September 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

September calls information

October calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Azure Government

Look for new schedule soon

October 11

Business Applications

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

October 9 – Expand your Business Applications practice by leveraging Artificial Intelligence 

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

September 27

Look for new schedule soon

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

September 6 - Knowledge mining

Look for new schedule soon

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

September 14 – Quarterly Update

October 12

Modern Workplace –  Security

September 14 – Quarterly Update

October 16

Modern Workplace – Modern Desktop

September 14 – Quarterly Update

October 23

MPN 101

September 5 – Marketing tactics to reach more customers

September 19 – Boost your pipeline with Partner Referrals

October 17 – Top ten ways to stay connected with Microsoft and find resources when you need them

October 31 – Maximizing the benefit of technical presales assistance and deployment services

Open Source Solutions

Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Partner Insider

September 5

October 3

Week of September 24–28

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

September 24-25 New York, NY

Building Cloud Based Apps with Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

September 24-25

Edina, MN

Building Cloud Based Apps with Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

September 27-28

Reston, VA

Building Cloud Based Apps with Microsoft AzureGov

Technical roles

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

Leading Edge: SQL Server 2008 (EoS) is near – Are you ready?

Sales 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

Bellevue, WA

Visualizing, analyzing and sharing your data without have to be a BI expert

Technical roles

September 27

Community Call

Cloud Incentives Partner Office Hours

Technical roles

September 27

Online

Leading Edge: Customer Lifetime Management – Retention and growth strategies Part 2

Sales 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

September 30  – October 3

San Diego, CA

Directions North America 2018

Business, marketing, sales and technical roles

October 2-4

New York, NY

OpenHack: Enterprise Developers & Business Apps

Technical roles

October 2

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Teamwork Solutions

Technical roles

October 2

Online

Introduction to Azure Site Recovery and Backup

Technical roles

October 2

Online

Managing Microsoft Teams effectively

Technical roles

October 3

Bellevue, WA

Security in a Day Workshop

Business and Technical roles

October 3

Community Call

SMB Partner Insider

Technical roles

October 3

Seattle, WA

Security in a day Workshop

Technical roles

October 3

Online

What’s new & highlights in Business Applications

Technical roles

October 4

Online

Introducing Azure Sphere – A new solution for creating highly-secured, connected MCU devices

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

October 9

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure IaaS

Technical roles

October 10

Bellevue, WA

AI Discovery Day

Technical roles

October 10

Online

Remote Desktop Solutions on Azure

Technical roles

October 10

Online

Leading Edge: Position first workloads with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)

Business, sales and technical roles

October 11

Community Call

Public Sector community call: Microsoft Office 365 Government GCC in Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program

Business, sales and technical roles

October 11

Online

Red Hat on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

October 11

Online

Building applications using Microsoft Graph

Technical roles

October 11

Online

Microsoft 365 Business (Security) 1 of 4: Analyze customer risk with Secure Score

Sales and technical roles

October 12

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Productivity

Technical roles

October 12

Online

Sink your legacy fileshares with Azure File Sync

Technical roles

Week of October 15–19

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 16

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Security

Technical roles

October 16

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 app launcher

Technical roles

October 16

Online

How to spin up a Virtual Machine with Disaster Recovery

Technical roles

October 16

Online

Migrating applications to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

October 17

Bellevue, WA

Microsoft Cloud Workshop: DevOps for Containers on Azure

Technical roles

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

Leading Edge: Modernizing sales productivity – Unlock productivity in the digital era

Business, sales and technical roles

October 17

Online

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server

Technical roles

October 17

Online

Creating apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Architecting cloud apps for scale

Technical roles

October 18

Online

Build an Office add-in using modern JavaScript tools and techniques

Technical roles

October 18

Online

Microsoft 365 Business (Security) 2 of 4: Guard against online threats and keep data secure

Sales and technical roles

October 18

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Deploying Teams

Technical roles

Week of October 22–26

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 23-25

Dallas, TX

OpenHack: Serverless

Technical roles

October 22

Online

Enhance your business with Skype for Business Online Academy

Business and technical roles

October 23

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Modern Desktop

Technical roles

October 23

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Managing Teams

Technical roles

October 23

Online

SAP on Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

October 25

Burlington, MA

Microsoft Cloud Workshop: DataStax and Microsoft – AI Hackathon

Technical roles

October 25

Santa Clara, CA

IoT in Action Global Event Series

Business and technical roles

October 25

Online

Microsoft 365 Business (Security) 3 of 4: Leverage the newest capabilities to protect from security threats

Sales and technical roles

Week of October 29–November 2

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

October 29

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 security and compliance

Technical roles

October 30

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 identity and access management

Technical roles

October 30

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Securing Teams

Technical roles

October 31

Community Call

MPN 101: Maximizing the benefit of Microsoft’s technical presales assistance and deployment services

Technical roles

October 31

Online

Introduction to Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement – Technical onboarding

Technical roles

November 1

Online

Microsoft 365 Business (Security) 4 of 4: Protect and classify sensitive documents

Sales and technical roles

Week of November 5–9

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

November 6-8

 

Atlanta, GA

OpenHack IoT + Data

Technical roles

November 6

Bellevue, WA

Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Cloud Data Warehouse Modernization on Azure Workshop

Technical roles

November 6

Burlington, MA

Get current, stay current on Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus

Technical roles

November 6

Online

What’s new & highlights in Business Applications

Technical roles

November 6

Online

Creating Apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Serverless and integration scenarios

Technical roles

November 7

Bellevue, WA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 7

Irving, TX

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 7

Malvern, PA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 7

Community Call

US SMB Partner Insider

Technical roles

November 7

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 for Field Service

Technical roles

November 7

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 for marketing

Business and technical roles

November 8

Denver, CO

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 8

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 8

Community Call

Public Sector community call: New services in Azure Government for partners

Business and technical roles

November 9

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

Week of November 12–16

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

November 12

New York, NY

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 13

Burlington, MA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 13

Burlington, MA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 13

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Community Call: Embrace the new Dynamics 365 features and offerings in the October 2018 release

Technical roles

November 14

Sunnyvale, CA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 14

Burlington, MA

Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Learn to configure & deploy Azure SQL Database Managed Instance and Azure Databricks

Technical roles

November 14

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 14

Burlington, MA

Hands-on with security in a cloud-first, mobile-first world

Technical roles

November 14

Online

Technical deep dive on Dynamics 365 for Field Service

Technical roles

November 15

Edina, MN

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 15

Houston, TX

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

November 16

Reston, VA

Microsoft Teams Workshop

Business and technical roles

Week of November 19–23

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

November 19

Online

Introduction to the Microsoft Power Platform

Technical roles

Week of November 26-30

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

November 26

Online

Adopting Common Data Service for Apps

Technical roles

November 28

Community Call

Top ways to maximize your profitability

Business, sales and technical roles

November 28

Online

Adopting Data Integration: Dynamics 365 for finance and operations & sales

Business, sales and technical roles

November 29

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 Business Central feature update series

Technical roles

November 30

Online

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

Technical roles

Week of December 3-7

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

December 5

Community Call

US SMB Partner Insider

Technical roles

December 5

Community Call

Reach customers and grow your business with new Go-to-Market offers

Technical roles

December 6

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations feature update series

Technical roles

Week of December 10-14

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

December 11

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Community Call: Enable smart integration with the Microsoft Power platform

Technical roles

December 13

Community Call

Public Sector community call: Azure Government Secret regions

Technical roles

December 13

Online

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

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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