MS Skills Week Offers IT Pros Exam Crams and Access to Specialists
Microsoft Learning kicked off Microsoft Skills Week, a wave of more than 175 partner-led events in North America designed to help IT professionals and developers build and validate their skills, network with industry leaders and achieve Microsoft Certified Professional status.
Microsoft Skills week will showcase more than 100 Microsoft Certified Partners for Learning solutions and the value they deliver to individuals and organizations. Attendees will have access to resources that will enable individuals to stay competitive in today’s job market and allow organizations to increase their collective technology expertise and operational efficiencies, including:
- Access to Career Assist: An offering through Microsoft Learning’s Second Shot Program. Second Shot gives individuals the opportunity to retake a Microsoft Certified Professional exam for free should they fail. The Career Assist Package gives individuals who register for Second Shot by June 30 the opportunity to purchase a Microsoft E-Learning Collection for $35 (U.S.) — a 90 percent price discount in most cases. The online programs provide specific tools to help users develop technical skills and prepare for Microsoft Certified Professional exams. The discounted collection purchased with the Career Assist Package will be available for 90 days after activation.
- Exam Crams: Quick study sessions to prepare individuals for Microsoft Certification exams.
- Live meetings: Sessions with Microsoft technical specialists and legendary Microsoft Certified Trainers, who will demonstrate technologies to enhance training and answer questions to enable individuals to prepare for examinations.
- Exam discounts: Opportunities to get certified on-site at events while saving up to 40 percent on exam fees.