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Welcome to the December Hot Sheet, a schedule of training opportunities for Microsoft U.S. partners, so you can plan ahead. In light of the holidays, no events are scheduled after December 20. This is a good opportunity to utilize the on-demand training in the Learning Plan Tool or one of the product release Hot Sheets: Special Edition: Windows Server 2012; Special Edition: Windows 8; Special Edition: The New Office.
Partner Sales Excellence Sweepstakes – Chance to Win a Trip to Aspen
Earn prize drawing entries when you prepare for and pass your Microsoft sales specialist and pre-sales technical specialist assessments through December 31, 2012. Prizes include Aspen travel packages and $200 Columbia gift cards. 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. Terms and conditions.
December Training Sweepstakes Features Sample of Cloud Products
Improve your ability to sell, deploy or manage Windows Azure, Windows Intune and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. For each featured course you take this December, you’ll be entered to win an Xbox 360 Pro Console. Official rules.
December 17 in Irvine, CA: Microsoft Lync 2013 Technical Ignite
Stay ahead of the market with this four-day workshop. Presentations will cover a wide variety of topics for Lync, both on-premise and online, and there will be hands-on labs that create an interactive Lync experience.
January 22 in Boston: 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.
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
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: http://aka.ms/eastregion, http://aka.ms/centralregion and http://aka.ms/westregion.
East Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)
Central Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)
West Region Partner Call (Click the Schedule tab to see November listing)
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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Plug-ins and Custom workflow activities
Microsoft Online Services Advisor Incentives Call
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Customizing CRM 2011
Microsoft Dynamics CRM December 2012 Service Update and Beyond Partner Training Blitz
Microsoft Dynamics AX Momentum Workshop: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Workflow
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Implementing Claims-Based Authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment (IFD)
Microsoft Dynamics Road to Repeatability Call: Marketplace—position your organization to sell today the way people are looking to buy today!
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Power Start Workshop: CRM 2011 Data Import and Data Modification
Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Workshop: Architecture
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Momentum Workshop: Edge Server/Remote Access
Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 Power Start Workshop: Microsoft SharePoint Online Overview
Microsoft Office 365 Power Start Workshop: Technical Introduction to Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 Workshop: Office 365 Exchange Online Simple Mail Migration Options
Microsoft Office 365 Workshop: Delegated Administration
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365
Office 365 & Intune Demand Generation Blitz Webcast
Microsoft Office 365 Power Start Workshop: Selling Office 365 to Small- and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs)
Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How to Demo Office 365 and Take Advantage of Limited Time Offers to Close Deals!
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010
Integrating SharePoint Online with Windows Azure
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012: ColumnStore Index Deep Dive
Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence
Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating
Microsoft System Center Family / Private Cloud
Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Management
Private Cloud Workshop: Datacenter Management--Monitor and Operate Applications
Partner Private Cloud Immersion
Private Cloud Workshop: Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure
Private Cloud Momentum - Monitor and Operate Service Delivery and Automation
Private Cloud Momentum - Monitor and Operate Private Cloud Infrastructure
Microsoft Virtualization Workshop: Hyper-V Networking Deep Dive
Windows Azure Access Control Services
Windows Azure Blob Storage
Windows Azure Caching
Integrating Sharepoint Online with Windows Azure
Building ASP.NET Applications in Windows Azure
Windows Azure Storage Strategies