imageA blog series to help U.S. Partners increase selling potential.

The Microsoft Partner Sales Excellence program is designed to help develop your potential as a Microsoft sales specialist or pre-sales technical specialist. To assist you in earning the solutions selling accreditations this program offers, we’ve created an incentive with two ways to earn* prize drawing entries before the end of the year:

1. Earn an entry for each assessment you pass. A passed assessment means an accreditation badge for you!

2. We’ll reward you for the time spent preparing for the assessments, too. Earn a drawing entry for each course you take from the recommended learning paths.

To begin, choose the track(s) that represent your skills and knowledge at If you haven’t registered on the Partner Sales Excellence site yet, you will need to do before accessing the training and assessments. Official rules.


  • Two (2) Hyatt Grand Aspen trip packages
  • Ten (10) $200 Columbia gift cards
  • Thirty (30) $50 Columbia gift cards


Available accreditation assessments

Sales Specialist

Business Intelligence

Identity and Security

Communications -Lync


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Microsoft Learning

Data Platform

Private Cloud / Management and Virtualization

Desktop SMB

Server Platform

Desktop Enterprise

Small Business

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Windows Intune Desktop

Pre-Sales Technical Specialist

Business Intelligence

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)


Private Cloud / Management and Virtualization

Customer Relationship Management



*No Purchase Necessary. Open only to authorized reps of companies actively enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network who are US residents (includes D of C) 18+. Game ends December 31, 2012. Official Rules.