ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge Experts Speak at Autodesk University 2012 and Sponsor the ATC Summit 2012

ASCENT experts lead AU on-site and virtual classes and showcase Autodesk Official Training Guides and eBooks at the AU Bookstore

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 15, 2012Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that its courseware division, ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge, will have experts both exhibiting and presenting at Autodesk University (AU) 2012 and are a proud sponsor of the ATC Summit 2012. The summit and conference take place November 26–29, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

“From around the world, instructors, trainers and users are coming to AU to seek out the most effective tools to help them pass their exams, educate their students, and excel at work,” says Paul Burden, director of product development, ASCENT. “With the latest titles available in both print and eBook offerings, we’ll be able to provide a rich learning experience for every need. And with ASCENT’s ATC sponsorship, in-person and online presentations, plus our presence in the Certification Prep Lab and AU Bookstore, we’ll be readily available should anyone have questions about their exam or training needs.”

ASCENT educational experts will be showcasing their 2013 Autodesk Official Training Guides in eBook formats and will have over 30 titles of their printed Student Guides available in the Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) Pavilion and Bookstore (Booth #703). All ASCENT student guides, eBooks, and instructor tools will be available for purchase in the AU Bookstore at a discounted rate for all attendees.

AU Certification Prep Lab

To ensure the limited studying time in Las Vegas is productive, ASCENT is offering a three-pronged approach to help students prepare for their exams. In the Certification Prep Lab there will be printed Autodesk Official Training Guides and eBooks (on iPads) available on loan to those taking the Autodesk Professional Exams. These 12 titles will cover all the new material for the Revit Architecture, Civil 3D, Inventor and AutoCAD 2013 exams. There will also be the intuitive and easy-to-navigate ASCENT Certification Prep Sheets for reference while in the lab. Thirdly, Jennifer MacMillan and Michelle Rasmussen, ASCENT’s Inventor and Civil 3D experts, will also be in the Certification Lab from 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (November 27-29) to answer any additional questions.

AU Presentations

ASCENT experts will lead a combination of on-site and virtual classes at AU.

  • Be Dynamic and Improve Your Efficiency with Dynamic Blocks in AutoCAD®
  • Incredible AutoCAD Civil 3D Users: Prove your Credibility with Civil 3D Certification, Part 1
  • Incredible AutoCAD Civil 3D Users: Prove your Credibility with Civil 3D Certification, Part 2
  • Suite Training: Individual Products or Workflow Specific?
  • Interactive game show presentation: Out of the Vault


ASCENT is offering a 25% discount on all of its Student Guides, eBooks, and Instructor Tools when purchased at the AU booth. For a free Certification Prep Sheet for the Revit Architecture, Civil 3D, Inventor and AutoCAD Professional exams, visit the ASCENT booth in the ATC Pavilion and Bookstore (Booth #703).


ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge develops professional training courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications. As a developer of Autodesk Official Training Guides, ASCENT produces training materials for Autodesk Training Centers, corporations, schools, and individuals enabling users to become more productive with their chosen Autodesk software. For more information follow ASCENT on Twitter:

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