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Newsletter: June 2012

Just another morning at CBT Nuggets.

Outside, summer has been slow arriving at CBT Nuggets headquarters.
But inside, things are sizzling with new series, MicroNuggets, closed captioning, and more!

Closed Captioning Now Available

We are excited to introduce our Closed Captioned Top Video Series package. Currently, closed captioning is available for selected Cisco, Microsoft, Project Management, Linux, CompTIA, Ethical Hacker, Security and VMware series. Closed captioning will allow those who speak English as a second language and people with hearing impairments to more fully experience our training. We’re committed to providing English subtitles for our future series releases.

Our Library of MicroNuggets is Growing
We’ve been filling the virtual shelves of our MicroNugget library with tons of videos. If you haven’t seen these short, free video tutorials yet, check them out. Here’s a sampling of available MicroNuggets:

What is White Hat Hacking? with Eli the Computer Guy 
Creating and Configuring SSIS Packages with Garth Schulte
Using Two Home Wireless Routers with James Conrad
Scrum Rituals with Steve Caseley

Have a suggestion for a MicroNugget? We want to hear it! 

New and Upcoming Series

We have recently released three new products:
System Center Configuration Manager 2012 is now available for streaming subscribers. Trainer Greg Shields, a Microsoft MVP, helms this series. Greg shares from his personal experience to deliver the science and the art of managing a Windows infrastructure with ConfigMgr 2012. This series will show you how to package deploy software and virtual applications, as well as how to automate everything from individual configurations to entire OS deployments. Plus, you’ll be ready to take – and pass – the 70-243 exam.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), with Timothy Warner

This series covers the objectives of the 1z0-053 Oracle Database 11g Administration II exam, a requirement to earn the Oracle Certified Professional credential.

Microsoft SQL 2012 70-461, with Garth Schulte

Take your SQL Server knowledge to the next level by learning how to write queries and work with database entities using T-SQL. You’ll also learn what you need to pass the 70-461 exam.

We also have several exciting series that are in progress. you can see completed videos for these series under the “Upcoming Videos” tab (you must be logged in):

Amazon Web Services: Foundations of AWS
Check Point Security CCMSE 156-815.71
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
Linux in the Real World 
Microsoft SQL 2012 70-462
Microsoft Lync Server 2010

More Series Approved by Project Management Institute (PMI)®

CBT Nuggets is excited to announce that four new series have been approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Users can now receive Category A PDUs/Contact Hours for the following trainings:
·      Microsoft Office Project 2007 70-632
·      CompTIA Project+ PK0-003
·      Microsoft Office Project 2003
·      Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
Visit the CBT Nuggets PMI R.E.P. FAQ page on our forum for a complete list of the PMI approved training and the PDUs/Contact Hours associated.

For a complete listing of CBT Nuggets Project Management training, visit our PM Library.

NuggetLOVE Donations Surpass $14,000

The NuggetLOVE program enjoyed a strong second month. On June 8, CBT Nuggets presented the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) with a check for $7,312. CARDV is an Oregon non-profit that provides services to victims of rape and domestic violence. That check brought the two-month total of NuggetLOVE donations to more than $14,000.

The June NuggetLOVE charity is Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society. One of our own team members, Tyson, participated in a local relay. His team of 10 people took turns running or walking around a track for 18 consecutive hours!


Last month, we asked “How much time do you spend watching CBT Nuggets training in a typical day?” Most (62.5%) of those who answered like their training short and sweet –30 minutes or less per day!

This month, we want to know when you study. What time of day do you typically train?


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