Welcome to the Hot Sheet, where we provide a schedule of upcoming live in-person and virtual training opportunities for Microsoft US partners, so you can plan ahead. Looking for on-demand courses? On the Learning Plan Tool, search for relevant training by Microsoft product, competency, exam, and role.

Training and Certification Tools and Incentives  

imageMarch Sweepstakes Features Office 2010, Visual Studio 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Azure

Attend any of our featured on-demand trainings for a chance to win a 32-inch Samsung TV or $100 Best Buy gift card. You’ll earn a prize entry for each course you attend this month. Sweepstakes ends June 30.

LM172x60Understand Windows Desktop Licensing for a Chance to Win “Get Active” Prizes

Help your customers properly license Windows with the License Mania training series. Each course earns you an entry into a drawing for a home gym, mountain bike or running watch. Sweepstakes ends April 10.

imagePartner Exam Academy

Prepare for your next certification exam with low-cost and free training in your region. Competencies include Business Intelligence, Communications, CRM, Data Platform, Desktop, Messaging, Portals and Collaboration, and Virtualization.

View all current training and certification incentives.


Intensive Training Events

imageSQL Server 2012 Technical Update for Developers

Learn all the essential elements of SQL Server 2012 development, how to exploit the unique features of it in your solutions, and get hands-on experience with the improvements.

  • April 2 in Dallas, TX
  • April 5 in Chicago, IL
  • April 16 in Bellevue, WA
  • April 19 in San Francisco, CA

cloudpower172x60Microsoft Cloud Fast-Track Bootcamp

Attend this event in a city near you for tools and guidance on closing more Office 365, Windows Intune and Microsoft Online Services deals.

  • March 6 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • March 6 in St. Louis, MO
  • March 7 in Overland Park, KS
  • March 8 in Edina, MN
  • March 14 in Denver, CO
  • March 15 in Mason, OH
  • March 21 in Iselin, NJ
  • March 22 in Downers Grove, IL
  • March 26 in Malvern, PA
  • March 26 in Waltham, MA

imageMicrosoft Office 365 Partner Deployment Training

This 3-day workshop is focused on the Plan, Prepare, and Migrate phases of deployment for Microsoft Office 365.

  • March 7-9 in San Diego, CA
  • April 3-5 in Mountain View, CA
  • May 8-10 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • May 15-17 in New York, NY

DynamicsMicrosoft Dynamics In-Person Learning Events

Visit PartnerSource for in-person training on Microsoft Dynamics solutions, including:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Immersion: Functional Consultant Track
  • Demo2Win!® Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics Partners


Live Online Web Seminars       

View upcoming live Web seminars and events by location, date, and topic at the Local Activities Section of the Training and Events page on the U.S. partner portal. Momentum and Power Start Workshops cost one Partner Advisory Hour

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