A blog series to notify U.S. partners about additions or updates to Microsoft learning plans.

September 6 update: We’ve added three new courses to the Windows 8 Sales and Marketing learning plan.

  • Windows 8 Partner Opportunity – Understand the business value of Windows 8 for customers, the wide range of new Windows 8 devices, new partner opportunities for services and application development revenue, and new possibilities to grow your business with Windows 8.
  • Windows 8 Delivering the CXO Pitch – Get an example of how to have a compelling discussion on the business value of Windows 8 with a customer. Training covers marketplace trends, how Windows 8 offers a unique value proposition to help customers improve productivity, and how it is business-ready by design.
  • Windows 8 Licensing Overview – Get a detailed view of licensing scenarios for Windows 8 as well as the different editions that will be available. The course will discuss application usage related to Windows 8 and highlight how businesses can take advantage of the various licensing options.

Read the Windows 8 Training Spotlight blog post for additional resources to help you get ready for Windows 8, which will be available to everyone on October 26.

Previously, Worldwide partner skills development lead Brigitte Hayes blogged about how partners can get ready for Windows 8. The training she listed is now available in the Learning Plan Tool, so you and your team can add it to a custom learning plan and track course completion. We’ll let you know as more Windows 8 training becomes available.

View the Windows 8 – Sales and Marketing learning plan