November 2018 Hot Sheet partner training schedule

Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead.

Community call schedule

Community calls for the US Partner Community are led by experts from across the US Partner Team, and provide practice-building and business-building guidance.

Community name

November calls information

December calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

November 16 – Windows/SQL 2008 End Of Support

November 29 – FastTrack for Azure to grow your business

December 14– Azure for Backup and Recovery

Business Applications

November 13 – Embrace the new Dynamics 365 features and offerings in the October ’18 release

December 11– Enable smart integration with the Microsoft Power platform

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

November 8– Databricks/Machine Learning

December 6 – Internet of Things (registration link will be available soon)

Marketing SureStep November 8 – Leverage SQL Server by moving to Azure VMs December 4 – Grow your Azure business with Open Source software

 

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Every Thursday

Every Thursday

Modern Workplace – Productivity

November 9 – Microsoft Information Protection and Unified Labeling in Microsoft 365

December 14 – Quarterly update

Modern Workplace –  Security

November 20 – Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

December 14 – Quarterly update

Modern Workplace – Modern Desktop

November 27 – Virtual Desktop and Virtual Applications

December 14 – Quarterly update

MPN 101

November 28 – Top ways to maximize your profitability

December 5 – Reach customers and grow your business with new go-to-market offers

December 19 – Connect with more customers and set up your app for success on a Microsoft marketplace

Open Source Solutions

Look for new schedule soon

Look for new schedule soon

Partner Insider

November 7

December 5

Partner investments Office Hours

November 7

November 14

November 21

November 28

December 5

December 12

December 19

Public Sector

November 8 – New services in Azure Government for partners

December 13 – Azure Government Secret Regions

Week of November 26-30

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

November 29-30

Burlington, MA

Building your Teamwork practice with Teams and modern SharePoint solutions

Technical roles

November 26

Online

Microsoft Dynamics for Field Service

Technical roles

November 26

Alpharetta, GA

What’s new with Windows 10

Business, sales, and technical roles

November 26

Online

Adopting Common Data Service for Apps

Technical roles

November 27

Alpharetta, GA

Microsoft 365 features and value discovery Workshop

Business, sales, and technical roles

November 27

Community Call

Modern Workplace Community Call: Modern Desktop – Virtual Desktop and Virtual Applications

Technical roles

November 27

Online

Adopting the Microsoft Power Platform – Feature update series

Technical roles

November 27

Online

Technical deep dive AI: Data science process and Machine Learning

Technical roles

November 27

Online

Technical deep dive on project management using Project Online Premium

Technical roles

November 28

Community Call

US Partner Community call: Top ways to maximize your profitability

Business, sales, and technical roles

November 28

Online

Adopting Data Integration: Dynamics 365 for finance and operations & sales

Business, sales and technical roles

November 28

Online

Technical deep dive: SQL Server on-premises overview

Technical roles

November 28

Online

What’s new in Azure Infrastructure as a Service

Technical roles

November 29

New York, NY

Cloud Application Development Workshop

Technical roles

November 29

Bellevue, WA

IoT in Action Smart Building

Technical roles

November 29

Community Call

Special Applications and Infrastructure Community Call: FastTrack for Azure to grow your business

Technical roles

November 29

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 Business Central feature update series

Technical roles

November 29

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop deployment

Technical roles

November 29

Online

Technical deep dive on Cloud Scale Analytics: Azure Data Bricks

Technical roles

November 29

Online

What’s new in Cloud Application development

Technical roles

November 29

Online

Technical deep dive on PowerApps (Canvas Apps)

Technical roles

November 30

Online

Best practices to submit your Add-ins and apps to Office Store

Technical roles

Week of December 3-7

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

December 3-4

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Security workshop with M365

Technical roles

December 3

Online

Enhance your business with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Data Analysis Technical roles

December 3

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Deployment

Technical roles

December 4

Los Angeles, CA

Driving compliance with Microsoft Teams

Business and technical roles

December 4

Online

Enhances your business with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Mobile Integration

Technical roles

December 4

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 identity and access management

Technical roles

December 4 Online StepUp Technical – Grow your Azure business with Open Source software Technical roles

December 4

Online

Transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

December 4

Online

Adopting Cloud Scale Analytics: Azure Data Factory

Technical roles

December 4

Online

Migrating application authentication to Microsoft Azure

Technical roles

December 4

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Management

Technical roles

December 4 Online Introduction to Microsoft Teamwork Solutions Technical roles
December 4 Online What’s new in Office 365 intelligent communications Technical roles
December 4 Online Transform Your business with AI at Microsoft Technical roles
December 5 Denver, CO Learn the Microsoft Security story using Microsoft Teams Business and technical roles
December 5 Alpharetta, GA Driving compliance with Microsoft Teams Business and technical roles
December 5 Community Call US SMB Partner Insider Technical roles
December 5 Community Call US Partner Community call: Reach customers and grow your business with new Go-to-Market offers Technical roles
December 5 Office Hours Partner Investment Office Hours Business roles
December 5 Online Introduction to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Retail Configuration Technical roles
December 5 Online Introduction to Firstline worker solutions Technical roles
December 5 Online Hybrid Cloud management & security: Introduction and Log Analytics Technical roles
December 5 Online What’s new & highlights in Business Applications Technical roles
December 5 Online Technical deep dive AI: Azure technologies for deep learning Technical roles
December 6 Online Adopting Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations feature update series Technical roles
December 6 Online Adopting Microsoft 365 information protection Technical roles
December 6 Online Migrating Open Source Applications to Microsoft Azure Technical roles
December 6 Online Hybrid Cloud management & security: Automation and security Technical roles
December 6 Online What’s new in Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Technical roles
December 6 Online Introduction to Power BI Technical roles
December 7 Online Adopting Power BI for embedded applications Technical roles

Week of December 10-14

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

December 10-11 Fort Lauderdale, FL Building your Teamwork practice with Teams and modern SharePoint solutions Technical roles
December 12-13 Irvine, CA Microsoft Security workshop with M365 Technical roles
December 13-14 Irving, TX Building your Teamwork practice with Teams and modern SharePoint solutions Technical roles
December 10 Denver, CO Microsoft 365 features and value discovery Workshop Business, sales, and technical roles
December 10 Online What’s new in Office 365 Teamwork solutions Technical roles
December 10 Online Getting started with Partner Center CSP: Technical scenarios Technical roles
December 10 Online Hybrid Cloud management & security: Automation and security Technical roles
December 11 Community Call Business Applications Partner Community Call: Enable smart integration with the Microsoft Power platform Technical roles
December 11 Online What’s new in Office 365 Technical roles
December 11 Online Introduction to Microsoft 365 App Launcher Technical roles
December 11 Online Azure Marketplace and AppSource Publisher onboarding and support Technical roles

December 11

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 threat protection

Technical roles

December 11

Online

SQL migration Oracle to SQL Server using SSMA

Technical roles

December 11

Online

Technical deep dive on Hybrid Cloud Storage

Technical roles

December 11

Online

Creating apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Serverless and integration scenarios

Technical roles

December 12

Irving, TX

Microsoft 365 Partner practice building event: Building a Microsoft Teams practice/adoption and change management practice

Business and technical roles

December 12

Denver, CO

What’s new with Windows 10

Business, sales, and technical roles

December 12

Office Hours

Partner Investment Office Hours

Business roles

December 12

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 information protection

Technical roles

December 12

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Managing Teams

Technical roles

December 13

Community Call

Public Sector community call: Azure Government Secret regions

Technical roles

December 13

Online

Creating Apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Architecting Cloud applications for security

Technical roles

December 13

Online

Technical deep dive on Cloud Scale Analytics: Azure Data Bricks

Technical roles

December 13

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Securing Teams

Technical roles

December 13

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Security management

Technical roles

December 14

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call: Quarterly Update

Technical roles

December 14

Community Call

Azure Applications and Infrastructure Community Call: Azure Backup and Recovery

Technical roles

December 14

Online

Creating apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Serverless and integration scenarios

Technical roles

Week of December 17-21

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

December 17

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Mail & messaging

Technical roles

December 17

Online

Building applications for Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

December 17

Online

Adopting Cloud Scale Analytics: Big Data Analytics using Data Lake

Technical roles

December 17

Online

Build scalable Cloud Applications with Containers on Azure

Technical roles

December 18

Online

Making apps and bots smarter through Azure Cognitive Services

Technical roles

December 19

Community Call

US Partner Community call: Connect with more customers and set up your app for success on a Microsoft marketplace

Technical roles

December 19

Office Hours

Partner Investment Office Hours

Business roles

December 19

Online

Technical deep dive on Azure IoT Suite

Technical roles

December 20

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Mail & messaging

Technical roles

Week of December 24-28

Christmas Holiday Week

Week of December 31- January 4

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 2

Office Hours

US Partner Investment Office Hours

Business roles

Week of January 7-11

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 8

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Community call: Uncover new services opportunities with GDPR

Technical roles

January 9

Community Call

US SMB Partner Insider Call

Technical roles

Week of January 14-18

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 14

New York, NY

Build IoT solutions with endless possibilities

Technical roles

January 18

Community Call

Applications and Infrastructure Community Call

Technical roles

Week of January 21-25

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 22 Online Adopting Dynamics 365 for Sales, Customer Service – Data analysis Technical roles

January 24

Online

Introduction to Dynamics 365 for Sales, Customer Service – Technical Onboarding

Technical roles

Microsoft 2019 events

Microsoft Inspire 2019: July 14–18 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Microsoft Ignite 2019: November 4-8 in Orlando, FL