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Have we had any of you in suspense over what Summer School means for you? It’s basically a great incentive to sharpen the skills you use every day – and maybe pick up a few new technologies to add to your resume – all throughout the summer. It’s our Summer School Sweepstakes.
Each time you complete a course from our Summer School curriculum, which contains dozens of courses on topics like BPOS, Windows Server 2008, Exchange 2010 and Windows 7, you will receive an entry into a drawing. We’ll give away 20 prizes over July, August and September, so take multiple courses and increase your chance of winning.
We’ve listed the prize schedule and the curriculum below (bear with us – it’s a long list full of some great learning opportunities!) and we’ll keep you updated as new courses are added. The first prizes will be given away on July 24 – make sure you’re taking classes so you’re eligible! Happy Summer Schooling!
(July 1 – July 24, 2009)
Five (5) 8” Digital picture frames
(July 1 – August 14, 2009)
Five (5) Canon digital cameras
(July 1 – September 4, 2009)
Five (5) Asus Netbooks
(July 1 – September 30, 2009)
Five (5) Traeger Grill packages
Summer School Curriculum
Business Intelligence Microsoft Business Intelligence Bootcamp Web Seminar Series
SQL Server 2008: Business Intelligence Overview
SQL76PAL: Emerge Stronger with Business Intelligence & SQL Server 2008
Architecting a SQL Server Analysis Services Solution for Business Intelligence Series
Labcast: Updating Your Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Microsoft Business Intelligence (Monitoring and Analytics – M&A) Technical Training Series
SQL Server 2008 70-448 Exam Prep Web Seminar Series
SQL Server 2008 70-432 Exam Prep Web Seminar Series
SQL Server 2008 70-452 Exam Prep Web Seminar Series Series
Windows Server 2008 R2 WNS115AAL: What's New in Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 R2
WNS116AAL: Windows Server 2008 R2 -- Better Together with Windows 7
WNS124PAL: Overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
WNS133PAL: Selling Business Value of Windows Server 2008 R2
WVC35AL: Windows 7 BranchCache – Next Generation Branch Office Optimizations
An Overview of Microsoft Server Virtualization
Licensing Server-Based Products in Virtual Environments
VEN19PAL: Sell More System Center Virtual Machine Mgr & Microsoft Hyper-V w/Citrix Essentials for Hyper-v
WVC20AL: Client Virtualization
WNS127AAL: VMware Compete: Understanding and winning in the VDI space
WNS42AAL: Beyond the Compete: Selling Microsoft Technologies to VMWare Customers
WNS125AAL: VMware Compete: Why it matters, Where we are and where we are going
The Road to Windows 7 - Part 1 of 2
The Road to Windows 7 - Part 2 of 2
WVC30PAL: Windows 7 Professional and Windows XP Mode for Partners
Preview Windows 7 and Increase Windows Sales Today
Application Compatibility (1 of 3): Are You Breaking My Stuff Again? The Windows 7 App Compat Story
Application Compatibility (2 of 3): Project Best Practices
Application Compatibility (3 of 3): Inside the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5
Everything you need to know about Windows 7 Deployment for SI Partners
WVC28PAL: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) - Get Ready to Product Release Breadth webseminars (Windows 7 Partner Tech Training Series)
What's New With Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack?
Desktop Optimization and Windows Vista: Positioning and Deployment
WVC30PAL: Windows 7 Professional and Windows XP Mode for Partners May 18, 2009 from 8-9am Pacific Time
Business Value of Selling and Implementing Windows 7 and IE 8
Windows 7 Partner Readiness Day (Session 6 of 6) - Windows 7 Volume Licensing
Windows 7 Partner Readiness Day (Session 2 of 6) - Easing Migration from Windows XP and Windows Vista to Windows 7
Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS)
Quickstart for Microsoft Online Services - Overview for Partners to resell Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS)
Growing Your Business with Microsoft Online Services (Part 1)
Growing Your Business with Microsoft Online Services (Part 2)
5W/50 Series - Learn about early Partner success with Microsoft Online Services and their impact on the Partners business
Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS): Sales Channels – MOSP, EA, SPLA
Introduction to the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) Licensing and Pricing
Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP): Online Experience Walk-Through for Microsoft Partners
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the 50 US states (includes D. of C.) 18+ who are employees of companies actively enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Program. Game ends on 9/30/09. For full rules, please click here.