January 2016 Hot Sheet partner training schedule


Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of US partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. We update this post frequently, as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead.

 

 

Week of January 25–29

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

January 25

Online

Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery

Technical Roles

January 26

Los Angeles

Microsoft Azure Tour (2 days, 9-10 hrs/day)

Technical Roles

January 26 –27

Online

ModernBiz: Connect with Customers (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical Roles

January 26

Online

Ask the Experts: How to test your SharePoint 2016 deployment on Azure IaaS

Technical Roles

January 27– 28

Online

Skype for Business Online Academy (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical Roles

January 27 Online

Windows 10 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical

January 27

Online

Cloud competency attainment call series: Cloud Productivity competency

MPN members

January 28 New Tampa, FL TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure Technical Roles

January 28

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

January 28

Online

US Partner sales excellence series: Driving more mobility, identity and security opportunities with Microsoft's Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Sales Professionals

 

Week of February 1–5

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 1 –4

Online

Advanced Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM | How to Architect in the Cloud for Solution Architects

Technical Roles

February 1–17 (Mon & Wed only)

Online

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Online Deployment Exam

Technical Roles

February 1–17 (Mon & Wed only)

Online

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Installation Exam

Technical Roles

February 1 New Online What’s New in Skype for Business Technical Roles
February

2–4 New

Online Windows 10 Tech Series (3 days, 4 hours/day) Technical Roles

February 2–18 (Tues & Thurs only)

Online

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Application Exam

Technical Roles

February 2–18 (Tues & Thurs only)

Online

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Customization & Configuration Exam

Technical Roles

February 3

Online

US Partner sales excellence series: Identify more opportunities and learn key sales scenarios with Enterprise Mobility Suite for your State and Local Government Customers

Sales Professionals

February 3 New Online Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design Technical Roles

February 3

Online

Cloud competency attainment call series: Cloud Platform competency

MPN Members

February 4 New Online SharePoint Online: OneDrive for Business Technical Roles
February 4 Online Office 365 Partner Community call Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 4 Online

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Marketing
February 5 Online SMB Partner Insider Call - East Region Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 5
New
Online CSP Concierge office hours featuring SYNNEX: Get started selling fast and profitably

Series information
Business Decision Makers
February 5 Online SMB Partner Insider Call – Central Region Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 5 Online SMB Partner Insider Call – West Region Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 5 Online Upgrade to Skype for Business - What should I know Technical Roles

 

Week of February 8–12

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 8–9

Online

Advanced Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM | How to Architect in the Cloud for Solution Architects

Technical Roles

February 8 New Online Skype for Business: Meeting and Video Technical Roles
February 8 New Online What's New in Enterprise Mobility Suite Technical Roles
February

9–11

Online EMS Red Carpet (3 days, 2 hours/day) Technical Roles
February 9 New Online

Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery

Technical Roles
February 9 Online

Keep Your Customers Servers Secure & Compliant with Windows Server & SQL Server

Technical Roles
February 10 Online Cloud competency attainment call series: CRM competency MPN Members
February 10 Online Safeguard Your Business with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup Technical Roles
February 10 New Online Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice Improvements Technical Roles

February 10

Online

US Partner sales excellence series: Maximize profitability and drive customer impact in US Healthcare with Better Data Solutions

Sales Professionals

February 11 New

Bellevue, WA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 11 Online US Cloud Services Incentives Partner Office Hours Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 11 Online

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Marketing
February 11 New Online SharePoint Online: External Sharing Technical Roles
February 11 New Online ISV & App Builder Community call: How Spanning EMC and Insight partner together for Office 365 customers Technical Roles

February 12 New

Bellevue, WA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 12 Online Skype for Business: Hybrid Deep Dive Technical Roles

 

Week of February 15–19

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 15–18 New

Online

Designing Sales Productivity Solutions Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365 and Power BI

· Morning option

· Evening option 

Technical Roles

February 15–18 New Online Partner Practice Enablement Microsoft Azure Boot Camp (4 days, 4 hours/day) Technical Roles
February 15 New Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

Technical Roles
February 16 New Online What's New/Planned in Office 365 Services Technical roles
February 16 New Online

US Partner sales excellence series: Learn your sales opportunity: Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) with Cross-Cloud IT Management & Security

Sales Professionals
February 16 New Online Grow and Manage Your Business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights Technical Roles
February 16 New Online Grow and Manage Your Business With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Internal Use Rights Technical roles

February 17 New

Washington, DC

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 17 New

Tampa, FL

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 17–18 New

Online

Moving to CRM Online: Best Practices

· Morning option

· Evening option 

Technical Roles

February

17–18

Online Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB (2 days, 5 hours a day) Technical Roles

February 17

Online

Cloud competency attainment call series: Enterprise Mobility Management competency

MPN members

February 17 New Online Effective Marketing Campaigning using Dynamics Marketing and Dynamics CRM Online Technical roles
February 17 New Online Drive Skype for Business Adoption Technical roles
February 17 New Online Grow Efficiently with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service Technical roles

February 18 New

Washington, DC

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 18 New

Tampa, FL

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 18 Chicago, IL

Drumbeat Roadshow for Office 365 E5

Business Decision Makers
February 18 Online Azure Partner Community call Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 18 New Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: How Cirrus Insight brings together Office 365 and Salesforce for customers

Technical Roles
February 18 Online

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Marketing
February 18 New Online SharePoint Online: Search Administration Technical roles
February 19 New Online CSP Concierge Partner Office Hours featuring Ingram Micro: Get Started Selling Fast & Profitably 

Series information

Business Decision Makers

 

Week of February 22–26

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 23 New

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23 New

Nashville, TN

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23 New

Boston, MA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23 New Online Using Microsoft Azure to set up disaster recovery environment for your SharePoint farm Technical roles

February 24 New

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24 New

Nashville, TN

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24 New

Boston, MA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24 New

Minneapolis, MN

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24–25

Online Skype for Business Online Academy (2 days, 4 hours/day) Technical roles
February 24 New Online Enable Business Anywhere with the Enterprise Mobility Suite and Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Technical roles
February 24 New Online AX 2012 SSRS Reports Technical Roles

February 25 New

Minneapolis, MN

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 25 New Online SharePoint Online: Delve and Office Graph Technical Roles
February 25 New Online What’s new in Manufacturing, Master Planning and Forecasting Technical Roles
February 25 Online

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Marketing
February 26 Online Windows 10 Community call Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
February 26 Online

Migration Strategies to Increase Capabilities and Decrease Costs with Migration Tools from VMware

Technical Roles
February 26 New Online CSP Concierge Partner Office Hours featuring Tech Data: Get Started Selling Fast & Profitably

Series information

Business Decision Makers

 

Week of February 29–March 4

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 29–March 2

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Microsoft Dynamics US Industry Summit 2016

Sales, Marketing

February 29 Online

Keep Your Customers Data Safe with SQL Server and High Availability

Technical Roles

 

March 2016

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

March 1–3 New

Online Windows 10 Tech Series (3 days, 2 hours/day) Technical Roles
March 1 New Online Office 365 Internal Use Rights and Partner Admin Center Features Technical Roles
March 2–3 Online Extend to the Cloud - Operations Management Suite - Days 1-2 Technical Roles
March 2 Online US Partner sales excellence series: Systems of Insight: A new approach to BI to make your big data actionable Sales Professional
March 3 Online SharePoint Online: Migration Options Technical Roles
March 3 Online ISV & App Builder Community call: How to leverage Microsoft's programs and resources to market: Partner Spotlight on Quadratech Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical
March 7–11 New Online CRM Advanced On-Premise Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

· Morning option

· Evening option 

Technical Roles
March 7 Online SQL Server Integration with Microsoft Azure for Cloud Services Technical Roles
March 7 New Online What's New in Skype for Business Technical Roles
March 7 New Online What's New in Enterprise Mobility Suite Technical Roles

March 8 New

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 8 New Online What's New/Planned in Office 365 Services Technical Roles

March 8–24 (Tues&Thurs only) New

Online CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Installation Exam Technical Roles

March 8–24 (Tues&Thurs only) New

Online

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Online Deployment Exam

Technical Roles

March 9 New

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 9 New

Philadelphia, PA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 9 New

Detroit, MI

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 9 New

Raleigh, NC

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 9 New Online Reference Architectures and Design Technical Roles

March 10 New

Philadelphia, PA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 10 New

Detroit, MI

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 10 New

Raleigh, CA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 10 New Online SharePoint Online: Hybrid Technical Roles
March 10 Online US Partner sales excellence series: People-Centric Compliance: What Compliance & Security look like in the age of the customer Sales Professionals
March 11 New Online What Should I Know about Upgrading to Skype for Business Technical Roles
March 14–17 Online Partner Practice Enablement Microsoft Azure Boot Camp (Updated Content) (4 days, 4 hours/day) Technical Roles
March 14 Online Windows Server with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup Technical Roles
March 14 New Online Meeting and Video Technical Roles

March 15 New

Hartford, CT

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 15 New

Indianapolis, IN

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates 

Business, Sales, Technical

 

March 16 New

Hartford, CT

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16 New

Indianapolis, IN

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16 New

Denver, CO

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16 New

Atlanta, GA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16 Online Server Core and Voice Improvements Technical Roles

March 17 New

Denver, CO

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates 

Business, Sales, Technical

March 17 New

Atlanta, GA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 17 New Online SharePoint Online: App Authentication Technical Roles
March 18 New Online Hybrid Deep Dive Technical Roles
March 21 New Online Edge Architectures and Configuration Technical Roles

March 22 New

Irvine, CA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 22 New

Charlotte, NC

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 22 New

Dallas, TX

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 22 New

Pittsburgh, PA

Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 22 New Online Cloud and Hybrid Search with SharePoint 2016 Technical Roles

March 23 New

Irvine, CA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 23 New

Charlotte, NC

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 23 New

Dallas, TX

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 23 New

Pittsburgh, PA

Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 23 New Milwaukee, WI Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 23 New Online Drive Skype for Business Adoption Technical Roles
March 24 New Milwaukee, WI Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 24–25 New Online Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB (2 days, 5 hours a day) Technical Roles
March 24 New Online SharePoint Online: Connected Services Technical Roles
March 24 New Online AX 7 Architecture Overview Technical Roles
March 28 New Online Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery Technical Roles
March 28–April 7 (Mon-Thurs only) New Online Advanced Developer Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

· Morning option

· Evening option 

Technical Roles
March 29
New
Chicago, IL Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 29–30 Online Skype for Business Online Academy (2 days, 4 hours/day) Technical Roles
March 29 Online Your BI Solutions in the Cloud Technical Roles
March 30
New
Chicago, IL Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 30
New
Phoenix, AZ Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 30 New Omaha, NE Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 30 New Houston, TX Microsoft SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 30 New Online What’s New in Retail Technical Roles
March 31 New Phoenix, AZ Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical
March 31 New Omaha, NE Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 31 New Houston, TX Microsoft SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions 

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 31 New Online SharePoint Online: Use Microsoft Graph (Office 365 Unified API Endpoint) to Supercharge Your Custom Solutions Technical Roles
March 31 Online Overview of Lifecycle Services and AX7 Technical Roles

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