OEM Training Zone

The OEM Training Zone is the central destination for product training and readiness materials that are created specifically for Microsoft OEM partners.

Learn, sell, and grow with the OEM Training Zone


If you are a reseller and want to improve your product knowledge and sales skills, you can find materials in the OEM Training Zone to help you identify solutions and expand sales opportunities for products such as the following:

  • Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
  • Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2013
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Windows devices


The OEM Training Zone offers a variety of resources to meet your business goals.

Goal OEM Training Zone resources
Learn Take short courses with assessments, watch videos, and view presentation decks to understand product value propositions, engage customers, and ignite sales.
Sell Understand how to position Microsoft products and solutions against the competition and get the strategic speaking points you need to help you close sales.
Grow Better identify opportunities to drive incremental sales and establish preference for your hardware and Microsoft software.


The following are among the training and readiness resources available in the OEM Training Zone:

  • Windows 8.1 and the Competition
  • Using Windows 8 with Touch
  • Get Customers Excited about Windows 8.1
  • Selling Windows Devices
  • Recommend and Sell the Right Office
  • Meet Office 365 Personal
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Whitepaper
  • Windows Server 2012 - Licensing and CALs


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