WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software (OSS), today announced the launch of the Black Duck University Training & Certification program, online courses that help users of the Black Duck® Suite learn to manage OSS, encourage innovation, increase development speed and ensure compliance.
Benefits of the Training & Certification program include:
- On-demand education allows students to learn on their own schedules
- Interactive training allows students to learn-by-doing
- Online platform makes courses available from any location with an Internet connection
- Skill assessments ensure students understand course material and reinforce learning
- Role-based learning tracks enable students to focus on courses related to their jobs, saving both time and money
- Course consistency ensures all students are taught the same program material
The program is divided into seven units, starting with an Introduction to the Black Duck Suite, Black Duck's flagship enterprise-class solution for governance of open source. Courses are available for each key role including Administration, Open Source Approver, Open Source Code Auditor, and Customization Engineer.
"Providing best-in-class open source education is central to Black Duck's mission," said Tim Yeaton, Black Duck Software president and CEO. "Our comprehensive Training & Certification program helps organizations master the use and proper management of OSS to build better software, faster with the Black Duck Suite."
For more information, please visit: www.blackducksoftware.com/bdu.
About Black Duck Software
Black Duck Software is the leading provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. Black Duck enables companies to shorten time-to-solution and reduce development costs while mitigating the management, compliance and security challenges associated with open source software. Black Duck Software powers Koders.com, the industry's leading code search engine for open source, and Ohloh.net, the largest free public directory of open source software and a vibrant web community of free and open source software developers and users. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.
SOURCE Black Duck Software