US partner training picks for the week of June 8, 2015


Weekly training picks - May 2015 Each week, we share our recommendations for upcoming partner training courses, webcasts, and calls, selected from our US partner training schedule, the Hot Sheet. Regardless of your role, our courses, webcasts, and calls can help you build your skills and knowledge. Enjoy!

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Cloud profitability webcasts - May 2015

June 10: Cloud Profitability webcast—Getting ready for organizational changes

Managed services and intellectual property business models are your best bet for accelerating as a cloud partner. Throughout June, the weekly Cloud Profitability webcasts will deep dive into the Intellectual Property (IP) business model. Next week’s webcast focuses on getting ready for organizational changes when moving to the cloud. Register for this webcast here. Upcoming Cloud Profitability webcasts in June:

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June 10-11: Modern Biz Technical Series for SMB

Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible platform that provides the building blocks to quickly build, deploy, and manage cloud-based solutions. In the Modern Biz Technical Series for SMB you will learn how to leverage Microsoft Azure to deliver cloud and hybrid solutions and services to small and midsize businesses (SMB). Topics covered in this course include: Azure Backup, Storage, Virtual Machines and more. Register for the two-part webcast here.

Skype for Business technical workshop - June 2015 

Skype for Business instructor-led workshops in Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC

This level 200, one-day, classroom technical training offered by MPN Partner Technical Services will introduce you to the Video and Enterprise Voice capabilities of Skype for Business, and look at the solutions proposed by Audiocodes, Polycom, and Plantronics that natively integrate with Skype for Business. Workshops also coming to New York, NY on June 23 and Chicago, IL on June 25.

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June 11: Office 365 Real World Scenarios for SMB—Communicate professionally and easily

In this webcast you will learn how to implement Office 365 technologies to a specific customer’s needs. In this specific case study, you will look at a small company that needs consistency within their organizational structure to work and communicate efficiently while reducing IT costs.

SMB regional calls - June 2015

June 12: SMB Partner Insider calls for East, Central, and West Regions

The SMB Partner Insider calls are next Friday. These monthly calls are held on the second Friday of each month for all three US regions—East, Central, and West. In the call, US partners serving SMB customers get the latest Microsoft information from their Regional Account teams. Register for the calls here.

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