March 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

March calls information

April calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

March 16 – What’s new with IaaS

April 20

Business Applications

March 13 – Integrating Blockchain with Microsoft Dynamics

April 10 – Extending Dynamics 365 with Azure Machine Learning

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

March 29

April 26

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

March 2 –  Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

April 6

Leading Edge Webinar

March 14 – Fiind your next customer

March 21 – Add Microsoft digital syndicated content to your web site and watch your sales grow!

No webinars currently scheduled

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

March 9

April 13

Modern Workplace –  Security

March 9

April 17

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices

March 9

April 24

MPN 101

March 7– New Partner Orientation

March 14– Partner Center & Referrals

March 21 – New marketing tools and resources

March 26 – MPN 101 Roadshow: Microsoft Partner Network Overview in Irvine, CA

March 27 – MPN 101 Roadshow: Microsoft Partner Network Overview in San Diego, CA

March 28 – MPN 101 Roadshow: Microsoft Partner Network Overview in Los Angeles, CA

April 25 - A deeper dive into Microsoft Inspire 2018

Open Source Solutions

March 23

April 27

SMB Partner Insider

March 7 – All Regions

April 4 – All Regions

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 20

Online

Employee Engagement Summit

Business roles

March 20

Online

StepUp: Power BI for Architects

Technical leads, Consultants, BDMs

March 20

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure using Windows Server 2016

Technical roles

March 20

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security Fundamentals

Technical roles

March 20

Online

Microservices & Service Fabric Deep Dive

Technical roles

March 21

New York, NY

Microsoft Data & AI seller and technical readiness series

Sales and technical roles

March 21

Online

Finance & Operations Data Analysis

Technical roles

March 21

Online

Landing your unique Azure solution value proposition

Sales roles

March 21

Online

Cloud Solution Provider: Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

Technical roles

March 21

Online

MPN 101: New marketing tools and resources

 

Business and technical roles

March 21

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server

Technical roles

March 21

Online

Leading Edge: Add Microsoft digital syndicated content to your web site and watch your sales grow!

Sales roles

March 22

Online

StepUp: Phone System in Office 365

Technical roles

March 22

Online

Landing your unique Office 365/Microsoft 365 solution value proposition

Sales roles

March 22

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Storage and Networking for Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles

March 23

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your Brand (Session 1)

Marketing roles

March 23

Online

Migrating Applications to Azure

Technical roles

March 23

Community call

Open Source Solutions Community call

Technical roles

Week of March 26–30

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

March 26–27

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Tech Series

Technical roles

March 26

Seattle, WA

Microsoft Data & AI seller and technical readiness series

Sales and technical roles

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 26

Irvine, CA

MPN 101 Roadshow: Microsoft Partner Network Overview

Business, sales, technical

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 27

San Diego, CA

MPN 101 Roadshow – Microsoft Partner Program Overview

Business, technical

March 27

Online

Migrating Application Authentication to Microsoft Azure Technical roles

March 27

Online

StepUp: Power BI for Developers

Technical leads, Consultants and BDMs

March 27

Online

Learn AI: Implementing Cognitive Search on Azure

Business and technical roles

March 27

Online

Getting started with Azure Stack

Technical roles

March 28

Los Angeles, CA

MPN 101 Roadshow: Microsoft Partner Network Overview

Business, sales, technical

March 28–29

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft 365 Security Tech Series

Technical roles

March 28

Online

Identifying and developing your Ideal Prospect

Technical roles

March 28

Online

Azure Stack Architecture & Deployment

Technical roles

March 28

Online

Red Hat on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

March 28

Online

Migrating Open Source Applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

March 29–30

Bellevue, WA

Common Data Service (CDS) Data Integrator for Dynamics 365

Consultants

March 29

Online

Azure Stack Management and Configuration

Technical roles

March 29

Online

Identifying and developing your Ideal Prospect for Office 365/Microsoft 365

Sales roles

March 29

Community call

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

Business roles

March 29

Online

StepUp: Auto Attendant and Call Queue capabilities in Microsoft Calling

Technical roles

March 29

Online

Ask the Experts on Azure Application Development: Logic Apps – Quickly build powerful integration solutions

Technical roles

March 29

Malvern, PA

Microsoft Data & AI seller and technical readiness series

Sales and technical roles

March 29

Online

Grow your EA/SCE renew with the Enterprise DevOps Accelerator Offer

Sales and technical roles

March 30

Online

Architecting Cloud Applications for Security

Technical roles

March 30

Online

Ask the Experts: Azure Price Calculator

Technical roles

March 30

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your brand (Session 2)

Marketing roles

Week of April 2–6

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 2

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Data & AI seller and technical readiness series

Sales and technical roles

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 3

Toronto, Canada

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 4–6

Dallas, TX

Advanced Dynamics 365 for Field Service for Presales

Technical roles

April 4

Community call

Data & AI Community call

Technical roles

April 4

Online

Defining your differentiated solution for Azure

Sales roles

April 4

Community call

SMB Partner Insider

Business, sales, technical

April 5

Vancouver, Canada

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 5

Online

Defining your differentiated solution for Office 365/Microsoft 365

Sales roles

April 5

Online

StepUp: Conferencing and Skype Meeting Broadcast

Technical roles

April 6

Washington, D.C.

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 6

Online

Marketing SureStep Workshop: Build your brand (Session 3)

Marketing roles

Week of April 9–13

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 9–25

Online

Dynamics 365 Accelerate for Retail

Consultants

April 9

Los Angeles, CA

Microsoft Data & AI seller and technical readiness series

Sales and technical roles

April 9

Los Angeles, CA

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 10 -26

Online

Dynamics 365 for Sales Accelerate for Exam Preparation

Sales roles

April 10

Community call

Business Applications Community call: Extending Dynamics 365 with Azure Machine Learning

Technical roles

April 10

Austin, TX

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 10

Online

Learn AI: Creating Intelligent Applications (Part1/2): Azure Search and LUIS

Business and technical roles

April 11

Online

 

Landing your core offer message pillars and solutions sheet for Azure

Sales roles

April 12

San Francisco, CA

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 12

Seattle, WA

Azure Developer Tour

Developers

April 12

Online

StepUp: Microsoft Teams: An Orientation to Documents, Meetings, Calls, etc.

Technical roles

April 12

Online

Landing your core offer message pillars and solutions sheet for Office 365/Microsoft 365

Sales roles

April 12

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & Application Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Technical roles

April 12

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & Application Builder: Security in the Cloud

Technical roles

April 13

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV and Application Builder: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Technical roles

April 13

Community call

Modern Workplace – Productivity Community call

Technical roles

Week of April 16–20

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 16–17

Dallas, TX

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Tech Series

Technical roles

April 16–17

Charlotte, NC

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Tech Series

Technical 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 17

Community call

Modern Workplace - Security Community call

Technical roles

April 18–19

Dallas, TX

Microsoft 365 Security Tech Series

Technical roles

April 17–20

Charlotte, NC

Microsoft 365 Security Tech Series

Technical roles

April 18

Chicago, IL

Digital Innovation Executive Roundtable

Executives

April 18

Burlington, MA

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Business and technical roles

April 18

Burlington, MA

ISV & App Builder: Security in the Cloud

Business and technical roles

April 18

Irving, TX

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Technical roles

April 18

Irving, TX

ISV & App Builder: Security in the Cloud

Technical roles

April 19

Irving, TX

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Technical roles

April 19

New York, NY

Digital Innovation Executive Roundtable

Executives

April 19

Burlington, MA

ISV App Builder Training Series: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Business and technical roles

April 19

Online

StepUp: Microsoft Modern Voice Wrap-UpH

Technical roles

April 20

Community call

Applications & Infrastructure Community call

Technical roles

Week of April 23–27

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 23–May 4

Online

Advanced Developer for Dynamics 365 customer engagement

Developers

April 24

Community call

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices Community call

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Learn AI: Creating Intelligent Applications (Part 2/2): Bot Framework and Regex

Business and technical roles

April 25

Community call

MPN 101 Community call: A deeper dive into Microsoft Inspire 2018

Business, sales, technical

April 25

Dallas, TX

Digital Innovation Executive Roundtable

Executives

April 26

Bellevue, WA

Digital Innovation Executive Roundtable

Executives

April 26

Online

Explore new revenue streams with Visual Studio Cloud Subscription in CSP

Sales and technical roles

April 26

Community call

 Cloud Services Partner Incentives

Business roles

April 27

Community call

Open Source Solutions Community call

Technical roles

Week of April 30 –May 4

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

April 30–May 4

Online

Advanced Dynamics 365 for Customer Service for Presales

Presales roles

May 2

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Technical roles

May 2

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Security in the Cloud

Technical roles

May 3

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Technical roles

May 2018

May 31

Online

Help your customer make the most of the Visual Studio Subscription Benefits

Sales and technical roles

Microsoft 2018 events

Microsoft Build 2018: May 7–9 in Seattle, WA

Microsoft Inspire 2018: July 15–19 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Microsoft Ignite 2018: September 24–28 in Orlando, FL

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