We were a bit surprised to learn today that RIM is suspending their BlackBerry Certification Program indefinitely.
If this certification program sounds foreign to you, it's a program that trains professionals on the BlackBerry solution for real-world scenarios.
RIM has decided to suspend indefinitely its BlackBerry Certification Program. A broad range of online and instructor-led training offerings remain available to help our customers use BlackBerry products (see BlackBerry - BlackBerry | Wireless Handheld Devices, Software & Services from Research In Motion (RIM)). RIM will continue to work with customers and partners to develop the most valuable learning and support services. Effective immediately partners will no longer be required to complete their Service Competency obligations under Section 2.3 of the Alliance Program Guide. Until September 9, 2011 you may contact us with any questions you may have.