Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) offers online Microsoft training delivered by experts. There are hundreds of courses, in 11 different languages.
MVA was launched in Malaysia at Microsoft’s Tech.Days event in November 2013. Anyone can sign up as Microsoft Virtual Academy student. It is free of charge. The entire MVA service is hosted on Windows Azure – Microsoft’s Cloud platform.
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MVA on-demand courses allows you to learn at your own schedule. There are MVA live events where you can interact with experts and other learners from around the world. Ask and get your answers in real time chat sessions.
To encourage your learning progress, you can earn MVA points for learning, get different levels of badges and compete your status to other MVA students in your country or around the world. Also, get certificates when you complete an entire course.
Completion of Microsoft Virtual Academy might not help you secure an IT job, but the free online courses certainly accelerate your path to obtain professional Microsoft Certifications.