About this Course

Duration 2 Days

The Licensing Essentials for Microsoft training course provides an introduction to the different licensing models that govern the licensing of Microsoft products. It also focuses on how licences are acquired through the Microsoft licensing programme and the benefits of each programme. The course also looks at how Microsoft licensing fits into and impacts upon the wider Software Asset Management landscape.

This two day course is delivered by a fully qualified 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.

Also please note that the supplier is vendor neutral and not a software reseller nor a Microsoft LSP, instead we are specialists in the areas of Licensing, Compliance and more broadly SAM. Course materials are provided during the training course. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the two day training course.


This course is suitable for any professional who is involved in the management of Microsoft licences. The Microsoft 2 day Licensing Course is ideal for IT professionals who are:

  • New to Microsoft licensing.
  • Need to understand more about Microsoft volume and product licensing agreements.
  • Want to learn more about how Microsoft licensing fits into and impacts upon the wider Software Asset Management landscape. Want to take the cost out of their business by optimising licensing assets.


Day 1

  • Licensing Fundamentals Proof of Licence Microsoft Programme Licensing
  • An overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements
  • Open and Select Plus Agreements
  • Microsoft Products and Services Agreement
  • Enterprise Agreements
  • Enterprise Cloud Suite
  • Server and Cloud Enrollment
  • Software Assurance Agenda

Day 2

  • Microsoft Product Licensing
  • Windows 8.1 and Office 2013
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2
  • Licensing Virtual Desktops
  • Exchange Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 and Lync Server 2013
  • SQL Server 2014
  • Licensing Virtual Servers
  • Office 365 An Introduction to SAM

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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