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    • Next steps in yourAcademic Partnership Jane Birkegaard
    • The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance ® • Assists member institutions with incorporating real-world business software into their curriculum, increasing classroom relevance and improving student preparation for their careers. • Provides no-cost software, support, and resources to member institutions. • Creates potential career opportunities between students of member institutions and Microsoft Dynamics partners.
    • Academic institution membership levelsFoundation Level Members Associate Level MembersHave gone through the application Have gone above and beyond theprocess of becoming a DynAA member. Foundation level by deepening their relationship with the DynAA program. How to become an Associate level institution: • Connect with a Microsoft Dynamics partner organization • Use Microsoft Dynamics in multiple disciplines • Promote internships for students and posting student resumes to Microsoft Students to Business (S2B) • Develop course materials to share on Faculty Connection • Attend Convergence, the Microsoft Dynamics annual customer conference Program membership levels—Foundation and Associate—depend on the depth of engagement each member institution has with the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance.
    • Benefits: Foundation levelNo-cost licenses Curriculum resources • DynAA donates country-specific • Faculty Connection access Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, NAV, SL, • Microsoft course materials and CRM product downloads • Datasets for selected productsNo-cost service and support Newsletter • 50 support incidents • Sent multiple times a year by • Access to CustomerSource corporate team • Ability to download Microsoft Microsoft events course materials and participate in e-learning • Academic preconference at both Convergence events • Product upgrades • Networking with faculty peers, DynAA team, partners, and customers
    • Benefits: Associate level• Foundation +• Associate level - E-Learning for students - Vouchers for students or faculty to take certificate exams at reduced or no-cost rates when campaigns are available - Fully subsidized registration for faculty and students to attend select DynAA seminars or events - Invitations to serve on Americas or Europe, Middle East, and Africa DynAA advisory councils - Case study invitations for an innovative program
    • Program materials for institutions and faculty • Quick reference card outlining the program and resources • Certificate of completion for students passing Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance courses • Members-only email signature • Web buttons for your institution website to lead to your program information page • Best practice guide ADDITIONAL RESOURCES • Copy usage guidelines with ready-to-print descriptions of your alliance membership • Reference guides • Networking, educational, and advisory opportunities • Curriculum aids from Microsoft and education peers • Newsletter with the latest information about the program and more