MCT Weekly – Detailed News 2015

MCT Weekly
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Security in the EnterpriseExperts Simon May and Erdal Ozkaya will guide you through social media platforms to learn how they work. Learn tips and practical advice about social networking security. Also, learn how to create a secure baseline for your Windows Enterprise architectures and protect them from advanced attacks like pass-the-hash. Microsoft operating systems and tools can help you improve your organization’s security.

Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs), are the most respected technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. Join this exclusive group to receive MCT training certifications and membership.
As an MCT, you will enjoy exclusive benefits such as access to the entire Microsoft training and certification product library, significant discounts on books and exams, and other Microsoft products. You will also be able to access Microsoft readiness resources that will help you improve your training career, and connect with other MCT members via an online forum. You will also be invited to exclusive Microsoft and MCT community events.
You must earn a Microsoft Certification to become a Microsoft Certified Trainer. This certification validates your knowledge and experience in using Microsoft products and solutions for each course that you deliver.
Microsoft Certified Trainer is an annual membership program. To renew your Microsoft Certified Trainer certification, you must complete the online application and pay an annual fee.
Program Benefits
You will be a Microsoft Certified Trainer and have access to a customized dashboard. Here you can find many useful MCT resources, download the MCT certificate, view discounts, and more!
You will also have access to MCT Central which allows MCTs to keep up-to-date with the latest news, find jobs and connect with other MCTs around world.
Take a look at all the benefits MCTs offer.
What are the requirements to become a MCT?
The MCT program is open to educators who are passionate about delivering training on Microsoft technologies. We encourage you to apply if you have a qualifying certification and are passionate about teaching Microsoft technologies.
For more information on MCT program requirements, please refer to the MCT Program Guide or MCT Program Agreement in this Application process section.
Entry requirements for the MCT program


Notification: To renew your MCT status you must meet the renewal requirements for MCT programs by your anniversary date.
Requirements for renewing your MCT status
Notice: The renewal requirements can change.
Current Microsoft Certifications or qualifications are eligible for the MCT Program
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Note: Microsoft certifications and qualifications that are eligible for the MCT Program are subject to change. Once they are released, all new role-based certifications will be eligible for the MCT Program. Retired certifications will be eligible for MCT Program up to six months after their retirement date. Learn more about retiring certifications at Certification Retirement.
Application process
To learn more about the MCT Program Agreement and the MCT Program Guide, click here.
The MCT enrollment tool allows you to submit your online application. Log in to the MCT enrollment portal with your Microsoft account and your Microsoft Certification ID (MCID).
If you are a Microsoft Office Specialist but do not have a Microsoft Certification ID, you can request one by emailing [email protected].
MCT Alumni Program
MCT has been around for more than two decades