End-user certification

Labrow, Peter
May 2003
IT Training;May2003, p54
Trade Publication
Unlike certification for IT professionals, where there is typically one qualification available per product, certification for computer users has no less than three leading schemes, all vying for the corporate budget. Perhaps the most obvious choice is Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS)— renamed Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). It's been reasonably successful, with around 860,000 people certified as Microsoft Office User Specialists. However, when you view this number as a percentage of Microsoft Office users you can see quite how far user certification has to go in terms of mainstream acceptance.


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