Microsoft Learning Going Green…

Its high time… Everyone is talking about going green. Data centers, individuals. Its crazy. I have heard about someone saying, “Do not eat more than you need, the more you eat, the larger the carbon footprint”.

Anyway, i guess the next thing you’ll hear below will help you reduce your carbon footprint.

Going Green: Announcing MCP Digital Certificates for Download

In accordance with the Microsoft Environmental Initiative, Microsoft Learning’s goals are to reduce the environmental impact of our operations and products and to be a leader in environmental responsibility. To reduce the company’s carbon footprint, we are transitioning from traditional paper to digital Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certificates. Orders for MCP Certification Welcome Kits will discontinue on June 30, 2009. After that, if you require a paper certificate, you may order one beginning July 7, 2009, through the MCP member Web site. There will be a shipping and handling fee associated with your order. Give us your feedback on the Born to Learn blog–a great place for up-to-date information!

And since we’re on the topic of Microsoft Learning, just another 2 news to share.

SQL Server 2008 Free Software Offer Extended to September 30
This popular offer has been extended to September 30, 2009 (while supplies last). Enroll in and attend any one of the eight available Microsoft SQL Server 2008 courses, and you’ll get a fully licensed copy of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition with one client access license.

Go Further with Microsoft Certification
Being certified can be a proven differentiator with potential employers. By keeping your certifications current, you can make yourself more valuable to your organization so you can find a job, keep a job, or earn a promotion. In today’s economy, that’s more important than ever. Watch the video and hear what other MCPs have to say about what certification has done for their careers. You can also listen to at anytime to audio podcasts on a variety of certification topics.


Time to upgrade your MCP Credentials at USD$25.


Best offer to upgrade your Microsoft Credentials and Improve Your Career Prospects

If you are a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) who have not attained any new credentials since July 1, 2007, you can now upgrade your Microsoft credentials at an exclusive exam voucher at US$25 only. Validate your skills on Microsoft new technologies including Microsoft Windows Server 2008, SQL 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and Vista TODAY. Go to MCP Upgrade to validate your eligibility and get the special offer voucher

(Valid in Asia Pacific Region, India, Greater China Region and Japan)


Obtain 10% discount on Microsoft Exams with free retake

Here’s an offer for all who wants to be MCTS, MCITP, MCPD certified.

Using the following MVP code


visit to obtain your exam voucher using the above code.

You are able to receive 10% discount on your exam fee. You will also be given a 2nd free retake if necessary. Another similar promotion is 2nd Shot, but you don’t get the 10% discount.

To learn more or to obtain your exam voucher, visit

The offer is valid in Singapore only.