Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 20 - Page 53

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Deciding on delivery Next, there’s the question of the delivery model. Today, most IT training companies offer the choice of classroom-based instructor-led training as well as online computer-based training, both of which have their unique benefits. In SANS’ experience, classroom training is the preferred option for most of our delegates since it allows a more personal experience FEATURE: TRAINING as well as deeper engagement through interaction. Delegates also benefit from the chance to engage with their professional peers, which enables them to network, share experiences and learn from others. However, if time, budget and geographical constrains make it impractical to attend classroom training, online training is a very viable alternative. In recent years, rich-feature sets in collaboration tools Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa at SANS INTELLIGENTCIO 53