imageHere are the training recommendations sent to you in last Friday’s partner newsletter, including quick picks for Exchange 2010 and Virtualization.

As stated in the newsletter, you can find training opportunities and recommendations anytime 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.

Build Your Product Knowledge Using Your Advisory Hours Benefit
Let us help you build your product knowledge. Our Technical Enablement Services are designed to give you the technical know-how you need to succeed in the marketplace. Attend Power Start and Momentum Workshops to deepen your technical product knowledge, and use Practice Accelerators to build your services practice around Microsoft products and technologies.

In-Person Business Transformation Workshop for Business Decision Makers
Attend this workshop to understand how to add a Microsoft cloud practice to your business. You'll hear real-world examples and best practices and leave this one-day session with an action plan to start guiding your company through the transition.

  • For Resellers: February 8 in Chicago, IL and Bellevue, WA; February 15 in Houston, TX; February 21 in Waltham, MA.
  • For System Integrators: February 9 in Chicago, IL and Bellevue, WA; February 16 in Houston, TX; February 22 in Waltham, MA.

Gain a Competitive Edge with the Gear Up Compete Special Edition
Get the latest analysis of Microsoft competitors such as Google Apps, IBM Lotus Notes, and Salesforce.com (CRM) with the Gear Up Compete Special Edition. Learn the key differentiators that will help you sell Microsoft products and technologies.

Prizes Await with On-Demand Technical Training Courses
Enhance your technical knowledge of Lync, SQL Server 2012, Forefront Security, or Windows 7 and be automatically entered into our monthly prize drawing. You'll receive an entry for each course you attend. Sweepstakes ends June 30. Official Rules.

In-Person Training: Learn the New Features of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
This two-day, in-person, technical course combines presentations and hands-on labs to help you understand how SQL Server 2012 addresses the mission-critical, business intelligence, and database development needs of your customers. Course dates and locations:

  • February 15–16 in Seattle, WA
  • February 22–23 in Dallas, TX
  • February 28–29 in Atlanta, GA
  • March 5–6 in San Francisco, CA

Prizes Await with On-Demand Sales Trainings
Improve your ability to sell Lync, SQL Server 2012, Forefront Security, or Windows 7 with these featured courses and be automatically entered into our monthly prize drawing. You'll receive an entry for each course you attend. Sweepstakes ends June 30. Official Rules.

February 8: Webcast: How to Sell the Cloud
Obtain guidance from the Microsoft Cloud panel in this 30-minute webcast for Microsoft Sales Specialists. Choose between Cloud for Small Business and Cloud for Enterprise seminar options.

Office 365 Partner Deployment Training in San Diego March 7 – 9
Gain training focused on the Plan, Prepare, and Migrate phases of deployment for Microsoft Office 365. This training has been developed by the Microsoft Premier Deployment team using Office 365 Deployment Guide for Enterprises methodology for multitenant scenarios.

Guided Training to Help You Make the Most of Your Membership
These live sessions, scheduled for several dates in February, are presented by Regional Service Center agents who support Microsoft partners daily. They will walk you through using the Microsoft partner portal and Partner Membership Center to understand the benefits available to you and activate them.

Role-Based Training for Microsoft Exchange and Virtualization

Find training opportunities and recommendations anytime 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 for Business Decision Makers
Microsoft Exchange 2010

Virtualization

Training for IT Professionals
Microsoft Exchange 2010

Virtualization

Training for Developers
Microsoft Exchange 2010

Virtualization

Training for Sales and Marketing Roles
Microsoft Exchange 2010

Virtualization

Training for Training Roles
Microsoft Exchange 2010

Virtualization