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US Partner Back to School Training sweepstakes

US Training Sweepstakes

Enter to win a $120 Amazon gift card when you take featured Microsoft Lync, Windows 8, or Windows Azure training. You will automatically receive an entry into the drawing for each course you complete from our list of eligible courses below.*

Back to school training comes directly from learning paths designed to help you prepare for certification exams and sales assessments. The credentials you earn from passing these demonstrate your knowledge to employers and customers, and can help your company meet competency requirements

*Sweepstakes ends October 4, 2013. Open only to authorized representatives of companies enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network with a valid MPN ID who are legal residents of the US, age 18 and older. Limit 10 entries per person. See Official Rules for full details.
 

Build a learning plan

Track your certification and accreditation training progress by building a learning plan that contains the featured Back to School training:

  1. Go to http://aka.ms/partnerlearningpaths.
  2. Sign in to the Microsoft Partner Network portal with a Microsoft account that is associated to your Microsoft Partner Network membership.
  3. Follow the link and instructions to create a plan. The learning path associated to each exam and assessment is listed above the eligible courses below, so you can quickly add them to your plan.

Eligible training

Microsoft Lync
Become a Sales Specialist Become a Pre-Sales Technical Specialist Get certified
Learning path Microsoft Partner Network Sales and Marketing Competency Assessment for Communications Partner Network Pre-Sales Technical Specialist Assessment for Communications Exam 70-664: TS: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Configuring
Eligible courses Targeting Customers and Orchestrating Deals for Microsoft Lync Microsoft Lync 2010 Technical Overview Resources Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Jump Start
Microsoft Lync 2010 Voice Solution Sales Process Focusing on Customer Benefits for Microsoft Lync 2010 Resources Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Lync Server 2013 Jump Start
Winning in Competitive Scenarios with Microsoft Lync Discovering How Microsoft Lync 2010 Addresses Customer Technology Needs
Microsoft Lync Online: Overview Microsoft Lync 2010 Competition and Objection Handling
Adding More Value to Your Lync Sale: Devices Winning Against the Competition with Lync 2013
Engaging the Lync 2013 Partner Ecosystem
Understanding the Microsoft Lync 2013 Opportunity
Accelerating Your Sales Cycle with an Effective Lync 2013 Demo
Lync 2013 Technology Workloads

 

Windows 8
Become a Sales Specialist Become a Pre-Sales Technical Specialist Get certified
Learning path Microsoft Partner Network Sales Specialist Competency Assessment for Devices and Deployment Microsoft Partner Network Pre-Sales Technical Specialist Competency Assessment for Devices and Deployment Exam 70-689: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8
Eligible courses Windows 8 Opportunity for Enterprise Partners Windows 8 Opportunity for Enterprise Partners Windows 8 for IT Pros Jump Start
Windows 8 Licensing Windows 8 Deployment and Migration Operating and Managing a Secure Windows 8 Environment
Winning with Windows 8 Devices Winning with Windows 8 Devices Deploying Windows 8
Windows Intune: Building On Top of Your System Center Configuration Manager Practice Windows 8 Enterprise Flexible Workstyle Planning and Preparing for Windows 8
Microsoft Partner Network Sales Specialist Competency Assessment for Devices and Deployment

 

Windows Azure
Become a Sales Specialist Become a Pre-Sales Technical Specialist Get certified
Learning path Windows Azure Sales Windows Azure Pre-Sales Technical Exam 70-583: PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Azure Applications
Eligible courses How to have the initial conversation about Windows Azure with your customer Driving Business Opportunities with Windows Azure, Deployment Planning Services and Discovery Pack Programs Working with Data within Windows Azure
Handling Customer's Objections in Windows Azure Sales Answers to Common Questions for Azure Pre-Sales Windows Azure: Connecting Cloud with On-premise Solutions
How to Qualify and Disqualify Opportunities with Windows Azure Windows Azure: Assessing the Feasibility of a Potential Deal Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and the Cloud
Overview of Windows Azure Licensing and Transacting Opportunities Windows Azure: Designing Applications for the Cloud
Windows Azure Pricing and Offer Updates