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Competency and Product News

MSL Jump Starts - Mark Your Calendars and Get up Early.

Exam 70-480/481 Jump Start clinic – relevant for partners interested in the new Application Development competency and/or re-launched Digital Marketing competency.

  • Target audience: Application Developers with experience developing applications for a touch-enabled interface/platform, including apps that access local and remote data and services.
  • October 10-11, 2012 (2 days), 900a.m. – 400p.m. PDT (both days) (2:00am – 9:00am EST)
  • Where: Live, online virtual classroom
  • Cost: FREE! Registration info

Exam 70-417 Jump Start clinic – relevant for partners interested in the Management and Virtualization competency and/or Server Platform competency.

  • Target audience: IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2008 Server Administrators. This course is designed for IT Pros who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012.
  • October 23-24, 2012 (2 days), 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. PDT (both days) (2:00am – 9:00am EST)
  • Where: Live, online virtual classroom
  • Cost: FREE! Registration info coming soon.

 

Windows 8 - Available Now! Windows 8 Training and Resources

We have recently launched partner ready training and campaign resources to the Partner Marketing Centre and Partner Learning Centre.  Check out the latest content below:

The best of our LAR Licensing Series Live Meeting series is now posted to the PLC:

Our new Windows 8 Training Learning Path by Partner Type includes all courses currently available, as well as the new courses coming by GA and MSL exams currently available.

 

Windows Server 2012 - New Help for MSL Exams: Free Study Guides

New, free resources are available to give you the best prep possible to pass your Microsoft Learning (MSL) exams. The guides were created by Microsoft Evangelist Keith Mayer, who recorded all the study resources that he used to pass the exams himself. Each guide helps you self-assess your preparedness for each exam as well as providing free study resources for each objective area to quickly close knowledge gaps.

Discover the Path to Windows Server 2012

Attend a Microsoft Technology Showcase event to review new, breakthrough product features available with Windows Server 2012. You will also get the scoop on the latest Microsoft training and certification offerings on Windows Server 2012. Don't miss this great opportunity to attend a Tech Showcase event so you are well prepared. Find and attend an event nearby.

Correction from Last Week’s Bulletin: New MSL Courses and Exams: Get Certified!

Microsoft Learning (MSL) is nearing completion of the latest certifications for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Windows Server 2012 (both new and those looking to upgrade their WS 2008 certifications) and the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) for Server Infrastructure. Take a look at the courses and exams required for each program and begin to further your SME status today! More information can be found here about the new certifications for Windows Server 2012.