Some of these are already available, some are on the way, but certification expert Mickie Rops lays out five great certification resources in a recent post on her Beyond Certification blog.
While driving e-learning sales is not a reason for creating a certification program (and, generally speaking, you need to be careful to keep a wall between training and certification), our experience and research have consistently shown that the existence of a related, valued certification is one of the biggest drivers of demand for online learning. So, it pays to at least keep on top of what’s going in the world of certification. Be sure to check out Mickie’s post.
P.S. – If you are interested in certification, you may also want to check out this brief podcast interview with Rick Phillips from Castle Worldwide.