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NYU-Poly Training Booz Allen Hamilton Employees on Cyber Security
- By Dian Schaffhauser
is sending its employees to Polytechnic Institute of New York University to
earn master's degrees and certificates in high tech fields. The company
has joined the "enterprise learning arm" of NYU-Poly to provide access
to online courses in bioinformatics; cyber security; organizational
behavior; and computer, electrical, industrial, and manufacturing
International, which provides contract staff for national security
and technology work, has also joined the program. People from both
companies will attend courses available globally in NYU ePoly
Online Graduate Program, in cohorts with employees from other
corporate partners, including AT&T, Goldman Sachs, SAIC, and
NYU-Poly has introduced a virtual laboratory, VITAL, which allows
students to perform hands-on experiments to reinforce concepts
delivered during the online lectures. Online students also participate
in synchronous and asynchronous discussions through chat, texting,
forums, and other media.
"We are delighted to welcome Booz Allen and ManTech," said Robert
Ubell, vice president of the Enterprise Learning program. "Top
personnel will undoubtedly emerge at the forefront of fields essential
for company growth, as well as advancing their own careers."
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal and Campus Technology. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @schaffhauser.