About this Course

Duration 2 Days

The Advanced Licensing for Microsoft training course is a valuable extension of our Licensing Essentials for Microsoft course or for delegates who already have some pre-existing knowledge of Microsoft licensing. The course allows delegates to further develop their understanding, providing in-depth learning of complex licensing scenarios and highlighting key areas of consideration when negotiating new agreements.

Furthermore, with many organisations looking at moving to cloud services, this course will provide various options to make the transition a more efficient process.
This two day course is delivered by a fully qualified ITAMS’ Microsoft licensing expert who is able to take a “real world approach” to your licensing challenges and questions. The course also covers tips, tricks and gotchas you need to be aware of, that may not be covered in Microsoft run courses.


  • Have previously attended our Licensing Essentials for Microsoft course or have a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Licensing.

The below checklist is a guide, highlighting some of the topics we recommend you have a prior understanding of before attending the Advanced course.


  • Understanding of the various Microsoft licensing metrics – per device, user, processor, metric etc.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Agreements and Agreement structure – MSA, MPSA, Enterprise etc.
  • Understanding of static and dynamic environments.
  • Understanding of physical and virtual environments
  • Know what is meant by a cluster
  • Understanding of CAL Licensing models
Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for any professional who is involved in the management of Microsoft licences, such as:

  • Microsoft budget holders;
  • Procurement professionals;
  • Software Asset Managers;
  • Licensing Specialists.

The Advanced Licensing for Microsoft 2 day course is ideal for IT professionals who:

  • Have a basic understanding of Microsoft licensing;
  • Want to learn more about complex licensing scenarios;
  • Are looking at moving to the cloud;
  • Want to take the cost out of their business by optimising licensing assets.


  • Negotiation of Windows Core Conversions
  • On-premise to cloud transition
  • Complex licensing scenarios
  • Mixed estate SQL licensing
  • Mixed estate Windows licensing
  • Profiling on O365

2 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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