The Cisco Black Belt Academy is a simplified & uniform education framework that cuts across all Cisco architectures and latest solutions that helps Cisco partners become proficient in selling, deploying, supporting and adopting Cisco’s latest technologies and software solutions.
Cisco Black Belt Academy Aligned content is relevant to Black Belt Stage 2-3 and provides a credit for the training you attended at ExperTeach.
Individuals that complete the ExperTeach Instructor lead training will still have to pass the relevant requirements at each of the Black Belt Stage in-order to get their certificate of completion. You will be provided with a Credit for doing the training via ExperTeach, however is some cases you might still need to look at the relevant Learning Map on the Black Belt Academy to pass the Quiz questions as the ExperTeach training might not have covered all the content.
The Black Belt team have also made recommendation on which stages are recommended as prerequisites prior to attending the training provided by ExperTeach.
The Black Belt Academy program is available only to Cisco partners and distributors.
Cisco Black Belt Academy consists of several architectures including Data Center, Collaboration, Contact Center, Enterprise Networks, Meraki, Security, Service Provider, DevNet, and IoT. Under each architecture, Black Belt covers the enablement around needle mover technologies included in these architectures, e.g. DNA, SD-WAN, and Access for Enterprise Networking Architecture. Each technology is further broken down into 3 tracks and each track is then divided into 3 proficiency stages (1, 2, and 3).
For completing the courses and stages, you will receive the following:
- Stage 1: Black Belt certification
- Stage 2: Black Belt certification
- Stage 3: Black Belt certification + Shogun Rewards
Black Belt Stage 2 MDS Deployment
|DCMDS – Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches|
Black Belt Stage 2 Hyperflex Deployment
|DCIHX – Implementing Cisco HyperFlex|
Black Belt Stage 2 MDS Presales
|DCMDSO – Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview|
Cisco Business Architecture Stage 3
|Design Thinking & Visual Storytelling|