Business News of 2014-07-11

Microsoft hosts Marshalls college delegation

The President of Marshalls University College, Mr Tetteh Nettey, and selected students from the Marshalls School of Technology have been invited by Microsoft to attend the 2014 Global Partner Conference, Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship, and the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship hosted by Certiport. The event is slated for July 27- 30, 2014 in Anaheim, California, USA.

Certiport company, is the leading provider of certification, examination development, delivery and programme management services delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 testing centres worldwide.

Certiport

Again, Certiport reliably delivers over two million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce and corporate technology markets in more than 158 countries and 27 languages worldwide. Over 70,000 examinations are administered each month through more than 12,000 Certiport centres worldwide.

In the invitation letter to Mr Nettey, the Vice President in charge of Marketing, Mr Craig Bushman, said Certiport had invited Mr Nettey as a Certiport Authorised Partner (CAP) to join other partners and invited guests from around the world to attend the 2014 Global Partner Conference.

Conference

The conference will provide insight into the strategies, best practices and resources that are being developed to transform the face of digital literacy worldwide. There will also be detailed discussions on working effectively with industry certification programmes from companies, including Microsoft, Adobe, HP, Autodesk, Intuit, and Certiport; leveraging the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship and the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship to drive product demand.

“Marshalls, as an institution, is proud to be associated with Microsoft and will continue to show commitment in providing the best training and practices in the field of ICT in Ghana, Africa, and the world as whole,” Mr Nettey said.

Marshalls University College is accredited by the National Accreditation Board, University of Cape Coast and Microsoft Technology Academy.