July 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

July calls information

August calls information

Application Development

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Azure Infrastructure and Management

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Cloud Services Partner Incentives

July 6

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Data Platform and Advanced Analytics

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Dynamics 365

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

August 8 – Dynamics 365 Inspire announcements and July Update

Enterprise Mobility + Security

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

ISV and Application Builder

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

MPN 101

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

August 16 – New Partner Orientation August 2017

August 23 – Microsoft Inspire 2017 recap

Office 365 and Voice

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Open Source Solutions

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

SMB Partner Insider

No calls in July. Look for new schedules soon:

East Region

Central Region

West Region

August 4 – East Region

August 4 – Central Region

August 4 – West Region

Windows and Devices

No call in July. Look for new schedule soon

No call in August. Look for new schedule soon

Week of July 24–28

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

July 24

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 2: Defining network requirements for a Skype for Business deployment (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 24

Online

Introduction to Windows Deployment (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 24

Online

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

Technical roles

July 24

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business fundamentals
– Skype Operations Frameworks and Business Solutions
(Level 200)

Technical roles

July 24

Online

Technical Deep Dive on migrating to Exchange Online (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 24

Online

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

Technical roles

July 24

Online

Introduction to Windows Deployment Day 1 (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 25

Online

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

Technical roles

July 25

Online

Technical Deep Dive on storage and networking for Hybrid Cloud infrastructure (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 25

Online

Ask the Experts on Dynamics 365 for Operations: Life Cycle Services Overview

Technical roles

July 25

Online

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

Technical roles

July 26 Online Ask the Experts on Azure Pricing Calculator (Level 200) Technical roles

July 26

Online

Ask the Experts on Dynamics 365 for Financials: Integration Options (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 26

Online

Ask The Experts Skype for Business: Enterprise Voice best practices (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 26

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Machine Learning (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 26

Online

Technical Deep Dive on migrating applications to Azure (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 26

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment fundamentals (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 26

Online

Introduction to Windows 10 in the Cloud Solution Provider program (CSP) (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 27

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 27

Online

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

Technical roles

July 27

Online

What's new in Enterprise Mobility Suite (Level 200)

Technical roles

July 27

Online

Migrating application databases and authentication mechanism to Azure Active Directory (Level 200)      

Technical roles

July 28

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 3: Upgrading a Lync Infrastructure to Skype for Business (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of July 31–August 4

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

July 31

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Storage (Level 300)

Technical roles

July 31

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Big Data Analytics (Level 300) 

Technical roles

July 31

Online

What should I know about upgrading to Skype for Business (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 1

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 4: Migrating a Skype for Business Backend Database to SQL AlwaysOn (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 2

Online

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

Technical roles

August 2

Online

Introduction to Exchange Online (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 2

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business fundamentals: Day 1 (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 3

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 5: Configure Skype for Business Hybrid and User Migration (Level 300)  

Technical roles

August 3

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 4

Community call

SMB Partner Insider call – East Region

Sales, business, marketing

August 4

Community call

SMB Partner Insider call – Central Region

Sales, business, marketing

August 4

Community call

SMB Partner Insider call – West Region

Sales, business, marketing

August 4

Online

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

Technical roles

August 4

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business fundamentals: Day 2

Technical roles

Week of August 7–11

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

August 7

Online

Technical Deep Dive on migrating to Exchange Online (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 8

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 6: Configure Cloud PBX with on-premises PSTN connectivity (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 8

Community call

Dynamics 365 Partner call: Dynamics 365 Inspire announcements and July Update

Technical roles

August 8

Online

Technical Deep Dive on hybrid cloud infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 9

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Fundamentals: Day 3 (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 10

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 7: Deploying conferencing and Skype for Meeting Broadcast (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 10

Online

Ask the Experts on Azure PaaS: Logic Apps – quickly build powerful integration solutions (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 10

Online

Technical Deep Dive: Hybrid Cloud Storage (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of August 14–18

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

August 15

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Containers and Nano Server (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 15

Online

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

Technical roles

August 16

Community call

MPN 101 Community call: New Partner Orientation August 2017

Business, sales, technical

August 16

Online

Enhance your business with Skype for Business Online Academy (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 16

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 and Portals (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 16

Online

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Azure Data Factory (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 17

Online

Grow, manage, and increase profitability with Azure Internal Use Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

Week of August 21–25

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

August 21

Online

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

Technical roles

August 21

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Exchange Online hybrid deployment fundamentals (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 22

Online

Introduction to SharePoint Online: External sharing with SharePoint Online and partner facing Extranet Sites (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 22

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 1: Defining Requirements for a Skype for Business Deployment (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 22

Online

Hybrid Cloud management and security:  Introduction and log analytics (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 23

Community call

MPN 101 Community call: Microsoft Inspire recap

Business, sales, technical

August 23

Online

Ask The Experts on Skype for Business: Enterprise Voice Best practices (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 23

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 for Project Service Automation and Project Online (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 23

Online

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

Technical roles

August 23

Online

Ask the Experts on Dynamics 365 for Operations: Mobile App overview (Level 200)

 

August 23

Online

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

Technical roles

August 24

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 2: Defining network requirements for Skype for Business deployment (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 24

Online

Technical Deep Dive on storage and networking for hybrid cloud infrastructure (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 24

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Power BI Common scenarios (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of August 28–September 1

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

August 29

Online

Introduction to SharePoint Online: Moving to Cloud with OneDrive for Business (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 29

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 3: Upgrading a Lync Infrastructure to Skype for Business (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 30

Online

What's new in Microsoft Azure (Level 200)

Technical roles

August 31

Online

Technical Deep Dive Module 4: Migrating a Skype for Business Backend Database to SQL AlwaysOn (Level 300)

Technical roles

August 31

Online

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

Technical roles

August 31

Online

Ask the Experts on Azure Pricing Calculator (Level 200)

Technical roles

Week of September 4–8

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

September 5

Online

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

Technical roles

September 6

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business fundamentals: Day 1 (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 6

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: What's new (Level 100)

Technical roles

September 6

Online

Technical Deep Dive on best practices moving from File Server To SharePoint Online (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 6

Online

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

Technical roles

September 6

Online

Cortana Intelligent Suite: Machine Learning (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 7

Online

Technical Deep Dive on deploying Skype for Business Module 5: Configure Skype for Business hybrid and user migration (Level 300)  

Technical roles

September 7

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 8

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Fundamentals: Day 2 (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 8

Online

Introduction to Cortana Intelligence Suite (Level 200)

Technical roles

Week of September 11–15

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

September 11

Online

Technical Deep Dive on deploying Skype for Business Module 6: Configure Cloud PBX with On-Premises PSTN Connectivity (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 12

Online

Grow, manage, and increase profitability with Azure Internal Use Rights (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 12

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Reference Architectures and Design (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 13

Online

Introduction to Exchange Online (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 13

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business fundamentals: Day 3 (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 13

Online

Technical Deep Dive on hybrid cloud infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 14

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Telecommunications concepts (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 15

Online

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

Technical roles

Week of September 18–22

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

September 18

Online

Technical Deep Dive on deploying Skype for Business Module 7: Deploying Conferencing and Skype for Meeting Broadcast (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 18

Online

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

Technical roles

September 19

Online

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

Technical roles

September 19

Online

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

Technical roles

September 19

Online

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

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Enhance your Business with Skype for Business Online Academy (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 20

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Containers and Nano Server (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 21

Online

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

Technical roles

September 21

Online

Dynamics 365 for Operations:  Advanced Integration (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 22

Online

Technical Deep Dive on migrating to Exchange Online (Level 300)

Technical roles

Week of September 25–29

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Who should attend

September 25

Online

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

Technical roles

September 26

Online

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

Technical roles

September 26

Online

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

Technical roles

September 27

Online

Ask The Experts on Skype for Business: Enterprise Voice best practices (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 28

Online

Introduction to Skype for Business Technical Series: Upgrade to Skype for Business - What should I know (Level 200)

Technical roles

September 28

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Hybrid Cloud Storage (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 28

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Power BI Common Scenarios (Level 300)

Technical roles

September 29

Online

Technical Deep Dive on Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment fundamentals (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: 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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