Professional certification can be found in almost every industry today. Information Technology, Finance, Project Management, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Business Process management, Engineering etc, are just a few to list from a wide range of professions that have certification.
Certification helps advance the profession. Certification helps employers evaluate potential new hires, analyze job performance, evaluate employees and motivate employees to enhance their skills and knowledge. Certificate holders benefit too. Certification gives recognition of competency, shows commitment to the profession, and helps with job advancement. There has been an explosive growth in professional certification. Certification helps you gain practical skills for the job, as it focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to perform real-world job responsibilities. It helps you stand out in the crowd. Lastly it increases your earning potential.