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Community Business College Offers Microsoft 2016 Certification Exams As Part of Beta Test
Community Business College makes high technology Microsoft Office certification and training available and is looking for participants to help beta test online exams.
The college has begun phasing in the beta testing of the Microsoft Office 2016 programs in a staged implementation schedule with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel to start, to be followed by other programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint. Officials at the school report they have started the testing with current students and graduates and are opening the testing to members of the public who would like a no-cost attempt at earning technical computing certifications.
The purpose of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is to allow people who have the skills needed to get the most out of them by earning a certificate in a specific Office program. Microsoft states that one of the advantages of earning an MOS certification is that holding a MOS certification can earn an entry-level business employee as much as $16,000 more in annual salary than uncertified peers.
For candidates who are pursuing the higher level Microsoft Office Specialist Expert and Microsoft Office Specialist Master certifications, becoming a certified Microsoft Office Specialist is a great entry point. The 2016 versions of these expert-level exams will be released later this year.
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To implement the beta testing program, Community Business College (http://www.cbcwebcollege.com/)
Dan Guerra Community Business College's director, said, "Our goal in participating in this high technology project is to test the functionality of the updated exams and their new delivery engine environment. Modesto, with its new initiatives to kick start its technology sector, is a great place for this to happen. It's also an excellent opportunity for people in the Central Valley to earn an official technology certification at no cost to them."
Testing will begin in March, 2016 and proceed until the system has received enough exams nationwide to demonstrate that the MOS 2016 exams have demonstrated that they are ready to be released into the general testing system.
For this round of testing, a particular emphasis is being placed on high school students. Students who score high on the certification exams may be invited to The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship. This event is a global competition that tests students' skills on Microsoft Office applications. Participating in this competition provides eligible students with an excellent opportunity to showcase Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, have some fun, impress student colleagues and gain recognition.
Exams are primarily performance-
Each beta exam takes approximately 2 hours to complete (although some students may finish quicker.
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People who would like to participate in the beta test can contact the school's main office either by phone or e-mail through the webpage www.cbcwebcollege.com.
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More details can be found at the school's website www.cbcwebcollege.com.
Dan Guerra - www.cbcwebcollege.com
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