Redlands, California — March 15, 2011 — Esri will host an online live training seminar this month that outlines the Esri Technical Certification Program and explains the advantages of earning a certification.
Overview of Esri's Technical Certification Program will air March 24, 2011, at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. Pacific daylight time.
The Esri Technical Certification Program, launched earlier this year, recognizes people skilled in desktop, developer, and enterprise use of Esri technology. Earning a certification means an individual is proficient in best practices for using Esri software. Certifications currently being offered are ArcGIS Desktop Associate, ArcGIS Desktop Professional, Web Application Developer Associate, Enterprise Geodatabase Management Associate, and Enterprise Administration Associate. Eight more certifications will be added in the future.
During the hour-long seminar, attendees will learn about the
- Program goals and five certifications
- Benefits of earning a certification
- Process for earning an Esri Technical Certification, including the preparation phase
This seminar will be of interest to geographic information system (GIS) professionals and consultants, managers whose staffs use GIS, and Esri partners and distributors.
A broadband Internet connection and an Esri Global Account are needed to participate in the training seminar. Creating a global account is easy and free: visit esri.com/lts, click Login, and register your name and address. A few weeks after the live presentation, this seminar will be archived and available for viewing on the Esri Training website.
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