MARCH 2019 EDITION – HOT SHEET PARTNER TRAINING SCHEDULE


Welcome to 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 your 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.


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SPOTLIGHT TRAINING COURSES

Intelligent Cloud Architect Deep Dive

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: MELBOURNE: May 27-30

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 3 tracks: Infrastructure and Management, Application Development and Data. This training is NOT appropriate for those with only basic or intermediate knowledge of Azure nor appropriate for those in sales roles. REGISTER HERE

MICROSOFT INSPIRE 2019

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

Cost: $1,995 USD (until March 7)

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 AZURE

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

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

SELF STUDY TIME: March 25 – April 28

EXAM DATES:

  • SYDNEY: May 2
  • MELBOURNE: April 29
  • CANBERRA: April 30
  • Adelaide: April 30
  • Brisbane: May 1
  • Perth: May 1

Next Up Exam Camps has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your busy schedule. The study section of 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 two 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. The course outline is heavily geared towards preparing you for the topics covered in Microsoft’s Exam AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment. REGISTER HERE

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

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

SELF STUDY TIME: March 25 – April 28

EXAM DATES:

  • SYDNEY: May 2
  • MELBOURNE: April 29
  • CANBERRA: April 30
  • Adelaide: April 30
  • Brisbane: May 1
  • Perth: May 1

Next Up Exam Camps has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your busy schedule. The study section of 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 two 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. The course outline is heavily geared towards preparing you for the topics covered in Microsoft’s Exam AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration and Security. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

SELF STUDY TIME: March 25 – April 28

EXAM DATES:

  • SYDNEY: May 2
  • MELBOURNE: April 29
  • CANBERRA: April 30
  • Adelaide: April 30
  • Brisbane: May 1
  • Perth: May 1

Next Up Exam Camps has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your busy schedule. The study section of 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 two 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. The course outline is heavily geared towards preparing you for the topics covered in Microsoft’s Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies. REGISTER HERE

NEXT UP EXAM CAMP: AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $399

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

SELF STUDY TIME: March 25 – April 28

EXAM DATES:

  • SYDNEY: May 2
  • MELBOURNE: April 29
  • CANBERRA: April 30
  • Adelaide: April 30
  • Brisbane: May 1
  • Perth: May 1

Next Up Exam Camps has been designed so you can choose the time, place and pace of how you study to fit your busy schedule. The study section of 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 two 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. The course outline is heavily geared towards preparing you for the topics covered in Microsoft’s Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. REGISTER HERE

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: $299

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

This course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses. The course will cover general cloud computing concepts as well as general cloud computing models and services such as Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It will also cover some core Azure services and solutions, as well as key Azure pillar services concerning security, privacy, compliance and trust. It will finally cover pricing and support services available with Azure. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE.

Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

This 5-day instructor-led course delivered in partnership by DDLS (Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner), is focused on Azure Administrator and the key responsibilities associated with this role such as implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security. This course is also intended for those who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE.

Microsoft Azure Integration and Security

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional

Cost: $799

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

This 4-day instructor-led course delivered by delivered in partnership with DDLS (Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner), is focused on Azure Security Administrators who manage and secure cloud services that span storage, security, networking, and compute capabilities within the Microsoft Azure cloud. This course is also intended for those who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration and Security.TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE.

Microsoft Azure Developer Advance Solutions

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: Developers

Cost: $799

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

This 4-day instructor-led course delivered in partnership with DDLS (Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner), is focused on Azure Developers. This course is designed for experienced programmers who want to develop and host solutions in Microsoft Azure. This course focuses on all phases of the Azure Development process from solution design, to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE.

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional, Architects

Cost: $899

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • MELBOURNE: March 18-22

During this 5-day instructor-led course delivered in partnership with DDLS (Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner), you will master the skills needed to design solutions that run on Azure. This course will help you gain expertise as an Azure Architect around Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps. This course is also intended for those who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies. REGISTER HERE.

Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professional, Architects

Cost: $799

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

During this 4-day instructor-led course delivered in partnership with DDLS (Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner), you will master the skills needed to design solutions that run on Azure. This course will help you gain expertise as an Azure Architect around Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps. This course is also intended for those who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. TO REGISTER CLICK ON DATE AND CITY ABOVE.

Intelligent Cloud Architect Deep Dive – Infrastructure and Management Track

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: MELBOURNE: May 27-30

Build upon the fundamental Azure IaaS knowledge that you have, you will get to learn the common solution patterns and the decision points that are required to design an optimal architecture. REGISTER HERE

Partner Cloud Architect Bootcamp – Application Development Track

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: MELBOURNE: May 27-30

The Apps track will allow you to build on your knowledge of Azure application services through presentations and group interaction with Azure experts in your region as well as leading practitioners in the field. With a focus on solutions, and not simply products, you will learn more about application architecture and design techniques in Azure featuring containers, microservices, serverless, integration services, application modernization, and DevOps best practices. 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

Partner Cloud Architect Bootcamp – Data Track

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $999

Date & Locations: MELBOURNE: May 27-30

Enhance your data architecture design skills through technical presentations, whiteboard design sessions and hands on labs. Scenarios covered include considerations for on-prem migrations to cloud, hybrid deployments, big data and real time analytics. REGISTER HERE


INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)

Azure IoT in Action

Audience: Business and Technical Decision Makers

Cost: No Charge

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: March 19

Build IoT solutions with endless possibilities. Microsoft is doubling down on IoT, and recently announced a $5B IoT investment that will enable you to drive more customer value and profitability to your bottom line. Attending this event will show you how you can leverage this investment and Microsoft's partner ecosystem to drive new IoT growth opportunities for your business.

Who Should Attend: Business and Technical decision makers with an interest in gaining more insights into the latest topics around IoT business transformation, and innovations in IoT security, the intelligent edge, IoT cognitive services, hybrid cloud, and leveraging IoT solution accelerators to build scalable repeatable solutions. By attending, you'll gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions. This event will also be a great opportunity to meet and collaborate with Microsoft's customer and partner ecosystem. REGISTER HERE

Azure IoT Solution Accelerators

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IoT Developers, Architects and Leads

Cost: $199

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: May 7

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


BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

Dynamics 365 Business Central Dynamics 365 Business Central Blended Training for Advanced Financials & Logistics

Type: Technical (Intermediate)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $149

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: March 11-13

This is a 3 Day Blended Training Program for Finance, Trade and Logistics in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. The program begins with self-paced required online learning guided by live webinars with an instructor and concludes with an assessment. The program continues with 3 days of interactive instructor led classroom training led by an experienced and certified trainer. REGISTER HERE

Power Up! Microsoft Power Platform

Type: Technical (Intermediate)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $99

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

Power Platform Advanced Training is a 1-day workshop covering the capabilities of the Microsoft Power Platform technologies – PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Power BI and the Common Data Service for Applications (CDS for Apps). With PowerApps, you will enable power-users in line of business roles to easily build and deploy custom business apps in both Canvas and Model-driven style of apps. With CDS for Apps, you can easily bring your data together and quickly create powerful apps using a compliant and scalable data service and app platform integrated right into PowerApps. Finally, with Microsoft Flow as your business service, your line of business specialists and IT pros can build automated workflows intuitively. These workshops will be run by qualified Microsoft Global Blackbelts, who are deeply knowledgeable about the platform and can help your organisation get the most value out of your app ideas. REGISTER ABOVE BY CLICKING ON CITY AND DATE


MICROSOFT GLOBAL FLAGSHIP EVENTS

MICROSOFT INSPIRE 2019

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

Cost: $1,995 USD (until March 7)

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 BUILD 2019

Audience: Developers

Product: NA

Duration: 3 days

Location: Washington State Convention Centre, Seattle, WA (May 6-8, 2019)

Join us in Seattle for Microsoft’s premier event for developers. Come and experience the latest developer tools and technologies. Imagine new ways to create software by getting industry insights into the future of software development. Connect with your community to understand new development trends and innovative ways to code. REGISTER HERE

MICROSOFT BUSINESS APPLICATIONS SUMMIT 2019

Audience: Analysts, Business Users, IT Professionals, Developers

Product: NA

Duration: 2 days

Location: Georgia World Congress Centre (June 10-11, 2019)

Connect with experts, collaborate with your vibrant community, and learn alongside power users, analysts and technical architects like you. Join us and jumpstart your digital transformation. 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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