Professional certification

Cvent Announces Free Training and Certification Opportunities for Event and Hospitality Professionals Around the World

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:15pm

Cvent Certifications and training have helped industry professionals around the world expand their skillset and elevate their careers:

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  • Cvent Certifications and training have helped industry professionals around the world expand their skillset and elevate their careers:
    "I see a tremendous benefit in becoming certified.
  • For me, internally, it's been a great way for me to talk about Cvent confidently and I've become the 'in-house expert'.
  • Because I'm a certified user, I am able to train my colleagues on the software and frequently answer their questions.
  • Mikaela Gibson, CMP
    As a new Cvent user, getting Cvent Certified allowed me to discover awesome new tools that I never knew existed.

The Institutes Announce New Leadership for the International Insurance Society

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:00pm

MALVERN, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Institutes today announced that Joshua Landau has been named president of the International Insurance Society (IIS) and Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC).

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  • MALVERN, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Institutes today announced that Joshua Landau has been named president of the International Insurance Society (IIS) and Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC).
  • Landau has been affiliated with the IIS for over 22 years, while also serving in multiple roles as a banking executive supporting the insurance industry.
  • He will coordinate the event, which affiliated with The Institutes in 2019, in collaboration with the PIC's Executive Council.
  • The Institutes, the leading provider of risk management and insurance knowledge education and solutions, offer professional designations, including the CPCU program.

MRFC Certification Program Accreditation Board Announces New Board Positions

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:00pm

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Moving into their new positions are:

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  • MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Moving into their new positions are:
    The scope of authority of the MRFC Certification Board (MCB) is set forth in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) By-Laws.
  • The MCB is a wholly owned subsidiary of the IARFC and maintains general oversight of the MRFC Certification Program.
  • The MCB clearly focuses on its task of developing and maintaining a strong and highly valued MRFC Certification Program.
  • MRFC credential holder Barry Dayley is stepping down from the Chair position, but will continue to be part of the Board of Directors for another term.

SmartBug Media® Partners with HubSpot to Host World Certification Day on July 10, 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 1:56pm

In order to achieve this, the company suspends its normal client services operations for one day each quarter for what it coined as "Certification Day."

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  • In order to achieve this, the company suspends its normal client services operations for one day each quarter for what it coined as "Certification Day."
  • SmartBug has been practicing Certification Day since Dec. 15, 2017 and plans on dedicating nearly 700 hours to training this quarter.
  • When HubSpot recognized the success that this practice drives for SmartBug on a quarterly basis, it decided to create a version of its ownWorld Certification Day.
  • For each certification a learner achieves in HubSpot Academy on World Certification Day, HubSpot will donate $5 on their behalf to support UNICEF's efforts in education for children.

CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, Facet Wealth Announce Joint Scholarship to Benefit African American/Black Candidates for CFP® Certification

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 10:30pm

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning (the Center) announced today a new scholarship in partnership with Facet Wealth, Inc., to advance diversity and inclusion in the financial planning profession.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning (the Center) announced today a new scholarship in partnership with Facet Wealth, Inc., to advance diversity and inclusion in the financial planning profession.
  • The Facet Wealth Scholarship for Increased Diversity in Financial Planning will support African American/Black candidates seeking to become CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professionals.
  • CFP Board, along with its Center for Financial Planning, is committed to increasing the public's awareness of CFP certification and access to a diverse, ethical and competent financial planning workforce.
  • The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning seeks to create a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession so that every American has access to competent and ethical financial planning advice.

The Linux Foundation Brings Together IT and Finance Teams to Advance Cloud Financial Management and Education

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:30pm

The FinOps community is defining cloud financial management standards and is increasing access to education and certification for this discipline across industries.

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  • The FinOps community is defining cloud financial management standards and is increasing access to education and certification for this discipline across industries.
  • The FinOps Foundation is offering the FinOps Certified Practitioner Exam (FOCP) through the Linux Foundation, and more training and certification programs are expected later this year.
  • "CNCF welcomes the FinOps Foundation to the Linux Foundation and we look forward to collaborating across communities to improve cloud financial management for all."
  • "The FinOps Foundation has helped us validate and grow our cloud financial management practices.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Collaborates with American Pharmacists Association (APhA) To Develop Immunization Credential Program for Pharmacy Technicians

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:22pm

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation's leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians, ispleased to announce a collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)to provide pharmacy technician credentialing in immunization delivery to those completing the APhA/Washington State University Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians Program.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation's leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians, ispleased to announce a collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)to provide pharmacy technician credentialing in immunization delivery to those completing the APhA/Washington State University Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians Program.
  • The training program will serve as a stepping stone for PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) to earn an Assessment-Based Certificate.
  • "APhA is the leading authority on immunization training for pharmacists, so we are pleased to collaborate with them on this program for technicians."
  • The American Pharmacists Association is the largest association of pharmacists in the United States advancing the entire pharmacy profession.

A Closer Look Partners with Texas Restaurant Association and Dallas College to Launch New Health & Hygiene Training Certification Program

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:10pm

The Texas Restaurant Promise Certification Program is the only program of its kind that trains, inspects, and certifies restaurants on the new health and safety protocols.

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  • The Texas Restaurant Promise Certification Program is the only program of its kind that trains, inspects, and certifies restaurants on the new health and safety protocols.
  • As part of the Certification Program, A Closer Look will offer Health and Hygiene evaluations and monitoring.
  • A Closer Look's Health and Hygiene Satisfaction Program is a three-pronged approach to help businesses measure and monitor locations' ability to execute and maintain critical customer-facing health and hygiene standards.
  • Dallas College also offers dual credit for students in partner high schools and early college high schools throughout Dallas County.

New data show 51.3% of U.S. adults hold degrees, certificates, or industry certifications

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:00am

According to the latest findings, the overall national attainment rate among adults 25 to 64 years old is 51.3 percent.

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  • According to the latest findings, the overall national attainment rate among adults 25 to 64 years old is 51.3 percent.
  • The nation's attainment rate includes associate and bachelor's degrees, as well as high-value "short-term credentials," that is, college certificates and industry-based certifications.
  • "Certifications are part of an expanding set of post-high school credentials that are on-ramps to opportunity.
  • Certifications are most often awarded by industry organizations and are based on assessments of skills and knowledge.

ElcomSoft Certified: Digital Forensics Trainings and Trainer Certification Programs

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 7:40am

announces partner certification and end-user training programs in the fields of computer and mobile forensics.

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  • announces partner certification and end-user training programs in the fields of computer and mobile forensics.
  • ElcomSoft's partner trainings and the newly announced certification program will allow the company's regional partners to deliver additional value to their customers by launching localized, ElcomSoft-approved educational programs.
  • The Trainer Certification program enables partners to independently conduct trainings on behalf of ElcomSoft.
  • Courses for 'ElcomSoft Certified iOS and Cloud Forensics Trainer' and 'ElcomSoft Certified Data Decryption and Password Recovery Trainer' qualifications are available.