General Manager of Microsoft Learning Experience to Speak at Workshop Discussion: IT Megatrends: Preparing and Structuring the Workforce

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NetCom Learning brings the experts together for free Workshop Discussion at Microsoft Headquarters in New York City. The workshop will address the issue of the skills gap in Information Technology.

NetCom Learning is tackling the hard topics, including the skills gap in the area of technology in the United States and what to expect in terms of new directions for technological growth. A complimentary workshop entitled IT Megatrends: Preparing and Structuring the Workforce will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST at Microsoft Corporation's New York City headquarters located at 11 Times Square. Sponsored by NetCom Learning, the experts in IT training solutions, the workshop will feature presentations by experts in the field of technology and learning including Alison Cunard, General Manager of Microsoft Learning eXperience (LeX), Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning, Titu Sarder, President of NetCom Learning and a to be announced speaker from the New York State Department of Labor.

The workshop will also include a panel discussion on Structuring the Workforce: Hiring Manager and Employers. There is no cost to attend the event, but RSVPs are required as seating is limited. Attendees are encouraged to attend both sessions of the workshop. Light breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided. The workshop should be of interest to anyone presently in or looking to enter the field of IT technology at all levels including students, IT professionals, managers, directors and corporate leadership and educators.

“We are thrilled to be sponsoring this complimentary workshop on an issue that affects employment all across the country,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.

"This workshop will address the issue of the skills gap in the area of technology and provide real answers on how individuals can be trained to take advantage of coming technological advances,” said Sarder.

The workshop will include a discussion of:

IT Megatrends: Which technologies are in high demand

What today's Workforce should know about emerging technological trends

Workforce Skill Gaps

Panel discussion on Structuring the Workforce: Hiring Managers and Employers

Workshop Speakers

Alison Cunard
Alison Cunard is the General Manager of Microsoft Learning eXperience, a global raining and skills development organization providing innovative learning products and services to customers that help them maximize their use of Microsoft technologies. In her current job, Alison Cunard oversees the development, distribution, and worldwide marketing of a comprehensive line of products and programs that include Microsoft certifications, Microsoft authorized Learning Partner program, Microsoft Press, and Online Training. Alison has over twenty years of experience at Microsoft serving in a variety of different roles. She brings a history of excellence in technology management and delivery.

Russell Sarder
Russell Sarder is an entrepreneur, author and CEO of NetCom Learning and creator of SarderTV. He is known as an educational evangelist with a focus on promoting lifelong learning for everyone. Under his leadership, NetCom Learning has grown to become a multimillion-dollar business and has been named twice to Inc Magazine's list of 5000 fastest growing private companies in the USA. Sarder is the author of Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner and Effective Learning Methods: How to develop the most effective learning method. He has been featured in Yahoo Finance, CNBC, Daily News and the New York Times; his television appearances include CBS Market Watch, and NY1. Sarder was recently recognized for his creation of a Top 10 Asian American Business by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce and he was also named named Executive of the Year in the 2012 American Business Stevie Awards. Sarder's portfolio includes the production of learning media and an education channel, award-winning learning software, and cloud learning companies.

Titu Sarder
Titu Sarder is co-founder and President of NetCom Learning. In addition to his leadership of NetCom Learning, Titu is a Board Member of several State and Learning Associations, including the Coalition of New York State Career Schools, Trusted Learning Network and Florida Association of Veterans Education Specialists.

Employment Specialist
A speaker from the New York State Department of Labor will also be providing a presentation. (To be announced)

Don't miss this unique complimentary workshop discussion. Register today for the IT Megatrends: Preparing and structuring the workforce. (After registering you will receive a confirmation email.)

About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 71 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 50,000 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 81,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.

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