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$99.99 for a Microsoft New Technology Certification Bundle ($3,295 Value)
The Microsoft New Technology Certification Bundle includes three online training courses designed to help students prepare for certification in Microsoft's latest technologies, including Server 2012 and Windows 7/8. Each bundle includes instructor-led training, hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators.
IT University Online
In order to keep IT professionals ahead in the digital world, IT University Online cultivates instructor-led training courses in the latest programs and operating systems. The online school bypasses the milk-chugging contests and pop-culture courses of traditional universities and focuses instead on material that is relevant to the current job market. Courses include Microsoft Office, Windows, Cisco, Oracle, (ISC)2, EXIN, and ISACA.