imageA blog series to inform U.S. partners about training and offers to help meet competency requirements.

If your Microsoft Partner Network membership plans include attaining a new Microsoft competency or renewing your existing competencies, we have a great offer for you. Purchase a Competency Exam Pack and save up to 40% on selected Microsoft certification exams taken by May 31, 2013. Plus, you’ll receive one free retake for each exam you don’t pass the first time. Terms and conditions.

Get started:

1. Purchase your Competency Exam Pack vouchers through our testing provider, Prometric. After purchasing a pack of 1, 3, 5, 8 or 20 vouchers, you can hand out the exam passes to individuals within your organization that need to get certified.

  1. Using the Second Shot voucher number, schedule and pay to take your initial exam at
  2. Take your exam.
  3. If you do not pass your exam the first time, you may register to take the same exam again at no charge at

The list of qualifying Microsoft exams is published at, and covers a wide variety of Microsoft competencies.