May 2017 Hot Sheet partner training schedule


Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead. Looking for product-specific training? Try the links across the top of this blog.

Community call schedule

Community calls for the US Partner Community are led by experts from across the US Partner Team, and provide practice-building and business-building guidance.

Community name

May call

June call

Application Development

Build Conference Recap – on demand

June 6

Azure Partner Solutions

Add these calls to your calendar to learn about Azure Partner Solutions

  • May 1 – Nimble Storage (now an HPe Company)
  • May 8 – Quest Software
  • May 15 – HVR Software
  • May 22 – Quantum
  • May 30 – Noobaa

N/A

Azure Infrastructure and Management

Azure Site Recovery – on demand

June 8 – Azure Network Watcher

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

May 25

June 29

Data Platform and Advanced Analytics

May 23 – Cortana Intelligence Templates, Microsoft Hands-On Labs, and Azure Pathfinder

No calls schedule at this time – check listing page for updates

Dynamics 365

Demo techniques –on demand

June 13 – Overview of Dynamics 365 for Sales and LinkedIn Sales Navigator Integration

Enterprise Mobility + Security

May 25 – Intune best practices

June 22 – EMS training, Inspire, and practice building resource overview

ISV and Application Builder

Bringing Cloud IP to Market – From Idea to Global Domination – on demand

June 15

MPN 101

New Partner Orientation – on demand

Preparing for Microsoft Inspire – on demand

May 23 – Microsoft Partner Program overview at Microsoft store in Philadelphia, PA

May 25 – Microsoft Partner Program overview at Microsoft store in Bridgewater, NJ

No calls schedule at this time – check listing page for updates

Office 365 and Voice

New security and compliance capabilities – on demand

June 1 – Business Value Programs

Open Source Solutions

May 30 – Deep dive into Docker

June 27

SMB Partner Insider

East Region – on demand

Central Region – on demand

West Region – on demand

June 2 – East Region

June 2 – Central Region

June 2 – West Region

Windows and Devices

Windows Defender: Advanced Threat Protection – on demand

June 15

Week of May 22–26

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 22–23

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Migrating applications to Azure (Level 200; 2 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Quantum: Learn about the new FlexTier offering

More Azure Partner Solutions calls

Technical roles

May 22

Online

Hybrid Cloud management and security: Introduction and Log Analytics (Level 300)

Technical roles

May 23–25

Los Angeles, CA

Skype for Business Technical Airlift

Solution Architects, Technical Sellers, Support Engineers

May 23

Philadelphia, PA

Microsoft Partner Program overview at Microsoft store

Business, Sales, Technical

May 23

Chicago, IL

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

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Developers

May 23

Dallas, TX

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

May 23

Denver, CO

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

May 23

Chicago, IL

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

May 23

Denver, CO

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

May 23

Houston, TX

TechTalk: Harnessing the Power of Intelligent Data and Application Development

Technical roles

May 23–June 16

Online

SMB JumpStart: Reimagine Hybrid Cloud Storage with the StorSimple Virtual Appliance

Technical roles

May 23

Community call

Data Platform and Advanced Analytics Partner Community call:  Cortana Intelligence Templates, Microsoft Hands-on Labs, and Azure Pathfinder

Sales Professionals

May 23

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: What to know about upgrading to Skype for Business (Level 200)

Technical roles

May 23

Online

Hybrid Cloud management and security:  Automation and security (Level 300)

Technical roles

May 23

Online

What’s new in Enterprise Mobility Suite (Level 200; 2.5 hours/day)

Technical roles

May 24

Reston, VA

TechTalk: Harnessing the Power of Intelligent Data and Application Development

Technical roles

May 24

Online

Introduction to SharePoint Online: Moving to Cloud with SharePoint 2016 (Level 200)

Technical roles

May 24

Online

What’s new and highlights for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials (Level 200)

Technical roles

May 25

Bridgewater, NJ

Microsoft Partner Program overview at Microsoft store

Business, Sales, Technical

May 25

Philadelphia, PA

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

May 25

Philadelphia, PA

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

May 25

Irvine, CA

Drumbeat Optimize Office 365 Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 25

Minneapolis, MN

TechTalk: Harnessing the Power of Intelligent Data and Application Development

Technical roles

May 25

Community call

Cloud Services Partner Incentives Community call

Technical roles

May 25

Community call

Enterprise Mobility + Security Partner Community call: Intune best practices

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Migrating a Skype for Business Backend Database to SQL AlwaysOn (Level 300)

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Enhance your business with Azure B2B functionality for Dynamics 365 (Level 300)

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Ask the Experts on Office 365: Microsoft Team New Chat Based Workspace in Office 365 (Level 200)

Technical roles

May 25

Online

Office 365 Advanced Security –  Business opportunity with Threat Intelligence

Business, technical

May 26

Online

Grow, manage and increase business profitability by actively using Azure Internal Use Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

Week of May 29–June 2

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

May 30–June 28

Online

Dynamics 365 Accelerate for Operations: Retail (3 days/week, 2 hours/day)

Functional Consultants, Technical Consultants

May 30

Online

Noobaa: Software-defined object storage for on-premises data centers

More Azure Infrastructure ISV webcasts

Technical roles

May 30

Community call

Open Source Solutions (OSS) Partner Community call: Deep dive into Docker

Technical roles

May 30

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Server Core and Voice Improvements (Level 200)

Technical roles

May 31

Los Angeles, CA

Drumbeat Grow Office 365 Partner Workshop (Level 200)

Sales Professionals

May 31

New York, NY

Drumbeat Optimize Office 365 Partner Workshop

Sales Professionals

May 31

Online

Windows 10:  Faster innovation for software developers

Developers

May 31

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Hybrid Cloud Storage (Level 300)

Technical roles

May 31

Online

Technical Deep Dive on best practices moving from File Server to SharePoint Online (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 1

Cincinnati, OH

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 1

Atlanta, GA

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 1

Online

Office 365 and Voice Partner Community call: Business Value Programs

Technical roles

June 1

Online

Grow, manage and increase business profitability by actively using Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 2

Community call

SMB Partner Insider  – East Region

SMB Partner Insider – Central Region

SMB Partner Insider – West Region

Business, Sales, Technical, Marketing

Week of June 5–9

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 5–9

Online

Azure Government Technical Bootcamp (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 6

Denver, CO

TechTalk: Harnessing the Power of Intelligent Data and Application Development

Technical roles

June 6

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 6

Community call

Application Development Partner Community call

Technical roles

June 6

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid OneDrive for Business and Sites (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 6

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Meeting and Video (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 8

Community call

Azure Infrastructure and Management Partner Community call: Azure Network Watcher

Technical roles

June 8

Online

Ask the Experts: Azure Pricing Calculator (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 8

Online

Technical Deep Dive on building connected solutions with IoT (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 8

Online

Technical Deep Dive on deploying Skype for Business: Configure Cloud PBX with On-Premises PSTN Connectivity (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 9

Online

Ask the Experts: All about Windows Enterprise Subscription (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 9

Online

Ask the Experts on Azure Active Directory: Hybrid Identity (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of June 12–16

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 12

Online

Introduction to Cortana Intelligence Suite (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 12

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 12

Online

Ask the Experts on Office 365: Tasks and Project Management in Office 365 (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 13

Detroit, MI

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 13

Seattle, WA

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 13

Minneapolis, MN

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 13

Community call

Dynamics 365 Partner Community call: Overview of Dynamics 365 for Sales and LinkedIn Sales Navigator Integration

Technical roles

June 13–15

 

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Enterprise Mobility and Security (Level 300; 4 hours/day)

Technical roles

June 13

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Nano Server (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 13

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Azure Data Factory (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 13

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Hybrid Deep Dive (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 14

Community call

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Big Data Analytics using Data Lake (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Storage and Networking for Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 14

Online

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 14

Online

Technical Deep Dive on SharePoint 2016 Hybrid Search (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 14

Online

Skype for Business Online Academy (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 15

Community call

ISV and Application Builder Community call

ISVs, Developers

June 15

Community call

Windows and Devices Partner Community call

Technical roles

June 15

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Big Data Analytics (Level 300) 

Technical roles

June 15

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Deploying Conferencing and Skype for Meeting Broadcast (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 16

Atlanta, GA

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 16

Nashville, TN

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 16

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Machine Learning (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of June 19–23

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 19

Online

Hybrid Cloud Management and Security: Introduction and Log Analytics (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 19 Online Ask The Experts on Skype for Business: Enterprise Voice Best practices (Level 200) Technical roles

June 20

Philadelphia, PA

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Downers Grove, IL

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 20

Chicago, IL

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Irvine, CA

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Philadelphia, PA

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Chicago, IL

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Irvine, CA

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 20

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Edge Architectures and Configuration (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 20

Online

Hybrid Cloud Management and Security:  Automation and Security (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 20

Online

What’s New and highlights for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 21

San Francisco, CA

ISV Accelerate: Hackfest for big data and analytics

More courses like this

Developers

June 21

Online

Grow, manage and increase business profitability by actively using Office 365 Internal User Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 21

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Azure Logic Apps and Dynamics 365 (Level 300)

Technical roles

June 22

Atlanta, GA

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

San Francisco, CA

Azure Drumbeat Grow (Level 200)

More Azure Drumbeat Grow events

Sales Professionals

June 22

New York, NY

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

New York, NY

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

San Francisco, CA

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

San Francisco, CA

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

Atlanta, GA

ISV Envision: Discover the latest innovations in depth

More courses like this

Developers

June 22

Community call

Enterprise Mobility + Security Partner Community call: EMS training, Inspire, and practice building resource overview

Technical roles

Week of June 26–30

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

June 26

Online

Ask The Experts on Exchange Online: Email security best practices (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 27

Denver, CO

ISV Design: Receive in-person guidance on big data projects

More courses like this

Developers

June 27

Community call

Open Source Solutions Partner Community call

Technical roles

June 27

Online

What’s New in Enterprise Mobility Suite (Level 200)

Technical roles

June 29

Online

Grow, manage and increase business profitability by actively using Azure Internal Use Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

Microsoft 2017 events lineup

Microsoft Build: May 10–12 in Seattle, WA

Microsoft Data Insights Summit: June 12–13 in Seattle, WA

Microsoft Inspire (formerly Worldwide Partner Conference): July 9–13 in Washington, DC

Microsoft Ignite: September 25–29 in Orlando, FL

Microsoft Envision: September 25–27 in Orlando, FL

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