February 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 February 8–12

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 8

Online

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

Technical roles

February 8

Online

What’s New in Enterprise Mobility Suite

Technical roles

February 9–11

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) Red Carpet
(3 days, 2 hours/day)

Technical roles

February 9

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: Cloud CRM competency

Practice leads and Business owners

February 10

Online

Safeguard Your Business with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup

Technical roles

February 10

Online

Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice Improvements

Technical roles

February 10

Online

Maximize profitability and drive customer impact in US Healthcare with Better Data Solutions

Sales Professionals

February 11

Bellevue, WA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 11

Chicago, IL

TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles

February 11

Online

Voices for Innovation: Policy challenges and partner opportunities in US Education with Margo Day

Business Decision Makers

February 11 Online Enterprise Mobility: Microsoft Intune overview Business, Sales, Marketing roles
February 11 Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing
February 11 Online

SharePoint Online: External Sharing

Technical roles
February 11 Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: How Spanning EMC and Insight partner together for Office 365 customers

Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical

February 12

Bellevue, WA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

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 Online

Partner Practice Enablement Microsoft Azure Boot Camp
(4 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

February 15

Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

Technical roles

February 16– March 3 (Tues/Thurs only) Online

Prepare for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Application exam (MB2-704)

Technical roles
February 16– March 3 (Tues/Thurs only) Online

Prepare for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customization & Configuration exam (MB2-707)

Technical roles
February 16– March 29 Online

Windows 10 Infrastructure Masters
(Six 2-hour sessions; use code MPN to register)

Technical roles
February 16 Online

What’s New/Planned in Office 365 Services

Technical roles
February 16 Online

Selling simplified IT management, security, and hybrid cloud control: Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Sales Professionals
February 16 Online

Grow and Manage Your Business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights

Technical roles
February 16 Online

Grow and Manage Your Business With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Internal Use Rights

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: Enterprise Mobility Management competency

Practice leads and Business owners

February 17 Online

Effective Marketing Campaigning using Dynamics Marketing and Dynamics CRM Online

Technical roles
February 17 Online

Skype for Business deployments and consumption

Technical roles

February 18

Washington, DC

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, Technical roles
February 18 Online Enterprise Mobility: Azure Remote App overview Business, Sales, Marketing roles
February 18 Online

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

Business, Sales, Marketing roles
February 18 Online US Cloud Services Partner Incentives office hours Business, Sales, Operations roles
February 18 Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing Professionals
February 18 Online

SharePoint Online: Search Administration

Technical roles
February 19 Online

CSP Concierge office hours: Get started selling fast and profitably with Ingram Micro

Series information

Business Decision Makers

 

Week of February 22–26

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

February 23

Fort Lauderdale, FL

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23

Nashville, TN

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23

Boston, MA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 23 Online

Using Microsoft Azure to set up disaster recovery environment for your SharePoint farm

Technical roles

February 24

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24

Nashville, TN

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24

Boston, MA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24

Minneapolis, MN

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 24 Philadelphia, PA

TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles

February 24–25

Online

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

Technical roles
February 24 Online

Driving Data Platform Modernization with SQL Server 2016

Sales Professionals
February 24 Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 SSRS Reports

Technical roles

February 25

Minneapolis, MN

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

February 25 Online

SharePoint Online: Delve and Office Graph

Technical roles
February 25 Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX: 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 Online CSP Concierge office hours: Get started selling fast and profitably with Tech DataSeries 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 1–3 Online Windows 10 Tech Series
(3 days, 2 hours/day)
Technical roles
March 1 Online

Office 365 Internal Use Rights and Partner Admin Center Features

Technical roles

March 1 New

Online

SQL Server 2005 Upgrade: The Path to Better Database Performance and Security

Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical roles

March 1
New

Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: How to grow your ISV business through effective partnering

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 2–3 Online Extend to the Cloud – Microsoft Operations Management Suite
(2 days, 4 hours/day)
Technical roles
March 2 Online Systems of Insight: A new approach to BI to make your big data actionable Sales Professionals
March 3 San Francisco, CA

TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles
March 3 Online

SharePoint Online: Migration Options

Technical roles
March 3 Online Office 365 Partner Community Call Business, Sales, Technical roles
March 3 Online Modern Collaboration: Where is collaboration headed in the age of the customer Sales Professionals

March 3

Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: How to leverage Microsoft programs and resources to market – Partner Spotlight on QUADROtech

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 3

Online

Enterprise Mobility: Azure Rights Management overview

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 3

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing Professionals

March 3 Online Cloud Services incentives office hours Business, Sales, Marketing

 

Week of March 7–11

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

March 7–11 Online

Advanced On-Premises 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 start
Reg closes March 4
New
Online interactive course Cloud Platform University: Selling hybrid identity and Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) Sales and Presales Technical roles
March 7 start
Reg closes March 4
New
Online interactive course Cloud Platform University: Selling Azure and SQL Server for Business Continuity Sales and Presales Technical roles
March 7 Online What’s New in Skype for Business Technical roles
March 7 Online What’s New in Enterprise Mobility Suite Technical roles

March 8

San Francisco, CA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 8 Edina, MN

TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles
March 8 Online

What’s New/Planned in Office 365 Services

Technical roles
March 8–24
(Tues/Thurs only)
Online Prepare for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installation exam (MB2-708) Technical roles
March 8–24
(Tues/Thurs only)
Online Prepare for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Deployment exam (MB2-706) Technical roles
March 8
New
Online

ModernBiz: Safeguard Your Business with Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Windows 10, Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Level 200-300)

Technical roles

March 9

San Francisco, CA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 9

Philadelphia, PA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 9

Detroit, MI

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 9

Raleigh, NC

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 9

Online

Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design

Technical roles

March 10

Philadelphia, PA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 10

Detroit, MI

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 10

Raleigh, CA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 10

Online

SharePoint Online: Hybrid

Technical roles

March 10 New

Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: Accelerating business growth through digital marketing

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 10

Online

People-Centric Compliance – What compliance and security look like in the age of the customer

Sales Professionals

March 10

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing Professionals

March 11

Online

Upgrading to Skype for Business

Technical roles

March 11 Online

SMB Partner Insider call – East Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 11

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – Central Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 11

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – West Region

Business, Sales, Marketing

 

Week of March 14–18

 

Date Location Course, webcast, or call Who should attend
March 14–17 Online

Partner Practice Enablement Microsoft Azure boot camp
(4 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles
March 14 Online

Windows Server with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup

Technical roles
March 14 Online

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

Technical roles

March 15

Hartford, CT

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 15

Indianapolis, IN

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 15–16

Online

ModernBiz: Connect with Customers – Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online (Level 200-300)

Technical roles

March 16

Hartford, CT

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16

Indianapolis, IN

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16

Denver, CO

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16

Atlanta, GA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 16

Online

Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice Improvements

Technical roles

March 17

Denver, CO

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 17

Atlanta, GA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 17 Online

SharePoint Online: App Authentication

Technical roles
March 17 Online Azure Partner Community call Business, Sales,  Technical roles
March 17 Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing Professionals

March 17 New

Online

ISV & App Builder Community call: Grow pipeline and close deals by leveraging personal branding and social selling

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 18 Online

Skype for Business: Hybrid Deep Dive

Technical roles
March 18 Online Windows 10 Community call

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 18

Online

Modern Biz Tech Series: Grow efficiently – Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

 

Week of March 21–25

Date Location Course, webcast, or call Who should attend

March 21

Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

Technical roles

March 22

Irvine, CA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 22

Charlotte, NC

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 22

Dallas, TX

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 22

Pittsburgh, PA

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 22

Online

Cloud and hybrid search with SharePoint 2016

Technical roles

March 23

Irvine, CA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 23

Charlotte, NC

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 23

Dallas, TX

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 23

Pittsburgh, PA

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 23 Online

Drive Skype for Business Adoption

Technical roles
March 24 Milwaukee, WI SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 24–25 Online

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

Technical roles
March 24 Online

SharePoint Online: Connected Services

Technical roles
March 24 Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 Architecture Overview

Technical roles
March 24 Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

 

Week of March 28–April 1

Date Location Course, webcast, or call Who should attend
March 28 Online

Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery

Technical roles
March 28–April 7
(Mon–Thurs)
Online

Advanced Developer Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Morning option  

Evening option

Technical roles
March 29 Chicago, IL SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical

March 29

New York, NY

TechNet on Tour: Cloud Infrastructure

Technical roles
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 Chicago, IL SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 30 Omaha, NE SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 PracticeMore cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 30 Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX: What’s new in retail

Technical roles
March 31 Phoenix, AZ SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions

More cities/dates

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

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

More cities/dates

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 31 Downers Grove, IL SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

Business, Sales, Technical roles

March 31 Online SharePoint Online: Use Microsoft graph to supercharge your custom solutions Technical roles
March 31

Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX: Overview of Lifecycle Services and AX7

Technical roles

March 31 Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

April 1

Downers Grove, IL

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

Business, Sales, Technical roles

 

April

Date Location Course, webcast, or call Who should attend
April 4 start
Reg closes March 25
Online interactive course Cloud Platform University: Selling Hybrid Cloud Storage with StorSimple Sales and Presales Technical roles
April 5 Columbus, OH SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice Business, Sales, Technical roles
April 5 New York, NY SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice Business, Sales, Technical roles
April 5 Los Angeles, CA SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice Business, Sales, Technical roles
April 6 Columbus, OH SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions Business, Sales, Technical roles
April 6 New York, NY SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions Business, Sales, Technical roles
April 6 Los Angeles, CA SMB Live: Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions Business, Sales, Technical roles

 

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