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Featured training


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September 25: Ask the Experts – Office 365 Mail Migration
Get expert answers to your questions about migrating mailboxes to Office 365 from Microsoft technical consultants and engineers. An earlier session about this topic reached full capacity, so register today to secure your spot.


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September 25: Azure Essentials – Winning Against the Competition
In this webcast for SMB partners, learn how Azure works with existing IT assets and provides an open, broad, flexible platform backed with the security features and reliability your customers can depend on. We’ll show you how Azure can beat the competition and create new, more profitable lines of business for you.


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September 26: SQL Server 2014 and Azure Integration
Attend this webcast and learn through both presentation and demos about the features available with SQL Server 2014 that integrate with Microsoft Azure, like SQL Server Data Files, SQL Server Managed Backup to Azure, and Always On replica on Azure.

This week

Date

Location

Event

Focus

September 18

Webcast

Performance Tuning in SharePoint 2013

Deployment – Collaboration and Content

September 18

Interactive webcast

Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical

September 18

Webcast

What’s New in Visual Studio Online (Cloud)

Developers

September 18

Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

Business, Technical, Sales

September 19

Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

Business, Technical, Sales

September 19

Webcast

Application Patterns and Development Strategies for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines

Deployment – Business Intelligence

September 19

Webcast

Publishing SharePoint 2013 with Windows Server 2012 Web Application Proxy (WAP)

Deployment –  Collaboration and Content

September 22

Webcast

Getting Started with Microsoft Azure – Infrastructure as a Service

Cloud Platform

September 22

Webcast

Customizing TFS 2013

Business Intelligence – Technical

September 22–23

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

Technical

September 23

Webcast

Power BI for Office 365

Sales – Business Intelligence

September 23

Webcast

LSP Webcast: Microsoft and LSP True-Up Plans

All roles at LSP partners

September 23–24

Webcast

Introduction to Programming with Python

Developers

September 24 New! Webcast Cloud OS App Launch Services Community call Developers

September 24

Webcast

High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines Using Always On Availability Groups

Deployment – Business Intelligence

September 24

Webcast

Real Life SharePoint Deployment Conversion from FTC (Full Trust Code) to App Model

Deployment – Collaboration and Content

September 24

Webcast

Lighting Up Real-Time Web Communications with SignalR

Developers

September 24

Webcast

Labs on Azure

Azure – IT Pro

September 25

Webcast

Analysis Services Tabular BI Semantic Model with Power View

Deployment – Business Intelligence

September 25

Webcast

Managing Multimedia assets with SharePoint 2013

Collaboration and Content – IT Pro

September 25

Webcast

Azure Essentials: Winning Against the Competition

Business, Sales

September 25

Webcast

Developing Games with Construct 2

Developers

September 25

Webcast

Office 365 Ask the Experts – Mail Migration

IT Pro

September 26

Webcast

Azure SQL Database for Business – Critical Cloud Applications

Developers

September 26

Webcast

SQL Server 2014 and Azure Integration

Deployment – Business Intelligence

September 26– 28

Redmond, WA

SMB Nation 2014 Fall Conference

Business, Sales, and Technical

September and October schedule

Date

Location

Event

Focus

September 29

Webcast

Automation with System Center Orchestrator and Service Management (SMA)

Cloud Platform – IT Pro

September 29–October 2

San Francisco, California

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Minneapolis, MN

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 30–October 1

Webcast

Developing Universal Windows Apps (C#/XAML) Jump Start

Developers

September 30

Cincinnati, OH

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 1

Cincinnati, OH

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 2 Webcast Learning Partner Sales Readiness – Office 365 for the Enterprise Learning Partner Sales

October 2

Webcast

Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical

October 2

Webcast

Developing 2D Games with HTML5 

Developers

October 2

Webcast

LSP Webcast: Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) L100

All roles at LSP partners

October 2

Webcast

Office 365 for the Enterprise: Learning Partner Sales Session Edition

All roles at LSP partners

October 5–8

Las Vegas, NV

eXtremeCRM 2014 Las Vegas

Dynamics partners

October 6–7 New! Miami, FL Office 365 Summit IT Pros, Developers, Sales

October 6

Webcast

LSP Webcast: Microsoft SQL Server License Renewals and True-Ups

All roles at LSP partners

October 8

Webcast

Demystifying Word Templates for Dynamics GP 2013

Technical

October 8–9

Silicon Valley, CA

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

IT Pro

October 9

Silicon Valley, CA

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business Development

October 9

Webcast

Developing 2D Games with HTML5

Developers

October 9

Webcast

Azure Resource Manager DevOps Jump Start

Developers, IT Pros

October 9

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Dynamics CRM 2013--Custom Report Development

Technical

October 9–10 New! New York, NY

Office 365 Summit

IT Pros, Developers, Sales

October 10

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call – East Region

Business, Sales, Technical

October 10

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call – Central Region

Business, Sales, Technical

October 10

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call – West Region

Business, Sales, Technical

October 14

Webcast

How to Use Digital Advertising to Drive Leads for Your Cloud Practice

Business, Sales, Marketing

October 15

Webcast

Security Bulletin Webcast

IT Pro

October 16

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Dynamics CRM 2013 –  Overview and Installation of Unified Service Desk

Technical

October 20–24

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Financial Training

Technical

October 20–31

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express

Technical

October 21

Webcast

AzureConf – An Azure Community Event

Developers

October 21-22

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Sales, Marketing

October 22

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Hosting NAV on Azure

Cloud Platform

October 22

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Time Card New Features in Dynamics GP 2013 R2

Business

October 27-31

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Supply Chain Training

Technical

October 28

Dallas, TX

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business

October 28

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: AX 2012 Financial Basics Part 1

Business

October 28–29

Dallas, TX

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

IT Pro

October 28-29

Reston, VA

Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Sales

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Microsoft Dynamics Marketing Overview

Marketing

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Extended Human Resources & Payroll Pack in Dynamics GP 2013

Sales

October 29–30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

IT Pro

October 30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business

2014 Microsoft and industry events 

November 4–7

Seattle, WA

PASS Summit 2014

November 10–12

Fargo, ND

reIMAGINE

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Unified Technology Event for Enterprises

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference