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 In-Person Learning

January 8 in Chicago: 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 14 in Washington, DC: 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.

January 29 in Irving: Microsoft Lync SDK Training

This four-day in-person course for software developers provides training on use of the Lync SDK for integration into custom or line-of business applications.

 

Developer and IT Pro Events

Find a free live events near you on MSDN or TechNet.

Microsoft Dynamics In-Person Events

Visit PartnerSource for classroom 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.

Date

Event

Local Engagement

January 11

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

January 18

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

January 18

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

Sales Webcasts

January 10

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Upsell Your Current Microsoft Customers

January 16

Office Client – Productivity Demand Generation Blitz Webcast

January 24

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Close your first Microsoft Cloud Deal and Increase Profits with Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Intune

Microsoft Dynamics

January 7

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Client-Side Customizations with JScript

January 10

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2012 December Service Update Tech Chats: Lync, Skype, and Xbrowser

January 16

Microsoft Dynamics AX Workshop: Dynamics AX 2012 Financials

January 17

Chalk Talk on Customizations in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

January 17

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2012 December Service Update Tech Chats: Infrastructure and Deploy

January 21

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Creating Workflows and Dialogs

January 23

Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace—position your organization to sell today the way people are looking to buy today!

January 24

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2012 December Service Update Tech Chats: Activity Feeds and Yammer

January 31

Chalk Talk on Sales, Marketing and Service Automation in Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

January 29

Exchange 2013: Architecture In depth

Microsoft Lync Server 2010

January 10

Chalk Talk for Lync Server 2010

January 14

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice

Microsoft Office 365

January 7

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365

January 16

Microsoft Office 365 Momentum Workshop: Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment

January 16

Microsoft Dynamics Road to Repeatability Call: January

January 21

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365

January 24

Chalk Talk for Office 365: Plan and Configure Hybrid Coexistence.

January 24

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Close your first Microsoft Cloud Deal and Increase Profits with Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Intune

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

January 23

Chalk Talk on Claims Authentication in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online

January 28

SharePoint 2010 Momentum Workshop: Consuming External Data with Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010

January 30

The New SharePoint : Overview for IT Pro

Microsoft SQL Server 2012

January 16

Hands-on Lab Online: Connecting a Paas Application to an Iaas Application with a Virtual Network

January 22

Connecting a Paas Application to an Iaas Application with a Virtual Network

Microsoft System Center Family / Private Cloud

January 8

Private Cloud Workshop: Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure

January 18

Chalk Talk for Service Desk – Present the right solution for your customers

Virtualization

January 11

Chalk Talk on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/Remote Desktop Services

Windows 8

January 3

Hands-on Lab Online: Windows 8: Lab # 6 - Settings and Preferences - C#

January 4

Hands-on Lab Online: Windows 8: Lab # 7 - Tiles and Notifications - C#

January 7

Hands-on Lab Online: Windows 8: Lab # 6 - Settings and Preferences - JavaScript

January 10

Win 8 – App Development for Partners

January 11

Hands-on Lab Online: Windows 8: Lab # 7 - Tiles and Notifications - JavaScript

January 14

Windows 8 App development with C# and XAML

January 16

Win 8 – App Development for Partners

Windows Azure

January 8

Hands-on Lab Online: Connecting a Paas Application to an Iaas Application with a Virtual Network

January 9

Hands-on Lab Online: Building and Publishing ASP.NET Applications with Windows Azure Web Sites and Visual Studio 2012

January 10

Hands-on Lab Online: Introduction to Windows Azure Virtual Machines (Linux)

January 14

Hands-on Lab Online: Introduction to the Windows Azure Access Control Service

January 15

Hands-on Lab Online: Debugging Applications in Windows Azure

January 16

Hands-on Lab Online: Connecting a Paas Application to an Iaas Application with a Virtual Network

January 17

Hands-on Lab Online: Advanced Web and Worker Roles

January 17

Scalable Cloud Services and Applications

January 18

Hands-on Lab Online: Introduction to Cloud Services

January 21

Introduction to Windows Azure SQL Database

January 22

Connecting a Paas Application to an Iaas Application with a Virtual Network

January 23

Introduction to Windows Azure Virtual Machines (Linux)

January 24

Building and Publishing ASP.NET Applications with Windows Azure Web Sites and Visual Studio 2012

January 25

Chalk Talk on Windows Azure ACS – Access Control Service

Windows Intune

January 15

Windows Intune:  Building On Top of Your SCCM Practice

January 15

Windows Intune:  Managing Modern Devices

January 16

Windows Intune:  Licensing Attach Overview for Large Organizations

January 24

Microsoft Cloud How-To Series Presents: How To Close your first Microsoft Cloud Deal and Increase Profits with Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Intune

Windows Server 2012

January 22

How Domain Controller Cloning Works in Windows Server 2012