The moderator at WebmasterWorld, Receptional has said in a WebmasterWorld
thread that he got an invitation from Microsoft, asking him for participate in the adExcellence accreditation program in the United Kingdom.
The program was launched as beta in the US just last month, see: Microsoft Launches adExcellence, the adCenter accreditation
The moderator, Receptor says “ I got an invitation to join "adexcellence" which is the new parallel to Google’s university / adwords professional exam.”
If you would like to sign up for the UK program you can register here.
The discussion continues at Webmaster World.