Australia Hot Sheet Partner Training Schedule


Welcome to the first Australia Hot Sheet Training Schedule, an idea I got from the Microsoft US Training Team. This is a comprehensive schedule of Australia partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. We will update this post frequently, as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead.  We hope this will help you and your team skill up on the latest technology, solutions and news. If you have any questions/feedback about any of the training below or would like to suggest training for us to run please email the Microsoft Australia Readiness Team at msaupr@microsoft.com.

Business Skills Training

Industry Acceleration (IP) Workshop

Type: Business (L200)

Audience: Business Leaders

Cost: $99

Product: NA Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (01 Oct)

The Industry Acceleration (IP) Workshop is specifically designed for partners that are committed to building out an expanded solution offering (and IP) around one or more existing customer concentrations, and then proactively marketing these solutions to a broader prospect pool. The Industry Acceleration (IP) Workshop is designed specifically to leadership teams identify market opportunities, validate their business model assumptions and operationalise their business plans.
Register here

Partner Profitability Series - Strategic Leadership and Business Accelerate

Type: Business (L100)

Audience: CEO, Managing Directors, Business Development Managers

Cost: Free

Product: NA

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Melbourne (9 Oct), Brisbane (13 Oct), Sydney (16 Oct), Perth (20 Oct), Adelaide (22 Oct)

The Strategic Leadership and Business Accelerate workshop is exclusively available to business owners and Managing Directors from Microsoft Partners. New start-ups and long established firms alike face many challenges as they build, evolve and grow their businesses – it’s lonely at the top! Delivered by independent consultants with extensive experience in starting, running, buying and selling businesses, the full day session provides the time and space work ON the business rather than IN the business. Working interactively with the facilitator, delegates will have a unique opportunity to review and update their business strategy and top priorities in the context of industry experience and market insight. The end result of participating in one of these sessions will be up to date plans and priorities, a greater insight into the current market and the opportunity to compare best practice. The process will enable all delegates to leave with documented decisions; the style of the workshop session will be informative and energising. Register here

The Partner Profitability Academy Monthly Webinar

Type: Sales & Pre-Sales (L100)

Audience: CEO, Managing Directors, Business Development Managers

Cost: Free

Product: NA

Duration: 60 Minutes

Location: Webinar (October – June)

​The Profitability Academy Series webcasts offer insight into the disruption we're seeing to traditional business models in the marketplace with ideas and suggestions on how we can take best advantage of them. Every month we will host a different popular topic that is voted for by yourselves. If you want to hear more about new business models, exit strategies, sales compensation, marketing effectiveness or how to create goals that your team will love then this is for you! We will only be covering business / commercial content so nothing on technical feeds, speeds or product information. In addition to hosting a specific topic, we will have a subject-matter-expert on hand to answer live questions via a Q&A chat as well as sharing models, frameworks and industry learning. This is your opportunity to spend 1 hour per month stepping back from the day to day running of the business and look at the bigger picture by investing in yourself and the businesses you represent. The webcasts are open to anyone in your organisation that want to get a new perspective or have a thirst for continual personal and professional development. The series will take place monthly at 10:30 (Australian) on the 1st Friday of each month beginning 2nd October 2015. With your registration you will have visibility of the complete series until June 2016 and will receive reminders prior to each session. We look forward to seeing you on the calls. Register here

P-Seller All You Need to Know Monthly Webinar

Type: Sales & Pre-Sales (L100)

Audience: Only open to registered P-Sellers

Cost: Free

Product: NA

Duration: 60 Minutes

Location: Webinar (October – June)

​This monthly community call is for Australian P-Seller individuals. This call has been established to give you an update on the latest news from Microsoft Subject Matter Experts. It will also equip you with tools that will help you sell, drive deployment and consumption of Microsoft Products. Register here

 

Microsoft Dynamics

Dynamics CRM Online in Open - Sales Training

Type: Sales & Pre-Sales (L100 – L200)

Audience: O365 Partners (Resellers and Distributors), sales/tele-sales/pre-sales and marketing roles.

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Melbourne (06 Oct), Sydney (07 Oct), Brisbane (08 Oct), Perth (13 Oct), Adelaide (15 Oct)

This one-day workshop is designed to prepare existing Microsoft Office 365 Partners to sell and implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online in Open. The instructor will provide an overview of lead generation, target group/focus, how to differentiate from other vendors, and learnings from Office 365 Partners. Register here

Microsoft Dynamics Exam MB2-704 CRM Application Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Dynamics Exam Microsoft Dynamics Exam MB2-704 CRM Application. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those partners based in Australia. Register here

Microsoft Dynamics Exam MB2-706 Dynamics CRM Online Deployment Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Dynamics Exam MB2-706 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Deployment. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Application Exam

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: Architects, Developers, and Advanced Functional CRM consultants

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 90 Minutes Every Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Online (06 - 22 Oct)

If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of three weeks to assist in achieving the MB2-704: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Application Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer for an hour and a half twice a week for three weeks, and be given homework including; Covering Modules on the following E-learning courses; 80669AE: Sales and Marketing in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online; 80668AE: Customer Service in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. Hands on Practice on a demo environment. Register here

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Installation Exam

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: Architects, Developers, and Advanced Functional CRM consultants

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 90 Minutes Every Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Online (06 – 22 Nov)

If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of three weeks to assist in achieving the MB2-708: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installation Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for an hour and a half twice a week for three weeks and be given homework including: Covering Modules on the following E-learning courses 80679AE: Installation in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 and Hands on Practice on a demo environment. Register here

CRM Accelerate for Dynamics CRM Customization and Configuration Exam

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: Architects, Developers, and Advanced Functional CRM consultants

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 90 Minutes Every Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Online (03 – 18 Nov)

If you are working toward certification, attend this Program over a span of three weeks to assist in achieving the MB2-707: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customization and Configuration Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for an hour and a half twice a week for three weeks and be given homework including: Covering Modules on the following E-learning courses; 80665AE: Customization and Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and On Premise. Hands on Practice on a demo environment. Register here

Advanced Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics Marketing for Developers

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Architects, Developers, and Advanced Functional CRM consultants

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 2 Days (Dynamics Learning Portal)

Location: Online (21 - 22 Sep)

Microsoft Dynamics Marketing (MDM) at its core helps marketers to manage, measure, and optimize their marketing operations and execution performance. This two-day workshop featuring the most recent MDM release is targeted for individuals who plan to configure, customize or integrate Microsoft MDMs Integrated Marketing Management capabilities for their own or their customer’s organisations. This audience typically includes solution architects, technical consultants, and CRM developers that already have gained a basic understanding of how to setup and configure MDM across multiple functional areas. Despite the fact this course focusses on the technical side of an MDM implementation, it also conveys a basic understanding of the Integrated Marketing Management discipline and MDMs positioning therein to explore different implementation scenarios in context with typical marketing processes and personas. Next the course recaps on basic setup and configuration skills gained during the L200 MDM course and adds depth and practical experience. Each of the course modules 2 to 5 comes with an extensive, well-documented hands-on lab session, enabling students to build their own, fully functional MDM configurations, customizations, and integrations with Dynamics CRM and PowerBI. Please note that participation in this course requires students to perform about 60 minutes of technical preparation work in advance to the first training day. Students are provided with a written step-by-step guide helping them to provision their own MDM and CRM trial instances as well as other required components. Register here

Advanced Performance Workshop Microsoft Dyanmics AX 2012 R3

Type: Technical (L400)

Audience: Architects and Senior Consultants with proven experience on AX implementation

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: 4 Days

Location: Sydney (16 – 19 Nov)

The Advanced Performance Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is designed for helping solution architects and senior consultants on planning, designing, implementing, stabilizing and releasing a Dynamics AX implementation with a focus on performance. Participants will understand the different phases and steps of the performance lifecycle; from analysis to deployment and the tools required to get implementation complete. The workshop is based on typical business scenarios, passing thru several exercises involving architecture, data modelling and database tuning, caching, testing and troubleshooting by using real-world examples. Register here

AX Accelerate for Microsoft Dynamics

Type: Technical (L400)

Audience: Senior Professionals with experience in ERP products

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: 4 Days

Location: Virtual Sessions (November 02-December 03), Instructor Led Sessions, (December 08-10), Sydney

AX Accelerate is a cross-training functional program for individuals who have experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, but are new to Dynamics AX. This intensive hybrid training utilizes a mix of training activities, including virtual classes and self-paced time, and merges product and business process based on the core fundamentals of the Microsoft Dynamics AX solution for both Financials and Supply Chain. Attendees will gain hands-on experience through case studies, labs, discussions and certification content that will help build a successful start in AX consulting practices WW. The course kicks-off with a 1-hour prep session and is followed by 9 days of 3-hour virtual sessions and then finishes with a 3-day in-person workshop where individuals will form teams and implement the case study in a real AX environment. Register here

Dynamics Cloud SureStep: Foundation Workshop

Type: Business (L200)

Audience: Business Leaders

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (28 Sep)

The Dynamics Cloud SureStep: Foundation Workshop has been designed exclusively for business leaders that manage mid-market and enterprise oriented Dynamics practices and is based on a proven customer engagement framework that compels most partner organisations to re-examine their unique selling propositions (differentiation), go-to-market strategy and preferred solution sets. This workshop is designed exclusively for business leaders (MDs and CEOs). Register here

Dynamics Cloud SureStep: Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing & Sales Leaders

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Dynamics

Duration: 4 Days

Location: Sydney (29 – 30 Sep)

The Dynamics Cloud SureStep: Integrated Marketing and Sales Workshop is a two-day interactive workshop and has been designed to help Partner marketing and sales organisations practically implement and operationalise many of the ideas and concepts. With changing buying behaviour disrupting the traditional customer acquisition process, marketing and sales must increasingly work together to drive emotional differentiation early in the prospect's buying experience. Register here

Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Enterprise Mobility Suite Technical Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals, Support Engineer 

Cost: $199

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (26 – 27 Oct), Sydney (11 – 12 Feb)

This two day Empower Enterprise Mobility training will provide level 200-300 instructor-led technical training complete with demos and hands on labs. This training focuses on Microsoft's enterprise mobility solutions included in the Enterprise Mobility Suite: Mobile Devices, Application & Data Management with Intune, Identity & Access Management with Azure Active Directory, and Information Protection with Azure Rights Management Services. Plus, deep dive on setup scenarios focusing on Hybrid Identity with Azure AD Premium Service, Information Protection with Azure RMS Service, and Unified Device Management with Windows Intune Service. Register here

Selling Hybrid Identity and Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing and Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite

Duration: Starts: Monday, September 28, 2015 Ends: Monday, October 26, 2015 10:00 AM

Location: Online Training - 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week)

This course helps sales professionals understand how Azure Active Directory strikes a balance between IT security requirements and ease of use for end users, which makes it possible to access data and applications from any device in a safe and secure way. The course will take four weeks, and you should plan on spending 2 - 3 hours per week for completing the various components of the training. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. Register here

Microsoft Office Products & Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Office 365

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Office 365 Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those partners based in Australia. Register here

Microsoft Office 365 Exam 347: Enabling Office 365 Services Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Office 365

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Office 365 Exam 347: Enabling Office 365 Services. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

Drumbeat – Start

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Office 365

Making the sale comes down to a few key factors: Recognising the opportunity (and acting on it). Knowing the products (and how to articulate their value). Understanding your customers’ challenges (so you can establish trusted relationships). The spectrum of Office 365 Drumbeat partner sales training can help you prepare to help small businesses with the basics and address complex enterprise customer scenarios with value-added solutions. On Demand

Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Datacentre Practice Enablement Bootcamp

Type: Technical (L200 - L300)

Audience: Enterprise Architects and Pre-Sales Engineers with System Integrators

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure, System Centre, Windows Server

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (1 – 2 Dec)

The Microsoft Datacentre Practice Enablement Boot camp provides 200-300 level technical training complete with hands on labs. This 2-day in person instructor-led course will help you understand how to evolve a traditional datacentre configuration to a cloud-enabled datacentre capable of automating service delivery, on-premises or extended to hosted private and public clouds, using the latest capabilities of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. Register here

Selling Hybrid Cloud Storage with StorSimple

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing and Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite

Duration: Starts: Monday, October 05, 2015 Ends: Monday, November 09, 2015

Location: Online Training - 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week)

This course helps sales professionals converse with customers about how StorSimple provides more cost-effective data storage solutions. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. The course will take four weeks, and you should plan on spending 2 - 3 hours per week for completing the various components of the training. The training will be hosted by Intrepid Learning, Inc. Login credentials for the Learning Platform will be provided upon confirmation of your registration. Register here

Extend to the Cloud - Operations Management Suite (OMS) Bootcamp

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Azure Architects, Enterprise Architects, Datacentre Architects and Pre-Sales Engineers with System Integrators

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure, System Centre

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (20 – 21 Oct), Sydney (23 – 24 Feb)

The Extend to the Cloud – Operations Management Suite Boot camp provides 200-300 level technical training complete with hands on labs. This 2-day in person instructor-led course will help you understand how to implement simplified IT management to a cloud-enabled datacentre through instructor-led technical content and hands-on labs covering various IT Operations Management scenarios like Log Analytics, Backup, Disaster Recovery and Automation across multiple platforms (Hyper-V and VMware), multiple OS (Windows and Linux) and multiple clouds (Azure, AWS). Register here

Windows 10

Windows 10 Exam: 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Windows 10

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Windows 10: Exam 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

Windows Deep Dive Technical / Engineering Training

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $199

Product: Windows 10

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (28 – 30 Sep); Brisbane (28 – 30 Sep)

With Windows 10 being released, more customers are asking about it and looking to start their proof of concepts so they can evaluate how it can best fit in their organisation. In this two-day workshop you will learn about topics like how to deploy and manage Windows 10, and the security features you can use to help protect your customer's data, identity, and devices. You will come away with a better understanding of how Windows is becoming more like a service and how new features will be added over time. After this training you should be able to walk into your customer's organisation and help them deploy Windows 10). Register here

Data Platform

Microsoft Power BI Practice Enablement Boot Camp

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Business Intelligence practice leads and architects

Cost: $199

Product: Microsoft Power BI

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (02 Nov), Melbourne (16 Nov)

In this one-day boot camp you will learn about the potential and power of Microsoft Power BI and how it is a new generation cloud service that can transform data into rich visuals. The training course is designed to introduce Power BI, and to specifically empower partners with the technical knowledge required to transform their businesses to sell and implement Power BI solutions. Register here

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please show your Ignite ticket payment invoice to claim your place. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD. This training course is only open to those IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

Microsoft Azure Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Azure Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to those IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

Microsoft Azure Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Preparation Course

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $199 (Unless you are attending Microsoft Australia Ignite, which then it is free)

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: Tuesday 29 September – Wednesday 11 November

Location: Online Training – 90 minutes per week + time to complete homework

Ignite your skills! If you are working toward certification, attend this program over a span of eight weeks to assist in achieving the Microsoft Azure Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam. You will attend a virtual session led by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, for 90 minutes once a week for eight weeks, and be given homework. If you are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast in November this training course is free, please provide a copy of the Ignite ticket receipt to Australian Events. If you are not attending Ignite you are still welcome to attend this training the cost is $199 AUD, this training course is only open to IT Professionals based in Australia. Register here

Azure Machine Learning & Azure Stream Analytics Practice Enablement Boot Camp

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Business Intelligence practice leads and architects

Cost: $199

Product: Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (03 Nov); Melbourne (06 Nov)

For the first ¾ of the day you will spend learning how to use Azure Machine Learning, a fully managed cloud service that enables data scientists and developers to efficiently embed predictive analytics into their applications. With this capability, organisations can better benefit from massive data sets. The last quarter of the day will be spent on Azure Stream Analytics were you will learn how to analyse data as it streams in real time from applications and devices. You'll also work with data streams to analyse patterns, compare current conditions to historical information, or transform incoming streams before storing events. Register here

Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Architecture Boot Camp

Type: Technical (L400)

Audience: Technical, and Deployment Roles

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Duration: 5 Days

Location: Sydney (12 – 16 Oct)

This 5-day instructor-led course provides an in-depth discussion and practical hands-on training of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) and other enterprise technologies such as Azure Active Directory, Recovery Services, and PaaS Services such as SQL Database and Storage. In addition to practical, hands-on training, the student will participate in several architecture design scenarios to help you prepare for real world scenarios such as Enterprise Networking, Hybrid Identity, Enterprise Web Apps, and Disaster recovery. Register here

Cloud Platform University: Technical Architecture Workshop

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Sydney (13 – 14 Oct)

This is an intense 2-day gathering that will give technical sellers the opportunity to work together in small groups, using hands-on learning approaches in order to master a wide range of technical selling skills in the form of case studies. Through lectures, participants will learn key topics to help drive a deeper understand of both their roles and core technologies. Participants will also work in small groups to gain experience with Azure labs, learn to handle objections and other key blockers, and be able to confidently answer customers’ technical questions. Even if you are an experienced cloud technical seller, you will be able to reinforce your knowledge and contribute. Register here

Cloud Platform University: Sales Workshop

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Sales & Marketing Roles

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Sydney (13 – 14 Oct)

This 2-day workshop will give sellers the opportunity to work in small groups, using hands-on learning approaches to increase their skills in selling Azure. SSPs/Sales Roles will be immersed in common sales scenarios and gain confidence in how to overcome objections and strategize during competitive situations. Register here

Practice Enablement Training - Azure Active Directory (AAD)

Type: Technical (L400)

Audience: Solution Architects, Pre-sales Technical, and Deployment Roles

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (26 – 27 Nov), Sydney (30 Nov – 1 Dec)

This two-day training course will consist of both instructor-led technical content and hands-on labs covering Hybrid Identity and Access Management (Azure Active Directory Premium). Register here

Azure Partner Community webinar

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Anyone interested in Microsoft Azure

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 60 Minutes

Location: Webinar (October – June)

This monthly community call is for Australian Azure Partner who are selling into the midmarket (Corporate Accounts) space. Join the call each month to demystify the cloud and hear the latest news on Microsoft Azure. Leading cloud experts from Microsoft will share with you the knowledge and answer any questions you may have. Register here

Selling Security and Compliance

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing and Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite

Duration: Starts: Monday, October 19, 2015 Ends: Monday, November 16, 2015

Location: Online Training - 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week)

This course helps sales professionals address customer requirements around security, privacy, and compliance in Microsoft Azure. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. The course will take four weeks, and you should plan on spending 2 - 3 hours per week for completing the various components of the training. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. The training will be hosted by Intrepid Learning, Inc. Login credentials for the Learning Platform will be provided during the week before launch date. Register here

Selling Azure and SQL Server for Business Continuity

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing and Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite

Duration: Starts: Monday, October 12, 2015 Ends: Monday, November 02, 2015

Location: Online Training - 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week)

This course helps sales professionals better understand how rapid data growth creates business continuity challenges for customers and how to position Azure as a solution for SQL Server backup as well as disaster recovery. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. The course will take four weeks, and you should plan on spending 2 - 3 hours per week for completing the various components of the training. Register here

Selling Enterprise Web and Mobile Applications

Type: Sales (L200)

Audience: Marketing and Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft Azure

Duration: Starts: Monday, November 02, 2015 Ends: Monday, November 30, 2015

Location: Online Training - 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week)

This course helps sales professionals understand the Azure App Service and what it means for customers. It is a self-directed online learning course that includes videos, resources, and discussion forums to complete within the timeframe of the course offering. The course will take four weeks, and you should plan on spending 2 - 3 hours per week for completing the various components of the training. The training will be hosted by Intrepid Learning, Inc. Login credentials for the Learning Platform will be provided upon confirmation of your registration. Register here

ModernBiz Technical Series for SMB

Connect with Customers

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals, Consultants, SMB Resellers

Cost: $99

Product: Office 365, Yammer, Windows 10, Power BI, SQL Server, CRM Online

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (9 Nov), Melbourne (10 Nov), Perth (12 Nov)

The ModernBiz Technical Series course, connect with Customers, provides training on how to use the latest Microsoft technologies to deliver solutions that help small and midsize organisations better understand and engage their customers. Register here

Safeguard your Business

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals, Consultants, SMB Resellers

Cost: $99

Product: Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, EMS

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (3 Dec), Melbourne (8 Dec), Brisbane (10 Dec), Perth (15 Dec), Adelaide (17 Dec)

The ModernBiz Technical Series course, Safeguard Your Business, provides training on how to use the latest Microsoft technologies to deliver solutions that help small and midsize organisations protect their business data—whether on-site, in the cloud, or on mobile devices—and minimize the disruptions caused by unexpected events. Register here

Grow Efficiently

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals, Consultants, SMB Resellers

Cost: $99

Product: Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, EMS

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Melbourne (18 Jan), Sydney (Jan 19)

The ModernBiz Technical Series course, Grow Efficiently: Adapt to Change, provides training on how to use the latest Microsoft client, database, and cloud productivity technologies to deliver solutions that help small and midsize organisations grow and adapt to change from expanding the infrastructure that powers their business applications, to adding new PCs, devices and apps that help employees do their best work. Register here

Business Everywhere

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals, Consultants, SMB Resellers

Cost: $99

Product: Microsoft Office 365, Yammer, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, EMS, Dynamics CRM Online

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Sydney (2 Feb), Melbourne (4 Feb), Brisbane (5 Feb)

The ModernBiz Technical Series course, Business Anywhere, provides training on how to use the latest Microsoft technologies to deliver solutions that help small and midsize organisations enable the mobile workforce, while ensuring better-managed devices and access control. Register here

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