Skype for Business Training

Skype for Business TrainingLync is now Skype for Business, a communications and collaboration platform that brings together an experience inspired by Skype with the enterprise-grade security, compliance, and control of Lync. 

Skype for Business offers features including presence, IM, voice and video calls, and online meetings. Skype for Business provides a new client experience, a new server release, and updates to the service in Office 365.

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If users in your organization are already familiar with Skype, they'll appreciate the power and simplicity of Skype for Business where it's easy to find and connect with co-workers. If users in your organization are coming to Skype for Business from Lync, they'll recognize all of the features they already use but in a fresh new interface with simplified controls and new additions.

In addition to the new client experience, Skype for Business Server provides several new features to improve manageability of on-premises servers and hybrid solutions.

New features in Skype for Business Server include improvements to:

  • User experience
  • Voice and video support
  • Mobile support
  • Management of on-premises servers
  • Deployment and management of hybrid solutions
  • Multi-factor authentication support

New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) offers a full range of up-to-date learning options for Skype for Business.

Skype for Business Certifications

Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA): Office 365

Earning an MCSA certification qualifies you for a position as a software as a service (SaaS) administrator or cloud applications administrator focused on managing Office 365 business productivity products like Exchange, SharePoint & Skype.

Earn your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office 365

Course: 20347 Enabling and Managing Office 365
Exam: 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
Exam: 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Productivity

This certification validates that you have the skills needed to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization.


Once you obtain an associated Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MSCA), pass any ONE of the following elective exams to earn an MCSE: Productivity:

Note that Microsoft will change the required elective exams every calendar year.

Skype for Business Courses

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