OCTOBER 2018 EDITION – HOT SHEET PARTNER TRAINING SCHEDULE


We would like to welcome back our loyal readers to the October edition of the Australian 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 of time.

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


SPOTLIGHT TRAINING COURSES

Intelligent Cloud Architect Deep Dive

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: Nov 26-29

Partner Technical Deep Dives are an intense 4-day immersive training experience that offers Microsoft Partners critical deep technical skilling to build and grow their practices. The training is focused on core technical scenarios and solutions via whiteboard design sessions and hands-on labs delivered by cloud experts. The Deep Dive has 4 tracks: Infrastructure and Management, Application Development, Data, and Artificial Intelligence. This training is NOT appropriate for those with only basic or intermediate knowledge of Azure nor appropriate for those in sales roles. REGISTER HERE

High-Performance Mindset Training Course

Type: Any Level

Audience: Anyone

Cost: $200 USD

Date & Locations: Virtual 8-Week Course: Oct. 15 – Dec. 16, 2018 (Registration closes October 10)

At Microsoft Inspire during the Australia Area breakout, Dr Mike Gervais shared a glimpse of the powerful potential of mindfulness. And through this 8-week course, you’ll embark on a journey to define high performance, create a personal philosophy, and build capabilities in support of personal and organizational transformation. REGISTER HERE


MICROSOFT AZURE

Azure Discovery Days

Type: Beginner

Audience: Anyone who wants to learn about Microsoft Azure

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

Led by Microsoft Azure experts, these free, entry-level, learning events feature demonstrations designed to help you unlock Azure’s full potential. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE

Azure Fundamentals

Type: Technical (Beginner)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • ADELAIDE: Oct 17-18
  • BRISBANE: Dec 17-18
  • CANBERRA: Nov 5-6 / Nov 7-8
  • HOBART: 18-19
  • MELBOURNE: Oct 18-19, Nov 8-9
  • PERTH: Dec 10-11
  • SYDNEY: Nov 5-6 / Nov 7-8

This 2-day instructor-led course introduces key concepts for cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure aligns with those scenarios. Students are introduced to several key Azure services and solutions that align with the following technical disciplines, Infrastructure as a Service, Hybrid Cloud, Application Development, Big Data and Analytics and Cloud Security. REGISTER HERE

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • ADELAIDE: Oct 22-26 / Nov 12-16
  • BRISBANE: Nov 12-16
  • CANBERRA: Oct 22-26 / Nov 12-16 / Dec 10-14
  • HOBART: 5-9
  • MELBOURNE: Nov 19-23 / Dec 3-7
  • PERTH: Nov 26-30
  • SYDNEY: Oct 15-19 / Nov 12-16 / Dec 10-14

This 5-day instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students also will learn how to plan for and manage Azure AD and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains. REGISTER HERE

Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • ADELAIDE: Nov 12-16 / Dec 3-7
  • BRISBANE: Oct 15-19 / Dec 3-7
  • CANBERRA: Oct 29 – Nov 2 / Nov 26-30 / Dec 17-21
  • HOBART: 3-7
  • MELBOURNE: Nov 26-30 / Dec 17-21
  • PERTH: Nov 12-16
  • SYDNEY: Oct 22-26 / Nov 26-30 / Dec 3-7

This 5-day instructor-led course is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. The students typically work for an organisation that have an active solution on Azure and are planning to enhance existing solutions or deploy more solutions to the Azure platform. REGISTER HERE

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: Developers

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • ADELAIDE: Nov 26-30
  • BRISBANE: Nov 5-9
  • CANBERRA: Nov 19-23 / Dec 3-7
  • HOBART: 19-23
  • MELBOURNE: Oct 29- Nov 2 / Dec 10-14
  • PERTH: Oct 29 – Nov 2
  • SYDNEY: Oct 29 – Nov 2 / Nov 19-23

This 5-day instructor-led course is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered. This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. This course focuses on the considerations necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. REGISTER HERE

Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: Developers

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • CANBERRA: Dec 10-14
  • MELBOURNE: Nov 12-16
  • SYDNEY: Nov 5-9

During this 5-day instructor-led course students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Microsoft Azure. REGISTER HERE

Integrating On-Premises Identity Infrastructure with Microsoft

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • MELBOURNE: Dec 10-14
  • SYDNEY: Dec 17-21

This 5-day instructor-led course covers a range of components, including Azure Compute, Azure Storage, and network services that customers can benefit from when deploying hybrid solutions. In this context, the term hybrid means integrating infrastructure technologies that customers host in on-premises datacenters with Azure IaaS and PaaS services. This course offers an overview of these services, providing the knowledge necessary to design hybrid solutions properly. It also includes several demonstrations and labs that enable students to develop hands-on skills that are necessary when implementing such solutions. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: AZ-100 Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. With the growing importance of the cloud, Microsoft Azure is a must-have certification for anyone looking to prove their skills. This course is focused on exam AZ-100 Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: AZ-101 Microsoft Azure Integration and Security

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. With the growing importance of the cloud, Microsoft Azure is a must-have certification for anyone looking to prove their skills. This course is focused on exam AZ-101 Microsoft Azure Integration and Security.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

Intelligent Cloud Architect Deep Dive

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: Nov 26-29

Partner Technical Deep Dives are an intense 4-day immersive training experience that offers Microsoft Partners critical deep technical skilling to build and grow their practices. The training is focused on core technical scenarios and solutions via whiteboard design sessions and hands-on labs delivered by cloud experts. The Deep Dive has 4 tracks: Infrastructure and Management, Application Development, Data, and Artificial Intelligence. This training is NOT appropriate for those with only basic or intermediate knowledge of Azure nor appropriate for those in sales roles. REGISTER HERE


DATA ANALYTICS

Data & AI Discovery Days

Type: Beginner

Audience: Anyone who wants to learn about Microsoft Azure

Cost: Free

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

Here’s your chance to unlock the potential of your data at our upcoming Data & AI Discovery Days. Led by Microsoft Azure experts, these free, entry-level, hands-on learning events feature workshops and demonstrations by the best in the field to unlock the insights in your existing data and accelerate your business to the next level. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

Intelligent Cloud Architect Deep Dive

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: Nov 26-29

Partner Technical Deep Dives are an intense 4-day immersive training experience that offers Microsoft Partners critical deep technical skilling to build and grow their practices. The training is focused on core technical scenarios and solutions via whiteboard design sessions and hands-on labs delivered by cloud experts. The Deep Dive has 4 tracks: Infrastructure and Management, Application Development, Data, and Artificial Intelligence. This training is NOT appropriate for those with only basic or intermediate knowledge of Azure nor appropriate for those in sales roles. REGISTER HERE


INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)

Azure IoT Solution Accelerators

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IoT Developers, Architects and Leads

Cost: $199

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • MELBOURNE: Nov 20
  • SYDNEY: Nov 19

In this full day bootcamp, you’ll learn about the recently updated Azure IoT Solution Accelerators, specifically the Remote Monitoring preconfigured solution. The three hands-on lab modules will walk you through how to provision the solution, connect devices, and manipulate rules & alarms. Instruction will also be provided on how to create & connect simulated devices and extend the solution to connect to line of business applications such as Power BI. This shows full end to end creation and flow of data from device to decision. REGISTER HERE


MICROSOFT 365

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE


MICROSOFT DYNAMICS

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: MB2-716 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customization and Configuration

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam MB2-716 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customization and Configuration.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: MB2-717 Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

Type: Expert

Audience: IT Professionals looking to earning formal qualifications.

Cost: $499

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: Online Self Study, Nov 2 – Dec 9

In Person Exam Dates:

  • ADELAIDE: Dec 12
  • BRISBANE: Dec 10
  • CANBERRA: Dec 14
  • MELBOURNE: Dec 13
  • PERTH: Dec 11
  • SYDNEY: Dec 19

Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. This course is focused on exam MB2-717 Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales.

Next Up has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your schedule. This course is entirely online and available on your PC or tablet. As you join other students, you will be expected to commit to 10 – 15 hours per week watching video lectures, working through self-guided labs and participating in discussions on yammer. To ensure you are on the right track we have included a virtually delivered instructor led 4-hour exam cram with one of our expert trainers, this will give you the opportunity to ask any of those tough questions. REGISTER HERE


MICROSOFT GLOBAL FLAGSHIP EVENTS

MICROSOFT INSPIRE 2019

Audience: Business Professionals, CEO, General Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Professionals

Cost: $1,995 USD

Product: NA

Duration: 5 days

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada (July 14-18, 2019)

Join us at the 2019 Microsoft Inspire as we redefine productivity in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Microsoft Inspire is the largest partner event of the year—a place to connect with fellow partners and with Microsoft, hear about the future direction of Microsoft and the broader IT industry, discover new business opportunities, learn, teach, and share with peers. With past attendance reaching 16,000 attendees from over 140 countries, no other event brings together so many of the most successful, top-tier partners in the Microsoft Partner Network. Microsoft Inspire is where leaders and visionaries of the IT industry gather to spur innovation and growth to new heights. Harness the potential of these great minds and build partnerships to expand the reach of your own solutions. Microsoft Inspire allows you to discover new opportunities and leverage industry connections to get business done. REGISTER HERE

MICROSOFT IGNITE 2019

Audience: IT Professional, Developers

Product: NA

Duration: 5 days

Location: Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando (November 4-8, 2019)

Get the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of cloud, data, business intelligence, teamwork, and productivity. Immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences that matter, and hear the latest updates and ideas directly from the experts. PRE-REGISTER HERE


2018 MICROSOFT GLOBAL FLAGSHIP EVENTS (ON DEMAND)

MICROSOFT INSPIRE

Audience: Business Professionals, CEO, General Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Professionals

WATCH SESSIONS FROM MICROSOFT INSPIRE 2018.

 

MICROSOFT BUILD

Audience: Developers

WATCH SESSIONS FROM MICROSOFT BUILD 2018.

 

MICROSOFT DATA INSIGHTS SUMMIT

Audience: Business Professionals, CEO, General Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Professionals

WATCH SESSIONS FROM MICROSOFT DATA INSIGHTS SUMMIT 2018.

 

MICROSOFT IGNITE

Audience: IT Professionals

WATCH SESSIONS FROM MICROSOFT IGNITE 2018.

 


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