"So, an MCP and an MCTS walk in to a bar…"

Are you a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) if you earn a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)? Yes, in that you become part of the Microsoft Certified Professional community, with access to the MCP site, benefits (Knowledge Base, etc). No, in that you do not earn a credential called “MCP.” Someone joining the program on a…


Look yourself up

Starting to find more and more MCPs in the Membership Directory, which is nice. Like Pedro in Colombia. Prompt as, that guy.


Gravy, anyone?

Hello, this just in. new things in MCP benefits are now available online. Great! In addition to the Community Profiles I talked about already, MCPs now have access to the partner-level Knowledge Base. If you don’t know what that means, it is a password-protected, more in-depth Knowledge Base than the public version. So you can log-in with your MCP credentials and find…


Some things you might like to know.

If you are a Microsoft Certified professional, there are some things you might like to know. We have heard from you, over time, that the main reason you get certified is for career and skills development, so we look for ways the MCP program can help you with those things. In a short bit, you’ll have access to a few…


MCP program news; October 31 Live Meeting

There are some very cool things in the works for MCPs in coming weeks. In the meantime, register for this Live Meeting on October 31 to hear from the MCP team (including Bill Wall, our director of strategy) about Microsoft Certification, new benefits for MCPs, and Q&A about the future of the MCP program.  ·  October 31 at 7:30 A.M. Pacific Time (What time…


Respekt in the Streetz: MCP Wallet Cards

I know a lot of you are out there flashing your MCP wallet cards to get Much Respect…up in the Clubs, out in the Streetz. I also know that many of you have been wondering why the ‘new generation’ cards no longer list all of your certifications, resulting in, possibly, much less Respect, both in said clubs and…