This week Think-Career, a talent acquisition and learning firm, announced that it has become a Microsoft Authorised Education Partner (AEP).

Think-Career explains that the AEP program is designed to train participating resellers on Microsoft’s Academic licensing, authorise them to purchase and resell Microsoft Academic licenses, and also demonstrate to potential customers that they are approved and knowledgeable academic partners.

“By becoming AEPs, partners show themselves to be committed and trained in providing discounted Microsoft academic products to the education market,” said VP of education for Microsoft, Anthony Salcito.

Furthermore, the company says that it specialises in retail, FMCG and ICT industries, operating across South Africa. It says that it is a level two BEE contributor and connects employers with current and future talent to improve business operational efficiencies and performance.

“This authorisation, along with our other education partner initiatives gives our partners recognition of their areas of expertise and our academic customers the confidence that they are buying from academic IT specialist,” added Sacito.

Services that are provided by Think-Career include:

  • Talent Acquisition.
  • Talent learning and development.
  • Talent career assessments.
  • Talent management.

“This Microsoft AEP authorisation shows our commitment and passion in the academic IT marketplace and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its academic products. We hope to accelerate our academic customers successes by serving as technology advisors for their IT requirements,” concluded founder and MD of Think-Career, Khani Mhlongo.