November 2014 Hot Sheet training scheduleWelcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by date, and this post is updated regularly to provide you with a six-week outlook.

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Featured training

 October 20: Office 365 Sales Training in New York and Atlanta
Skilled Office 365 partner sellers are invited to attend Drumbeat Grow to refine and extend their sales skills, and transform customer product conversations into insightful, profitable, solution-based business discussions. Upcoming events in Dallas, New York, Atlanta, and Austin.
clip_image002 Microsoft Azure Road to the Cloud Events for ISVs
Join this event to learn from your peers in the industry that have built a successful business in the cloud. You’ll hear from owners and leaders of successful software businesses about best practices and lessons learned, and gain insight about the cloud opportunity for a software business. October 20 in Denver; October 28 in Raleigh-Durham; November 13 in Chicago; December 2 in Los Angeles. More cities coming soon.

October 21: Windows 10 Sales Excellence Webcast
Microsoft recently announced the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Join Betsy Pridmore, Director of US Windows Product Marketing, to learn more about the Windows vision. Our schedule of upcoming Sales and Licensing Excellence webcasts, as well as a list of on-demand webcasts, is available here.

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training and Hands-On Labs Roadshow
Get hands-on with Microsoft Azure at a one-day technical training event that’s coming to more than 20 cities across the United States over the next several weeks. This level-300 content is for IT Pros at partners that serve SMB customers and sell Azure, Windows Server, SQL Server, or Office 365.            

Week of October 20–24

Date Location Training, Call, or Event Role

October 20–24

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Financial Training

Technical roles

October 20–31

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express

Technical roles

October 21–22

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Sales, Marketing

October 22 New!

New York, NY

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 22 New! Redmond, WA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
October 22 New! New York, NY Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers

October 22

Alpharetta, GA

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 22

Los Angeles, CA

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 22

Washington, DC

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 22

Webcast

Integrate Office 365 APIs in Your Mobile Device Apps

Developers

October 22

Webcast

Windows 8 Universal Applications

Technical roles

October 22

Webcast

Learn how to Manage SharePoint Online / On-Premises with PowerShell

Technical roles

October 22

Webcast

Mobile Web Application Development

Developers

October 22

Webcast

Getting Started: Implement an Office 365 Pilot

Technical roles

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 23 New!

Webcast

Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Driving Demand for Your Office 365 Practice

SMB partners – business and sales roles

October 23 New! Denver, CO Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers

October 23

Charlotte, NC

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 23

Cleveland, OH

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 23

Philadelphia, PA

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 23

Phoenix, AZ

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 23

Webcast

ADFS scenarios

Technical roles

October 23

Webcast

Mail Migration to Office 365

Technical roles

October 23

Webcast

WebGL 3D Game Development with Babylon.js

Developers

October 23

Webcast

Last Stop: Getting Your Windows App to Market

Developers

October 24 New!

Malvern, PA

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 24

Cleveland, OH

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 24

Charlotte, NC

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 24

Philadelphia, PA

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 24

Phoenix, AZ

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 24 New!

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – IDC and PC Media Interview

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

October 24

Webcast

SharePoint Online – Share Documents with External Users with Mobile Apps

Technical roles

Week of October 27–31

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

October 27

Charlotte, NC

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 27–30

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

October 27–31

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Supply Chain Training

Technical roles

October 27 Tampa, FL

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 27

Webcast

Publish SharePoint 2013 Using All New “Reverse Proxy” (Web Application Proxy)

Technical roles

October 28 New! Kansas City, KS Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
October 28 New! Dallas, TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
October 28 New! Fort Lauderdale, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
October 28 New! Charlotte, NC

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales
October 28 New! Washington, DC

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales
October 28 New! Los Angeles, CA

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 28

Denver, CO

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 28

Raleigh-Durham, NC

Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategy and Networking for ISVs

Business Decision Makers

October 28

Dallas, TX

Azure University: Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business Decision Makers

October 28–29

Reston, VA

Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Sales

October 28–29

Dallas, TX

Azure University: Partner Practice Enablement – Technical Training

Technical roles

October 28 New! Webcast Reducing Risk in the Cloud for Government All roles
October 28 New! Webcast Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcasts: Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite Attach to Office 365 Sales
October 28 New! Webcast Cross Platform Development with Visual Studio Developers

October 28

Webcast

Modernizing Your Data Center Jump Start 

Technical roles

October 28–29

Webcast

Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

Technical roles

October 28

Webcast

Visual Studio ALM Scenario with Azure

Technical roles

October 28

Webcast

SharePoint Online Public Site: Add an App and Programmatically Provision Users in Office 365 Tenant

Technical roles

October 29

Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 29

Webcast

Introduction to jQuery

Developers

October 29

St. Louis, MO

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 29

Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 29

Denver, CO

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 29–30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Azure University: Partner Practice Enablement – Technical Training

Technical

October 29

Webcast

Learn how to secure SharePoint using ADFS 3.0

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Using PowerShell for Active Directory

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

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

Sales

October 29 Webcast

Microsoft Community Connections (MCC) Project Sky – Office 365

Business Influencers

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 Webcast Windows 10 for Enterprise Sales, Marketing
October 29 Webcast Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Jump Start Technical roles

October 30 New!

Minneapolis, MN

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training – Hands-on Labs

Technical roles

October 30 New! Silicon Valley, CA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers

October 30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Azure University: Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business

October 30 New!

Webcast

Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Showcase the Power of Office 365

SMB partners – business and sales roles

October 30

Webcast

TFS Farm with High Availability

Technical roles

October 30

Webcast

SharePoint Online - Update Custom Local AD Properties on SharePoint Online Users Profiles

Technical roles

October 31 New! Philadelphia, PA

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 31

Alpharetta, GA

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 31

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Partner Panel Interview Part 1

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

Week of November 3-7

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 3 Webcast Enterprise Social with Yammer Technical roles
November 3 Houston, TX Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers
November 3-7 Fargo, ND Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Academy Technical roles
November 3-21 Fargo, ND Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Developer Track Developers
November 4 Detroit, MI Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 4 Indianapolis, IA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical
November 4-7 Seattle, WA PASS Summit 2014 Developers
November 4 Webcast Lync 2013 Edge, Expand Your Communication Beyond Your Company Boundaries Technical roles
November 4 Webcast Yammer – Upload Documents Using SharePoint App Part to Yammer External Groups Technical roles
November 4 Webcast Exploring  New Features for  PowerPivot  & PowerQuery Technical roles
November 4 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: 50 Tips in 50 Minutes for Management Reporter 2012 Technical roles
November 4 Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcasts: Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA)

Sales
November 5 Pittsburgh, PA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 5 Chevy Chase, MD Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers
November 5 Webcast SQL Server 2014 Data Analytics Community Call: Accelerate Your Business with SQL Server Business, Sales
November 5 Webcast Managing Multimedia Assets with SharePoint Server / Online Technical roles
November 5 Webcast Your Best Office 365 Demo Technical roles
November 5 Webcast Exploring SQL Server BI Technical roles
November 5 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics CRM 2013-Customization Capabilities Technical roles
November 6 New York, NY Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 6 New! Webcast Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives Business and sales roles
November 6 Webcast Learning Partner Sales Readiness Series: Microsoft Azure All Up Sales
November 6 Webcast Exchange Hybrid – Advanced Scenarios Technical roles
November 6 Webcast Office 365 – Diagnostic Tools Technical roles
November 6 Webcast Monitoring Azure with System Center 2012 Operations Manager IT Pro
November 6 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Office 365 Onboarding Made Easy SMB partners – business and sales roles
November 6 Webcast SharePoint 2013 Business Continuity Management using Windows Azure Technical roles
November 6 Webcast US Office 365 Partner Community Call Business, sales, and technical
November 7 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Identifying the Change Imperative: Partner Panel Interview Part 2 C-Level and Business Decision Makers

Week of November 10-14

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 8-9 Fargo, ND Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop Sales
November 8-13 Fargo, ND reIMAGINE All roles
November 10 Bellevue, WA Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers
November 10 Irvine, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 10 Webcast Office 365 Ask the Experts: Mailbox Migration Technical roles
November 10 Webcast End to End Project Management using Office 365 – Project Online Technical roles
November 11 Detroit, MI SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 11 Sunnyvale, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Implementing Tabular Data Models All roles
November 11 Webcast SharePoint Online Scenario Series: Hiring & Onboarding (Education, Media, etc.) Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Split Workload – Lync On-Premises and Unified Messaging on the Cloud Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Azure Site Recovery – On-Prem to On-Prem, On-Prem to Azure IT Pro
November 11 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 1: SQL Server 2014 Hybrid Cloud Using Microsoft Azure IT Pro
November 11 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Effective Dynamics CRM - GP Integration Using Dynamics Connector Customization Capabilities Technical roles
November 12 Cleveland, OH SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 12 Downers Grove, IL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 12 Houston ,TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 12 Webcast Effective Planning for Information Architecture with SharePoint Online Technical roles
November 12 Webcast An Hour with Office 365 Technical roles
November 12 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 2: SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 12 Webcast Microsoft Azure -- Remote Apps Overview Technical roles
November 13 Cincinnati, OH SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 13 Los Angeles, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 13 Chicago, IL Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategies and Networking for ISVs Business Decision Makers
November 13 Webcast Branding Internet-Facing Web Sites with SharePoint Online / Office 365 Technical roles
November 13 Webcast Mailbox Migration Velocity Best Practices Technical roles
November 13 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 3: Application Patterns and Development Strategies for SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 13 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Maximize Sales From Your Existing Customers SMB partners – business and sales roles
November 13 Webcast Labs on Azure Technical roles
November 13 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Introduction to Microsoft Social Listening Technical roles
November 13 Webcast Sales Excellence Webcast: Selling Office 365 in Healthcare Sales
November 14 Rochester, NY SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 14 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Financial Models C-Level and Business Decision Makers
November 14 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 4: High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS Using Always On Availability Groups IT Pro

Week of November 17-21

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 17 Houston, TX SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 17 New York, NY SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 17-21 Webcast Azure Partner Practice Enablement Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Reporting Capabilities (BI) in Office 365 Project Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Office 365 Ask the Experts: Mailbox Migration Technical roles
November 17 Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (PPE) Boot Camp on Azure – November Session 1

IT Pro
November 17 Webcast Introduction to Windows Azure Automation Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Developer Productivity Tools -- Visual Studio Suite Technical roles
November 18 Miami, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 18 Charlotte, NC Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 18 Chevy Chase, MD Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 18 Boston, MA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 18 Webcast SharePoint Online Scenario Series: Inventory Management (Manufacturing, Automobile, etc.) Technical roles
November 18 Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (PPE) Boot Camp on Azure – November Session 2

IT Pro
November 18 Webcast Implement a Lync Hybrid Architecture Technical roles
November 18 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 5: SQL Server Business Intelligence on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 18 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics CRM 2013  Online - Exchange  Server Side Sync Technical roles
November 18 Webcast Web Development -- ASP.NET 4.5 and Beyond Technical roles
November 19 Nashville, TN Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 19 Philadelphia, PA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Cloud OS App Launch Services Community Call Series Developers
November 19 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 6: Power BI in a Hybrid Environment Using Office 365, Microsoft Azure, and On-Premises IT Pro
November 19 Webcast Exchange Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
November 19 Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (PPE) Boot Camp on Azure – November Session 3

IT Pro
November 19 Webcast Enterprise Mobility Suite Starter Kit – End to End solution: Session 1 Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: AX 2012 Financial Basics Part II Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: JOB's Module in Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Planning and Designing Azure Applications Technical roles
November 20 Tampa, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 20 Cambridge, MA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
November 20 Tampa, FL Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: What’s New in AX 2012 R3 Retail (Level 200) Technical roles
November 20 Washington, DC SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 20 Webcast Office 365 – Mail-Flow Troubleshooting Technical roles
November 20 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 7: Microsoft Azure Database-as-a-Service (PAAS) IT Pro
November 20 Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (PPE) Boot Camp on Azure – November Session 4

IT Pro
November 20 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Rev Up Your Office 365 Renewals SMB partners – business and sales roles
November 20 Webcast Enterprise Mobility Suite Starter Kit – End to End Solution: Session 2 Technical roles
November 21 Atlanta, GA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 21 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Rosebud Case Study C-Level and Business Decision Makers
November 21 Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (PPE) Boot Camp on Azure – November Session 5

IT Pro
November 21 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 8: Chalk Talk IT Pro
November 21 Austin, TX

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

December events

Date Location Training, Call, or Event Role
December 1-2 Houston, TX Office 365 Summit All roles
December 2 Indianapolis, IL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
December 2 Pittsburgh, PA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
December 2 Denver, CO

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 2 Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcasts: Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA)

Sales
December 3 Charlotte, NC

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 3 Webcast Lync Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
December 4 Austin, TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
December 4 Webcast Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives Business and sales roles
December 4 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Selling Against the Competition SMB partners – business and sales roles
December 4 Chicago, IL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 5 Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 8-19 Fargo, ND
Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express
Technical roles
December 8-12 Webcast Azure Partner Practice Enablement Technical roles
December 9 Phoenix, AZ

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 10 Webcast SharePoint Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
December 11 Dallas, TX

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 11 Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 11-12 San Diego, CA Office 365 Summit All roles
December 16 Waukesha, WI Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
December 16 Miami, FL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 17 Webcast Office 365 and Windows XP –  Ready for the Cloud? Technical roles

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference