Microsoft IT Academy – Sales Guide

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Microsoft IT Academy – Sales Guide
Helping you attach Microsoft IT Academy
into your Academic customers
Opening
questions
Why
Microsoft
IT
Academy?
•Do you want to provide anytime, anywhere learning for all?
•Are you looking to increase your students’ employability with relevant technology courses and
certifications that help them get jobs?
• Would you like unlimited access to official Microsoft E-Learning courses?
•Customer Benefits:
•Circa £30,000 of benefits for the price of 1 annual subscription
•Support computer science and relevant IT courses in schools with curriculum support and
industry recognised certifications.
•Helps schools deliver real world ICT training and skills by utilising the Lesson Plans, E-Learning
and industry certifications
•Professional development for Educators, Administrators and IT Staff
OBJECTION HANDLING
IS YOUR ACADEMIC CUSTOMER LOOKING TO;
> Provide a Computing GCSE?
> Improve their Students employability?
> Skill up their own staff?
ATTACH MICROSOFT IT ACADEMY TO THEIR OVS-ES AGREEMENT
‘We do not have budget for this, it is too expensive…’ The IT Academy Program helps you save costs elsewhere. E.g. how much do you spend
on training your IT staff and teachers, or on ICT curriculum books? A Microsoft course can typically be £1,000 for just 1 person – Microsoft IT
Academy is just £756 ERP for all of the below benefits, for all staff, teachers and students.
‘I don’t fully understand what it is and how it can benefit me. This should be for teachers not the IT department?’
The ITA Programme benefits teachers, staff and students. E.g. you can make sure your IT staff have access to the latest training and
certifications.
Teachersand students benefit by helping them deliver great ICT/ComputerScience lessons with additional Microsoftcertificationsforstudents.
‘I would not have time to administer and deploy this…..’ The ITA Programme allows multiple users to administer and use the benefits.
What do I get with my annual IT Academy subscription?
Save Educators Time Through Curriculum & Lower Institution Costs Through Resources
 250 E-learning Courses
 600 Title E-Reference Library & Digital Literacy curriculum
 Lesson Plans & Test Banks, Academic discounts on official Microsoft courseware
Speed up deployment of Microsoft on-premise & cloud solutions
 Office 365 for Education courses and certifications for IT Professionals and End Users
Validate Skills Through Certification
 Teacher Certification Starter Kits: 20 x MTA & 10 x MOS vouchers, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
membership. Academic discounts on Microsoft (MCP) certifications
MICROSOFT IT ACADEMY Licensing (under an OVS-ES Agreement):
£756 PER SCHOOL PER ANNUM (ERP)
OVS-ES 54R-00141

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