clip_image001Welcome to this month’s Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person and live virtual training opportunities for Microsoft U.S. partners, so you can plan ahead. See our October 1 Hot Sheet for live online events taking place the rest of October. We also have Special Editions of the Hot Sheet for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

You can easily build a training plan of on-demand courses for yourself and your team using the Learning Plan Tool.

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In-person Learning

Windows Server 2012 Ignite Technical Boot Camp

Update your skills and knowledge to Windows Server 2012 with this four-day, intensive training. This course is also exam preparation material and maps directly to Exam 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012. Four cities have been added for November.

Engage with HP Event Series

Learn how HP is making technology work for you and your business. At these events, You'll have an opportunity to network with industry execs, hear from IT experts about the latest technologies, and learn about hot new products – including the new HP business tablet featuring Windows 8.

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Developer Events

Attend a free developer event in a city near you. Events include: Windows 8 DevCamp for JavaScript and HTML5 Developers and Make it Happen in the Cloud: Windows Azure Developer Camp.

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 products.

Live Online Events

View a six-week outlook of in-person and live online training by Region on the partner portal at http://aka.ms/eastregion, http://aka.ms/centralregion and http://aka.ms/westregion.

Date

Event

Local Engagement

November 9

East Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)

November 16

Central Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)

November 16

West Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)

Microsoft Sales Specialist

November 14

Deliver Executive Presentations that Seal the Deal

Microsoft Dynamics

November 2

Client-Side Customizations with JScript

November 5

Dynamics AX 2012 Financials

November 7

Using and Troubleshooting Microsoft Dynamics GP Word Templates

November 9

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Creating Workflows and Dialogs

November 12

Solution Selling Online Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics Partners (Session 1)

November 14

Solution Selling Online Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics Partners (Session 2)

November 15

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Implementing Claims-Based Authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment (IFD)

November 16

Solution Selling Online Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics Partners (Session 3)

November 16

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Connecting CRM 2011 to Dynamics GP

November 21

Microsoft Dynamics Road to Repeatability Call

November 21

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Creating Workflows and Dialogs

Microsoft Lync Server 2010

November 1

Lync Accelerate: Lync Adoption Workshop Overview

November 1

Learn What’s New in the Microsoft Premier Support for Lync Partners Program

November 5

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Lync Server 2010

November 29

Microsoft Lync Server  2010 Momentum Workshop: Edge Server/Remote Access

Microsoft Office 365

November 1

Exchange Migration Options

November 1

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Use Exchange Online to Drive Your Microsoft Cloud Practice

November 8

Office 365 Exchange Online Simple Mail Migration Options

November 8

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Demo Lync Online and Multiply Your Microsoft Cloud Sales

November 12

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365

November 13

Technical Introduction to Office 365

November 26

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

November 5

Integrating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with Windows Azure

November 6

Business Continuity Management Features in SharePoint 2010

November 8

Accessing SharePoint 2010 Lists Using LINQ to SharePoint

November 12

Customizing Enterprise Content Management in SharePoint 2010

November 15

Exposing Business Intelligence with SharePoint 2010

November 16

Claims Authentication in SharePoint 2010

November 19

Consuming External Data with Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010

November 28

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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012

November 2

AlwaysOn Architectural Insights, Design Patterns, and Implementations

November 9

PerformancePoint Services and Visio Services for BI

November 13

ColumnStore Index Deep Dive

November 27

Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating

Microsoft System Center Family / Private Cloud

November 5

Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Management

November 12

System Center Service Manager 2012

November 20

Monitor and Operate Private Cloud Infrastructure Components

November 21

Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure

November 26

Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure

November 27

Monitor and Operate Private Cloud Infrastructure

Virtualization

November 6

Workshop: Hyper-V Planning and Sizing

November 14

Hyper-V Networking Deep Dive

Windows Azure

November 1

Windows Azure Service Bus

November 5

Integrating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with Windows Azure

November 7

Windows Azure Platform Overview

November 20

Windows Azure Caching

November 20

Public Sector TechByte Series: Scale up your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps with Cloud Applications on Windows Azure

November 27

Public Sector TechByte Series: Bring Windows Azure Marketplace data to your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps

November 28

Windows Azure Connect

November 29

Windows Azure Queue and Table Storage 

Windows 8

November 13

Public Sector TechByte Series: From Phone to Slate: National Zoo App Case Study Chalk Talk

November 14

Windows 8 – Devices Demand Generation Blitz Webcast

November 20

Public Sector TechByte Series: Scale up your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps with Cloud Applications on Windows Azure

November 27

Public Sector TechByte Series: Bring Windows Azure Marketplace data to your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps

Windows Intune

November 7

Windows Intune: Licensing Attach Overview for Large Organizations

November 8

Windows Intune: Managing Modern Devices

November 13

Windows Intune: Licensing Attach Overview for Large Organizations

Windows Server 2012

November 26

Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Consolidation & Migration