Why has CompTIA (the high-profile Computer Technology Industry Association behind the wildly popular A+ and Network+ certifications) targeted security for its latest credential?
Thanks to soaring e-business initiatives and worldwide Internet connectivity, recent survey stats from the Computer Security Institute (CSI) show we need more network security specialists-fast!
Boasting a one-of-a-kind integration of text, DVD-quality instructor-led training, and Web-based exam simulation and remediation, Security+ Study Guide & DVD Training System gives students 100% coverage of official CompTIA Se...
Whether you are a tutor/trainer or studying management development to
further your career, Super Series provides an exciting and flexible resource to
help you to achieve your goals. The fifth edition is completely new and
up-to-date, and has been structured to perfectly match the Institute of
Leadership & Management (ILM)’s new unit-based qualifications for first line
managers. It also harmonizes with the 2004 national occupational standards in
management and leadership, providing an invaluable resource for S/NVQs at
Level 3 in Management....
Private Further Education and Training in South Africa provides the most up-to-date data and analysis of the sector. It provides, for the first time, empirical data about the participants, the location and ownership of institutions, the programmes offered, and the delivery of private TVET provision in South Africa. This is supplemented by a qualitative analysis using select case studies to explore the character of the sector.
This course material is based on the objectives for the Linux Professionals Institute's LPI 102 examination (specifically, release 2 of the objectives). The course is intended to provide you with the basic skills required for operating and administering Linux systems.
At every good training course the student should come away with some paper in his hand, to file in the company filing cabinet. A really excellent course will include some knowledge and practical ability in the student's head as well. We hope to achieve at least the first with these notes. The second is up to the instructor....
As the U.S. Army transforms its combat force, inevitably the institu-
tional Army—the “generating force” that ﬁlls and sustains the Army’s
combat units—must change as well. Stabilizing soldiers at posts and
in units demands diﬀerent personnel and training routines from those
that supported the Army’s long-standing “individual replacement”
This course material is based on the objectives for the Linux Professionals Institute's LPI 101 examination (specifically, release 2 of the objectives). The course is intended to provide you with the basic skills required for operating and administering Linux systems.
Conserving the rich biodiversity
of the countries of ASEAN is
an imposing challenge, requiring
political commitment, adequate
resources, widespread awareness,
and innovative approaches to
reconciling the needs of nature with
those of people. It also requires a
knowledgeable, skilled and committed
workforce and training is generally
seen as the major means of
reaching this goal; few conservation
plans and projects do not
Each performance assessment of competence must be accompanied by an explicit criteria
for determining whether or not a given learner has or has not attained the required level of
performance to be considered “competent.” These criteria or performance standards are not
determined by the performance of other learners (i.e., not graded on a „curve‟) but by the expert
judgment of practitioners and educators in the field. Thus, it is desirable that ALL learners will
achieve “competence” after training. ...
Supervision, particularly as a component of initial training, and increasingly
as a contributory element in continuing professional development, is deeply
embedded in the cultures of the helping professions. This is despite the claim
(Holloway and Neufeldt, 1995) that there is no research on standardised and
empirically validated training programmes for supervisors. Client outcome is
the ultimate test of the effectiveness of supervision. But the relationship
between supervisor interventions and client change is subtle and complex.
formerly ORMH) contracted with the National Academies to undertake the phase 3 assessment as an independent study that would draw on the findings of ORMH’s earlier work. NCMHD chose the National Academies based on its independence, its ability to collect and integrate quantitative and qualitative data from NIH institutes and
In the circumstances, any subsequent, and surely final, effort can
only modestly look back, marvelling that the series is still here, and
not unreasonably congratulating itself on having provided an initial
outlet for what turned, over the years, into some of the distinctive
voices and topics in literary studies.
Supported and approved by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the Technical Working Group on Education in Fraud and Forensic Accounting (TWG) is a diverse group of content area experts: professionals working across the broad spectrum of activities that constitute fraud prevention, deterrence, detection, investigation, and remediation (hereinafter "fraud") and forensic accounting.
As I noted, the ﬁnancial crisis has created an increasingly
global outlook among policymakers. More and more, national
regulators are inﬂuenced by policies fashioned abroad, and
international bodies are stepping up policy coordination.
At the same time, the extraordinary worldwide rise of as-
set managers as ﬁnancial intermediaries has created new
opportunities for funds. Responding to these and other
trends, the Institute readied a new initiative —ICI Global—
launched early in ﬁscal year 2012.
Manufacturers today are under tremendous
pressure to provide the highest possible quality
at the lowest possible cost. Therefore, achieving
maximum machine reliability is critical.
The Reliability Maintenance Institute® (RMI)
offers comprehensive training courses designed
to help plants eliminate machinery problems and
achieve maximum reliability and productivity by
utilizing the very latest in precision maintenance
Public employment services and employers face a major challenge with the scale of
unemployment in Europe, in particular among young persons. To boost the employability
levels is key to re-launch growth, taking also into consideration vulnerable groups. The
potential for job creation in sectors such as the green economy, ICT, health and is not fully
exploited. Education and training systems are not keeping up with changing labour market
needs – resulting in shortages in key areas like science, mathematics and e-skills.
Promoting equity and active citizenship: IPTS research results indicate that social media
approaches to learning can mitigate existing inequalities and can be employed to successfully
re-engage individuals who are at risk of exclusion from the knowledge society. Learning 2.0
strategies can effectively increase the accessibility and availability of learning opportunities
for the hard to reach, and can significantly improve motivation and engagement in learning.
The project uses a dual approach which focuses on both the physical / scientific dimension of aquaculture and the educational / training dimension of aquaculture extension program development. This dual approach enables the improvement of aquaculture practises resulting from Dimension 1 to be consolidated and disseminated more broadly through provincial aquaculture communities per medium of the activities of Dimension 2. The project supports capacity building in both aquaculture management and aquaculture extension (community education)....
The Credit Transfer Act contains various regulations with regard to consumer protection. If a credit
institution accepts a credit transfer and it is carried out late, the accepting credit institution has to pay
interest which amounts to the base rate according to the German Civil Code plus 5%. If the transfer
gets lost, a “money back guarantee” applies for amounts up to EUR 12,500 plus interests and
charges. Other liabilities are unaffected by this Act.
The data on profitability start with an important finding: earning profits does not imply being a
“for-profit” bank. Most microfinance institutions in our sample that have total revenues
exceeding total costs in fact have “non-profit” status. They are earning profits in an accounting
sense, but as non-profits they cannot distribute those profits to investors.
The human species' use of began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in travelling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press, the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale.