Cisco Announces Workforce Retraining Initiative to Drive Innovation, Economic Growth and Job Opportunities


Program Launch Highlighted by President Barack Obama at Speech in Warren, Michigan


SAN JOSE, Calif. ­ July 14, 2009 ­ Cisco today launched a new Workforce Retraining Initiative (WRI) and pilot training program in Michigan that President Barack Obama lauded in a speech at the Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan. WRI, built on the Cisco Networking Academy, is designed to create new job opportunities for U.S. workers and support the country's ability to innovate, compete and prosper.


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    * Cisco is partnering with community colleges, universities, health care...

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