imagePractice Accelerator is a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices that can help you identify customer requirements and project scope, analyze customer needs, and deploy solutions. Developed by Microsoft Consulting Services experts, Practice Accelerator is based on successful customer deployment experiences on the latest Microsoft products. When you attend a Practice Accelerator, you receive a detailed framework of resources, spanning from pre-engagement to post-delivery. The complete documentation set includes project guides, templates, architecture guidance, and planning and design guides. You will also receive customizable leave-behind materials for your customers. More information about Practice Accelerators on the partner portal.

The cost to attend a Practice Accelerator is 5 partner advisory hours. Advisory hours are a benefit of competency attainment and subscriptions.

You can view the Practice Accelerator schedule anytime at http://aka.ms/ustrainingpracticeaccelerator.

Partner advisory hours – annual benefit by membership opportunity

Gold competency 50 hours
Silver competency 20 hours
Action Pack Develop and Design subscription 10 hours
Cloud Accelerate

Add 5 hours to above benefits

Practice Accelerator Schedule

December 10

Practice Accelerator for Data Center Consolidation and Migration

December 10

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

December 10

Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence

December 17

Practice Accelerator for SharePoint Server 2010

December 17

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

January 7 Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Management
January 7 Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365
January 14 Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Consolidation & Migration
January 14 Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice
January 21 Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence
January 21 Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365
January 28

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

January 28 Practice Accelerator for Optimized Desktop