I’ve recently attended a Marketo Certified Solutions Architect (MCSA) workshop and wanted to give you an overview of the certification and a couple of tips, which I hope you find useful!
Currently there are less that 150 people that possess this certification, so if you really want to distinguish yourself as a Marketo Consultant it’s an extremely useful certification to have.
In order for you to be able to present yourself for the MCSA certification there are a number of requisites:
You will require to have a Marketo Lead Management (MLM) badge AND (at least) 2 of of the below items:
The presentation should show real-case client projects you led, showcasing why and how you implemented the required solutions, the results and the success of the overall project. You can present different case studies per area, however they need to be real client cases and they cannot be based on projects you undertook for your own company.
You will be assessed based on the below areas:
You can present in the below ways:
I have to say the workshop is extremely useful. It’s interactive, hands-on real case studies, very advanced and detailed. It will prepare you to become a technically and strategically well-prepared Marketo Consultant.
If you have any questions please let me know.
Great write up on the MCSA certification. One note, you are NOT required to attend the MCSA workshop. This is an optional workshop to give our partner consultants exposure to all the advanced capabilities and best practices of Marketo. It is a great workshop though and glad to hear you enjoyed it!
Thanks so much for taking the time to write this up. It is exactly the information I was looking for.
Thanks for the above write up. It is extremely helpful!
I recently renewed my MCE and am looking to proceed with further steps to start on the MCSA certification. Is there somewhere I need to sign up/register, Pay any sort of fee, or any steps to adhere before beginning to create the presentations (Mentioned above)?
Also wanted to check and see as to how do I go about the Virtual presentation method (Registration/Scheduling etc) ?
Would really appreciate if you could provide some insights on the same.
Glad you find it helpful! I asked the person that ran my MCSA workshop to send me the registration documentation with all the details you listed above. In your case I would probably contact your Account Manager to ask them to put you in touch to the right person
Thanks for writing this up Macarena Mazzeo - it is in my goals to have this certification within a year, so this is really helpful, thank you! Seems challenging, but I think it is a wonderful certification to have.
I have completed MCC from your batch in 2017 and it got expired on 4th Jan 2018.
Can you please let me know what should I do to renew my MCC certification.
Looking for your advise here.