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  1. SYSTEM CENTER CERTIFICATIONS Clay E Shaw Director of Federal Directions Training

  2. MICROSOFT CERTIFICATIONS Agenda • Value of Certification • Microsoft Certification Family • Cert Progression • System Center Certifications • System Center Training

  3. MICROSOFT CERTIFICATIONS Certification is the Future • In the future: • Worldwide IT certification training and testing will grow. • Information Technology (ICT) skills are the entry ticket to the job market. • Microsoft Certifications • Represent a rich and varied spectrum of job roles and responsibilities • Recognize and validate real-world IT skills • Differentiate individuals at all stages of career path • Are embraced worldwide

  4. MICROSOFT IT CERTIFICATION IT Certification Progression • Board Review • Validates expert level skills within a specific technology • Trusted Advisor/Leader/Consultant Microsoft Certified ARCHITECT MCTIP/MCPD MCTS MTA MCM MCA • Computer Based and Hands –on Exams • Select Prometric Testing Centers Worldwide • Validates expert level skills Microsoft Certified MASTER • Computer Based exams • Prometric Testing Centers Worldwide • Validates job role skills (why & when) Microsoft Certified IT PROFESSIONAL / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPER IT CERTIFICATIONS • Computer Based exams • Prometric Testing Centers Worldwide • Validates job ready skills (how) Microsoft Certified TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST • Web based • Academic classroom • Validates foundational knowledge (what) • Student Certification Microsoft Technology ASSOCIATE

  5. Where to Begin

  6. Microsoft IT Certifications

  7. Student Exam Path from MTA to MCTS

  8. Student Exam Path from MTA to MCTS

  9. Professional path to IT Certification MCITP or MCPD Prerequisites & Requirements Preparation &Training Your Next step MCTS & Product Experience Explore the various training options Explore Master’s Certification Microsoft Certified IT ProfessionalorMicrosoft Certified Professional Developer

  10. MCP path to Master Certification Preparation and Training Prerequisites & Requirements MCM Required Exams Your Next step MCITP or MCPD & 5+ yrs. of designing, implementing, & troubleshooting complex installations experience Pass Knowledge Exam & Lab Exam AchieveMicrosoft Certified Master Explore Microsoft Certified Architect Explore the various training options

  11. MCM path to Architect Certification Prerequisites & Requirements Preparation and Training MCA Board Exam Submit documentation for Board Exam & Complete Board Exam in front of Review Board Interview Panel MCM & 10+ yrs. of IT experience & 5+ years of architectural experience AchieveMicrosoft Certified Architect Explore the preparation resources

  12. Where to Get It (MCTS - MCA) Microsoft Microsoft Technology Specialist and Professional Series certifications exams are administered by Prometric.

  13. Learning Resources COST Learning Style Commercial Academic E-Learning Fee & Free Self-Paced Instructor-Led Training Fee Hands-on MS Press Self-Paced Training Kits Fee Self-Paced

  14. System Center Certifications and Training • Certifications are only available for: • System Center 2007 • Not Yet Available for 2010 • Training solutions available for: • System Center 2007 • System Center 2010 • Training Delivery Formats Available: • Classroom • eLearning • Self-Paced

  15. TS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Certification Track Exam 70-400: TS: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, Configuring Type Exam 70-401: TS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring Type Exam 70-658: TS: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007, Configuring Type Exam 70-403: TS: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring Type

  16. Primary System Center Certifications • Exam 70-400 or 70-401: TS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring: (MCTS): System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuration • Also counts as credit toward the following certification(s): • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows Server 2003 • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003

  17. Primary System Center Exams • Exam 70-400 TS: Microsoft SystemCenter Operations Manager 2007, Configuring Type : Exams Published : 3/4/2010 • Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who have a minimum of one year of experience using Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 or System Center Operations Manager 2007 in medium-sized to large organizations. • Exam 70-401: TS: Microsoft SystemCenter Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring Type : Exams Published : 11/21/2007 • Candidates for Exam 70-401: TS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring, use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to deploy and manage software and asset management. Candidates should have a minimum of one year of experience using Systems Management Server (SMS) or Configuration Manager 2007.

  18. Additional System Center Certifications Exam 70-658: TS: SystemCenter Data Protection Manager 2007, Configuring Type Exam 70-403: TS: SystemCenter Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring Type (MCTS - ONLY): System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuration

  19. Additional System Center Exams • Exam 70-658: TS: SystemCenter Data Protection Manager 2007, Configuring Type : Exams Published : 7/24/2009 • Candidates for this exam typically work in a role where they are responsible for the protection of a Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 network that is managed by Active Directory Domain Services and uses core Microsoft application workloads. • Exam 70-403: TS: SystemCenter Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring Type : Exams Published : 9/25/2008 • This exam will validate skills needed to configure Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) in a Windows Server infrastructure.

  20. Course Mappings for 2007 Exams • 70-400 • Course 50028D Installing and Configuring System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 • 70-401 • Course 6451B Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 • 70-658 • Course 50213A: Implementing Data Protection Manager Type (Note: This course is not the greatest quality) • 70-403 • Course 6331A: Deploying and Managing Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Type

  21. Additional Courses See Handout: Primary offerings Courseware Library Offerings For full list of offerings visit: www.directrionstraining.com learning.microsoft.com

  22. Training Offerings Accept Microsoft Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV’s) Directions Training Offers: • Classroom in DC • 50028D • 6451B • Classroom in Chicago • All above • 6331A & 50217A • Remote from Anywhere • All of the above • Dedicated Class at Your Location • Any Microsoft Offering

  23. Show Special As an attendee for the DMVMUG event 20% Off Any System Center Course From Directions Training Valid for Classroom or Remote Classes. See Coupon for Details.

  24. Any Questions Clay Shaw cshaw@directionstraining.com www.directionstraining.com 630-590-6571 (toll free) 855-575-8900