Microsoft Certified Master offers certifications on various Microsoft technologies. It validates skills in design and implementation of complex business requirements.
The main benefit for the employee is that it adds weight to one’s resume to be a Microsoft certified candidate. Also depending on the choice of test, they can seek positions like Server Administrators, Database Administrators, etc,.
MCM Certification Requirements:
The certification includes three weeks of classroom training, three written tests and one lab based exam. The five exams offered in this regime are
- Microsoft Exchange Server
- Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
- Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008
- Windows Server 2008 Directory
The tests require three to five years of experience for each category before the certification on that category is attempted. The test costs around 125USD.
How to take MCM test:
The test can be booked online through any authentic testing site like Pearson or Prometric. The date and time can be chosen according to convenience of the test taker. Options of cancellation and re-scheduling of exam exist with the process. The lab exam however has to be taken from any of the authentic test cities that will be mentioned in the list.
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