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Old 18.08.2017, 19:13
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TOGAF 9.1 Certification course

I have registered @ The Knowledge Academy for a TOGAF course that normally goes for CHF 4k for 4 days. The sale price is 1600 CHF, but so far I'm the only one and they said the course will only run with 4 participants as a minimum requirement. BTW this also includes a test voucher at Prometric.

I'm posting this in the employment section as this is mostly interesting for IT professionals. Would anyone else be interested in this course as well for the price? Need 3 more 'volunteers', and yes, they can invoice your company as well.

Here's the link:
https://www.theknowledgeacademy.com/...t-1-2-/Zurich/

I'd, however, appreciate if we sync'ed up before you apply.
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Re: TOGAF 9.1 Certification course

well, let's put this here for the internet to keep.

After having transferred the money just last week, I've now received the following email.

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Dear Adam,

I am contacting you regarding the course you are due to attend on 4 December. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have regrettably cancelled the course.

I apologise for the inconvenience this may have caused. However, I have looked into other options for you.

The course is looking to confirm in Geneva on 11 December.

Alternatively, the course is scheduled to run in Zurich on the following dates;

Ĝ 29th Jan 18
Ĝ 23rd Apr 18
Ĝ 27th Aug 18
Ĝ 26th Nov 18

Would any of the above dates be suitable for you to attend?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards,
Ben Sweetman
The Customer Experience Team
I had them confirm the course about 3 times before I signed up. Maybe the whole company is just a scam?!?
It's very peculiar so far.
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well, let's put this here for the internet to keep.

After having transferred the money just last week, I've now received the following email.



I had them confirm the course about 3 times before I signed up. Maybe the whole company is just a scam?!?
It's very peculiar so far.
Wow, you jump to conclusions quickly.

It is only a scam if you tell them you cannot attend other dates and they will not refund you the money, or if they keep you on the hook for a long period.

Up to now it is a company who inform you properly and offer alternatives.
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Re: TOGAF 9.1 Certification course

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Wow, you jump to conclusions quickly.

It is only a scam if you tell them you cannot attend other dates and they will not refund you the money, or if they keep you on the hook for a long period.

Up to now it is a company who inform you properly and offer alternatives.
please see here:
https://www.englishforum.ch/complain...e-academy.html

seems to be a pattern since 2013:
- candidate pays a discounted rate
- they cancel 5-10 days before the course were to start
- they offer alternatives in the other end of Switzerland or they defer you to virtual or online learning

For this course I got a definitive commitment from them 3 months ago, that the course is booked and it's happening - and now they stated that they "could not get enough interest"... this is shady at least.

I've now stated twice I want my money back, so we'll see what happens.
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