Wdesk User Certification

Workiva has set a new standard in the finance and accounting world. More than 70 percent of the largest companies in the United States, and thousands of organizations worldwide, use Wdesk. Achieving Wdesk user certification shows that you understand the skills necessary to excel in a modern business environment.

Ideal for both users and employers.

Wdesk user certification is ideal for users and employers to:

  • Include in professional development and career advancement plans
  • Require as hiring credential
  • Provide as ongoing education and training
  • Include on LinkedIn profiles and resumes

The exam is a proficiency-based online assessment. Modules include multiple choice and true/false questions, drag-and-drop exercises, scenario-based questions, and in-app tasks.

Upon successful completion, users will receive a verified certificate of completion from Workiva.

User Certification Options

Student Basic Certification

Intended for current college and university students who are willing to invest a minimum of four hours for study and preparation.

Subjects include:
  • Home and Editor
  • Document Outline
  • Document Collaboration
  • Projects Panel
  • Linking
  • Document Review

Cost: Free to current college and university students

Basic Certification

Ideal for users who have several quarters of experience with and working knowledge of Wdesk operations.

Subjects include:
  • Home and Editor
  • Document Outline
  • Document Collaboration
  • Projects Panel
  • Linking
  • Document Review

Cost: $250 USD per person, with an optional study guide available for $100 USD

Advanced Certification

Intended for users who have advanced knowledge of Wdesk functionality

Subjects include:
  • Linking
  • Presentations
  • Collaboration

Cost: $250 USD per person, with an optional study guide available for $100 USD

Recommendations and Requirements

  • It is recommended you reserve 2–3 hours for the certification exam. Each module within the certification expires in 1 hour and can only be taken once per certification period.
  • A minimum score of 80 percent on all modules is required for certification. A 30-day wait is recommended to retake the certification, to allow for additional study. All fees still apply for additional attempts.
  • Implementing Wdesk was the best decision for our group. It has totally revolutionized the way we do our jobs and will only get better from here!

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