An announcement was made by Teradata Corporation about its Teradata Customer Education program which is to offer more than 200 courses for business and technical users. The programme would allow customers worldwide to customise and provide their employees with on-site training or select the cost-effective web-based training; for either a single class or a subscription for many classes. Classes, catalogs and training will be delivered globally by Teradata instructors in person and over the web, a reach not matched by other data warehouse providers. Teradata Customer Education training consultants provide personal assistance in developing the right training plan, based on customer's experience level, from foundational knowledge to mastery.
Customers can create individual learning plans based on job roles and Teradata certification levels, resulting in a self-managed education plan which benefits individuals and their companies. It is in hand of the users to select either live, online classes, or prerecorded web-cast classes. The Customers who want to shorten their 'learning curve' are given an opportunity to access Teradata classes when they are ready, anytime, anywhere using the web-based tools. In addition, instructors are available for in-classroom learning. The Teradata Customer Education programs can serve as preparation for the Teradata Certified Professional Program, which trains and certifies individuals. Those who achieve this status have a robust knowledge of data warehousing technology.