March 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 March 28–April 1

Date Location Course, webcast, or call Who should attend

March 28–April 13

(Mon/Wed only)

Online

Prepare for exam MB2-714: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customer Service (2 days per week, 1.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

March 28–April 13

(Mon/Wed only)

Online

Prepare for exam MB2-707: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customization and Configuration (2 days per week, 1.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

March 28–April 7
(Mon–Thurs)

Online

Advanced Developer Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Technical roles

March 28–30

Online

Partner Practice Enablement for Enabling Enterprise Mobility

Technical roles

March 28 Online

Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery

Technical roles

March 28

Online

Data Platform University: SQL Server 2016 Overview & Launch Momentum

Morning option

Evening option

Sales Professionals

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–April 14

(Tues/Thurs only)

Online

Prepare for exam MB2-708: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installation exam (2 days per week, 1.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

March 29–April 14

(Tues/Thurs only)

Online

Prepare for exam MB2-706: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Deployment exam (2 days per week, 1.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

March 29 Online

Your BI Solutions in the Cloud

Technical roles

March 29

Online

Microsoft Virtual Security Summit

Business, Technical

March 29

Online

Data Platform University: Microsoft Business Intelligence

Morning option

Evening option

Sales Professionals

March 29

Online

Microsoft Virtual Academy Live Event: Microsoft IPv6

Technical roles

March 30–April 1

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Build 2016 Developer Conference

Build 2016 live stream

Developers

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 Practice

More 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

Maximize profitability by enabling data driven health for customers with Cortana Analytics Suite, SQL Server 2016 and Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Sales Professionals

March 30

Online

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 overview

Business, Sales, Marketing, 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

Enterprise Mobility: Azure Rights Management overview

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

March 31

Online

Microsoft Dynamics AX: Overview of Lifecycle Services and AX7

Technical roles

March 31

Online

ISV & App Builder Partner Community call: Curating and managing your social media presence

Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical roles

March 31

Online

Data Platform University: How to win IoT projects with Azure IoT Suite

Morning option

Evening option

Sales Professionals

March 31

Online

Tackle the top five data challenges with SQL Server

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 1

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – East Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 1

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – Central Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 1

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – West Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

 

Week of April 4–8

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

April 4–7

New Orleans, LA

Microsoft Envision

Business Decision Makers

April 4

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2016

Microsoft Edge Web Summit livestream

Technical roles

April 4

Online

What’s new in Skype for Business

Technical roles

April 5

Columbus, OH

SMB Live: Build Your Office 365 Practice

Business, Sales, Technical roles

April 5

Atlanta, GA

Drumbeat Start for Skype for Business

Sales Professionals

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 5

Online

Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design

Technical roles

April 6–8

Atlanta, GA

Skype for Business Partner Technical Airlift

Sales Professionals

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

April 6–8

Online

Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

Technical roles

April 6

Online

Reinventing productivity with Microsoft Dynamics Employee Self-Service

Sales Professionals

April 6

Online

Building an effective social strategy using Microsoft Social Engagement and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Technical roles

April 7

Online

Enterprise Mobility: Systems Center Configuration Manager overview

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 7

Online

Education Solution of the Month: Uncover Azure Solutions Opportunities

Sales Professionals

 

April 7

Online

MPN 101 for ISVs and Application Builders

Business, Sales, Marketing, Technical

April 7

Online

Office 365 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 7

Online

Cloud Services Partner Incentives office hours

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 7

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

April 7

Online

Ask the Experts: Office 365 Internal Use Rights and Partner Admin Center Features

Technical roles

April 8

Online

How to plan an upgrade from Lync to Skype for Business

Technical roles

April 8

Online

SharePoint Online: Migration Options

Technical roles

 

Week of April 11–15

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

April 11–22

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Financials and Trade Bootcamp

Business, Sales, Technical

April 11–14

Online

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

Technical roles

April 11

Online

Skype for Business: What should I know about upgrading to Skype for Business

Technical roles

April 12

Online

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

Technical roles

April 12

Online

Data Platform University: Cortana Analytics Overview

Morning option

Evening option

Sales Professionals

April 13–15

Online

Data Platform Partner Practice Enablement - SQL Server 2016 (3 days, 3 hours/day)

Technical roles

April 13

Online

MVA Live event: Deploying Windows 10: Automating Deployment by Using System Center Configuration Manager

Technical roles

April 13

Online

Uncover more opportunities by helping customers move SharePoint to the Cloud

Sales Professionals

April 14

Online

Integrating Enterprise Mobility Suite into your SaaS Application

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 14

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

April 15

Online

How to use the Skype for Business Bandwidth Calculator for Network Planning

Technical roles

April 15

Online

Windows 10 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 16

Find a location near you

Global Azure Bootcamp: In-depth training for developing cloud computing apps for Microsoft Azure

Developers

 

Week of April 18–22

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

April 18

Online

Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice improvements

Technical roles

April 18 start

Reg closes April 8

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Azure Media

Sales Professionals

April 19

Online

Skype for Business: Hybrid deep dive

Technical roles

April 19

Online

Ask the Experts series: An introduction to DocumentDB

Technical roles

April 19

Online

Microsoft Dynamics ERP SMB Community call for US Partners

Sales, Marketing

April 19

Online

What’s new in CRM 2016 for Mobile Apps

Technical roles

April 20

Online

Efficient business forecasting and analysis using creative and interactive dashboards using Power BI and Dynamics CRM 2016 Online

Technical roles

April 20

Online

What’s new in NAV 2016 on Azure (Events, Extensions, CAL)

Technical roles

April 20

Online

Ask the Experts series: Creating business reports using Power BI Desktop

Technical roles

April 20

Online

Ask the Experts series: A Technical Deep Dive into the Azure App Services

Technical roles

April 20

Online

How to sell new Windows 10 and Office devices to your SMB customers

Sales Professionals

April 21

Online

Azure Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

April 21

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

April 21

Online

Ask the Experts: Office 365 Internal Use Rights and Partner Admin Center Features

Technical roles

April 22

Online

Ask the Experts: Understanding Data Loss Prevention and Encryption in Office365

Technical roles

 

Week of April 25–28

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

April 25

Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

Technical roles

April 26–28

Online

Practice Accelerator for Azure PaaS
(3 days, 3 hours/day)

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Skype for Business: Drive Skype for Business Adoption

Technical roles

April 26

Online

Ask the Experts Series: An introduction to Azure search as a service

Technical roles

April 27–28

Online

Skype for Business Online Academy

Technical roles

April 28

Online

What's new in Enterprise Mobility Suite

Technical roles

April 28

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

April 28

Dallas, TX

Drumbeat Roadshow Office 365 E5

Business, Sales, Marketing

 

 

May 2016

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 2

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Azure and SQL Server for Business Continuity

Sales and Presales Technical roles

May 2

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Hybrid Identity and EMS

Sales and Presales Technical roles

May 4–9

Online

ModernBiz: Grow efficiently with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365

Technical roles

May 5

Online

Office 365 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 5

Online

Cloud Services Partner Incentives office hours

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 5

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 6

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – East Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 6

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – Central Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 6

Online

SMB Partner Insider call – West Region

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 9

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Security and Compliance

Sales and Presales Technical roles

May 11

Online

Work from anywhere with EMS, Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10

Technical roles

May 12

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 18

Online

Ask The Experts Series Collaborate Better With New Productivity Features in Dynamics CRM 2016

Technical roles

May 18

Online

ModernBiz: Safeguard your business with Azure, Dynamics CRM,  Office 365 and Windows 10

Technical roles

May 19

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 19

Online

Azure Partner Community call 

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 20

Online

Windows 10 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 24

Online

Ask The Experts Series Handle Customer Feedback Effectively using the new Voice of the Customer functionality in Dynamics CRM 2016 Online

Technical roles

May 26

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 27

Online

What’s new in Enterprise Mobility

Technical roles

May 30

Online

Selling Enterprise Web & Mobile Apps

Sales and Presales Technical roles

 

 

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