INCAT Becomes First Dassault Systèmes’ Certified Education Partner in Europe

Certification upgrade recognizes INCAT’s advanced education capabilities in Germany, the UK and Netherlands.



Paris, France and Stuttgart, Germany - May 12, 2004 - Dassault Systèmes (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the world’s leading developer of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, today announced that the three European operations of INCAT International Ltd. have completed the highest quality and performance requirements for their PLM education activities and have been awarded the first Certified Education Partner (CEP) designation in Europe.


“INCAT’s strategy in the PLM market is built around providing superior value to customers. For this reason, we continuously invest in our instructors’ skills,” said Wolfgang Zoefgen, director European Organization, INCAT International. “We have been seeking the Certified Education Partner label to provide evidence of this effort. The INCAT team of experts and I are proud to be the first company in Europe to receive it.”

The CEP label is the highest qualification that can be reached by a member of Dassault Systèmes’ Education Partner Program (EPP).  The EPP is a made up of a growing network of more than 90 companies with 800 teachers in 32 countries that provide education and training on Dassault Systèmes’ CATIA, ENOVIA, and SMARTEAM PLM solutions.

INCAT has demonstrated excellence in deploying Dassault Systèmes learning solutions, and went through a formal certification process, including a challenging certification process for instructors. INCAT received the designation just five months after Dassault Systèmes created the CEP program.

“The competitive value of PLM is tremendous for customers when they learn the system with methodologies that reflect their core business processes,” said Philippe Forestier, executive vice president Alliances, Marketing, and Communications, Dassault Systèmes. “I congratulate INCAT for this label upgrade that shows the company’s continuous effort in providing customers with value that goes beyond simple sales transactions.”


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