Who we are
Who we are
GECB is an independent, privately owned provider of online, multilingual certification programs using state-of-the-art learning and assessment technologies, enabling professionals around the world to reach their full potential and realize their career ambitions through continuing professional development.
GECB qualifications are developed by industry experts, not by association staff as is the case with competing programs. This gives greater credibility to the content and the practical knowledge tested. Our certification programs are currently available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese. Additional languages are under development.
GECB operates independently of any specific company, organization, or government agency. Our certifications are designed to assess individuals' knowledge and skills in specific areas, and our certified status signifies the candidate has successfully completed defined education, experience, or examination requirements imposed by us.
The GECB Certification Board has announced an exciting development in 2022 that significantly enhances the credibility and security of its professional designations.
GECB has partnered with Accredible, a leading platform excelling in digital badges and certificates, to introduce an innovative approach to its certifications with the aim of distinguishing professionally our candidates’ profile from non-certified people and increase their employability and career opportunity.
Thanks to this innovative partnership, GECB has transformed its certification process from a purely traditional paper certificates to a more secure, verifiable digital certificates. As a result, at the end of the certification process, the GECB certification committee now issues a badge and digital certificate using this cutting-edge technology, guaranteeing transparent and secure delivery directly to the candidate’s email address. Below are some of the key benefits you will now enjoy as a GECB Certified:
1. Enhanced security: Digital certificates are tamper-proof and stored securely on the blockchain, guaranteeing the integrity and authenticity of your certification. This gives you peace of mind in the knowledge that your achievements are protected against unauthorized alteration.
2. Instant access: With digital certificates, you can instantly access your credentials from anywhere in the world, at any time. You no longer have to worry about lost or damaged paper certificates. You can demonstrate your achievements in just a few clicks.
3. Shareability: Our partner's platform makes it easy to share your digital certificates with employers, colleagues and professional networks. Certificates can be shared by email, via social media like LinkedIn, or integrated into your website or online platform, extending your reach and visibility.
4. Global accessibility: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation on a global scale.
5. Integrated skills demonstrations: This technology allows you to take the presentation of your digital certificate a step further with a portfolio of evidence, such as professional projects, assessments or case studies. This comprehensive presentation of your expertise offers a more holistic representation of your skills, enhancing your professional profile.
6. Rich Media: Our digital certificates offer dynamic features, such as embedded videos, images and hyperlinks, which allow you to provide additional context and evidence of your skills and expertise. This interactive format enhances the value and impact of your certifications.
7. Lifetime verification: Digital certificates come with a unique verification link, allowing potential employers or clients to validate the authenticity of your credentials at the click of a button. This promotes trust and credibility in the eyes of those seeking your professional services.
8. Lifelong learning record: Digital certificates allow you to create a verifiable and comprehensive record of your professional development. As you develop your expertise through additional certifications and training, your portfolio of digital certificates grows, providing a comprehensive overview of your ongoing commitment to growth and excellence.
We're proud to have partnered with Accredible to bring a state-of-the-art digital certification experience to our certified professionals like you. This transition is part of our commitment to continuously improve the value and credibility of the certifications we deliver, while keeping pace with technological advances.
GECB's Global Head Office is based in the heart of Central Africa, in the city of Douala, Cameroon.