Masters of Microsoft Licensing is an intensive, 2-day training course that provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of the key concepts, licence terms and purchasing options that you need to be familiar with in order to make informed licensing decisions that optimise licensing costs, mitigate compliance risks and maximise your return on software investment. Why should I attend? Software licence terms can be extremely complex and consequently they are often misunderstood. In fact, misinterpreted licence terms along with insufficient knowledge are two of the leading causes of overspending and non-compliance. Maintaining a strong in-house knowledge of software licensing is critical to your ability to make informed licensing decisions, optimise licensing costs and mitigate compliance risks. It is also recommended by both the ISO SAM Standard (ISO/IEC 19770-1:2006 Information technology Software asset management Part 1: Processes) and ITIL SAM best practice guidelines (ITIL V3 Guide to Software Asset Management). The knowledge you gain from this course will help you;Make strategic licensing decisions that are informed and cost effective.Identify and mitigate legal and financial compliance risks.Optimise the use of your existing software licenses.Eliminate unnecessary spending on software licenses you dont require.Communicate confidently and effectively with both Microsoft and your reseller.Better plan your maintenance renewals and future licensing acquisitions.Take advantage of licence benefits you are paying for but not utilising.Acquire much of the knowledge required to pass the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Volume Licensing Certifications.Become your organisations in-house licensing expert!You will also get confirmation on what you know, fill in the gaps of what you dont know, and find out if there is anything you have overlooked or misinterpreted.