April 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

April calls information

May calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

April 20 – Azure Migrate

April 26 – Explore new revenue streams with Visual Studio Cloud Subscription in CSP

May 18

May 31 – Help your customer make the most of the Visual Studio Subscription Benefits

Azure Government

April 12 – What's new in Azure Government

May 17

Business Applications

April 10 – Extending Dynamics 365 with Azure Machine Learning

May 8 – Updates on Dynamics 365 Spring Launch

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

April 26

May 31

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

April 6 - Cosmos DB

May 4

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

April 13 – Partners: Be ready for Microsoft Teams

May 11

Modern Workplace –  Security

April 17 – Security is not a product

May 15

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices

No calls scheduled this month

May 1 – Windows Analytics

May 22 – Windows 10 IoT

MPN 101

April 18 – Microsoft for startups

April 25 - A deeper dive into Microsoft Inspire 2018

May 2 – Understand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and Support Benefits

May 9 – Partner Association and DPOR

May 16 – New Partner Orientation

May 17 – MPN 101 Roadshow in Austin, TX

Open Source Solutions

April 27

May 25

Partner Insider

April 4 – All Regions

May 2 – All Regions

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 24-25

Boston, MA

Cloud Immersion Experience (CIE) facilitator boot camp training

Sales and technical sales

April 24

Seattle, WA

Adobe and Microsoft Partner Cafe

Sales and technical roles

April 24

Online

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

Business and technical roles

April 24

Online

Enhance your business with Azure B2B functionality for Dynamics 365

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Remote desktop solutions on Azure

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 powered device: Deployment

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Demo Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales, Customer Service and Marketing like a pro!

Technical roles

April 24

Online

Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service

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 25

Online

SAP on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

April 25

Online

Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security

Technical roles

April 25

Online

Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service

Technical roles

April 26-27

Lehi, Utah Custom IoT Workshop Business and technical roles

April 26

Bellevue, WA

Digital Innovation Executive Roundtable

Executives

April 26

Community call Partner Insider: Build our SVP plan

Business sales, technical and marketing roles

April 26

Online

Explore new revenue streams with Visual Studio Cloud Subscription in CSP

Sales and technical roles

April 26

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Dynamics 365 with Azure Active Directory

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Migrating application authentication to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Red Hat on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Powered Device: Management

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service

Technical roles

April 26

Community call

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

Business roles

April 26

Online

Learn how to demo Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central with confidence

Technical roles

April 27

Community call

Open Source Solutions Community call

Technical roles

April 27

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (10am EST)

Technical roles

April 27

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (2pm EST)

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 1-2

Downers Grove, IL

Dynamics Partner practice building workshop Business and technical roles

May 1

New York, NY Microsoft Azure machine learning bootcamp

Technical roles

May 1

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 security and compliance

Technical roles

May 1

Online

Modern Workplace Partner Community call: Windows Analytics

Technical roles

May 1

Online

SAP on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

May 1

Online

Identity-Driven Innovations Help Your Business Stay Safe & Secure

Business and technical roles

May 1

Online

Keep Pace with Security Challenges - EMS Identity Driven Security

Business and technical roles

May 2

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Business and technical roles

May 2

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Security in the Cloud

Business and technical roles

May 2

Detriot, MI Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Linux Containers on Azure Technical roles

May 2

Online

Partner Insider community call

Business, sales, technical

May 2

Online

MPN 101: Understand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and Support Benefits

Business roles

May 2

Online

Identity-Driven Innovations Help Your Business Stay Safe & Secure

Business and technical roles

May 2

Online

Securely Manage Apps and Data on iOS, Android, and Windows from One Place

Technical roles

May 2

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Control and Protect Information

Technical roles

May 2

Online

Red Hat on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

May 3

Sunnyvale, CA

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Technical roles

May 3

Community Call

Partner Insider: Get started with the Revenue Rocket Model

Business sales, technical and marketing roles

May 3

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Enterprise-Level Identity Protection

Technical roles

May 3

Online

Best practices to submit your add-ins and apps to Office Store

Technical roles

May 3

Online

Securely Manage Apps and Data on iOS, Android, and Windows from One Place

Technical roles

May 3

Online

Keep Pace with Security Challenges - EMS Identity Driven Security

Business and technical roles

May 4

Online

Data & AI Partner community call

Technical roles

Week of May 7–11

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

May 7–15

Online

Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation for Consultants

Implementation consultants

May 7–25

Online

Advanced Developer Workshop for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Technical roles

May 10-11

Irving, TX

Dynamics Partner practice building workshop

Business and technical roles

May 7

Online Introduction to Project Online Technical roles

May 7

Online Business Transformation - From Digital Transformation to New Business Models Business and technical roles

May 8

Irvine, TX Cosmos DB – Technical Overview and Workshop Technical roles

May 8

Online

Business Applications Partner Community call: Updates on Dynamics 365 Spring Launch

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Building Classification Applications using Custom Vision Technical roles

May 8

Online

Technical deep dive on Azure Logic Apps with Dynamics 365

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Introduction to EMS and Azure AD

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Building, monitoring and analysis apps for Office 365

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Build Real World Data Management Solutions (10am EST)

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Build Real World Data Management Solutions (2pm EST)

Technical roles

May 8

Online

Cortana Inteligence Suite: Introduction to Cortana Intelligence Suite

Technical roles

May 9

Community Call

MPN 101: Partner Association and DPOR

Business roles

May 9

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure IaaS

Technical roles

May 9

Online

Technical deep dive on Power BI common scenarios

Technical roles

May 9

Online

Business Transformation – IoT and Workforce Transformation Business and technical roles

May 9

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB

Technical roles

May 9

Online

Build Real World Data Management Solutions

Technical roles

May 10

Online

SQL Migration Oracle to SQL Server using SSMA

Technical roles

May 10

Online

Getting started with Office 365 App Development

Technical roles

May 10

Online

Introduction to Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment Fundamentals

Technical roles

May 10

Online

SharePoint Online: Hybrid OneDrive for Business and Sites

Technical roles

May 10

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (10am EST)

Technical roles

May 10

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (2pm EST) Technical roles

May 11

Online

Modern Workplace Partner Community call: Productivity

Technical roles

May 11

Online

Business Transformation – Supercharging the P&L

Business and technical roles

Week of May 14–18

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

May 14 -17

Online

Advanced Dynamics 365 Business Central Trade for Consultants

Application consultants

May 15 -17

San Francisco, CA Azure Data Analytics Hackfest Technical and business roles

May 17-18

Denver, CO

Dynamics Partner practice building workshop Business and technical roles

May 14

Online

Implementing Dynamics 365 Portals

Technical roles

May 14

Online

Technical deep dive on Project Management using Project Online Premier

Technical roles
May 14 Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Proactive Attack Detection and Prevention

Technical roles

May 15

Online

Modern Workplace Partner Community call: Security

Technical roles

May 15

Online

Technical deep dive on migrating to Exchange Online

Technical roles

May 15

Online

What’s new & highlights in Business Applications

Technical roles

May 15

Online

Secure Your Data | Protect Your Business - Azure Security Getting Started

Technical roles

May 15

Online

Managing Your Infrastructure on Azure - Getting Started

Technical roles

May 15

Online Getting started with Azure Stack Technical roles

May 15

Online

Migrating Applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

May 15

Online Create your SQL Server in the cloud Technical roles
May 16

Austin, TX

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Blockchain

Business and technical roles

May 16

Austin, TX

ISV & App Builder: Security in the Cloud

Business and technical roles

May 16

Community Call MPN 101: New Partner Orientation Business roles

May 16

Online Azure Stack architecture & deployment Technical roles

May 16

Online

Secure Your Data | Protect Your Business - Azure Security Getting Started

Technical roles

May 16

Online Managing Your Infrastructure on Azure - Getting Started

Technical roles

May 17

Austin, TX MPN 101 Roadshow Business Roles

May 17

Austin, TX

ISV & App Builder: Envision – Artificial Intelligence

Business and technical roles

May 17

Online

Azure Government Partner Community call

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Ask the Experts: Use case scenarios for Project Service Automation in Professional Services Industry

Technical roles

May 17

Online Adopting Microsoft 365 regulatory compliance Technical roles

May 17

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Technical deep dive on Microsoft Intune

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Azure Stack management and configuration

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Migrating application authentication to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Secure Your Data | Protect Your Business - Azure Security Getting Started

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Managing Your Infrastructure on Azure - Getting Started

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Machine learning & cognitive services

Technical roles

May 18

Online

Applications & Infrastructure Partner Community call

Technical roles

May 18

Online

Introduction to Power BI

Technical roles

Week of May 21–25

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

May 22-24

Chevy Chase, MD Azure Data Analytics Hackfest Technical and business roles
May 22

Online

Modern Workplace Partner Community call: Windows 10 IoT

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 and Data Analysis, Insights & Power BI

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Windows Server 2016

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Create your SQL Server in the cloud

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Migrating Open Source Applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Azure Data Factory

Technical roles

May 22

Online Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security Technical roles

May 22

Online Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service Technical roles

May 23

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server

Technical roles

May 23

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Big Data Analytics

Technical roles

May 23

Online Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security Technical roles

May 23

Online Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service Technical roles

May 24

Online

SQL Server Hybrid features

Technical roles

May 24

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Storage and networking

Technical roles

May 24

Online

Azure Database for PostgreSQL | For high availability and security Technical roles

May 24

Online

Build SaaS Apps with Azure Data Service Technical roles

May 25

Online

Open Source Solutions Partner Community call

Technical roles

Week of May 28–June 1

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

May 28 –31

Online

Using the Dynamics 365 customer engagement Extensible Platform for Consultants

Technical roles

May 28 – June 8

Online

Building Apps with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Technical roles

May 29

Online Adopting Microsoft 365 Powered Device: Deployment Technical roles

May 29

Online

Remote Desktop Solutions on Azure

Technical roles

May 30

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Technical deep dive on Azure Information Protection & Identity-Driven Security

Technical roles

May 30

Online

Skype for Business Online: Configuring phone system with on-premises PSTN Connectivity using Hybrid

Technical roles

May 30

Online

What's new in Azure Infrastructure as a service

Technical roles

May 31

Online

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

Sales and technical roles

May 31

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Powered Device: Management

Technical roles

May 31

Online

SQL Server loves Linux

Technical roles

Week of June 4–8

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

May 28 – June 8

Online

Building Apps with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Technical roles

June 6

Community call

MPN 101: Know before you go to Microsoft Inspire Business roles

June 6

Community call

Partner Insider community call

Business roles

June 6

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB

Technical roles

June 7

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (10am EST)

Technical roles

June 7

Online

Azure BOT Service + Cosmos DB (2pm EST)

Technical roles

Week of June 11–15

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

June 13-14

Charlotte, NC Dynamics Partner practice building workshop

Business and technical roles

June 12

Community call Microsoft Business Applications Partner Community call Technical roles

June 14

Community call

Azure Government community call: Azure Stack and Government hybrid cloud environments

Technical roles

June 15

Community call

Azure Apps & Infrastructure Community call

Technical roles

Week of June 18–22

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

June 22

Community call Open Source Solutions Partner Community call

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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