Microsoft - MCTS Volume Licensing Specialist

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

"The whole training experience was excellent. Good food, excellent instructor. Would happily come back again for any future training needs. Be prepared to learn lots!" James Grundon (Firebrand Microsoft Certified)

"Great place to come, learn and get that qualification. Highly recommended." Imran Ahsan (Firebrand Microsoft certified)

If you design and sell licensing solutions to organisations of any size, this course is perfect for you.

During the week, you’ll take exams on-site for the following accreditations:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Volume Licensing Specialist, Small and Medium Organizations
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Volume Licensing Specialist, Large Organizations

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Our accelerated MCTS courses are the most effective, efficient way to get Microsoft Licencing certified.

We’ve designed our curriculum to prepare you for 2 Microsoft MCTS exams sat during the program.

You’ll cover the following content:

Licensing for small and medium size organizations

  • Module 1: Analyzing a Customer Environment
    • Evaluate the customer's purchasing process
    • Analyze the customer's expected growth
    • Assess the hardware refresh cycle
    • Determine the customer’s software environment
    • Analyze the geographic scope of the customer
    • Identify the customer's budget requirements and payment options
  • Module 2: Identifying Customer Product and Capability Requirements
    • Evaluate the gap between the current and preferred technology solution
    • Determine the required products for the customer's preferred technology solution
    • Identify the appropriate product licensing rights and explain them to the customer
    • Match Software Assurance (SA) benefits to the customer’s needs
  • Module 3: Recommending Licensing Solution Options
    • Identify appropriate licensing programs
    • Articulate the cost benefit of the recommended licensing solution
    • Articulate the benefits and limitations of the recommended licensing solution
  • Module 4: Providing Post-Sales Customer Service
    • Assist the customer with volume license activation Monitor system performance
    • Assist the customer with media fulfilment
    • Assist the customer with SA benefit activation

Licensing for Large organizations

  • Module 5: Recap of Module 1 to 4 under the aspect of a large Organization
  • Module 6: Providing Contracting and Post-Sales Customer Service
    • Assist the customer with volume license activation
    • Assist the customer with media fulfilment
    • Assist the customer with SA benefit activation

Exam Track

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in the following 2 MCTS exams required to become a Technology Specialist in Volume Licensing for Small, Medium and Large Organizations

  • Exam 70-671 TS: Volume Licensing Specialist, Small and Medium Organizations
  • Exam 70-672 TS: Volume Licensing Specialist, Volume Licensing Specialist, Large Organizations

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Candidates for this course design and sell licensing solutions to small and medium-sized and large organisations. Organisations in this category typically have from 5 to 499 devices or more. You should have at least six months of experience selling Microsoft licensing solutions and should have a basic understanding of all Microsoft corporate licensing solutions including Select, Enterprise, OEM, Full Packaged Product and Open.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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Nureni Wole Jimoh, Doublelight Technology Limited. (20/10/2014 (Monday) to 22/10/2014 (Wednesday))

"Whilst the subject matter of my course was rather dry; the instructor managed to make the topics relevant and engaging, ultimately allowing me to pass and gain certification."
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"The environment helps you to concentrate more and gain maximum knowledge."
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