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Welcome to the February Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training and live webcasts for Microsoft U.S. partners, so you can register now and set aside time for training on your calendar. Training is a significant benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, and can help you meet membership goals, like earning a competency, as well as business goals, like adding a new Microsoft practice.
Visit the January Hot Sheet and see product-related issues of the Hot Sheet.
You’ll find self-paced courses for partners organized by product, role, competency, and exam in the Learning Plan Tool or learning paths. Popular learning plans include Microsoft Office 365 Sales Training, Introduction to Microsoft Office 365, and Licensing Assessment for Sales Specialists. Find out how to create a custom plan for yourself and your team.
Up to 40% off Your Next Microsoft Certification Exam Take advantage of up to 40% savings on your Microsoft certification exams to meet competency requirements and sharpen your skills when you purchase a Microsoft Competency Exam Pack. You'll also get a free exam retake if needed. Eligible exams cover Microsoft products like Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Terms and conditions.
New Office Training and Incentive The upcoming release of the new Office will bring new partner opportunities. Be prepared to hit the ground running with the latest on-demand training. For each featured course you take in January and February, you'll be entered to win a $120 Amazon gift card or a Nikon digital camera kit. Official rules.
New Office Virtual Events for Resellers
Hear from Office and Office 365 experts about your sales opportunities and the latest content and resources for sales readiness. This event is offered throughout the month, beginning February 19; choose the date and time that works for you.
Accelerate your cloud sales—register for a Microsoft Cloud Fast-Track Boot Camp Join Microsoft cloud experts and your local Microsoft team for a one-day training that will help you accelerate your cloud sales using demo tools, customer campaigns, and shared best practices. You will learn about partner opportunities with the new Office and how to successfully demo Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Intune for productive customer conversations. This training is offered at no cost to members of the Microsoft Partner Network.
Microsoft Tech Showcase Learn about the features of the latest wave of Microsoft product releases at training events hosted by Microsoft Learning Partners. Search the Tech Showcase Events site for training on Windows Server 2012, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012, Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013, and Lync 2013.
Microsoft Jump Start Series IT Pros can find the latest Jump Starts on the Microsoft Virtual Academy website, as well as other free, self-paced training resources. Virtualization Jump Starts are coming up on January 24 and January 30, and there is a VMWare Migration Jump Start coming in February (date to be announced).
In-Person Training, Live Webcasts, and Partner Calls
More ideas to help you get the training you need on Microsoft products and technologies are in the training section of the U.S. partner portal.
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