Event invitation - Certiport certification: overview of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exams (December 15)

Microsoft and Certiport are pleased to announce Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2010, the next generation of the world's most recognized information worker certification program. MOS 2010 continues the legacy of the Microsoft Office Specialist certification programs, the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their skills and advance their careers. The credential enables individuals to tap the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office 2010 system, resulting in increased academic and job performance, individual differentiation and personal confidence.

For millions of people around the globe, Microsoft Certifications are known and trusted differentiators of an individual's technology competency. That's why Microsoft and Certiport are pleased to present you with the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification—a new entry-level credential from Microsoft that validates fundamental technology knowledge, enabling students to explore academic and career options, and take the first step toward building a successful career in technology. MTA makes it easier for schools to deliver technology education and validate fundamental technology knowledge through a simple, convenient, and affordable suite of entry-level certification exams. While offering students the opportunity to earn a Microsoft certification right in the classroom, MTA empowers educators with easy-to-use Internet-based testing and helps institutions stand out as innovative technology curriculum providers.



For more information: www.certiport.com


On Wednesday December 15 we organize an information session for high schools, colleges, universities and further education institutes where Certiport will provide an in-depth overview:


  • Why are certificates important for students?

  • Which certificates exist?

  • What is the required knowledge and skills to pass for an exam?

  • How does an exam look like?

  • How can I organize exams in my school?

  • What are the costs involved?

If you want to attend this seminar, please register here before December 8.


The agenda looks as follows:

  • 09:45 Welcome

  • 10:00 Introduction

  • 10:10 Overview of MOS

  • 11:00 Break

  • 11:10 Overview of MTA

  • 12:00 Lunch

  • 12:40 Demos & Discussion

  • 13:30 End

The event will take place in the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center for European Innovation:


Avenue des Nerviens 85

1040 Brussels


Phone: +32 2 740 46 11


Free underground parking (access through rue Saint Gertrude)

Closest train station: Brussels Schuman

Closest metros: Schuman or Merode