At my job role, I have being asked several times about what resources I would recommend to technical consultants that want to start with Identity Management solutions. Fortunately we at Microsoft have a recommended training roadmap created for internal staff that - again fortunately - uses lots of public resources. While I cannot share here internal resources, I think it is good for building ILM/FIM technical community to share what training resources our experts recommend. So here it goes, plus some bonus links .
After completing the solutions recommended for this level, you should be able to articulate the Microsoft strategy for the relevant area, the value proposition Microsoft brings to customers and the main competitors in this space. You should also be able to identify the different components of this product and the relationships between them.
After completing the solutions recommended for this level, you should be able to describe the product architecture, have a detailed understanding of the product’s capabilities and limitations, and understand its deployment scenarios and requirements.
After completing the items recommended for this level, you should be able to build, deploy and troubleshoot solutions based on the product for enterprise customers. At this point, a consultant should be to lead customer engagements involving the product.