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Welcome to this month’s Hot Sheet, a schedule of upcoming training opportunities for Microsoft U.S. partners, so you can plan ahead. For on-demand training, use one of our prescriptive learning plans, or create a custom learning plan containing individual trainings from one or more pre-built plans.
Choose from among these popular topics, or search in the Learning Plan Tool by product/solution, role, competency or exam:
Windows Server 2012
Microsoft System Center 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Microsoft Lync 2010
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Fall Training Sweepstakes Features Windows 8, Microsoft Visual Studio, Private Cloud/System Center and Microsoft Lync
We have refreshed our featured training list with new topics and on-demand courses for October and November. You’ll be entered to win a Nikon digital camera or Jawbone Jambox wireless speakers for each course you attend. Limit five entries per person. Download the Official Rules.
Save Up to 40% on Competency Exam Packs and a Free Second Shot
Partners can now purchase a Competency Exam Pack and save up to 40% on select Microsoft certification exams taken by May 31, 2013. Plus, they’ll receive one free retake for each exam they don’t pass the first time. Read the terms and conditions.
Partner Sales Excellence: Ready to Win Contest Ends October 31
Successfully complete a Sales Specialist or Pre-Sales Technical assessment before the end of the month for the opportunity to earn a free pass to the 2013 Microsoft World Partner Conference or 2013 TechEd of your choice. Download the complete rules. Learn more about the new Pre-Sales Technical Specialist accreditations.
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Developer Events
Attend a free developer event in a city near you. Events include: The Cloud OS Signature Series: Introducing Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure; Windows 8 DevCamp; and Windows 8 Hackathon.
Microsoft Cloud Fast-Track Boot Camps
Join Microsoft experts in a city near you and learn to fast-track your Microsoft Office 365, Windows Azure and Microsoft Lync sales and profits using the latest product roadmaps, offers like Cloud Easy, customer campaigns, and shared best practices.
Microsoft Dynamics In-Person Events
Visit PartnerSource for in-person training on Microsoft Dynamics solutions.
Live Online Events
East Region Partner Call (click Register to see the September listing )
Central Region Partner Call (click Register to see the September listing)
West Region Partner Call (click Register to see the September listing)
Microsoft Sales Specialist
Time to Thrive: Leverage the AHA! Formula
Public Sector TechByte Series: Windows 8 Development for Government, Healthcare and Education
Elevate Your Productivity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
Dynamics AX 2012 Financials
Developer Training for CRM 2011
Customizing CRM 2011
Dynamics CRM in Financial Services Industry Seminar
Upgrading from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011
Microsoft Dynamics Road to Repeatability Call
Client-Side Customizations with JScript
Using and Troubleshooting Microsoft Dynamics GP Word Templates
Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Edge Server/Remote Access
Meeting and Collaboration Experience
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Demo Office 365 and Take Advantage of Limited Time Offers To Close Deals!
October 4 New date: November 1
Exchange Migration Options
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365
Selling Office 365 to Small- and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs)
Office 365 Exchange Online Simple Mail Migration Options
Office 365 Directory Synchronization, Federation, and Single Sign-on
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Records Management in SharePoint 2010
Services Architecture and Extensibility in SharePoint 2010
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010
SharePoint Online Overview
Customizing MySites and Social Features in SharePoint 2010
Integrating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with Windows Azure
Business Continuity Management Features in SharePoint 2010
Accessing SharePoint 2010 Lists Using LINQ to SharePoint
Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Building Master Data Services Solutions
Microsoft SQL Server 2012: AlwaysOn Architectural Insights, Design Patterns, and Implementations
Microsoft System Center Family / Private Cloud
Partner Private Cloud Immersion
Private Cloud: Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure
Private Cloud: Monitor and Operate Infrastructure Components
Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Management
Monitor and Operate Private Cloud Infrastructure
Private Cloud: Configure and Deploy Service Delivery and Automation
Private Cloud: Configure and Deploy Infrastructure Components
Hyper-V Networking Deep Dive
Hyper-V Planning and Sizing
Public Sector TechByte Series: Bring Windows Azure Marketplace data to your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps
Windows Azure Access Control Services
Windows Azure Compute
Windows Azure Service Bus
Managing, Debugging, and Monitoring Windows Azure
Introduction to SQL Azure
Identity and Access Control in the Cloud with Windows Azure
Introduction to SQL Azure Reporting
Windows Azure Platform Overview
Public Sector TechByte Series: Making the Most of Your Team’s Skills: Creating Hybrid Modern UI Style Apps
Windows 8 Demand Generation Blitz Webcast
Public Sector TechByte Series: From Phone to Slate: Porting your Windows Phone app to Windows 8 Modern UI
Public Sector TechByte Series: From Phone to Slate: National Zoo App Case Study Chalk Talk
Microsoft Cloud How-To Webinar Series Presents: How to Use Windows Intune to Grow Your Microsoft Cloud Practice
Simplify your IT through Virtualization with Windows Server 2012
Public Sector TechByte Series: Building a Geo-Spatial Data Visualization Modern UI Style App Case Study Chalk Talk