The Microsoft Official Academic Course program is the official instruction package for Microsoft Programs in higher education. These learning products are created specifically for the academic market and combine the software expertise, business world focus, and market research of Microsoft with 200 years of market leading higher education publishing from Wiley. The program is based upon the same curriculum as are Microsoft IT Certifications, building the skills students need to succeed at work and preparing them to validate those skills through professional certification, giving them their best chance to land the jobs they seek. All the support instructors need to deliver great courses on Microsoft software is in the program. Wiley Faculty Network seminars will bring you the latest information on new products and curriculums and are a part of the program. The Microsoft Official Academic Course program is a great way for instructors to get ready to teach.