January 2015 Hot Sheet training schedule


January Hot Sheet Graphic_1Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, partner calls, and office hours for Microsoft US partners. This post is updated regularly to provide you with at least a six-week outlook.

In addition to attending these live events, all partner roles—business, technical, sales, and marketing—will benefit from using the  partner learning paths to find on-demand training aligned to competencies, products, exams and assessments, and business models.

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Featured training

Jan 12 - Azure Gov exec keynote and webcast

January 12: Azure Government Cloud Solutions Executive Keynote and Webcast
Register to hear an executive keynote from Michael Donlan, Vice President of Microsoft US State and Local Government about the new Microsoft Azure Government offering and why it's the right fit for your government customers.

Windows Apportals office hours - January 2015

January 13: Windows Apportal Office Hours
Join a one-hour call about Windows Apportals, hosted by Microsoft experts. Learn how Microsoft partners are benefitting from building and implementing Windows Apportals for their customers.

Jan 13 - Sales Productivity Solution CRM Office 365

January 13: Driving Sales Productivity With Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Office 365
The sales productivity solution from Microsoft enables your customers to transform their sales teams into top performers that are highly connected and collaborative. Learn about the partner opportunity for selling Microsoft Dynamics CRM alongside Office 365.

Office 365 Rainmaker webcasts SMB - January 2015

January 15: Office 365 Rainmaker Webcast – Implementing SharePoint Online
New technical webcasts have been added to the Rainmaker series. Register for the January 15 and January 22 webcasts, and watch previous webcasts on demand.

Online Services incentives office hours January 2015

January 15: Online Services Advisor Office Hours
Learn about Online Services Web-Direct and Deploy incentives from experts on the US Partner Team.

Azure Partner Community - Jan 2015 focs on networking

January 15: US Azure Partner Community Call
This month’s Azure Partner Community focus is networking on Microsoft Azure. You can read the blog series in preparation for the call.

This week

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 12-14

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Design the Hybrid Cloud

Technical roles

January 14

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcasts: Anatomy of Deal

All roles

January 14 Webcast Azure Solutions Acceleration Web Series Part 2 –  Identity Management with Azure

Business, Technical Roles

January 14

Webcast

QuickLane: Maximizing Azure Profitability in the Cloud First, Mobile First World

IT Pros

January 14

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics GP 2015 – Employee Self Service

IT Pros

January 14

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Enterprise Voice for Office 365, Opportunities for Partners

IT Pros

January 15 New!

Webcast

Office 365 Rainmaker Series: Implementing SharePoint Online to Grow your Cloud Services Practice

Sales

January 15

Webcast

Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives

Business and sales roles

January 15

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: C++/DirectX Game Development: Fun with Sounds and Shaders

Developers

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Maximize Your Productivity with O365 using SPO Collection: Azure IaaS for SharePoint Business Continuity Management

IT Pros

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate Your MBX to O365 – Office 365 Identity and Security in the Cloud

IT Pros

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Cross premise connectivity with Microsoft Azure & Windows Server

Technical roles

January 15

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 16

Webcast

Microsoft Azure: Hybrid Integration

IT pros

January 19-23

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 19

Chevy Chase, MD

Microsoft WebCamp for Developers

Developers

January 19

Detroit, MI

Microsoft WebCamp for Developers

Developers

January 19

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express

Technical roles

January 19-20

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Starter Kit for Enterprise Mobility Suite

IT Pros

January 19–23

Webcast

Azure Partner Practice Enablement (PPE): Technical Training: Register here

Technical roles

January 19

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts Communications: Unified Messaging

IT Pros

January 20 New!

Los Angeles, CA

Microsoft WebCamp for Developers

Developers

January 20 New!

Webcast

Tap into Microsoft’s new Cloud Virtual Machine Disaster Recovery Solution

Business, Technical Roles

January 20

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 20

Webcast

Creating the Digital Bank

All roles

January 20 Webcast Resource Management and Team Collaboration with Microsoft PPM Business roles
January 20 Webcast QuickLane: Extending Your Infrastructure Practice with Azure in the Cloud First, Mobile First World IT Pros

January 20

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Office 365 Internal Use Rights, Get the Best From Your Partnership

IT Pros

January 21

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcasts: P&L Modeling for Office 365

All roles

January 21 Webcast Introduction to AngularJS Developers

January 21

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Introduction to a Lync 2013 Environment

IT Pros

January 21

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Cracking the FRx to MR 2012 Report Migration Process

Technical roles

January 21

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Reporting in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

IT Pros

January 21

Webcast

Windows 10: The Next Chapter

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 22 Dallas, TX Microsoft WebCamp for Developers Developers

January 22-23

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

SMB Partners

January 22

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: C++/DirectX Game Development: Blending and Models

Technical roles

January 22

Webcast

Office 365 Rainmaker Series: Optimizing Security, Privacy, and Compliance with Office 365 and Azure

Sales

January 22

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Federated Identity in the cloud

Technical roles

January 22

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Maximize Your Productivity with O365 using SPO Collection: Project Life – Strategize Your Project Offerings for Office 365

IT Pros

January 22

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: CRM 2015 – Product Catalog New features

IT Pros

January 22

Webcast

QuickLane: Extending Your Application Development Practice with Azure in the Cloud First, Mobile First World

Sales

January 23

New York, NY

Microsoft WebCamp for Developers

Developers

January 23

Webcast

Compute, Networking, Data Insights

IT Pros

January 26-31

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 26 Webcast The Big Shift in Process Manufacturing and Resources IT Pros

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Introduction to the Azure Starter Kit

IT Pros

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts: Collaboration

IT Pros

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: SharePoint Online Developer Series for Office 365: Branding Internet Facing Websites with SharePoint Online/Office 365

IT Pros

January 27 Webcast Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Windows Server 2003 Modernization

Technical roles

January 27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Office 365 FastTrak, What’s New?

All roles

January 28

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcasts: Valuation

All roles

January 28

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Configure a Basic Voice Infrastructure For Your Customer

IT Pros

January 28

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Field Service Series in Dynamics GP

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Getting Started Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, presented by New Horizons

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Transportation Management

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Enriched Business Rules, Business Process Flows and Security Enhancements in Dynamics CRM 2015

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate your MBX to O365 – AADSync – Synchronization Deep Dive with Office 365

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Migrate VMware VMs to Azure

Technical roles

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Enterprise Mobility Scenario – What’s new in Microsoft Intune

Technical roles

January 30

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics AX 2012 Dynamics CRM 2011 with Connector V2

Technical roles

February events

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

February 2-4

Seattle, WA

Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference

Technical Roles

February 3

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 3

Webcast

Success with Enterprise Mobility Suite Webcast Series

IT Pros

February 4

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Web API Design Jump Start

Technical Roles

February 5

Webcast

US Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 6

Webcast

Why & How Cloud

Al roles

February 10

Webcast

How to Partner in the Cloud with Digital Marketing

Business, Marketing Roles

February 10

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 13

Webcast

Azure 101: Tour of Azure

All roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – East Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – Central Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – West Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 17 Seattle, WA Road to the Cloud: Business Strategy and Networking for ISVs IT Pros

February 17

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 19

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 20

Webcast

Microsoft Azure: Web & Mobile, EMS

IT Pros

February 24

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 27

Webcast

Microsoft Azure: Hybrid Cloud, EMS

IT Pros

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks, Jen! Appreciate your readership and comment. There’s definitely a lot going on this month. – Diane

  2. Anonymous says:

    The January "Hot Sheet" is truly hot. Lots of great technical depth this month!

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