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  • Year-end housekeeping

    June marks the end of another year for us at Microsoft, which means there are only a couple days left to take advantage of our training promotions . Never fear, there will be some great offers launching next month, including our second annual Summer School...
  • Free Friday: Small Business Specialist Training

    This morning I asked our @MSLearningCurve Twitter followers what training topics they’d like highlighted in this week’s Free Friday post. While you all had great ideas (my favorite being the “Pimp my PowerPivot 101” training), I’m going to have to do...
  • For the Twitter types

    In case we haven’t mentioned it lately, you can also follow us on Twitter (@MSLearningCurve ). We tweet all sorts of pertinent partner info, including upcoming live webcasts, reminders on training and certification incentives, the most popular courses...
  • Take 5 exams for the price of 1

    Here’s a great surprise for all of you who will be at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in July: the 5-for-1 Exam Pass . The pass lets an individual take up to five exams for the price of one until October 10, 2010. This offer is exclusively available...
  • More voices, more ways to learn

    I’m excited to tell you that this blog is about to, in a sense, “expand.” We love being the ones who give you all the insider tips about new courses on hot technologies, but we know that “learning” is about more than just taking training (even darn good...
  • Free Friday: New Cloud Services Webcast Series

    Welcome to Friday, folks. We know that with all the buzz around Cloud computing (often referred to in exchange with Business Productivity Online Suite, Software-as-a-Service, Software-plus-Services, etc.) a lot of our partners are on-board but just haven...
  • Meet the Partner Learning Team at WPC

    If you haven’t experienced Deborah Ziegenhorn in person (a.k.a. the face and voice of The Learning Curve training newsletter), you’re in for a real treat. She’ll be leading the Microsoft Partner Network Resources 101 session at WPC this year, so be sure...
  • Last call for Sales Specialist incentive

    Just a reminder that we’re in the final two weeks to qualify for a $25 American Express gift card when you complete the Virtualization Sales Specialist program . Read our March blog post to learn more about this cool, new accreditation program for sales...
  • Second Chance on Forefront Technical Pre-Sales Training

    Here’s a second chance worth taking. Because the ‘virtual seats’ of the Microsoft Partner Academy technical pre-sales training series filled up so quickly this spring, our team  decided to repeat the three segments in the summer. Yay! These are self...
  • Free Friday: Final call for learning incentives

    Just wanted to remind you all that there are just two and a half weeks to take advantage of the Training Promotions for Partners . The training itself is already free, but these are just fun incentives to help you get the events on your calendar. You...
  • Maximizing the Learning Plan Tool

    We refer our partners to the Learning Plan Tool a lot. That’s because we believe that it delivers the training your team needs to drive revenue and increase your proficiency in, well, everything! You won’t find an overwhelming list of courses on any given...
  • Public Sector Azure Boot Camp

    Are you a Government, Healthcare or Education partner interested in learning more about working in the Cloud? There’s a great training opportunity coming to Denver, Austin and New York this summer. It’s a 2-day Windows Azure Deep Dive that allows you...
  • WPC: Top 5 Solutions to See

      We can’t wait for WPC. Have you registered yet? If you’re thinking that you don’t have the time or budget for it, be sure to check out all the different registration options available to you this year. You can go for one day for various events...