Additional dates available for Office 365 Jumpstart for Small Business Competency

Hi All,

Happy New Year, I hope you were able to get some time off and enjoy the festive season! 


New dates are available for the Office 365 Jumpstart course we have been offering for the last few months.  We have also added 2x 1 hour chalk and talk sessions for Partners to ask questions etc. before or after their training. 

Due to unprecedented demand, the frequency of the training has now been increased to every fortnight, meaning Partners shouldn’t have to wait so long to get on to this training. 


The voucher offer is still included in the Jumpstart – Full details of the course and offer below:

EMEA 350 – Office 365 for Small Business Competency

This course will help you gain the key skills to administer Office 365 for small business customers and is especially designed for Microsoft partners looking to achieve a small business competency through the Office 365 certification 74-324: Administering Office 365 for Small Business.

This course is delivered through live online training and on-demand training.
The structure of the training is below:
Day 1:
Live Online Training – 90 minutes – 10am-11:30am -Introduction to Office 365 for Small Businesses
Partner Technical Consultants will provide an introduction to the course content and highlight the most important aspects to help focus your learning.
Day 1-3
On-demand training – 11 hours – 9 modules
Working to your own schedule you will have 2.5 days to review 9 on-demand modules lasting 11 hours. The modules cover all aspects of the 74-324 exam:

  • Module 1: Overview, Infrastructure
  • Module 2: Office 365 User Management
  • Module 3: Office 365 Single Sign-On, DirSync & ADFS (Part 1)
  • Module 4: Lync Online
  • Module 5: SharePoint Online
  • Module 6: Exchange Online & User Management
  • Module 7: Exchange Online Deployment & Migration
  • Module 8: Exchange Online Forefront Online Protection
  • Module 9: Exchange Archiving and Compliance

To view all 9 On Demand modules please follow the On Demand Link in the Registration Notes of the Course Live
Day 4
Live Online Training – 90 Minutes – Chalk Talk
After attending the Introduction to Office 365 for Small Business live online training and reviewing all on-demand modules you will have the choice of 1 of 2 chalk talks.
Chalk Talks provide an open forum where you can ask questions about the course content and get answers in real time from a Partner Technical Consultant.
A choice of two times are available for the chalk talk:

  • 10am-11:30am OR
  • 3pm-4:30pm

Voucher Offer

UK Partners (Partners whose primary Microsoft Partner Network Membership resides in the United Kingdom) that attend the live delivery of the Jump Start course in its entirety will be eligible to take the Administering Office 365 for SMB (74-324) exam for the reduced price of £25 (normally approx. £100).

To qualify for the voucher you must attend the live Introduction to Office 365 for Small Businesses, review all 9 modules of the online training and attend 1 of the 2 available chalk talks.

After you attendance at the course is confirmed you will be offered the exam voucher via e-mail. This is a free JumpStart course and purchase of the exam voucher is not compulsory.

Event language: English
Please find all delivery dates below. To register please follow the link:


  • 14.01. - 17.01.2013
  • 28.01. - 31.01.2013
  • 11.02. - 14.02.2013
  • 25.02. - 28.02.2013
  • 11.03. - 14.03.2013
  • 25.03. - 28.03.2013
  • 08.04. - 11.04.2013
  • 22.04. - 25.04.2013
  • 06.05. - 09.05.2013
  • 20.05. - 23.05.2013
  • 17.06. - 20.06.2013
  • Register:

    We recorded our last session which can be viewed using the link above.

    Find out more about the Small Business Competency

  • Have a great year!


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