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Joomla Certification by Mind Map: Joomla Certification

1. [SG] Next steps?

1.1. Submission to OSM

1.1.1. Under discussion

1.2. Working group

1.3. Stakeholder engagement

2. [SG] Why? User professionalisation

2.1. Knowledge gaps and frozen projects

2.2. Good for users

2.3. Good for clients

2.4. Good for Joomla's brand position

3. [BH] Business Model

3.1. Enabling environment

3.1.1. Learner

3.1.1.1. Public syllabus - find out what they don't know

3.1.1.2. Graded learning

3.1.2. Trainer

3.1.2.1. Training opportunities

3.1.3. Web developer

3.1.3.1. Professionalisation

3.1.4. Extension developer

3.1.4.1. Provide a course

3.1.4.2. Documentation

3.2. Open platform

3.2.1. Develop simulation and testing for key extensions

3.2.2. Non-competing - existing tutorial sites can align their content to the testing syllabus

3.2.3. Translators can create new tests in their own language

3.3. Costs

3.3.1. Development of testing platform

3.3.2. Development of core Joomla tests

3.3.3. Development of extension simulations and tests

3.4. Broad revenue share

3.4.1. Joomla core

3.4.2. Testing engine developer

3.4.3. Test developer

3.4.4. Testing center

3.4.5. Extension developer (if testing an extension)

4. [SG] Resources required

4.1. Authority

4.2. Testing engine

4.3. Joomla simulation

4.4. Joomla Faculty

4.5. Syllabus

4.6. Question bank

4.7. Testing centres

4.8. Training manuals

5. [SG] Types of certification

5.1. Role based

5.1.1. Site planner

5.1.2. Site developer

5.1.3. Site administrator

5.1.4. Content administrator

5.1.5. Personal developer

5.2. Task based

5.2.1. Templating

5.3. Local certification

5.3.1. SETA

6. [BH] Challenges

6.1. Implementing global testing (piggyback on others)

6.2. Speed at which knowledge becomes obsolete

6.2.1. "Badges" have version number on them

6.2.2. Continuous professional development

6.3. Creating and maintaining simulations and questions within Joomla development cycle

6.4. Closed platform may be inevitable

6.4.1. American pricing and language etc

6.4.2. Costs

7. [SG] Role Models & Players

7.1. Zend Certification

7.2. ICDL

7.3. Pearson VUE

7.4. Moodle

7.5. SETA