Microsoft has launched Microsoft Skills Week this week, with 175 partner-led training events around the country between now and TechEd in May. To find an event in your area, go to www.certificationweek.com and click the 'Find an Event Near You' button.
In addition to the events themselves, Microsoft is offering a few benefits to attendees:
- Career Assist Package. This package is in coordination with Second Shot, a program that lets you retake a Microsoft Certified Professional exam for free if you fail. The package gives individuals who register for Second Shot by June 30 the ability to purchase a Microsoft E-Learning Collection for $35.
- Exam Crams. Quick study sessions to prepare individuals for Microsoft Certification exams.
- Live Meetings. Sessions with Microsoft technical specialists and Microsoft Certified Trainers who will demonstrate technologies and answer questions.
- Exam discounts. Opportunities to get certified on-site at events at a discounted price.
For more information, see the full press release.