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Building the Expertise to Thrive

Working with industry leaders, Cisco has created an education-to-employment pilot program to develop the key skills and expertise students need to help build the digital economy. The program provides a full-time immersive learning experience to grow technical and business skills identified as critical to our industry partners.

Skills for Future Global Problem Solvers

Innovation
Innovation
Design Thinking
Design Thinking
Adaptability
Adaptability
Collaboration
Collaboration

Global Mindset
Global Mindset
Synthesizing Data
Synthesizing Data
Problem Solving
Problem Solving

The multi-disciplinary approach provides real-world experience to create expertise in both business and technical domains. Graduates of this innovative pilot possess the ability to collaborate and rapidly adapt to changing environments.

Employer-Customized Projects
  • Students gain real-world insights and experience from mentors in targeted fields.
Hands-On Problem Solving
  • Here, they build robots, analyze "big data," write code, attend hackathons, develop business plans, and execute a business pitch.
Skills to Employment
  • Students gain education, experience, and exposure to step into digital economy jobs.

By developing student skills in the pilot program, we help global problem solvers build a better future; give employers a competitive advantage; and create sustainable solutions that benefit both business and society. To carry the vision of this program forward Cisco is partnering with a select few schools who share a passion for evolving education in the digitization space.