Microsoft Learning Solutions provide a wealth of learning and certification products to help organizations maximize the skills of their employees and improve the efficiency of their operations. A Volume Licensing Agreement enables you to take advantage of these products, which include Microsoft E-Learning, Microsoft E-Reference Libraries, and Microsoft Certification exam vouchers.
Microsoft E-Learning is self-paced, interactive online training that is developed by Microsoft experts. The online format makes it possible for employees to access training from any location with an Internet connection. Other benefits of e-learning include:
Lower training costs
Employee preparation for deployment of new products
Enables employees to learn how to use new software before it is deployed, resulting in fewer support calls and increased productivity.
Courses include Microsoft virtual labs, which provide first-hand technology deployment experience and training for IT professionals on installation, organizing content, managing user permissions, and creating Web parts for custom tasks.
Flexible, convenient learning format
Interactive learning experience is available online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Employees can take the courses when and where it is convenient for them.
Availability in multiple languages
Courses are also available in English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Italian.
Knowledge of software from the source
IT professionals and developers can choose from more than 1,400 hours of training on the latest products.
Home and office users can choose from more than 200 hours of training on the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications.
Microsoft E-Reference Libraries
Microsoft E-Reference Libraries provide customers with access to authoritative and comprehensive reference and how-to content on Microsoft products and related technologies. These online libraries consist of collections of Microsoft Press e-books from leading technology experts.
Hosted online for convenient access via any Internet connection, Microsoft E-Reference Libraries offer timely, relevant technology content in an easy-to-use format. A powerful search engine and intuitive navigation enable fast and easy access to critical information and increased productivity.
These libraries provide an efficient and cost-effective supplement to print libraries and other non-portable reference solutions, and an excellent post-course reference supplement to classroom training and e-learning courses. E-Reference Libraries deliver significant cost savings and a learning solution to meet the demands of today's marketplace.
Microsoft Certification exam vouchers
Your entire organization benefits when you invest in employee performance and improvement. A study published in the Harvard Business Review* demonstrates that Microsoft certified staff helped their organizations:
Increase overall productivity
Improve project delivery and deployment
Decrease dependence on external support
Reduce unscheduled downtime
Certified professionals enhance your organization's competitive advantage and help increase customer satisfaction, reduce network downtime, and push service to a higher level, providing an excellent return on investment. Microsoft Certification exam vouchers are a cost-effective way to certify your staff because they can be purchased at a discount.
* Nolan and McFarlan, Harvard Business Review, August 2003