The Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCP) Program was established in 1992. To date, more than 1.6 million people have achieved Microsoft certification worldwide.
Microsoft certifications represent a rich and varied spectrum of job roles and responsibilities. And earning a specific credential provides objective validation of the ability to successfully perform critical IT functions. Embraced by industry professionals worldwide, Microsoft certification remains one of the most effective ways to reach long-term career goals, create economic opportunities for individuals and communities, and is a way for organizations to develop and retain valuable IT staff skilled in current technologies.
WSIS action lines related to this activity: Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
Related MDGs: MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
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