August 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

August calls information

September calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Azure Government

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Business Applications

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

September 11 – New tools and resources to embrace the future of B2B Client Engagement 

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

Call schedule will be available soon

September 27

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

September 7

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon.

Look for new schedule soon

Modern Workplace –  Security

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Modern Workplace – Windows & Devices

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon.

Look for new schedule soon

MPN 101

August 29 – Four ways that a competency can help you grow your business

September 5 – Marketing tactics to reach more customers

September 19 – Boost your pipeline with Partner Referrals

Open Source Solutions

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Partner Insider

August 8

September 5

Week of August 27–31

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

August 27

Online

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

Technical roles

August 28

Online

Understanding the Microsoft Teams free version

Technical roles

August 28

Online

Creating Apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Microservices & Service Fabric deep dive

Technical roles

August 28

Online

SQL Server security & GDPR

Technical roles

August 28

Online

IP Co-sell requirements

Business roles

August 28

Online

The journey to Microsoft Teams: The intelligent communications roadmap and partner opportunity

Technical roles

August 29

Community call

MPN 101: Four ways that a competency can help you grow your business

Business roles

August 29

Online

Skype for Business Online: Configuring phone system with on-premises PSTN using Cloud Connector Edition

Technical roles

August 29

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Machine Learning & Cognitive Services

Technical roles

August 30

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 deployment

Technical roles

Week of September 3–7

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

September 4

Online

Quality management for Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

September 4

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 management

Technical roles

September 4

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Big Data Analytics using Data Lake

Technical roles

September 4

Online

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

Technical roles

September 5

Community call

MPN 101: Marketing tactics to reach more customers

Business roles

September 5

Community call

SMB Partner Insider Community Call

Business, sales and technical roles

September 5

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Azure Data Factory

Technical roles

September 5

Online

Skype for Business Online: Skype for Business integration with Exchange UM

Technical roles

September 5

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 for finance and operations feature update

Technical roles

September 5

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Windows Server 2016

Technical roles

September 6

Bellevue, WA

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Forum

Business, sales and technical roles

September 6

Online

Introduction to Dynamics 365: Internal Use Rights

Technical roles

September 6

Online

What's new in Office 365

Technical roles

September 6

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 powered device: Deployment

Technical

September 6

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server

Technical roles

September 7

Community Call

Data and AI Partner Community Call

Technical roles

September 7

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Storage and networking

Technical roles

Week of September 10–14

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

September 11

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Call – New tools and resources to embrace the future of B2B client engagement

Business roles

September 11

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Making Apps and Bots smarter through Azure Cognitive Services

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 powered device: Management

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Technical deep dive on Hybrid Cloud Storage

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Machine Learning and Cognitive Services

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 powered device: Management

Technical roles

September 11

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 PowerApps and Flows

Technical roles

September 11

Online

What’s new in security and compliance

Technical roles

September 12

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Big Data Analytics

Technical roles

September 12

Online

Get your cloud solution marketplace ready

Technical roles

September 12

Online

Enhance Your Business with Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Mobile Integration

Technical roles

September 13

Online

SQL Server loves Linux

Technical roles

September 13

Online

What's new in Office 365

Technical roles

September 13

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Enterprise-Level identity protection

Technical roles

September 13

Online

Creating Apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Serverless and Integration Scenarios

Technical roles

September 14

Chicago, IL

Azure IoT Central

Technical roles

Week of September 17–21

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

September 17

Online

Migrating Open Source Applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

September 18

Redmond, WA

Azure IoT Central

Technical roles

September 18

Online

Upgrade and Interop with SfB

Technical roles

September 18

Online

What's new in Azure Infrastructure as a Service

Technical roles

September 18

Online

Transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

September 18

Online

Getting started with Partner Center CSP – Technical scenarios

Technical roles

September 18

Online

What’s new and highlights in Business Applications

Technical roles

September 18

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Introduction to Cortana Intelligence Suite

Technical roles

September 19

Community Call

MPN 101: Boost your pipeline with Partner Referrals

Technical roles

September 19

Online

Grow your SaaS or PaaS business on Azure Marketplace and AppSource

Technical roles

September 19

Online

SQL migration Oracle to SQL Server using SSMA

Technical roles

September 19

Online

Introduction to Dynamics 365 for finance and operations retail configuration

Technical roles

September 19

Online

Integrating external application with Outlook Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

September 19

Online

Hybrid Cloud management & security: Introduction and Log Analytics

Technical roles

September 19

Online

Migrating Application Authentication to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Technical deep dive on Azure IoT Suite

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Introduction to Power BI

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 Business Central feature update

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 control and protect information

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Hybrid Cloud management & security: Automation and security

Technical roles

Week of September 24–28

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

September 25

Online

Microsoft’s Commerce Vision: Unlocking the partner opportunity

Technical roles

September 25

Online

Getting started with Azure Stack

Technical roles

September 25

Online

Technical deep dive on Dynamics 365 with PowerApps

Technical roles

September 25

Online

Creating Apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Architecting cloud applications for security

Technical roles

September 25

Online

Technical deep dive on Power BI common scenarios

Technical roles

September 26

Online

Get recognized for driving Azure consumption

Technical roles

September 26

Online

Azure Stack architecture and deployment

Technical roles

September 26

Online

SQL Server hybrid features

Technical roles

September 26

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 for finance and operations data analysis

Technical roles

September 26

Online

Building applications for Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

September 27

Community Call

Cloud Incentives Partner Office Hours

Technical roles

September 27

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure IaaS

Technical roles

September 27

Online

Azure Stack management and configuration

Technical roles

September 27

Online

Technical deep dive on Dynamics 365 customer engagement performance optimization

Technical roles

Week of October 1–5

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 2

Online

Managing Microsoft Teams effectively

Technical roles

October 3

Community Call

SMB Partner Insider

Technical roles

Week of October 8–12

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 9

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Call: Expand your Business Applications practice

Business and technical roles

Week of October 15–19

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 17

Community Call

MPN 101: Top 10 ways to stay connected with Microsoft and find resources when you need them

Technical roles

October 17

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server

Technical roles

Microsoft 2018 events

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

Virtual 2018 U.S. One Commercial Partner (OCP) Partner Briefing (on demand)

Microsoft 2019 events

Microsoft Inspire 2019: July 14–18 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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