The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA): Make the Most of the Cloud Computing Opportunity: Sign Up Now to Boost your IT Skills and Advance your Career
July 18, 2011

The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA): Make the Most of the Cloud Computing Opportunity: Sign Up now to boost your IT skills and help advance your career

Cloud computing! It's one of the biggest opportunities for IT professionals in recent years.

But wouldn't it be great if there was a simple, effective way to get the skills and training you needed to take advantage of this opportunity - and get the recognition and rewards you deserve?

CATAAlliance is partnering with Microsoft Canada to increase awareness of the Microsoft
Virtual Academy (MVA), a fully cloud-based learning experience focusing on Microsoft Cloud Technologies.  The MVA can be part of improving your IT skill sets and helping give your career a boost.

Take your career to the next level

The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing.

Developed by leading experts in this field, these modules ensure that you acquire essential skills and gain credibility as the cloud computing specialist in your organization.

MVA guides you through real-life deployment scenarios and the latest cloud computing technologies and tools. By selecting the training modules that match your needs, you can use valuable new skills that help take your career to the next level.

More Details: What is the MVA?

Microsoft Virtual Academy – MVA is a fully cloud-based learning experience focusing on Microsoft Cloud Technologies. You can access a variety of training content online and become one of the renowned experts in the IT Pro community around the world. MVA provides its users with a virtual university experience: the student can select a track and study the material and then do the self-assessment. By doing so, he will collect points that will promote him to a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Level. Students on MVA can get access to all the information, statistics and advancements of their training career, allowing them to maintain a long-term relationship with Microsoft. Learning through MVA is free of charge, and you can study the contents at any time and at your own pace.

The MVA is open to anybody wishing to grow professionally, to improve their IT skill sets, and to follow along in a training environment completely free of charge. There is no prerequisite for access to the training resources, nor is there a minimum level of technical expertise required.
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 Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) web site for full background details, including a FAQ section.

CATA’s Innovation Nation Campaign, designed to boost Canada’s competitiveness and innovation rankings encourages Canadians to lead as creators, innovators and adapters of next generation technologies. The MVA provides a key resource to help advance this goal.