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  • Pass Your Next Certification Exam between February 3 and April 27 and Enter to Win a Surface Pro 2

    For companies in the Microsoft Partner Network, Microsoft Certified Professionals are critical to their ability to maintain credibility with and demonstrate technical expertise to customers. Specific Microsoft Certifications are required to earn MPN gold...
  • Cloud OS Training Sweepstakes

    Get the tools you need to introduce the Microsoft Cloud OS vision and perform technical product demonstrations to customers. Complete these hands-on trainings to learn how Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Microsoft System Center, and Windows Azure...
  • January 2014 Hot Sheet

    Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date, and this post is updated as needed to provide you with about a six-week outlook. Fewer live...
  • Microsoft Dynamics Partners Training Schedule for 2014

    Take advantage of virtual and in-person opportunities to increase your knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP. You’ll also find upcoming Microsoft Dynamics training on the US Partner Training Hot Sheet and...
  • February 2014 Hot Sheet

    The latest issue of the Hot Sheet can be found at http://aka.ms/hotsheetnews. Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date, and this...
  • Presales Technical Professionals: Demonstrate Your Expertise

    Demonstrate your knowledge of Microsoft products and technologies by passing Microsoft Partner Network Presales Technical assessments. In addition to earning your Presales Technical Specialist accreditation, completing the assessment will also earn you...
  • March 2014 Hot Sheet

    The most current issue of the Hot Sheet is available at http://aka.ms/hotsheetnews . Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date,...
  • New Year, New Savings on Microsoft Certification Exams

    Encourage your company’s technical professionals to get certified on current Microsoft products and technologies with the new Microsoft Competency Exam pack offer : Save 40% on 20 exams Save 35% on 5 exams Second Shot Distribute the exam vouchers to IT...
  • Build and Deploy Solutions Faster: Practice Accelerator Schedule for January–March

    Microsoft Practice Accelerator is a Microsoft Partner Network benefit that provides a detailed framework of resources, spanning from pre-engagement to post-delivery, to help you improve efficiency and deliver solutions faster. The complete documentation...
  • Office 365 Partner Sales Training at SharePoint Conference 2014

    Register to attend the Drumbeat Partner Pre-Day at SharePoint Conference 2014 on Sunday, March 2, from 9:00AM–5:00PM. Drumbeat is the Microsoft Office 365 partner sales readiness program. If you are a Sales Professional or Presales Technical Professional...
  • April 2014 Hot Sheet

    The most current issue of the Hot Sheet is available at http://aka.ms/hotsheetnews . Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date,...
  • Drumbeat Sales Days: Microsoft Office 365 Sales Training

    Microsoft partner sales professionals and presales technical professionals are invited to attend one of three in-person Drumbeat Sales Days to learn best practices for selling Office 365 to enterprise customers. During this training, you will also hear...
  • Windows Server Samurai R2 Webcast Series

    The technology landscape for small and medium businesses is changing, and we can help you be ready for it. Take advantage of the growing opportunities in virtualization, disaster recovery, and affordable storage by attending this webcast series. These...
  • Accelerate. Improve. Expand. Practice Accelerator Schedule Through May 2014

    Microsoft Practice Accelerator is a Microsoft Partner Network benefit that provides a detailed framework of resources, spanning from pre-engagement to post-delivery, to help you improve efficiency and deliver solutions faster. The complete documentation...
  • Sales Professionals: Demonstrate Your Product Knowledge

    If you are on the front lines with customers explaining the features and benefits of Microsoft products and technologies, consider becoming a Sales Specialist by passing an accreditation assessment. Through December 31, passing a qualifying assessment...
  • Your urban adventure awaits – enter to win a trip to New York City when you pass an assessment

    You can help your business succeed by demonstrating your capabilities in specific business focuses, known as MPN competencies . Meeting the exam and assessment requirements for a competency prepares you to meet customer needs in a focus area, even if...
  • December 2013 Hot Sheet

    The latest issue of the Hot Sheet can be found at http://aka.ms/hotsheetnews . Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date, and this...
  • You Learn, We Learn Blog Challenge

    By now you probably know that we’re in the learning business. While most of the time you get to hear from us about learning opportunities, we’d love a chance to learn from you . Tell about the training that is working for your business. What training...
  • Be rewarded and save with these training and certification offers

    Whether you’re preparing for a Microsoft Certification exam, gathering best practices to help improve your company’s time to market for deployments, or just interested in deepening your technical knowledge about Microsoft products and technologies, take...
  • Windows Intune webcast series

    Join the Windows Intune team for a webcast series that covers product, sales, and technical information about the unified PC and mobile device management solution for businesses. Windows Intune lets you manage PCs and mobile devices from the cloud, enabling...
  • MPN Experts on the Microsoft Partner Network Transition

    Earlier this summer, a lot of great announcements were made at the Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 regarding the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN). These announcements prompted some partner questions asking for more clarity.  As a result, we thought...
  • Free Friday: Microsoft Exam Cram Marathon

    We have yet another awesome opportunity to tell you about that will help you or your team prepare for your next certification exams (see Monday’s post for more resources). It’s an Exam Cram Marathon on Wednesday, June 8 . Here are the details to help...
  • Microsoft Lync – the new OCS

    A letter was sent out to partners earlier today, announcing the name change of Microsoft Office Communications Server to Microsoft Lync (ah, the simplicity!) – I enclosed it here in case you haven’t seen it. Scroll down for info on how to download the...
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Classroom or Virtual Training

    Are you and your colleagues looking to take a deep dive into SQL Server 2008 R2? Then consider registering for Application Platform University – Technical Edition . This 2-day course provides architects, implementers and technical pre-sales consultants...
  • ‘Go Anywhere with Exchange 2010’ Sweepstakes

    Good morning, partners! What better way to start the week than with a special offer? Here’s a great Exchange Server 2010 training incentive that starts today. Each time you complete one of the courses in our Exchange 2010 technical learning package ,...