February 2018 Hot Sheet partner training schedule


Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead. Looking for product-specific training? Try the links across the top of this blog.

Community call schedule

Community calls for the US Partner Community are led by experts from across the US Partner Team, and provide practice-building and business-building guidance.

Community name

February calls information

March calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

February 16 – Application Modernization and Assessment Program

March 16

Business Applications

February 13 – Increase your Azure consumption with Dynamics 365

March 13

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

February 22

March 29

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

February 2–Power BI Embedded

March 2

Leading Edge Webinar

February 28 – Power BI dive for partners

no webinars currently scheduled

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

February 9 – First line workers and partner opportunity

March 9

Modern Workplace –  Security

February 20 – Shadow IT

March 9

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices

February 27 – Widows Deployment with Autopilot

March 9

MPN 101

February 7 – Microsoft Inspire 2018

February 14 – Partner Support options

February 21 – New Partner Orientation Part 2

February 28 – Partner Center and Referrals

Call details will be available soon

Open Source Solutions

February 23 – App Modernization Campaign from M&O

March 23

SMB Partner Insider

February 7 – All Regions

March 7 – All Regions

Week of February 26–March 2

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 26–28

Reston, VA

Building Cloud Based Applications with Microsoft Azure Gov

Government partners

February 26–27

Online

Microsoft Next Up Exam Camp

Technical roles

February 26–28

Chevy Chase, MD

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

February 26

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment Fundamentals

Technical roles

February 26

Online

Best practices moving from File Server To SharePoint Online

Technical roles

February 26

Online

Making Apps and Bots smarter through Azure Cognitive Services

Technical roles

February 27–28

Irvine, CA

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

February 27–28

Atlanta, GA

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

February 27–28

Boston, MA

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

February 27 – March 1

Bellevue, WA

Cloud Application Development PPE event

Technical roles

February 27

Community call

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices Partner Community call

Technical roles

February 27

Online

Why migrate my on-premises workloads to the cloud and why Microsoft Azure?

Technical roles

February 27

Online

What's new in Office 365

Technical roles

February 27

Online

DevOps in the Cloud

Technical roles

February 27

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Power BI Common Scenarios

Technical roles

February 28

Online

Enhancing Microsoft Dynamics 365 with Azure + Intelligence (Bots, Cortana, etc.)

Business, sales

February 28

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid OneDrive for Business and Sites

Technical roles

February 28

Online

Migrating Open Source Applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

March 1

Community call

Cloud Practice Development Workshop #6: Optimize & Grow

Business, sales, technical, marketing

March 1

Online

Discovering and assessing your on-premises resources

Technical roles

March 1

Online

Introduction to Exchange Online

Technical roles

March 2

Community call

Data & AI Partner Community call

Technical roles

March 2

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Configure Cloud PBX with On-Premises PSTN Connectivity

Technical roles

Week of March 5–9

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

March 5

Online

SharePoint 2016 Hybrid Search

Technical roles

March 6–7

Minneapolis, MN

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6–7

Chevy Chase, MD

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6–7

Chicago, IL

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6–7

New York, NY

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6–7

St. Louis, MO

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6–7

San Francisco, CA

The Immersion Experience facilitator boot camp trainings (CIE facilitator training)

Sales roles

March 6

Online

Cloud Growth and Profitability Office Hours: Newly available practice playbooks: Azure Migration & AI

Business roles

March 6

Online

Skype for Business Fundamentals:  Introduction to Skype Business Solutions

Technical roles

March 6

Online

Migrating your workloads to Azure

Technical roles

March 6

Online

Creating Intelligent Bots with Microsoft Bot Framework

Technical roles

March 6

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service

Technical roles

March 7

Online

Leveraging Azure IaaS with Dynamics 365

Business, sales

March 7

Burlington, MA

ISV App Builder Training Series: Envision – Blockchain

Business and technical roles

March 7

Burlington,MA

ISV App Builder Training Series: Security in the Cloud Business and technical roles

March 7

Online

Remote Desktop Solutions on Azure

Technical roles

March 8

Burlington, MA

ISV App Builder Training Series: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Business and technical roles

March 8

Online

Optimizing your IaaS Workloads

Technical roles

March 8

Online

SAP on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

March 9

Online

Making Apps and Bots smarter through Azure Cognitive Services

Technical roles

Week of March 12–16

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

March 12–14

Chevy Chase, MD

Building Cloud Based Applications with Microsoft Azure Gov

Government partners

March 12–14

Dallas, TX

Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement University for Sales Professionals

Sales roles

March 12–14

Reston, VA

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

March 12

Online

DevOps in the Cloud

Technical roles

March 12

Online

Enhance your Business with Skype for Business Online Academy

Technical roles

March 13

Online

LearnAI Webinar Series – Introduction to AI Solutions and Technologies

Business and technical roles

March 14–16

Dallas, TX

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Retail and Talent University for Sales Professionals

Sales professionals

March 14

Online

Finance & Operations Mobile Apps

Technical roles

March 15

Online

Microsoft Voice Strategy - Overview of what it is, what is included and how it can be deployed

Technical roles

Week of March 19–23

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

March 19–20

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Tech Summit

Technical roles

March 19 – 21

Reston, VA

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

March 19 – 21

Chevy Chase, MD

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

March 20

Online

Cloud Growth and Profitability Office Hours: Changing buyer behavior

Business roles

March 21

Online

Finance & Operations Data Analysis

Technical roles

March 22

Online

Phone System in Office 365

Technical roles

March 23

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your Brand (Session 1)

Marketing roles

Week of March 26–30

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

March 26–29

Online

Using the Dynamics 365 customer engagement Extensible Platform for Consultants

Technical roles

March 26–28

Elkridge, MD

Building Cloud Based Applications with Microsoft Azure Gov

Government partners

March 26–28

Reston, VA

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

March 26–28

Chevy Chase, MD

Infrastructure and Architecture Bootcamp for Azure Gov

Government partners

March 27–29

New York, NY

Cloud Application Development PPE event

Technical roles

March 27–29

Downers Grove, IL

Cloud Application Development PPE event

Technical roles

March 29–30

Bellevue, WA

Common Data Service (CDS) Data Integrator for Dynamics 365

Consultants

March 29

Online

Auto Attendant and Call Queue capabilities in Microsoft Calling

Technical roles

March 30

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your brand (Session 2)

Marketing roles

April 2018

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 3–4

Online

Microsoft GDPR Partner Summit

C-level business and technical executives with a security and compliance practice or looking to start one

April 4–6

Dallas, TX

Advanced Dynamics 365 for Field Service for Presales

Technical roles

April 6

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your brand (Session 3)

Marketing roles

April 9–25

Online

Dynamics 365 Accelerate for Retail

Consultants

April 10 -26

Online

Dynamics 365 for Sales Accelerate for Exam Preparation

Sales roles

April 16–19

Online

Dynamics 365 Finance and Operation, Retail Talent University Sales Professionals

Sales roles

April 16- May 2

Online

Dynamics 365 Accelerate for Finance and Operations - Distribution & Trade

Consultants

April 16- May 3

Online

Dynamics 365 Accelerate for Finance and Operations - Financials Management

Consultants

April 17–20

Online

Advanced Dynamics 365 for Field Service for Presales

Presales roles

April 23–May 4

Online

Advanced Developer for Dynamics 365 customer engagement

Developers

April 30–May 4

Online

Advanced Dynamics 365 for Customer Service for Presales

Presales roles

Microsoft 2018 events

Microsoft Inspire: July 15–19 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Microsoft Ignite: September 24–28 in Orlando, FL

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