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Citrix Virtualization

Instructor: Rhonda Rowland
Room H134

This 10-day training, valued at $13,000, will be taught by a Citrix Master Instructor and will cover server (XenServer), application (XenApp) and desktop (XenDesktop) virtualization. This 10-day training is required for all Citrix IT Academy instructors. Please note that registration for this course is a commitment to attend all 10-days (5 in-person; 5 live virtual) of training.

Participants who live one or more hours away from the event and who complete the full 10-day training may be eligible to apply for up to $650 in travel reimbursement. More information about the travel reimbursement process can be found HERE.


Week 1 (July 11-15, 2011) will be in-person at Working Connections and will cover the XenServer Administration course and the first half of the XenApp Administration course.

Course hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm/ Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm

NOTE: This is different than the rest of the Working Connections schedule. It is necessary in order to be able to complete all work by 12:00pm on Friday, July 15.

Week 2 (July 18-22, 2011) will be live virtual using Citrix GoToTraining. Instructors can be anywhere but must have access to the internet for the duration of the week. Week 2 will cover the remainder of XenApp Administration and the XenDesktop Administration courses. Course hours: M-F 8A-3:30P Pacific Daylight Time with a 30-minute lunch break.

Track Prerequisites:

To be successful instructors must have a strong Microsoft Server background (MCSA, MCSE or MCTS on Windows Server 2008 or equivalent experience).

Required Preparation to be completed before July 11, 2011:

1. View the product “Chalk Talks” (3 minutes each):

2. Complete the free online Technical Overview course for each product (1 hour each):

3. At a minimum, complete the first lab in the XenServer and XenApp Self-paced Online courses provided by Citrix.

Next Steps:

1) Verify you can attend all 10-days of training - please note that you will not be eligible for travel reimbursement until you've completed all 10-days of this training, including the online portion.

2) Register for this class HERE

3) Send an email to to introduce yourself and provide your college email address

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