DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information technology (IT) channel business owners and executives can expand their proficiencies in business operations and emerging technologies by engaging in the many educational opportunities available at CompTIA ChannelCon 2014, the IT channel's premier annual partnering and training event.
Several CompTIA Executive Certificate programs - including three new offerings exclusive to the conference - highlight the educational agenda at ChannelCon, set for Aug 4-6 in Phoenix.
The ChannelCon exclusives include Building Financial Strength, an exploration of techniques for making all deals - large or small - pay off. Attendees will learn about the many ways that cash can be managed to put a business on solid footing and build long-term value. The program, also explains how to use profit and loss statements to understand trends, make forecasts and adjust the business to maximize performance.
Selling Cloud Services offers insights into what the "cloud" represents and how channel firms can create a cloud portfolio. It looks at cloud sales models and processes that work; and http://mychannelcon.zerista.com/event/member/120684examines proven sales process from concept introduction to contract signature.
The third ChannelCon exclusive session is titled Profiling Customer Security Risks. It begins with a look at the most influential IT trends and how they are impacting IT security. Participants will learn how to understand the environment customers do business in and how it relates to their security. The session concludes with a look at strategies on how to educate customers so they understand that security is a business enabler that can actually help them grow their business.
Attendees can take the three sessions in each program as individual stand-alone sessions; or, if they attend all three, they'll receive the ChannelCon Executive Certificate for that topic.
Other educational opportunities at ChannelCon include the CompTIA Executive Certificate in Business Agility, which can help business owners and executives align their IT channel businesses with today's market realities. The CompTIA Executive Certificate in Channel Management, which offers those in IT channel management roles the opportunity to further develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead initiatives and investments that drive indirect sales revenue.
CompTIA Executive Certificate Capstone sessions in cloud computing (intermediate), mobility and IT security. Designed for IT executives who have completed the e-learning program in one of these three disciplines, or who intend to do so, these sessions give participants the opportunity to discuss the concepts learned in the self-paced courses with peers and apply them to real-world situations.
All CompTIA Executive Certificate programs are developed by leading experts from the IT industry and are delivered by CompTIA Authorized Channel Instructors. Options for self-paced, online and face-to-face learning are available.
ChannelCon 2014 features a power-packed agenda of educational sessions, networking opportunities, keynotes, executive panels and working groups. Attendees will explore the emerging markets, money-making solutions and innovative technologies that are transforming the IT industry.
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