September 2016 Edition – Hot Sheet Partner Training Schedule


Welcome to the Australia Hot Sheet Training Schedule, for September. 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.

Training in this Edition:

Data Platform

 

Next Up: Exam 70-466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on SQL Server with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing SQL Server certification.

Cost: $599

Product: SQL Server

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (24 Nov), Adelaide (28 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on SQL Server with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing SQL Server certification.

Cost: $599

Product: SQL Server

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Cloud Infrastructure

 

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Enterprise Architects, Datacentre Architects, Pre-sales Engineers, IT Pros. IT Implementers, IT Decision Makers.

Cost: $250

Product: Datacentre

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Sydney (3 – 4 Nov), Melbourne (8 – 9 Nov)

This is a 300+ level training course in which attendees will understand how the Software Defined Datacentre components found in Azure can help customers achieve cost reduction while still achieving high standards for performance, as well as learn how Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 deliver new layers of security to help protect customers’ datacentres from new and emerging threats. Attendees will also learn new capabilities of Windows Server to support traditional and born-in-the-cloud applications with Containers and Nano Server. Registration Link Coming Soon

 

Hybrid Cloud Management & Security

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Enterprise Architects, Datacentre Architects, Azure Architects, AWS Architects and Pre-Sales Engineers with System Integrators who are interested in updating and expanding their skills to design Envisioning sessions and deliver Proof of Concepts on hybrid cloud management and security using Microsoft OMS

Cost: $250

Product: Datacentre

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Melbourne (5 - 6 Dec), Sydney (7 – 8 Dec)

This is a 300 level training course in which attendees will learn how to help customers improve service levels and streamline IT operations in a hybrid cloud environment, using Microsoft Operations Management and Security (OMS). They will also understand how to deploy OMS and deliver a comprehensive management solution to manage and protect Windows and Linux workloads across datacentre, Azure, AWS, OpenStack, and VMware environments. Registration Link Coming Soon

 

Microsoft Azure

 

Azure for OSS Experts

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Open Source Professionals that wish to learn Microsoft Azure

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 3 days

Location: Sydney and Melbourne

In this 4-day course, the student will learn how to run open source workloads on Microsoft Azure using Infrastructure as a Service, Containers, and Platform as a Service (PaaS) components. This course focuses on best practices with practical hands-on experience with deploying and managing workloads. The student will learn how to deploy Linux on Azure Virtual Machines, understand Azure App Services and how to deploy OSS web based workloads and learn the basics of containers and how they can be used for OSS workloads in Azure. Registration Link Coming Soon

Azure Infrastructure and Architecture Course

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals, Developers, Architects.

Cost: $599

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 5 Days

Location: Melbourne (10 – 14 Oct), Perth (17 – 21 Oct), Hobart (14 – 18 Nov), Sydney (14 – 18 Nov), Canberra (14 – 18 Nov) & (12 – 16 Dec), Brisbane (5 – 9 Dec)

This is our most popular course! This five-day training explores Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) and several PaaS technologies such as Azure Web Apps and Cloud Services from the perspective of an IT Professional. This training provides an in-depth examination of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS); covering Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks starting from introductory concepts through advanced capabilities of the platform. You will learn best practices for configuring virtual machines for performance, durability, and availability using features built into the platform. This course also introduces the students to several architecture scenarios to sharpen their design and architecture skills as well as help with preparation for the Architecting Azure Solutions 70-534. This course is designed using the new Azure Resource Manager architecture but also discusses key capabilities of the “Classic” architecture and how they correspond to the Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam 70-533. Students should have an understanding of virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V or VMWare is recommended as well as experience with a scripting environment such as PowerShell. This course can help you prepare for Microsoft Azure Certification Exams: 70-533 and 70-534. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Microsoft Azure partners with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing a Microsoft Azure certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and in Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (24 Nov), Adelaide (28 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Microsoft Azure partners with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing a Microsoft Azure certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and in Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half YOU WILL SIT THE EXAM it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time.

 

Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

 

Enterprise Mobility & Security + Technical Assessment

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Partners with existing competencies around devices and deployment, access and identity, management and virtualization, Office 365 and Azure related competencies. Suite Solution architects, pre-sales technical, and deployment roles

Cost: $499

Product: EMS

Duration: 4 Days

Location: Perth (24 – 27 Oct), Brisbane (14 – 17 Nov), Sydney (5 – 8 Dec), Melbourne (12 – 15 Dec)

This training consists of instructor-led technical content and hands-on labs covering Hybrid Identity and Access Management (Azure Active Directory Premium), Microsoft Device and Application Management (Intune), Information Protection (Azure Rights Management Service), identifying security threats to the datacentre (Advance Threat Analytics), and data protection in the cloud (Cloud App Security). Register here

 

Microsoft Dynamics

 

Next Up: Exam MB2-710: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Deployment

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for CRM partners with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing the CRM Online Deployment certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and in Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (24 Nov), Adelaide (28 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam MB2-710: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Deployment. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam MB2-712: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for CRM partners with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing the CRM Online Deployment certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam MB2-712: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Advanced Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics CRM - How to Architect in the Cloud for Solution Architects

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This Level 300 workshop is for CRM Functional Consultants and Solution Architects deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and On-Premise

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 12 2016 Ends: September, 20 2016

Location: Online Training

If you are looking to improve your skills as a Solution Architect, attend this workshop focused on the areas where Solution Architects operate during the execution of Microsoft Dynamics CRM projects. You will attend a virtual workshop led by an experienced Solution Architect, where you will discuss, practice, and be given homework aimed at the following objectives: Learn the skills and characteristics of a Solution Architect by walking you through an end to end CRM implementation. Understand the different architecture activities involved for each phase of the project for a successful implementation by having alignment with the CRM iterative methodology. Review, discuss and highlight best practices and learnings from previous engagements. Register here

 

CRM Advanced On-Premise Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: This course is for experienced CRM Solution Architects and Technical Consultants who at least have a level 200 CRM certification or equivalent knowledge

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 12 2016 Ends: September, 16 2016

Location: Online Training

This course helps address on premise deployment of Microsoft Dynamics CRM with scalability, redundancy and integration requirements of small, medium and large enterprises alike. Topics and modules to be covered are Planning an on premise Deployment, deploying a redundant, scalable CRM environment and Maintaining Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Register here

 

Moving to CRM Online Deployments: Best Practices

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: This course is for experienced CRM Solution Architects and Technical Consultants who at least have a level 200 CRM certification or equivalent knowledge

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 21 2016 Ends: September, 22 2016

Location: Online Training

CRM Online offers a compelling and cost-effective SaaS model, however, with the installed versions ranging from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2015, and for enterprise deployments with numerous integration components and dependencies, moving to CRM Online or a hybrid deployment is frequently sidestepped or postponed. Moving to CRM Online: Best Practices is an instructor-led course consisting of 2 x 3-hours daily sessions and a complementary self-study. In this level 300 course students will learn the best practices of moving CRM On-premises to CRM Online or hybrid deployments. The concepts of this course will assist the students to identify migration opportunities, overcome customers’ objections and concerns, plan, architect and execute the migrations from CRM On-premises to CRM Online from the project inception to the post-implementation stages. Register here

 

Customizing and Deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile

Type: Technical (L200)

Audience: This training is intended for CRM consultants with a strong understanding of CRM Applications and CRM Customization and Configuration, this includes functional, technical and architects.

Cost: $700 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Duration: Starts: September, 26 2016 Ends: September, 27 2016

Location: Online Training

Mobile is everywhere. Bring your own device is today’s reality. In this course you’ll learn how Dynamics CRM works for a mobile workforce. Students will complete the labs provided in the course to get hands on experience with mobile scenarios. Register here

 

Implementation Lifecycle Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: Solution Architects, Senior Functional Consultants, Senior Technical Consultants and Project managers

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: 3 Days

Location: Sydney (24 – 26 Oct)

The Implementation Lifecycle Workshop for the new Dynamics AX is designed for Solution Architects, Senior Functional Consultants, Senior Technical Consultants and Project managers to understand the technology and tools available through Dynamics Lifecycle services and Visual Studio online to support the implementation of Dynamics AX.

The workshop is primarily hands on, taking attendees through the best practices of managing the implementation and deployment of Dynamics AX and the use of tools commonly used through an implementation to support the management of business processes, data, code and environments. The workshop will follow through an example case study to design, deploy, configure and test a solution on Dynamics AX. This workshop requires an existing knowledge of Dynamics AX and will only focus on implementation of Dynamics AX, not the use of Dynamics AX itself. Register here

 

AX Accelerate for Developers

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is intended for developers with experience in enterprise level application. The professionals must have experience with enterprise software development, large databases and advanced reporting architecture.

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: Starts: November, 21 2016 Ends: December, 15 2016

Location: Online and in Person Training

AX Accelerate for Developers is a technical training program for individuals who have experience with enterprise software development and want to start working with extension and customization of Dynamics AX. This intensive hybrid training utilizes a mix of training activities, starting with a workshop and followed by virtual classes and self-paced time. It merges product and business process based on the core fundamentals of the Microsoft Dynamics AX development, including other Microsoft technologies like Power BI and multiple reporting workloads. Register here

 

AX Accelerate for Consultants in Retail for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is intended for functional and technical consultants starting to work with Retail solutions. The professionals must have previous knowledge with ERP implementations or have participated in designing business processes in a ERP implementation project.

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: Starts: January, 11 2017 Ends: February, 24 2017

Location: Online and in Person Training

AX Accelerate in Retail is a training program for professionals who are starting to work in the Retail industry using solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics for Retail and AX as a platform. This intensive hybrid training utilizes a mix of training activities, including virtual classes and self-paced time. It merges product configuration and business process based on the core fundamentals of the Microsoft Dynamics AX solution for Retail. 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. Register here

 

AX Accelerate for Consultants

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is intended for senior professionals with experience in ERP products or core industry processes associated with ERPs. The professionals must have experience with ERP implementations or have participated in designing business processes in a ERP implementation project

Cost: $1600 USD

Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX

Duration: Starts: March, 14 2017 Ends: May, 04 2017

Location: Online and In Person Training

AX Accelerate is a functional training 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. It 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. 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

Microsoft Office Products & Microsoft Office 365

 

Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Office, with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing an Office 365 certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Office 365

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (24 Nov), Adelaide (28 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Office, with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing an Office 365 certification

Cost: $599

Product: Office 365

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

Drumbeat – Start

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Office 365

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: On demand

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. Register here

 

Drumbeat Start for Enterprise

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals focused on selling Office 365

Cost: Free

Product: Office 365

Duration: 3.5 hours

Location: On demand

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 your customers with the basics and address complex customer scenarios with value-added solutions. Register here

 

Drumbeat New value with Office 365 Enterprise E5

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals focused on selling Office 365

Cost: Free

Product: Office 365

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: On demand

The Office 365 Enterprise E5 suite online training course combines great new value to deliver the most comprehensive set of productivity capabilities of any Office 365 offering yet. Learn about the E5 product features, the opportunity for Office 365 partners and how to engage customers with new Office 365 E5 value. Register here

Skype for Business

 

Skype for Business Technical Airlift

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: IT Professionals focused on Skype for Business

Cost: $499

Product: Skype for Business

Duration: 3 Days

Location: Melbourne (26 – 28 Oct), Sydney (16 – 18 Nov)

Skype for Business Partner Technical Airlift events are targeted to enterprise-focused Communications and Cloud Productivity partners—solution architects, technical sellers, support engineers, and others. The training available at these no-charge, three-day events—delivered by industry experts—has been created in conjunction with Skype for Business product teams. So you can be assured that you’re getting reliable, relevant content that will be useful in both presales and post-sales activities. Registration Link Coming Soon

 

Next Up: Exam 70-333: Enterprise Voice Skype for Business 2015

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Skype for Business, with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing a Skype for Business certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Skype for Business

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and in Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (24 Nov), Adelaide (28 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-333: Enterprise Voice Skype for Business 2015. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-334: Core Solutions of Skype for Business

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for individuals who focus on Skype for Business, with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing a Skype for Business certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Skype for Business

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-334: Core Solutions of Skype for Business. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Drumbeat Start for Skype for Business

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals focused on selling Skype for Business

Cost: Free

Product: Skype for Business

Duration: 1.5 hours

Location: On demand

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 Skype for Business Drumbeat partner sales training can help you prepare to help your customers with the basics and address complex customer scenarios with value-added solutions. Register here

Windows 10

 

Next Up: Exam 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for who focus on devices and deployment with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing Windows Devices certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Windows 10

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 02 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (2 Nov), Melbourne (22 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (2 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half you will sit the exam it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Next Up: Exam 70-398: Planning for and Managing Devices in the Enterprise

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience: This course is for who focus on devices and deployment with a role in the Application or Technical Consulting, Developer, or Solution Architect space pursuing Windows Devices certification.

Cost: $599

Product: Windows 10

Duration: Starts: September, 23 2016 Ends: December, 01 2016

Location: Online and In Person Sydney (1 Nov), Melbourne (21 Nov), Brisbane (25 Nov), Adelaide (29 Nov), Perth (1 Dec)

Next Up is a five-week exam preparation camp created by Microsoft to help you stay at the top of your game. With technology changing so rapidly and more customers turning to you to help them to get the best from their IT investment, show them that you know your stuff by earning your Microsoft Certified Professional badge for Exam 70-398: Planning for and Managing Devices in the Enterprise. Our Next Up two-stage Exam Preparation Day is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam and earn your certification. At the completion of five weeks of virtual training you will attend one day of in-person training, half of the day you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions, and in the second half YOU WILL SIT THE EXAM it's the smart way to make sure you get across the line, first time. Register here

 

Training for SMB Partners

 Insights and Best Practices for Scaling your Cloud Practice (New South Wales)

Type: Sale (L100)

Audience: Business

Cost: No Charge

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 1 Day

Location: North Ryde (15 Sep), Microsoft Store Pitt Street Mall (12 Sep)

With 55% of SMB’s now supporting a mobile workforce and public cloud spending expected to reach $141B worldwide by 2019, now is the time to understand why you need to build a multi-cloud service strategy.

Join us and take advantage of the opportunities Microsoft Azure and Office 365 presents starting with; activating your Internal Use Rights (for those eligible partners), building a profitable Azure practice and increasing your “Share of Wallet” from Office 365 customers.

We will also be joined by Microsoft Global ISV Partner, Veeam, sharing key insights and learnings into how SMB customers are exploring the inclusion of Hybrid and Public cloud capabilities into their IT infrastructure and the opportunity this presents for partners. Register here

 

 Insights and Best Practices for Scaling your Cloud Practice (Victoria)

Type: Sale (L100)

Audience: Business

Cost: No Charge

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Melbourne (14 Sep)

With 55% of SMB’s now supporting a mobile workforce and public cloud spending expected to reach $141B worldwide by 2019, now is the time to understand why you need to build a multi-cloud service strategy.

Join us and take advantage of the opportunities Microsoft Azure and Office 365 presents starting with; activating your Internal Use Rights (for those eligible partners), building a profitable Azure practice and increasing your “Share of Wallet” from Office 365 customers.

We will also be joined by Microsoft Global ISV Partner, Veeam, sharing key insights and learnings into how SMB customers are exploring the inclusion of Hybrid and Public cloud capabilities into their IT infrastructure and the opportunity this presents for partners. Register here

ModernBiz – Microsoft Azure

Type: Technical (L300)

Audience:  IT professionals & tech consultants who have basic product knowledge, but are ready to go deeper to meet solution needs for customers.   IT professionals & tech consultants who have basic product knowledge, but are ready to go deeper to meet solution needs for customers.

Cost: No Charge

Product: Microsoft Azure

Duration: 2 Day

Location: Melbourne (6 – 7 Oct), Sydney (17 – 18 Oct), Brisbane (20 – 21 Oct), Perth (31 Oct – 1 Nov)

With 55% of SMB now supporting a mobile workforce and public cloud spending expected to reach $141B worldwide by 2019, now is the time to understand why you need to build a multi-cloud service strategy.

To build a successful multi-cloud service practice, it is imperative to have the appropriate technical training that is practical, hands on and relevant to your customers. This is no more relevant than with Microsoft Azure which is gaining rapid momentum in the SMB space, however, requires good technical understanding to develop effective solutions for your customers.

This version of Modernbiz is specifically designed to give partners the technical and hands on experience with Azure. The day will be pitched at a level 200-300 understanding and will equip you with the knowledge you need to build Azure solutions. It will take you through the fundamentals of Azure Infrastructure all the way through to providing a hands on lab experience at the end of each session. Here is a snap shot of the content covered. Register here

 

Drumbeat for SMB – Start

Type: Sales (L100)

Audience: Sales Professionals

Cost: Free

Product: Office 365

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: On demand

Cloud: It’s not if… but when… There is a customer driven revolution that has increased the quality bar in solutions being offered. Customers demand better solutions that enable them to worry less, work easier, and work better together. The NEW Drumbeat Start for SMB delivers all the tools and information you need to take advantage of these tremendous SMB opportunities. On Demand

 

Australia P-Seller Training

 

Partner Seller Australia - Monthly Program Update

Type: Sale (L100)

Audience: All Australian Partner Sellers

Cost: No Charge

Product: NA

Duration: Starts: 25 August 2016 Ends: 15 June 2017

Location: Online

This monthly community call is for Australian Partner 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

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