June 3 update: Congratulations to winner Roberto Ulises Pérez Quijano of Mexico, working for C&A Systems SA DE CV.

Are you considering learning a new skill or branching your business into a new services area? You may want to check out Practice Accelerator. These sessions, designed for technical consultants and architects, enable you and your organization to increase skills in a specific solution or services area.
What are the benefits of Practice Accelerator?
You may see:
  • Faster time to market through the use of pre-tested and repeatable intellectual propert
  • Stronger pre-deployment recommendations using planning and design guides
  • Increased customer wins through the use of comprehensive tools and templates
  • Improved delivery quality through proven guidance
  • Better planned customer projects, using guidance and templates
  • Smoother design and migration process
As Microsoft partner Wortell says about Practice Accelerator: “It enables consultants to successfully identify customer requirements and project scope, design requirements, and deploy a solution. The complete documentation set includes project guides, templates, architecture guidance, as well as planning and design guides.”
What Practice Accelerator offerings are available?
Practice Accelerator sessions are available for the following solutions and services areas:
Special offer: sweepstakes going on now!
Right now, when you complete a Practice Accelerator session between March 3-31, 2014, you will be automatically entered to the Accelerate Your Learning Sweepstakes and have a chance to win* a $1,000 American Express gift card.
How do I enter?
Complete any Practice Accelerator session during the sweepstakes dates (March 3-31, 2014). You will be automatically entered to the sweepstakes. We will draw a winner randomly from the qualifying entrants.
What can I win?
There is one grand prize: a $1000USD American Express gift card. You can use this prize however you choose!
Who should participate?
Practice Accelerator sessions are designed for technical consultants and architects. Any partner individual at a Microsoft Partner Network organization can enter. Please see the Official Rules, linked below, for complete eligibility details.
Additional resources
*No Purchase Necessary. Open only to authorized reps of companies actively enrolled in the MPN. Game ends 3/31/14. For details, including free alternate method of entry, see Official Rules.