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Purchase a Wallet Card to Show your Credentials
Wallet Card options have been expanded to include the new Cloud-enabled Technical Certifications for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and MicrosoftCertified Solutions Expert (MCSE). Visit the MCP Member website and order your wallet card today!
Original Publication Date: 08/10/2012
Events Give a Grad a Hand
A fresh crop of aspiring techies is transitioning from college to career this summer. Remember those days? The options seemed promising, but overwhelming. As an MCP you canhelp new grads set their IT careers on the right path by answering some of their quick questions on Facebook. Give your advice and helptheir future. It's part of the Microsoft Certification 20thAnniversary celebration.
Original Publication Date: 08/16/2012
Interested in Becoming an MCT? A Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) is a member of an elite community of trainers. This community spans more than 150 countries and boasts more than15,000 members. Becoming an MCT allows you to deliver Microsoft courses, and can be the first step in an exciting new career path.The 2012 North America MCT Summit offers a unique opportunity to anyone who's ever thought about becoming an MCT. A two day boot camp style Train the Trainer (TTT) eventwill be offered the Monday and Tuesday before the MCT Summit. Successful completion of this TTT will satisfy the requirement for proving instructionalpresentation skills for the MCT credential. The fee for the TTT event includes admission to the MCT Summit and also includes your fee for the current MCTenrollment period, which ends in April of 2013. This fee normally costs US$400! Registration will be capped at 15 people for this event.
Read the full article »Original Publication Date: 08/16/2012
Certifications and Exams
New MCSD: Web Applications Certification
We are delighted to announce the latest offering in our reinvented Microsoft CertificationProgram, the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD): WebApplications certification. This certification is for developers who want the skills to build applications demanded in today’s market using MVC, Azure, HTML5, and CSS3. Learn more about the MCSD: WebApplications certification.See related topics on the Bornto Learn website.
Read the fullarticle »Original Publication Date: 08/16/2012
Be Up to Date on the New MCSE Certifications
The MCSE certification is back, and as its new name (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) attests, its focus is on the ability to design and build technologysolutions. Get started by learning moreabout the new MCSE certification paths.See related topics on the Bornto learn website.
Easier Registration Process for Advanced Certification Programs
If you are interested in advanced certification, we have a new, streamlined registration process for individuals applying for the Microsoft CertifiedMaster (MCM) or Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) program. Start by visiting the Advanced CertificationLearning Portal to create a user account.
Calling All MCSEs on Windows Server 2003
Have you heard about the recently announced Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications based on Windows Server 2012 technology? Get certified on Windows Server technology solutions, powering the largest data centers and the smallest businesses around the world. A certification can increase your value to a company and help youachieve your career goals, whether you're new to the technology or already an expert. Learn more about this certification.
Once you know about our new certifications, we would love to hear about your interest in obtaining a certification by answering a survey that should take no more than 5 minutes.
Original Publication Date: 08/14/2012
Training (Courseware, Courses, Exams, Clinics)
Learn Windows 8 Modern Style App Development
The Cloud OS Signature Event Series
If your organization is contemplating moving to the cloud, or if you are interested in pursuing a Private Cloud Certification, our exclusive Microsoft launch eventis the place to start.Pick one of three role-based tracks for IT executives, IT professionals or developers and get a full day of sessions including hands-on with the technology to see how you can build a modern datacenter. Product demos and hands-on-labs will be available throughout the day. A diverse Partner Pavilion will showcase partner products and solutions, and how Microsoft and its partners are working together to deliver a best-in-class platform for connecting to data and services across data center investments on-premise and in the public cloud. All of this information will help you with Private Cloud certification exam 70-247 requirements to learn how to install and configure a private cloud solution.
Register today and get started learning about the Microsoft cloud OS platform: Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, and Microsoft System Center 2012.
New Training: Developing Windows 8 Apps using Visual Studio 2012
We are proud to announce the release of six new instructor-led courses to help you get a head start on Windows 8 development:
Check out these opportunities to get an early start on Visual Studio 2012.
Read the full article »Original Publication Date: 08/16/2012
Develop a Windows 8 App in Thirty Days
Millions of people await Windows 8 apps—will yours be one of them? Learn how you could develop a Windows 8 app in 30 days: from embracing the Metro style design to coding, testing andintegrating with unique Windows 8 experiences—the essentials are laid out for you. Learn more and register for 30 to launch and begin your training today. This training will also help prepare you for the MCSD: Windows Metro Style Apps certification. See related topics on the Bornto Learn website.
Original Publication Date: 07/26/2012