As you heard in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) partner call last week, we are announcing the Microsoft Dynamics Partner Academy, a role-based academy designed to help you and your team excel in key business disciplines, enabling you to accelerate your growth, improve your operational excellence and improve your business results. The Microsoft Dynamics Partner Academy is linked programmatically to the Microsoft Partner Network by providing the curriculum to prepare you for the required accreditations and certifications.

We identified the 7 key roles within a partner organization that are responsible for these disciplines. For each role we have analyzed the key competencies and created a portfolio of role-based academies. With the academy, Microsoft offers a diverse range of learning products - including instructor-led training, on-demand training, certification, sales accreditation, and skills assessments – to serve the needs of partners worldwide. Through world-class training we provide the tools to help you realize your potential.

Learning Plans By Role include:

  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Presales
  • Project Manager
  • Developer
  • Consultant

Also, this has been my blog post number 200! Pretty cool and exciting. :-) 

--Kevin