BNR is helping to create a higher-skilled workforce in Iraq, which will increase productivity and attract more investment in the country.
American Fork, UT (PRWEB) September 13, 2011
Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced that BNR Education in Iraq has been recognized as a Certiport Platinum Solution Partner. BNR is the first Certiport partner to earn Platinum status in the Middle East.
“BNR has become a Certiport Platinum Solution Partner due to our success in promoting digital literacy among the people of Iraq, offering excellent services to our customers, creating a good network of training and testing centers and successfully running large scale projects,” said Dr. Wail Omar, CEO of BNR. “Achieving this level of partnership will allow us to improve and increase our operations in Iraq and the Middle East to improve skills in the academic and workforce communities.”
BNR provides customers with successful certification programs managed by Certiport including the official Microsoft Office certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®).
As a Certiport partner, BNR has worked closely with the Iraq Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to qualify thousands of students in computer technical competencies as they enter postgraduate studies. Additionally, working with the Governorate of Baghdad, BNR has helped over 12,000 students at Al-Mustansiriya University gain technical skills. Al Mustansiriya University won first place in the 2011 IC³ World Cup competition sponsored by Certiport.
“Over the past year BNR has had great success working with the government in Iraq, and we have enjoyed collaborating with them on large scale projects such as implementing postgraduate digital literacy and language exam requirements,” said Ray Kelly, CEO, Certiport. “BNR is helping to create a higher-skilled workforce in Iraq, which will increase productivity and attract more investment in the country.”
BNR will continue to work closely with Certiport, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Governorate of Baghdad and all schools in Iraq to build technology skills and increase job placement opportunities for students in Iraq with industry-recognized certification.
Certiport partners drive the sales and marketing of Certiport’s certification programs in specific geographical markets. All partners are given a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Premier designation based on revenues and other Certiport guidelines. As a Certiport Platinum Solution Provider, BNR will receive benefits such as discounts, support for new product launches and access to sales and marketing resources. Moreover, BNR will receive support from Certiport to run many projects with government and private organizations.
For more information on how to become a Certiport Authorized Partner, visit http://www.certiport.com/partner. To partner with BNR, please contact info(at)bnreducation(dot)com.
Certiport is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services which include practice tests via MeasureUp® delivered through an expansive network of over 10,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®). Certiport reliably delivers over two million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce and corporate technology markets in more than 150 countries and 25 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/certiport.
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Since its inception in 2005, BNR has offered globally-recognized certification and education courses in Iraq to improve IT digital literacy and English proficiency. Digital literacy is required to move Iraq into the next era and create a more competitive job force, and BNR strives to set a high standard for certification in the Iraqi market. BNR has signed agreements with ETS and Certiport to represent them and offer their products in Iraq. As a result, the company has established a network of more than 90 training and testing centers throughout Iraq that covers most government and private universities and colleges, ministries and private training centers. More information about BNR can be found at http://www.bnreducation.com.