imageGood morning, everyone. As you get settled for the week we wanted to remind you that you received the Partner Newsletter last Friday. Be sure to check out the recommended trainings for this month, including courses you can take anytime from the comfort of your desk on Dynamics AX 2012 and SharePoint 2010.

Remember, you can find training opportunities and recommendations any time on the U.S. Partner Learning blog, Learning Plan Tool website, and the Local Activities Section of the Training and Events page on the U.S. partner portal.

Training Recommendations

Earn a Drawing Entry for Completing Security, SharePoint, Lync, and Intune Training
Take our October training recommendations for a chance to win a Flip Video Camera or Samsung 32-inch TV. This month features security, SharePoint 2010, Lync and Windows Intune solutions, and there are courses for every job role.

No-Cost Practice Test Code for Partners with the Silver Web Development Competency
Let us help you attain the gold Web Development competency by offering you a no-cost practice test code. Each code is valid for one practice test to help you prepare for exams 70-513, 70-515, or 70-516, all required for attaining the Gold Web Development competency.

October 12 Webcast: Microsoft Security Bulletins for October
As part of our usual cycle of updates, Microsoft will release the October Security Bulletins on Tuesday, October 11. Register to attend and participate in the live webcast offering a brief overview of the technical details of these bulletins.

Now in Partner Exam Academy: Portals and Collaboration
We are continuing to build out the Partner Exam Academy to help you prepare to attain Microsoft competencies. This week, we added Portals and Collaboration to Customer Relationship Management, Virtualization, and Desktop. You'll also find resources to help you prepare for Exams 70-667 and 70-668.

ISVs: Take the New Track into the Mobility Competency
Starting October 31, ISVs can qualify for the Mobility competency by submitting an app that has passed the Windows Phone Platform Ready qualifying application test (with additional requirements for gold).

Prepare Your Team to Pass Competency Exams
Be among the top 5% of Microsoft partners showcasing their organizations skills and distinguishing their value among discerning customers. Exclusive training offers up to a 40% discount when you purchase packs of 3 to 20 Microsoft competency exams.

SharePoint Server 2010 Momentum Workshops
These web workshops about SharePoint 2010 are brought to you by the Partner Services and Support team to enhance learning and develop additional technical Microsoft product knowledge.

Practice Accelerator Lets You Fast-Track Your Business
Expand your customer base and provide consistent customer experiences as you build your services practice around Microsoft technologies. Practice Accelerator is a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices.

Role-Based Training for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Training for Business Decision Makers
Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Training for IT Professionals
Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Training for Developers
Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Training for Sales and Marketing Roles
Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Training for Training Roles
Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
A partner on a service plan has unlimited access to the courses on E-Learning for Microsoft Dynamics. A partner who is not on a service plan can purchase e-learning courses.