Free self-paced courses at Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy, a Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility program, is an IT skills and career building program available to learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Despite the Instructor-Led curriculums/courses, Cisco Networking Academy offers also FREE Self-Paced courses that encompass a variety of skills and IT areas. Cisco Networking Academy self-paced courses are designed for people to take online, at their own pace, at any point in their career journey.

In order to get enrolled for any of these course, you have to APPLY for the course by completing our application form.

The self-paced courses offered by Cisco Networking Academy are:

Introduction to the Internet of Everything (IoE)

Introduction to the Internet of Everything (IoE) provides an overview of the concepts and challenges of the IoE economy. The course discusses the Internet and its evolution to the interconnection of people, processes, data, and things that forms the Internet of Everything.


  • Learn how the IoE will turn information into action, creating unprecedented economic opportunity
  • Understand how the IoE will bring together operational technology and information technology systems
  • Discover how business processes for evaluating and solving problems will be transformed
  • Learn the security concerns that must be considered when implementing IoE solutions
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community



In the IoE economy, IT skills will matter in more job functions than ever before. New jobs will be created to realize the potential of connecting people, processes, data, and things. From computer science to engineering to information science to management, understanding the IoE will be an advantage for job seekers at all levels.

Introduction to Cybersecurity

A series of engaging presentations and panel discussions, the Introduction to Cybersecurity course covers the importance of cybersecurity, the most common risks, and how to mitigate them.


  • Learn what cybersecurity is and how the industry is growing
  • Understand how attackers use malware and how to protect individuals from attack
  • Learn about threats in banking, telecommunications, healthcare, other industries, and across borders
  • Understand technology-based solutions and strategic and network-architecture planning
  • Study at your own pace when it is convenient for you
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community



The demand for cybersecurity experts has grown 3 times faster than any other IT job role, and training a cybersecurity workforce is a priority of many governments. From confidential company data to personal information, more connections make data more vulnerable to attacks and increase demand for professionals with cybersecurity skills.

Get Connected

Get Connected introduces you to basic computer and Internet navigation skills.


  • Identify different types of computer systems, components, printers, and other devices
  • Understand Microsoft Windows and how to work with files and folders
  • Understand computer networking, how to browse and search the Internet, and how to use email
  • Create accounts for Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Identify common problems and implement simple solutions for hardware, software, and networks



When everything connects to the Internet, everyone will need basic technology skills to participate and compete in the global economy. This course helps you get started down almost any career path you choose.