We often get questions about when the next round of Microsoft training events are coming to a certain city. I wanted to share the main in-person learning tours we have right now, and also help you find them moving forward.


Current Event Tours:


Microsoft Online Services (BPOS) Quarterly Updates

This course builds on the foundational trainings from FY09 around Online Services and provides quarterly technical updates for technical-focused resources within Partner organizations. Any Partner that is registered as a MOSPA advisor, building an online services practice and/or participating in the Accelerate Initiative should plan to attend this series.


Windows 7 Deployment In-Person Learning

This one day event for accelerated technical partners dives into deployment planning and strategy for Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.0. This course delivers comprehensive deployment scenarios and strategies through a combination of presentations about growing services opportunities for your business, and hands-on technical exercises.


Exchange Server 2010 Ignite Training Workshops

This 3 day workshop is for partners who are proactively looking to stay ahead of the market by delivering and using a highly reliable unified communications solution. It will cover a wide variety of topics and hands-on labs, including architecture, setup, deployment, tools, migration, security, transport and unified messaging.


Windows 7 Loadfest In-Person Learning

For accelerated partners interested in Optimized Desktop messaging. In addition to upgrading your computer, you’ll receive all the materials needed to host your very own Windows 7 Launch event for your company or customers. Note: A separate Windows 7 loadfest for SMB partners coming soon!


Moving to the Cloud: Migrating to BPOS In-Person Learning

This series of workshops will give you the details, resources, and experience you need to confidently engage migrations to Business Productivity Online Suite from most any platform, including GMAIL, Lotus Notes, SharePoint, and hosted services (POP3/IMAP/Exchange Hosted Services).


Where can you find in-person learning on your own? Bookmark your local area page on the Microsoft Partner Network site. Also, make sure to check out the first Microsoft Partner Network newsletter of every month – this is a special local issue that focuses on all the opportunities available to you in your area.


Does anyone have any questions about finding training? Let us know in the comments, or get a hold of us on Twitter - @MSLearningCurve.