Testimonials

Customer Successes

Spotlight on Oracle University Customers

Royal Appliance
"Oracle University helped us jump start our development staff into key producers for our Oracle implementation. By learning to use the Oracle Reports development tool they were able to produce business reports that management uses daily to assess our business." - Maureen Bagley, IT Manager, Royal Appliance Mfg. Co.

University Hospitals Health System
"At the start of the implementation project, we sent our core team to Oracle University. The training there enabled us to create our own personal training manuals, tailored to UHHS's particular needs. We had a tremendous amount of intense training on a very personal basis for all our employees using the Oracle application. That helped us to learn to use and leverage the Oracle technology to its fullest potential." - Liz Novak, Vice President, Technology Projects


Customer Testimonials


Certification

China Mobile Engineers, China
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NEC Corporation, Japan
"NEC encourages its employees to become Oracle Certified Professionals. Additionally, new employees at NEC must complete Oracle University's Introduction to Oracle/SQL class." - Kiichi Tomono, Assistant Manager

Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., Japan
"Oracle Certification is an objective assessment of my technical skills and is an asset when I work with my clients who are all very knowledgeable on Oracle Technology." - Takao Hoshino, Associate Consultant

Cathay Pacific Airways
"I was able to enrich my knowledge and skill through preparation for the OCP exams and also found that the exams were reflective of the skill level needed to succeed in today's intense marketplace." - Ivan Chan

ePatterns, Pakistan
"Earning OCP has increased my knowledge, giving me an upper edge over my coworkers, and my chances for getting a promotion have also increased." - Certified Professional: Murtaza Ali

Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
"I earned my Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) in order to increase my employability in the market. OCP certification has helped my career and my employer, Hong Kong Baptist University. Practice makes perfect, I suggest candidates read material, do labs and work on self test before taking exams." - Certified Professional: Steven Chan

Lancord Trading Company, Russia
"Certification has helped my career, simply because I have more perspectives, more possibilities, and I'm looked upon by my peers as someone who has the knowledge and skills to do the job right." - Sergey Demidenko

Northrup Grumman, Canada
"I am a firm believer of certification as a demonstration of professionalism and competency and have worked hard to attain my credentials to show my personal commitment in a rapidly changing and expanding industry. I have earned the Oracle Certified Professional designation for Oracle 8, Oracle 8i and Oracle 9i and have had the opportunity to expand my knowledge of the Oracle database and tools through a variety of Oracle University (OU) training formats. I have had extremely positive experiences at all OU courses that I've attended, both in person and online. The knowledge I gained from Oracle University has helped me advance in my career." - Lem Murphy

Octopus Cards Ltd., Hong Kong
"Certainly OCP certification has helped me to better understand Oracle in practice as well as to as well as better communicate with the DBAs and developers I manage." "Our company places much emphasis on training. Certification issued by a well known organization is a good benchmark of knowledge exposure and personally, when making hiring decisions, I will prefer to select the candidates with suitable certification if there are more than one candidate to choose from. This allows better communication within my team of DBAs and Developers." - Certified Professional: Johnny Choi

Pacific Application Development Services, Inc.
"Oracle University training was critical in enabling me to learn the details necessary to use Oracle products....After this training, I was able to pass the Oracle DBA certification with flying colors." - Wlademar Talen, Vice President

Quovera Corporation
"Certification gives Quovera a competitive edge with our clients and allows individuals to expand their horizons. It allows them to focus on particular technologies and become experts." - Peter Koletzke, Technical Director

State Bank Of India, India
"I decided to become OCP certified because I wanted it to make my career better, and expected that it will be beneficial in future. My employer has a policy to encourage people for OCP." "My advice is to GO for certification as it will be very beneficial for the people who want to make a career as an Oracle DBA or Developer." - Certified Professional: Rajesh Kapoor

Applications

Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
"The train-the-trainer approach was extremely effective in helping employees understand how to use the applications to improve processes in their jobs." - Doug Powers, Vice-President and CIO

Barnardos.com
"Oracle has consistently offered the best implementation support and user training." - Ray Gooch, IT manager

Black and Veach
"The Oracle University training helped us adopt our new Oracle technology more quickly. Having taken a class on Oracle Procurement, I was ahead of the game in my knowledge of the application and what it could do out of the box." - Al Rosenow, Procurement Supervisor

Creative Labs
"Oracle's 11i E-Business Suite Training for End-Users provides a well-rounded overview suited for first time Oracle users." - Amy Lin, IT Director

Dallas Independent School District
"Thanks to a comprehensive training program we designed in partnership with Oracle University, the number of people calling into the help desk has dropped by 75% since we went live and, six months later, the number is still falling." - Lee Allen, Executive Manager of Business Systems, Training and Support

Ingersoll-Rand
"Training is one of my biggest worries because of the time constraints of our implementation. The 11i E-Business Suite for End Users subscription is very valuable to us and helpful used as a review as well because it can be re-visited throughout the project." - Bruce Charles, Receivables Supervisor

Parson Group
"The Oracle End User Training enabled me to understand the ins and outs of the Oracle E-Business Suite. The instructors were incredibly knowledgeable about the products, and they provided clear, focused training. Having completed the Oracle training, I feel confident I can walk into a customer site, understand the scope of the project and how to best implement the Oracle products to fit that customers needs." - David Sullivan, Engagement Manager

Select Comfort
"The bottom line I came down to is that Oracle University is still the best way to get the right education and the right information you're looking for. Other vendors just didn't have the same breadth and depth." - Tom Wysocki, Director of Strategic Systems Migration, Select Comfort

Simmons Bedding Company
"Oracle University’s end-to-end training solutions have allowed us to properly train and prepare our organization for a successful upgrade to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne." - W. Wade Vann, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Simmons Bedding Company

University Hospitals Health System
"At the start of the implementation project, we sent our core team to Oracle University. The training there enabled us to create our own personal training manuals, tailored to UHHS's particular needs. We had a tremendous amount of intense training on a very personal basis for all our employees using the Oracle application. That helped us to learn to use and leverage the Oracle technology to its fullest potential." - Liz Novak, Vice President, Technology Projects

ViewSonic Corporation
"Training has empowered the people responsible for key business processes, and it develops technical expertise in-house. Each enhancement to the software gets easier, faster, and less expensive." - Robert Moon, Vice President of Information Services

Viking Range Corporation
"We were very excited that Oracle was willing to provide training right in our offices. We find this approach much more valuable in increasing our knowledge base and improving our processes going forward" - Jane Moss, Treasurer

"We have been very happy with the level of support and cooperation we've received from Oracle with regard to employee training""Our employees are even asking for additional, more detailed training sessions to take our applications to a whole new level." - Brian Waldrop, Chief Financial Officer

Technology

Belgacom
"Belgacom wants the best education for its Oracle professionals and it clearly satisfied with the quality of the courses delivered by Oracle University." - Ivan Parvais, IT Manager and Training Coordinator

Century Consultants, Ltd.
"We initially went to Oracle University to get the knowledge and hands on help we needed to better understand and use our Oracle software. We've been using Oracle software for over 12 years. While comfortable with the software, we needed to learn how to fine tune, enhance the tools and understand them better. Our Oracle University instructor led training experiences have helped us better configure our load and reduced the overall amount of time we've had to spend on tuning. Oracle University's 9i Applications Server release 1 course showed us how to best optimize Oracle9iAS, which allowed us to realize significant time and man-hour savings. Everything is stable now and we are preparing to upgrade to release 2. We are very satisfied with Oracle University training." - Denise Poll and Bob Magan

Datatrak International, Inc.
"We wouldn't be where we are now finished with a smooth deployment and making full use of our Oracle software-- if I hadn't taken Oracle Real Applications Clusters training from Oracle University. With the knowledge I gained there, I had the whole RAC cluster running in about six hours." -Jeffrey Cowen, Database Administrator

Elogex
"All of the Oracle University classes exceeded my expectations. The Oracle terabyte workshop in particular helped me gain an understanding of the implementation of Oracle in a very large database environment." - Murali Vallath

Eni Corporate University, Italy
"With operations in 67 countries around the world, Eni is an integrated energy company, operating in the oil, natural gas, electricity generation and petrochemicals industries as well as oilfield services and engineering. We recognize it is critical for our employees to know and understand how to use Oracle software in order to deliver superior service to our clients. Eni selected Oracle University because the training is of the highest quality and value, and would recommend Oracle University to others as well." "We have been very satisfied with the service we have received from Oracle University as well as the results of the training within our organization." - Robert Gatti

LA Weight Loss Centers
"We designed the system and the workflow based on the knowledge that our employees brought back from Oracle University." - John Janthor, Director of Information Technology

Level 3 Communications
"OLN (Oracle University's continuing education program) provided user-friendly, informative training. The online training enabled me to get the training I needed in a time frame that didn't conflict with my busy work schedule, and it enabled me to move through the training focusing on areas of greatest importance to me." - Christopher Conley

Royal Appliance
Oracle University helped us jump start our development staff into key producers for our Oracle implementation. By learning to use the Oracle Reports development tool they were able to produce business reports that management uses daily to assess our business." - Maureen Bagley, IT Manager

Southwest Airlines
"...we've been pleased with the quality of Oracle University, which we've used to train our developers in-house."- Kerry Schwab, Senior Manager of Operations for Interactive Marketing