Telecommunications is the critical infrastructure for the 21st century. In a global economy with nearly every facet of a business touched by intersecting information and communication technologies (ICT), companies need to understand the fundamentals of telecom to make their businesses function more efficiently
Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2009
The LIDO Organization Inc., which provides telecommunication education, training, consulting and advisory services, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer by announcing its fall international training seminars and becoming a CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) for Convergence+ certification.
In addition, this year also marks the 10th anniversary of LIDO Telecommunications Essentials® online training which has demystified telecom concepts and terminology for numerous business and educational organizations. Presented in four parts online, this concise and comprehensive program covers the principles, technology and infrastructure of the telecommunications industry. In August, LIDO also will celebrate the 1st anniversary of LIDO Telecom Pvt. Ltd., which offers telecom content and eLearning solutions in India.
"Telecommunications is the critical infrastructure for the 21st century. In a global economy with nearly every facet of a business touched by intersecting information and communication technologies (ICT), companies need to understand the fundamentals of telecom to make their businesses function more efficiently," stated Lillian Goleniewski, president, The LIDO Organization Inc. "Whether they are in healthcare, education, entertainment, government, transportation, finance, national security, defense or public utilities - these industries are dependent on ICT. LIDO helps them understand telecom fundamentals and close the widening skill gap between current industry technologies and professional knowledge."
In October, business professionals can master telecom through LIDO's intensive seminar program in just three days. Offered October 7-9 in Singapore and October 19-21 in London, the program allows operators, service providers, regulators, financiers, lawyers and government authorities to gain a solid grounding in telecom technologies, applications, and regulations. Attendees will examine the impact of converged and new-generation networks and learn how to compete effectively as regulations change, opening up new market opportunities for their businesses.
Prospective attendees can register for the London seminar at: http://www.terrapinnfinancial.com/Course.aspx?p=d&EID=3268, and the Singapore seminar at http://www.terrapinnfinancial.com/Course.aspx?EID=3283.
For professionals not able to attend the seminars in person, they can access LIDO Telecommunications Essentials® online and complete the course independently. The CompTIA Educational Foundation's Creating Futures participants can access the program for free, through LIDO's donation of 100 single-user licenses. With the $115,000 donation received recently, the Foundation now can offer both free IT and telecommunications training to transitioning U.S. veterans, wounded warriors and their spouses.
The software-delivered program includes 34 hours of dynamic multimedia lectures, simultaneous transcripts, accompanying slide shows and clickable links to supporting educational resources, as well as quizzes to test student understanding. Topics covered include communications fundamentals, transmission media, circuit versus packet switching, public switched telephone networks, data communications basics, local area networking, wide area networking, Internet and IP infrastructures, IP services and converged networks, next generation networks, optical networking, broadband access alternatives, wireless communication principles, wireless WANs, MANs, LANs, PANs, broadband wireless access and emerging mobile applications.
About LIDO Organization Inc.
The LIDO Organization, established in 1984, is globally acclaimed for providing expert telecommunications education, training, consulting and advisory services. LIDO's programs, delivered in multiple formats, including seminars, eLearning, and textbooks, are designed to serve all learning styles and budgets. In addition, LIDO's website is home to the LIDO Telecom Essentials Learning Center, where 2.0 technologies including blogs, podcasts, and access to LIDO's Telecom Essentials social network and discussion forums, work to build telecommunications knowledge. Information about LIDO's products and services can be accessed at http://www.telecomwebcentral.com.