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Professional certification is good but …

Professional certification is a process in which a person proves that he or she has the knowledge, experience, and skills to perform a specific job. The proof comes in the form of a certificate earned by passing an accredited exam that reflects prescribed standards for the particular industry involved.

So certification in itself is good. Ideally, the process of certification should equip professionals with the requisite skills. The question now is why do we find many certified professionals who are incompetent – lacking even the theoretical principles? (more…)