MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional
The MCP is an umbrella certification that all other certifications fall under.
This certification is maintained by the Microsoft Corporation
The MCP certification (and all certifications under) demonstrate that the owner has expert knowledge and skills in the specific product or technology.
To become certified as a Microsoft Certified Professional, the individual should follow these steps:
- Decide which certification is appropriate;
- Gain hands on experience with the product or technology;
- Take advantage of training;
- Research the exams;
- Take advantage of the practice tests;
- Pass the exams