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    • 1. <ul><li>Microsoft Student Partner Programme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gracelyne Fernando (IV CSE) [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    • 2. MSP Programme <ul><li>Who Are We? </li></ul><ul><li>Overview - Student’s Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>MSP Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Campus Club @ Mepco </li></ul><ul><li>MSDNAA </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft’s Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine Cup </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
    • 3. What is the MSP Programme? <ul><li>Students who are passionate about technology, ready to share their knowledge with others and want to develop skills outside their field of classroom study, are encouraged to undertake a number of fun activities on campus. </li></ul><ul><li>Less emphasis on expertise & knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrates on finding enthusiastic and talented individuals who can help, encourage and share their enthusiasm with other students interested in technology </li></ul>
    • 4. <ul><li>Exposure to Microsoft technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: participation in contests or user-groups, development on Microsoft platform, creative use of Microsoft products, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Passion for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Outgoing personality </li></ul><ul><li>High level of social activity, both online and offline </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to share knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Good academic scores in college </li></ul>Desired Characteristics
    • 5. <ul><li>Be a Microsoft representative on your college campus </li></ul><ul><li>Share your knowledge on new technologies with peers on your campus and outside </li></ul><ul><li>Be active on online technical forums by answering technical queries and posting technology articles </li></ul><ul><li>Be the first users of beta software of the latest products from Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Participate along with your friends in competitions such as the Imagine Cup, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate and build amazing applications that create waves across the community; e.g. OpenXML at LinuxAsia </li></ul>What Does an MSP Do?
    • 6. MSP Responsibilities
    • 7. Dev Con - Madurai
    • 8. Dev Con - Madurai
    • 9. What’s in it for the MSPs? <ul><li>Free Stuff !! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSDN Universal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social and Technical Meet-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chance to win Xbox, smart phones, pda’s… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Further Develop Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.NET & MS Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft Skills (Not just tech talk!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for CV </li></ul>
    • 10. Social Evening - Banglore Bootcamp
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    • 14. <ul><li>Campus Clubs usually meet after classes or on weekends to conduct hands-on labs. </li></ul><ul><li>These labs act as practical sessions for students to get familiar with various Microsoft technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Information relating to registration for premier events such as the Imagine Cup or other launches is available at the Campus Club. </li></ul><ul><li>first-level support infrastructure for technical queries. </li></ul>
    • 15. <ul><li>One of a kind , as never before </li></ul><ul><li>Member-oriented club </li></ul><ul><li>Students can come voluntarily and share their knowledge and they will be rewarded for that </li></ul><ul><li>INETA – the next step in User Group Evolution </li></ul><ul><li>50 Rs per member , as opposed to 20,000 for a decent certified course outside </li></ul>Campus Club @ MEPCO.
    • 16. <ul><li>One of a kind , as never before </li></ul><ul><li>Member-oriented club </li></ul><ul><li>Students can come voluntarily and share their knowledge and they will be rewarded for that </li></ul><ul><li>INETA ( I nternational . NET A ssociation) – the next step in User Group Evolution </li></ul><ul><li>50 Rs per member , as opposed to 20,000 for a decent certified course outside </li></ul>Campus Club @ MEPCO.
    • 17. <ul><li>Hands on labs (HOL) </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>programming contest </li></ul><ul><li>videos about future technologies, </li></ul><ul><li>Mock s2b contests </li></ul><ul><li>Technology awareness </li></ul>Agenda for 2008-2009
    • 18. <ul><li>Learn about Microsoft technologies, network with peers, information about contests </li></ul><ul><li>a great place for students from each campus to come together to learn about these technologies, to network with their peers, and to foster a sense of community among students learning and using the same technologies. </li></ul>Campus Club Benefits
    • 19. <ul><li>.NET 3.0,3.5 </li></ul><ul><li>ASP.NET </li></ul><ul><li>Expression Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0/AJAX and Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>The Live Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile and Embedded Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Vista </li></ul><ul><li>The Office 2007 System </li></ul><ul><li>MSRS,Silverlight and much more….. </li></ul>Typical sessions
    • 20. Imagine Cup intro
    • 21. Imagine Cup <ul><li>Competition Initiated by Microsoft 6 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Originally A Programming Competition </li></ul><ul><li>We see thousands of young </li></ul><ul><li>innovators </li></ul><ul><li>- Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Your potential </li></ul><ul><li>Our passion </li></ul>
    • 22. <ul><li>Taking personal accomplishment to a global stage </li></ul><ul><li>Building a community of young innovators </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing the promise of new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Looking Ahead </li></ul>
    • 23. Imagine Cup 2008 <ul><li>Winners - Team SOAK(Australia) </li></ul>
    • 24. Footage of IC ‘08
    • 25. Imagine Cup 2009 <ul><li>This years theme is “ Imagine a world where technology helps solves the toughest problems facing us today. ” </li></ul><ul><li>For more information on the invitationals and where to point people who should enter : </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.imaginecup.com </li></ul>
    • 26. http://www.imaginecup.com
    • 27. <ul><li>Software Design </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Development </li></ul><ul><li>Game Development </li></ul>Team Based Competitions
    • 28. <ul><li>Mashup </li></ul><ul><li>IT Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics & Algorithm </li></ul>Challenge Competitions:
    • 29. <ul><li>Photo Story </li></ul><ul><li>Short Film </li></ul>Digital Arts Competitions
    • 30. Students2Business
    • 31. Bringing together talent & demand
    • 32. <ul><li>Only for students </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of useful features </li></ul><ul><li>How-To’s section </li></ul><ul><li>Resource documents </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft. com /student / </li></ul>
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    • 34. <ul><li>http://www.studentrockstar.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/student/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://channel8.msdn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.student2business.co.in/ </li></ul>Web Resources
    • 35. MSDN AA – Free software for students <ul><li>Allows free access to software for students & teaching staff for “academic” purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Some departments more willing to jump on board than others. Oxford signed up in 2002, but is only now getting around to giving students access, after 2 years of constant nagging from two MSPs! </li></ul><ul><li>Windows XP / 2003 Server, Visual Studio, Visio, Project, SQL Server, Exchange, BizTalk, MapPoint and more… </li></ul>
    • 36. Microsoft’s Perspective <ul><li>Academia is renowned for being hostile to Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Adoption of MS Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Raise Student Awareness of MS </li></ul><ul><li>Route into Top Universities in UK and Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Talking to the Experts (ie. Students) </li></ul>
    • 37. Summary <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>MSP Programme </li></ul>
    • 38. Questions ??? <ul><li>Thanks for Listening ! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us : [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://mccmepco.blogspot.com </li></ul>

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