Contract trainer

Do you need a trainer to teach a networking or communications course? Nick Wittenberg is available. Based in Toronto, but a citizen of the world, email or call him (416 493-6975) to discuss your training needs.

Nick Wittenberg
MCT, MCSE (Windows NT/2000/2003), CompTIA (A , Network , Server )

List of courses that Nick frequently teaches.

Nick received his B.A. in business from the University of Western Ontario and his Masters in Business Administration from York University, Toronto.

He has been involved in the computer industry at both the retail and distribution level for the past 30 years. As a Radio Shack franchisee he was at the bedside during the birth of the micro-computer industry and has participated in it ever since.

Prior to launching LRG Networks, Nick was the National Sales Manager for Compuserve, the largest distributor of micro-computer products in Canada in the mid 80's. The company distributed the two most popular networks, Novell and 3Com. He was responsible for the sales of 2,000 products from 60 manufacturers through 25 sales representatives in 7 offices across Canada.

Nick launched his company, in August 1986 to provide the intensive network services of training, installation, consulting and support, which were only available previously piecemeal, and from separate sources. Currently, Nick spends most of his time on contract training and course development.

Nick has designed and taught Novell, 3Com, Banyan, IBM, Microsoft, general networking, communications, TCP/IP and Internet courses. In excess of 5000 students have been trained by Nick in the last nineteen years, and that experience is reflected in the high quality of instruction that he gives. Providing training continuously for nineteen years on all major LANs gives legitimacy to Nick's statement that he is the most experienced LAN trainer in Canada to-day.

Nick has translated his in-classroom experience into courseware for others to teach. He has written over twenty five courses and specializes in customizing material for special needs. He has provided custom courses to major corporations such as Xerox, Ontario Hydro and Bell Canada. His courses are particularly popular at community colleges across Canada. His courses are currently in the curriculum of Seneca College in Toronto and the College of the North Atlantic in St Johns, Newfoundland. Nick has taught at Seneca College in the Continuing Education division since 1995.

Nick is Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows NT/2000/2003 and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He also teaches CompTIA courses including A , Network , Security and Server .

Nick is often called upon to give seminars and lectures at trade shows and meetings. He has appeared at LAN Expo (July 1992), Information Centre for Exchange (ICE) August 1992, PC World/Network World Expo (March 1993), COMDEX/Canada (July 1993, 1994 and 1995), and the CICA Microcomputer Conference (July 1997, 1998). Nick also wrote a column on networking topics for Network World Canada (March 1994 - May 1995). Nick has also authored one book, Wired for Small Business Success, published by McGraw-Hill.