Re-Post: Skype for Business Partner Training Schedule


Josh Condie - Found another great set of technical training resources that our SMB partners should be taking advantage of.  Please take a look below.  Voice is a massive, long-term practice opportunity in SMB. Yet it is a foreign language to many of our traditional partners.  This collection is a great collection that was assembled by our US Partner team, yesterday.


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Build your communications practice with Skype for Business sales and technical training courses.  

We update this schedule as new partner training offerings become available. Skype for Business is also covered in many of the Office 365 partner training courses. You can see the latest posts about Skype for Business and Office 365 by selecting Office 365 from the top of this page.

For a comprehensive schedule of partner training, refer to the Hot Sheet training schedule, which is regularly updated as new partner training offerings become available.

Sales training

If you are attending WPC 2016, check out these sales and business sessions about Skype for Business:  

  • MSIT04 Conquer the conference room with Skype for Business: How Microsoft drives collaboration and productivity with innovative meeting experiences
  • OFC11 Take advantage of cloud transformation in the communications industry to increase your revenue with Skype for Business
  • OFC12 Effective objection handling wins Skype for Business deals
  • OFC10 Get a glimpse into the future: Skype for Business and cloud communications
  • HMSP04 Skype for Business Online: Overview, workloads, sales scenarios, go-to-market motions

Technical training


Training title and link to register

June 21

Skype for Business: Hybrid deep dive

June 22

Ask the Experts: Understanding licensing for the new features in Skype for Business E5

June 28

Skype for Business: Drive Skype for business adoption

June 29–30

Skype for Business Online Academy (4 hours/day)

July 6

What’s new in Skype for Business

July 7

Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design

July 11

What should I know about upgrading to Skype for Business

July 12

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

July 18

Skype for Business: Server Core and Voice Improvements

July 19

Skype for Business: Hybrid deep dive

July 25

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

July 26

Skype for Business: Drive Skype for business adoption

July 28

Skype for Business Online Academy (4 hours/day)

On-demand training

Skype for Business courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy

Skype for Business content on Channel 9

Skype for Business learning path

Communications competency learning path

Skype for Business partner resources

Communications competency requirements and benefits

Technical services for Microsoft Office 365

As part of your Microsoft Partner Network core benefits, you can access technical services across the lifecycle to help enable your consultants to win more Office 365 deals, accelerate deployment, increase consumption, and support your customers through technical training and personalized assistance.


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