Posted by: kurtsh | April 20, 2012

INFO: Taking advantage of your Microsoft eLearning benefit from Software Assurance

If you have Software Assurance benefits from your agreement with Microsoft, you likely have access to many of the course available on http://www.microsoftelearning.com.  The courses your organization has access to however is a select group of courses that reflect the business technologies that Software Assurance customers typically license – it is not the entire eLearning catalog.  This list of courses that SA customers are eligible for, to date, is around 300+ and growing.

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You can access this full catalog via the web at the URL below.  The results are hyperlinked to the actual class posted on the Microsoft eLearning web site for your convenience.  You can also export the list if you wish as the list of classes available changes every month or so. http://www.microsoft.com/learning/sa-vl-catalog/savldefault.aspx

Here’s a sample of the first ~20 courses that may be relevant for your end users:

  • Course 10166 : Windows 7 Essentials I
  • Course 10167 : Windows 7 Essentials II
  • Course 10293 : Beginner Skills in Microsoft® Outlook® 2010
  • Course 10294 : Beginner Skills in Microsoft® Word 2010
  • Course 10295 : Beginner Skills in Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010
  • Course 10296 : Beginner Skills in Microsoft® Excel® 2010
  • Course 10353 : Beginner Skills Training in Microsoft® OneNote® 2010
  • Course 10354 : Beginner Skills Training in Microsoft® Publisher 2010
  • Course 10355 : Taking Content Offline using Microsoft® SharePoint® Workspace 2010
  • Course 10356 : Beginner Skills Training in Microsoft® Visio® 2010
  • Course 10360 : Working with Microsoft® Lync 2010 for Collaboration
  • Course 10373 : Making Decisions using Business Intelligence in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010
  • Course 10374 : Managing Content and Processes in Microsoft® SharePoint®2010
  • Course 10375 : Working with Wikis, Blogs and Pages using Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010
  • Course 10376 : Finding Content and People using Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 Enterprise Search
  • Course 10377 : Connecting to People and Resources with My Sites in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010
  • Course 10378 : Setting Up Projects in Microsoft® Project 2010
  • Course 10379 : Building a Project Schedule in Microsoft® Project 2010
  • Course 10380 : Tracking and Managing Projects in Microsoft® Project 2010
  • Course 10381 : Customizing and Sharing Projects in Microsoft® Project 2010
  • Course 10382 : Beginner Skills in Microsoft® Access® 2010

As for accessing & understanding the usage, we provide all the documentation required for using Software Assurance benefits, including eLearning in the Software Assurance Document library available here:

Key documents that you will want to pay attention to include:

Additionally, you should download the customer QuickStart guide available here:


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