SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – July 19, 2019
Certiport, a Pearson VUE business and the leading provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners, today announced Intuit as an official sponsor of the Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) certification.
Certiport and Intuit have a strong partnership that already includes the QuickBooks Certified User certification. Now as an official sponsor of ESB, Intuit recognizes the value of entrepreneurship and sees the ESB certification as a strong starting point for anyone interested in learning more about starting and operating a small business.
“We are partnering with Certiport because Intuit supports entrepreneurs and small business, and so does ESB,” said David Zasada, Vice President of Education at Intuit. “Our mission is to power prosperity around the world, and ESB certification ties in perfectly with that goal. Students who earn ESB certification are prepared with the basic skills it takes to be their own boss and successfully run a business.”
ESB certification engages and prepares students who will pursue additional postsecondary training or those who elect to enter the small business sector immediately after high school graduation. The entrepreneurial concepts validated by ESB certification ensure that these students are college and career ready.
“We are thrilled to have Intuit’s support, they are the voice of industry for entrepreneurs and small business owners,” said Nicholas Haber, Director, STEM & CTE, Certiport. “They are truly in the business of creating new business owners, and their endorsement of ESB provides us with a key validation from the industry of the importance and value this certification provides.”
Intuit’s mission is to Power Prosperity Around the World. Our global products and platforms, including TurboTax® , QuickBooks® , Mint® and Turbo® , are designed to empower consumers, self-employed and small businesses to improve their financial lives, finding them more money with the least amount of work, while giving them complete confidence in their actions and decisions. Our innovative ecosystem of financial management solutions serves 50 million customers worldwide, unleashing the power of many for the prosperity of one. Please visit us for the latest news and in-depth information about Intuit and its brands and find us on social.
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