Welcome to this month’s Hot Sheet, 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 Offers

imageBecome a Sales Specialist for a Chance to Win a Whistler Trip

Prove your expertise to customers by earning your Microsoft Sales Specialist accreditation. You’ll be entered to win a mountaintop-inspired prize for each assessment you pass between now and May 31.

imageEnter to Win with Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Private Cloud, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2012 Training

Attend any of our featured on-demand trainings for a chance to win a Canon Rebel T3i EOS Camera Kit or $100 American Express gift card. You’ll earn a prize entry for each course you attend this month. Sweepstakes ends June 30.

imageFinal Chance for License Mania Training Sweepstakes

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 runner’s watch. Sweepstakes ends April 10.

View all training and certification incentives.

In-Person Training Events

imageMicrosoft SQL 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
  • May 1 in New York, NY
  • May 2 in Boston, MA

imageMicrosoft Cloud Fast-Track Boot Camp

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

  • April 17 in San Francisco, CA

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.

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

imageMicrosoft Dynamics In-Person Learning Events

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

  • Managing Microsoft Dynamics Projects with Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Methodology
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector Workshop

Live Web Seminars

This month, we’re trying something new—organizing by product or business initiative and then by date. We’d love to hear your feedback about whether this better helps you find relevant training.

 

 Worldwide Partner Conference

April 2

 IAMCP Hosted Webcast:  How to Submit an Award Winning Nomination for WPC!

April 23

50 Quick Tips on Creating More Opportunities at WPC

May 10

United States Presents: 50 Quick Tips on Creating More Opportunities at WPC

Microsoft Dynamics

April 2

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2: CRM Connector Insight

April 4

Increase Your Revenue with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

April 5

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Q2 CY2012 Service Update Tech Chat Series: Social

April 6

Implementing Claims-Based Authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment (IFD)

April 10

Meet Your Microsoft Dynamics ERP SMB Q4 Sales Goals!

April 10

CRM 2011: Creating Workflows and Dialogs

April 16

Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step: Overview for Partners

April 18

Microsoft Dynamics Road to Repeatability Rally Group: Partner Best Practices Part I

April 24

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and Microsoft SharePoint Integration

April 24

Leveraging the Exchange Online opportunity

April 26

CRM 2011 Data Import and Data Modification

April 27

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Customizing CRM 2011

April 30

Implementing Claims-Based Authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment (IFD)

May 1

Microsoft Dynamics: Build your path to industry creditability and awareness!

May 9

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Creating Dashboards and Custom Reporting

May 10

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Upgrading from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

May 10

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010: High Availability

Microsoft Foundation Server

April 20

Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010: Scrum Methodology

Microsoft Lync

April 4

Microsoft Lync Server 2010: Migration and Coexistence

April 12

Microsoft Lync Server 2010: Planning, Setup, and Deployment

April 16

Microsoft Lync 2010 Overview

April 24

Enterprise Lync from The Cloud in Minutes

April 26

Introduction to Lync 2010 Development

April 27

Microsoft Lync Server 2010: Enterprise Voice Overview

May 7

Microsoft Lync Server 2010: Enterprise Voice Planning

Microsoft Office 2010

April 26

How to Drive More Leads and Sales with Marketing Events

Microsoft Office 365

April 6

Microsoft Office 365: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange

April 6

Microsoft SMB VAR Compete Webcast:  Google

April 9

Office 365 Directory Synchronization, Federation, and Single Sign-on

April 11

Office 365 Deployment: Enterprise Deployment Gotchas You Need to Know

April 12

Break into the cloud using Microsoft Office 365 Internal-Use Rights Benefits

April 13

Microsoft Office 365: Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment

April 18

Selling Office 365 to Small- and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs)

April 23

Office 365 Exchange Online Simple Mail Migration Options

April 27

Productivity Using Both On-Premises and In-The-Cloud Solutions

May 1

Office 365 Directory Synchronization, Federation, and Single Sign-on

May 1

How Microsoft Lync Online and SharePoint Online can expand your cloud practice

May 4

Office 365 Exchange Online Simple Mail Migration Options

Microsoft SharePoint 2010

April 3

Applying Updates in SharePoint 2010 Server Farm Environments

April 11

Governing Content Types, Policies, and Taxonomy Services in SharePoint 2010

April 18

Understanding SharePoint 2010 Topology

April 20

Business Continuity Management Features in SharePoint 2010

April 25

Publishing SharePoint Sites

May 3

SharePoint Online Overview

May 8

Publishing SharePoint Sites

Microsoft SQL Server 2012

April 5

Performance Optimization in SQL Server 2012

April 9

Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Overview

April 11

Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Design Your Infrastructure with AlwaysOn

April 19

Microsoft SQL Server 2012: AlwaysOn in SQL Server 2012

May 1

Running SQL Server on Windows Server Core for Reliability and Availability

May 4

Database Management: Advanced Manageability Using PowerShell

May 9

Performance Optimization in SQL Server 2012

Microsoft System Center

May 3

Microsoft System Center 2012 Power Start Workshop: System Center Orchestrator

April 4

System Center Service Manager 2012 Web Portal

April 17

How the Service Catalog and Request Fulfillment Enables IT as a Service

May 7

Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Virtualization

April 2

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Technical Overview

April 10

Hyper-V Networking Deep Dive

April 25

Hyper-V R2 Server Virtualization Migration Scenarios

May 4

Microsoft SMB VAR Compete Webcast: Virtualization

Windows 7 and Internet Explorer

April 17

Windows Internet Explorer 9: Deep Dive Into HTML5

April 30

Windows Internet Explorer 9: Developer Overview of IE9

Windows Azure

April 5

Managing, Debugging, and Monitoring Windows Azure

April 12

Windows Azure Storage Strategies

April 13

Introduction to Windows Azure AppFabric

April 19

Managing, Debugging, and Monitoring Windows Azure

April 23

Windows Azure Compute

April 24

Introduction to Windows Azure AppFabric

May 2

Managing, Debugging, and Monitoring Windows Azure

Windows Intune

April 17

Learn to demo and close Windows Intune deals

Windows Phone

May 8

Workshop for Developers: Getting Started with Windows Phone 7.5

Regional Calls

April 13

East Region Monthly Call

April 20

Central Region Monthly Call

April 20

West Region Monthly Call

Licensing

April 3

Authorized Education Reseller Webinar (8:00AM PT)

April 3

Authorized Education Reseller Webinar (6:00PM PT)

April 4

National Annuity Webcast Series for April 2012

May 9

National Annuity Webcast May 2012

May 1

Get Licensing News (GLN) Live In Action Series (8:30AM PT)

May 1

Get Licensing News (GLN) Live In Action Series (5:00PM PT)

Business Leadership

April 4

Disaster Preparedness

April 11

April 2012 US SBSC Partner Webinar Series

April 18

April National Call Blitz Webcast

Questions, concerns, feedback, or additional training needs? Let us know!

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