is commonly the first thing on the minds of CIO but is, in many cases, an afterthought for the IT department.”
– Jay Bavisi, President EC-Council
EC-Council’s NEW Certified Network Defender Program
Organizational focus on cyber defense is more important than ever as cyber breaches have a far greater financial impact and can cause broad reputational damage.
August???s Featured TechSmart KC Student
“I have always had a passion for helping and teaching others and after graduating from Ottawa University with a BA in Education I decided to pursue an MA in Special Education. I have been a Special Education teacher for Shawnee Mission School District since 2006. In my years there I have had the pleasure of teaching every elementary grade level, and currently teach 4th-6th graders. In 2011 I joined the Missouri Army National Guard as a Signal Support Specialist.Read More
Centriq First to Implement Innovative Learning Platform in Tech Career Training
Centriq has become the first technology bootcamp (or code school) to implement Canvas by Instructure as its Student Learning Portal for its hands-on technology career training programs. Canvas, widely considered the most modern and sophisticated Learning Management System (LMS), is the fastest growing LMS in the higher education space due to its adaptability, customizability, and support. Centriq, the only technology bootcamp or code school to offer both an entry-level Full-Stack Web Developer bootcamp and an entry-level IT Systems and Security bootcamp, is the first and only school of its type in the United States leveraging Canvas in an immersive bootcamp classroom environment.Read More