December 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

December calls information

January calls information

Applications & Infrastructure

December 14– Azure calculator

January 18

Business Applications

December 11– Enable smart integration with the Microsoft Power platform

January 8 – Uncover new services opportunities with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

December 6 –Power BI

January 3 – Internet of Things

Developer

December 14: Microsoft Connect Recap

Look for new schedule soon

Marketing SureStep Office Hours

December 6 –  Be more visible to prospects with Referrals

December 13 – Marketing SureStep Office Hours: Write an eGuide for your solution – Part 2

December 20 – MarketingSureStep Office Hours: MPN and how to maximize your membership

January 10 – Content Palooza!

January 17 – New Year’s Resolutions

January 31 – Keep your customers

Modern Workplace – Productivity

December 14 – Quarterly update

January 11

Modern Workplace –  Security

December 14 – Quarterly update

January 15

Modern Workplace – Modern Desktop

December 14 – Quarterly update

January 22

MPN 101

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

Look for new schedule soon

Partner Insider

December 5

January 9

Partner investments Office Hours

December 5

December 12

December 19

January 9

January 16

January 23

January 30

Public Sector

December 13 – Azure Government Secret Regions

January 10 – Microsoft Teams for Government Partners

Week of December 17-21

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

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

Office Hours

MarketingSureStep Office Hours: Why renew into MPN?

Marketing roles

December 20

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Mail & messaging

Technical roles

Week of December 24-28

No events currently scheduled

Week of December 31- January 4

No events currently scheduled

Week of January 7-11

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 8-10

Bellevue, WA

Dynamics 365 for Talent Bootcamp

Technical roles

January 8

Community Call

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

Technical roles

January 8 Online Learn the Azure Government Hybrid Cloud story and how networking is the key to differentiation Technical roles
January 8 Online

Dynamics 365 for Field Service – Universal Resource Scheduling

Technical roles
January 9 Community Call US SMB Partner Insider Call Technical roles
January 9 Community Call

Partner Incentives & Investments Office Hours

Technical roles
January 9 Online

Dynamics AX 2009 Migration to Finance and Operations

Technical roles
January 9 Online

Part 1: Introduction to Cognitive Search and getting started with your project

Technical roles
January 9 Online

How to make customizations for an Evergreen ERP

Technical roles

January 10

Community Call

Public Sector community call: Microsoft Teams for Government Partners

Technical roles

January 10

Community Call

Marketing SureStep Office Hours: Content Palooza!

Technical roles

January 10

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Information Protection

Technical roles

January 10

Online

Part 2: Building and Architecting your Cognitive Search Solution

Technical roles

January 11 Community Call Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Productivity Technical roles

Week of January 14-18

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 15-17

Dallas, TX

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Financial Management Bootcamp

Technical roles

January 14

New York, NY

Build IoT solutions with endless possibilities

Technical roles

January 14

Online

Introduction to Firstline Worker solutions

Technical roles

January 14

Online

What’s new in Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop

Technical roles

January 15

Online

Learn how to drive WS 2008 and SQL 2008 Infrastructure Modernization on Azure Government with Assessments and End of Support readiness

Technical roles

January 16 Community Call

Partner Incentives & Investments Office Hours

Technical roles
January 16 Community Call

Marketing SureStep Office Hours: New Year’s Resolutions

Technical roles
January 18 Community Call Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Security 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 22-24

Dallas, TX

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Supply Chain Management Bootcamp

Technical roles

January 22-24

Downers Grove, IL

Dynamics 365 for Customer Service Bootcamp

Technical roles

January 22

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Modern Desktop

Technical roles

January 22

Online

Learn the foundation of IaaS in Azure Government with Azure Virtual Machines

Technical roles

January 22

Online

Top 5 Azure Pricing scenarios

Technical roles

January 22

Online

Adopting Dynamics 365 for Sales, Customer Service – Data analysis

Technical roles

January 22

Online

Introduction to Azure Backup

Technical roles

January 23 Community Call

Partner Incentives & Investments Office Hours

Technical roles

January 23

Online

Transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Technical roles

January 23

Online

Grow, build, and connect with Microsoft for Startups

Technical roles

January 23

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop

Technical roles

January 23

Online

Introduction to application migration to Azure

Technical roles

January 24

Online

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

Technical roles

January 24

Online

Introduction to Azure Site Recovery

Technical roles

January 24

Online

Creating apps for the Intelligent Cloud: Architecting cloud apps for scale

Technical roles

January 24

Online

What’s new in Office 365 Teamwork solutions

Technical roles

Week of January 28-February 1

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

January 28-30

Houston, TX

Dynamics 365 for Talent Bootcamp

Technical roles

January 29

Online

Introduction to Azure IoT Suite

Technical roles

January 29

Online

Learn about the various Azure Storage types and Cloud Identity in Azure Government

Technical roles

January 29

Online

What’s new in Office 365 Intelligent Communications

Technical roles

January 30 Community Call

Partner Incentives & Investments Office Hours

Technical roles

January 30

Online

Technical deep dive on Microsoft Teams Direct Routing

Technical roles

January 30

Online

Azure Marketplace and AppSource publisher payouts and seller insights

Technical roles

January 31

Community Call

Marketing SureStep Office Hours: Keep your customers

Technical roles

January 31

Online

Introduction to Microsoft 365 security and compliance

Technical roles

January 31

Online

What’s New in Azure Infrastructure as a Service

Technical roles

Week of February 4-8

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

February 4-8

Edina, MN

Dynamics 365 for Field Service Bootcamp

Technical roles

February 4

Online

IoT in Action Virtual Bootcamp

Technical roles

February 5

Online

Introduction to Microsoft Teamwork solutions

Technical roles

February 5

Online

BCDR: How and why Government organizations need backup and disaster recovery services

Technical roles

February 5

Online

Optimize your Marketplace listing with featured apps and services

Technical roles

February 6

Community Call

US SMB Partner Insider Call

Technical roles

February 7

Community Call

Public Sector community call: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Government Community Cloud (GCC) for Partners

Technical roles

February 8

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Productivity

Technical roles

Week of February 11-15

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

February 11

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork solutions: Deploying Teams

Technical roles

February 12

Community Call

Business Applications Partner Community Call – Gain a competitive advantage with Machine Learning

Technical roles

February 14

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork solutions: Mail & messaging

Technical roles

Week of February 18-22

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

February 19

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Security

Technical roles

February 19

Online

Application Modernization on Azure Government

Technical roles

February 19

Online

Get the most out of Azure with Azure Advisor

Technical roles

February 19

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Security management

Technical roles

February 20

Online

What’s New in Microsoft 365 Security

Technical roles

February 20

Online

Adopting Microsoft Teamwork solutions: Managing Teams

Technical roles

Week of February 25-March 1

Date

Location

Course, webcast or call

Who should attend

February 26

Community Call

Modern Workplace Partner Community Call – Modern Desktop

Technical roles

February 26

Online

How to leverage an ADS to win SQL Migration deals to Azure Government

Technical roles

February 26

Online

Incidents, maintenance, and health advisories: Stay informed with Azure Service Health

Technical roles

February 26

Online

Hybrid Cloud management & security: Introduction and Log Analytics

Technical roles

February 27

Online

Adopting Microsoft 365 Security management

Technical roles

Microsoft 2019 events

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

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