April 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 April 25–29

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

April 25–27

Atlanta, GA

Microsoft Advanced Analytics Boot Camp (3 days, 9 hours/day)

Technical roles

April 25

Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

Technical roles

April 25–May 3

Online

Integration for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Technical roles

April 26

Atlanta, GA

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

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 27–29

Los Angeles

Microsoft Advanced Analytics Boot Camp (3 days, 9 hours/day)

Technical roles

April 27–28

Online

Introduction to Power BI (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

April 27–28

Online

Skype for Business Online Academy

Technical roles

April 28

Dallas, TX

Drumbeat Roadshow Office 365 E5

Business, Sales, Marketing

April 28

Atlanta, GA

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

April 28

Online

What's new in Enterprise Mobility Suite

Technical roles

April 28

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

 

Week of May 2–6

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 2–5

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Empower Enterprise Mobility – Azure Active Directory+ Intune+ RMS (4 days, 8 hours/day)

Solution Architects, Pre-sales Technical, and Deployment roles

May 3–5

 

Bellevue

Microsoft Advanced Analytics Boot Camp (3 days, 9 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 3

Houston, TX

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 3–4

 

Online with labs

Data Platform boot camp: SQL Server 2016 Partner Practice Enablement (2 days, 8 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 3–4

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Extend to the Cloud – Operations Management Suite (2 days, 8 hours/day)

Architects and Presales Engineers

May 3–5

 

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

IT Professionals, Enterprise Architects

May 3

Online

Azure Open Source series: Mesosphere and Azure Container Service

IT Professionals

May 4

Online

Reinventing productivity with Microsoft Dynamics Employee Self-Service

Sales Professionals

May 4

Online

Grow and manage your business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights

Technical roles

May 4

Online

ModernBiz series: Grow efficiently with Microsoft Azure Platform and Microsoft Office 365

Technical roles

May 4–5

Online

Extend to the Cloud with Operations Management Suite (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 5

Washington, DC

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 5

Online

Office 365 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 5

Online

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

Technical 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 6

Online

ModernBiz series: Grow efficiently with Microsoft Office 365

Technical roles

 

Week of May 9–13

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May  9–11

Online

Windows 10 Tech Series

Technical roles

May 9–12

Online

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

Technical roles

May 9–12

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Empower Enterprise Mobility – Azure Active Directory+ Intune+ RMS (4 days, 8 hours/day)

Solution Architects, Presales Technical and Deployment roles

May 9 Registration closes April 29

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Security and Compliance

Sales and Presales Technical roles

May 9–May 18 New

Online

Advanced Customer Service for Consultants in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

CRM Consultants

May 9–May 19 New

Online

Advanced Customer Service for Presales for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Sales and Presales roles

May 9–May 24 New

 

Online

Advanced Customer Service for Solution Architects in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Solution Architects

May 9–May 26 New

Online

Advanced Customer Service for Developers in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Developers

May 9

Online

ModernBiz series: Grow efficiently with Microsoft Azure Platform

Technical roles

May 10

Detroit, MI

Microsoft + Red Hat multi-city roadshow: Opportunities in the intelligent cloud

More cities/dates

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 10

New York, NY

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 10

Irvine, CA

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 10

New York, NY

DevOps Roadshow

IT Professionals and Developers

May 10–12

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Design and implement Cloud Data Platform Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

Database Professionals

May 10–12

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Architecting Microsoft Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

IT Professionals, Developers and Architects

May 11

New York, NY

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 11

Chicago, IL

Drumbeat Grow SMB Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 11

Irvine, CA

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 11

Online

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

Technical roles

May 11–12

Online

Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit live stream

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 11

Online

Education Solution of the Month: Uncover Azure Solutions Opportunities

Sales Professionals

May 11

Online

Ask the Experts: Mapping Office 365 collaboration tools to customer requirements

 

Technical roles

May 12

Bellevue

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 12

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 13

Online

How to Plan a Skype for Business Hybrid Environment

 

Technical roles

 

Week of May 16–20

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 16–18

Fort Lauderdale

Microsoft Advanced Analytics Boot Camp (3 days, 9 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 16–17

Online with labs

Data Platform boot camp: SQL Server 2016 Partner Practice Enablement (2 days, 8 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 16–19

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Empower Enterprise Mobility – Azure Active Directory+ Intune+ RMS (4 days, 8 hours/day)

Solution Architects, Presales Technical and Deployment roles

May 16–June 1

Online

Prepare for exam MB2-713: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sales (2 days per week, 1.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 16–June 1

Online

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

Technical roles

May 17

Washington, DC

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 17

Irving, TX

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 17

San Francisco, CA

Power BI Embedded Launch Roadshow

Product Manager or Lead Architect at ISV companies

May 17–June 2

Online

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

Technical roles

May 17–June 2

Online

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

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Azure Open Source series: Red Hat Solutions on Azure Besides VM Management and Administration

IT Professionals

May 17 Online

Microsoft Dynamics ERP SMB Community call for US Partners

Sales, Marketing

May 17

Online

Ask the Experts: Office 365 Planner and Groups

 

Technical roles

May 17

Online

Skype for Business  Broadcast Meeting – enabling and usage

 

Technical roles

May 18

Tempe, AZ

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 18

Online

Uncover more opportunities by helping customers move SharePoint to the Cloud

Sales Professionals

May 18

Online

Ask the Expert: Collaborate better with new productivity features in Dynamics CRM 2016

Technical roles

May 18

Online

Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

Technical roles

May 18

Online

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

Technical roles

May 18

Online

Grow and manage your business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights

Technical roles

May 19

Cambridge, MA

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 19

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 19

Online

Azure Partner Community call 

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 19

Online

Labs on Azure for Developers

Technical roles

May 19–20

Online

Azure Web Apps for the Enterprise (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 19

Online

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

Technical roles

May 20

Online

Windows 10 Partner Community call

Business, Sales, Marketing roles

May 20

Online

Monitor your Skype for Business environment using Skype for Business Statistics Manager

Technical roles

 

Week of May 23–27

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 23– 25

Online

Partner Practice Enablement for enabling Enterprise Mobility (3 days, 2 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 24

Chicago, IL

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 24

Mountain View, CA

Your opportunity with Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure

 

Business Decision Makers and Practice Leads

May 24

Online

Ask the Experts: Handle customer feedback effectively using the new Voice of the Customer functionality in Dynamics CRM 2016 Online

Technical roles

May 24

Online

Enable External Voice with Skype for Business

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Ask The Experts: Deploy Dynamics NAV on Azure

 

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Digital transformation through affordable innovation

Sales Professionals

May 25

Online

Ask the Experts: FastTrack Service Migration Benefits

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Ask the Experts: Dynamics CRM Online – Extend the workflow engine using Custom Workflow Activity development

Technical roles

May 26

Online

Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing roles

May 27

Online

What’s new in Enterprise Mobility

Technical roles

 

Week of May 30–June 3

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 30 Registration closes May 20

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Enterprise Web & Mobile Apps

Sales and Presales Technical roles

May 31

Online

Ask the Experts: What's new/planned in Office 365 Services

 

Technical roles

May 31

Online

Azure Open Source series: Best Practices for Administering Large Casandra Deployments in Azure with Datastax

IT Professionals

June 1–2

Online

Introduction to Power BI (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 1

Online

Grow and manage your business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights

Technical roles

 

Week of June 6–10

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 6–7

Online

Extend to the Cloud with Operations Management Suite (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 6

Online

What’s new in Skype for Business

Technical roles

June 6

Online

Windows 10 Tech Series

Technical roles

June 7–8

Online with labs

Data Platform boot camp: SQL Server 2016 Partner Practice Enablement (2 days, 8 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 7–9

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

IT Professionals, Enterprise Architects

June 7

Online

Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design

Technical roles

June 8–9

Online

Introduction to Power BI (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 8

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Manage effective customer service using the updated service management capabilities in Dynamics CRM 2016 Online

Technical roles

June 9

Online

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

Technical roles

June 9

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Effective marketing campaigning using Dynamics Marketing and Dynamics CRM Online

Technical roles

 

Week of June 13–17

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 13

Online

What should I know about upgrading to Skype for Business

Technical roles

June 14–16

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

IT Professionals, Enterprise Architects

June 14–16

Online with labs

Cloud Platform University: Design and implement Cloud Data Platform Solutions (3 days, 8 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Grow and manage Your Business with Azure Internal User Rights

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Budget planning overview in the new Dynamics AX

Technical roles

June 14

Online

SharePoint Online: App Authentication

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

Technical roles

June 15–16

Online

Introduction to Power BI (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 15

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Manage consolidated  and hybrid financial reporting with Currency Translations using Management Reporter 2012 and Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Technical roles

June 15

Online

Grow and manage your business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights

Technical roles

June 16–17

Online

Azure Web Apps for the Enterprise (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 16

Online

Azure Open Source series: Faster delivery with Docker: Containers as Service on Microsoft Azure

IT Professionals

June 16

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Dynamics AX 7 Development Basics

Technical roles

 

Week of June 20–24

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 20–23

 

Online

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

Technical roles

June 20

Online

Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice Improvements

Technical roles

June 21

Online

Ask the Experts Series: PaaS process customization on Visual Studio Team Services

Technical roles

June 21

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Basic budgeting & budget control overview in the new Dynamics AX

Technical roles

June 21

Online

Skype for Business: Hybrid Deep Dive

 

Technical roles

June 22–23

Online

Introduction to Power BI (2 days, 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 22

Online

Labs on Azure for Developers

Technical roles

June 22

Online

Ask the Experts: Understanding licensing for the New Features in Skype for Business E5

Technical roles

June 23

Online

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

Technical roles

June 23

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Key platform updates available with Dynamics CRM 2016 Online

Technical roles

June 23

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 for Retail 

Technical roles

June 23

Online

What's new in Enterprise Mobility Suite

Technical roles

June 23

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Azure App Services – Internet of Things on Azure

Technical roles

 

Week of June 27–July 1

Date

Location

Course, webcast , or call

Who should attend

June 28

Online

Skype for Business: Drive Skype for Business Adoption

Technical roles

June 28

Online

Ask the Experts Series: Introduction to Apache Spark on HDInsight

Technical roles

June 28

Online

Ask The Experts Series: What's new in CRM 2016 for Mobile Apps

Technical roles

June 29–30

Online

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

Technical roles

 

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