APRIL 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

Partner Cloud Architect Bootcamp

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $899

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: $2,295 USD (until May 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 INSPIRE AUSTRALIA WEBINAR SERIES

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

Cost: No Charge

Product: NA

Duration: 45-minute sessions between March - July

Location: Virtual

REGISTER HERE

Title: All you need to know about Microsoft Partner of the Year Award

Date: 26th March 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: Receiving a Partner of the Year Award positions your company for new business opportunities, generates positive press coverage, and can lead to even greater market recognition. During this session, we will dive deep into the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards Program and share with you what makes a great submission.

Title: Building out your Microsoft Inspire Story

Date: 24th April 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: Set yourself some audacious goals – and share them. Ensuring you get the most out of Microsoft Inspire means you need to invest some time prior to the conference. During this session, we will share with you some ideas to ensure you see great ROI on your investment to attend Microsoft Inspire.

Title: First Impression Last - Create your unique Value Proposition

Date: 08th May 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: There will be a reason that your customers choose you over the competition and it’s something that you need to capitalise on. Perhaps it’s your process, a unique methodology, or the skills and talents of your team. As you will be meeting many new people at Microsoft Inspire your unique Value Proposition needs to be clearly articulated. During this session, we will share with you some tips and tricks on how to create a unique Value Proposition.

Title: Beginners Guide to Microsoft Inspire

Date: 22nd May 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: Part of the Australia Microsoft Inspire program experience, this session aims to provide partners with a Beginners Guide to Inspire; the tools, insights, and resources to make the most of your first time at Microsoft Inspire. During this session, we’ll share some tips that make Microsoft Inspire easy to navigate and share with you some ideas to ensure you see great ROI on your investment.

Title: Networking – The art to strategic Networking

Date: 29th May 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: Have a Plan! Want to secure a new partnership? Plan to meet with 10 members of the Microsoft team? Perhaps you want to find out how to earn yourself a speaker slot for 2020. During this session, we will share with you the tools you can use to ensure you connect with all the right people.

Title: Your Time is Valuable - Building out your schedule

Date: 12th June 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abstract: With such a huge volume of content and so many attendees, the potential of getting lost is real! During this session, we will share with you the tools and resources that make Microsoft Inspire easy to navigate as well as give you a few tips and tricks on building out your schedule.


MICROSOFT AZURE

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 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.

Partner Cloud Architect Bootcamp – Infrastructure and Management Track

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $899

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: $899

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

Partner Practice Enablement: Azure Security and Operations Management

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: Cloud IT Pros, Enterprise Architects, Datacentre Architects, Azure Architects, AWS Architects and Pre-sales Engineers with System Integrators who are interested in expanding their skills to do Envisioning sessions or deliver Proof of Concepts on Cloud IT management and security.

Cost: $199

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • MELBOURNE: April 29
  • SYDNEY: April 30

This 1-day, instructor-led course will help students learn how they can help secure and manage a customer’s hybrid IT environment through expanding their knowledge on how to manage production resources though Azure Security Center, Azure Governance, Azure Monitor and Azure Backup. REGISTER HERE

Transition Saturday for Microsoft Azure Architect 70-535 to AZ-302

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: Cloud Architects

Cost: $175

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • PERTH: March 30
  • MELBOURNE: April 6
  • SYDNEY: April 13
  • BRISBANE: May 11

Glenn Morris, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Regional Lead will be your trainer for the day, he will focus on the delta topics assessed in the AZ-302 Microsoft Azure Solution Architect Certification Transition exam. THIS EXAM IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THOSE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY TAKEN EXAM 535: ARCHITECTING MICROSOFT AZURE SOLUTIONS. IF YOU HAVE NOT TAKEN OR PASSED EXAM 535, YOU WILL NOT EARN A CERTIFICATION BY TAKING THIS EXAM. THIS EXAM IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY AND IS SCHEDULED FOR RETIREMENT ON JUNE 30, 2019. REGISTER HERE

Transition Saturday for Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 70-533 to AZ-102

Type: Technical (Advanced)

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: $175

Product: Microsoft Azure

Date & Locations:

  • PERTH: March 30
  • MELBOURNE: April 6
  • SYDNEY: April 13
  • BRISBANE: May 11

Mark O’Shea, Microsoft Certified Trainer will be your trainer for the day, he will focus on the delta topics assessed in the AZ-102 Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification Transition exam. THIS EXAM IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THOSE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY TAKEN EXAM 533: IMPLEMENTING MICROSOFT AZURE INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS. IF YOU HAVE NOT TAKEN OR PASSED EXAM 533, YOU WILL NOT EARN A CERTIFICATION BY TAKING THIS EXAM. THIS EXAM IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY AND IS SCHEDULED FOR RETIREMENT ON JUNE 30, 2019. REGISTER HERE

WEBINAR SERIES

Title Level Time and Country Registration Link
Introduction to Microsoft Azure IaaS 200 2019-04-02, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Azure Backup 200 2019-04-03, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Azure Site Recovery 200 2019-04-04, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Microsoft Azure Containers 200 2019-04-08, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Windows Server 2019 - Introduction and Hyperconverged Solutions 200 2019-04-09, 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Windows Server 2019 - Introduction and Hyperconverged Solutions 200 2019-04-10, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server 2019 - New Features for Hybrid Clouds, Security, Containers and RDS 200 2019-04-11, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
What's New in Azure Infrastructure as a Service 200 2019-04-12, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30) Registration
Hybrid Cloud Management & Security: Introduction and Log Analytics 300 2019-04-23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GMT+08:00) Registration
Hybrid Cloud Management & Security: Automation and Security 300 2019-04-25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GMT+08:00) Registration

 


DATA ANALYTICS

Partner Cloud Architect Bootcamp – Data Track

Type: Advanced

Audience: Architectural Roles, IT Professional Roles, Developer Roles

Cost: $899

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

WEBINAR SERIES

Title Level Time and Country Registration Link
Technical Deep Dive on Enterprise BI and hybrid scenarios with Power BI 300 2019-04-03, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM, Taipei (GMT+08:00) Registration
Introduction to Power BI 200 2019-04-25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GMT+08:00) Registration

 


INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)

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

WEBINAR SERIES

Title Level Time and Country Registration Link
Technical Deep Dive on Azure IoT Suite 300 2019-04-16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GMT+08:00) Registration
Introduction to Azure IoT Suite 200 2019-04-11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GMT+08:00) Registration

 


BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Financial Management Bootcamp

Type: Intermediate

Audience: Experienced ERP functional consultants and Industry experts new to Finance and Operations

Cost: $299

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: May 8-10

This bootcamp workshops is designed for new professionals with some ERP experience looking to learn, understand, and improve their functional skills of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations across different areas such as Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, and Retail. These workshops are primarily hands on, taking attendees through case studies of key areas of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations based on real-life scenarios. The bootcamps are designed to be consumed independently but could be combined to get a better understanding of the solution. Each workshop will follow through an example case study to design, deploy and configure a solution on Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. The workshops DO NOT require existing knowledge of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. ​ REGISTER HERE

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Supply Chain Management Bootcamp

Type: Intermediate

Audience: Experienced ERP functional consultants and Industry experts new to Finance and Operations

Cost: $299

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: May 13-15

This bootcamp workshops are designed for new professionals with some ERP experience looking to learn, understand, and improve their functional skills of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations across different areas such as Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, and Retail. These workshops are primarily hands on, taking attendees through case studies of key areas of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations based on real-life scenarios. The bootcamps are designed to be consumed independently but could be combined to get a better understanding of the solution. Each workshop will follow through an example case study to design, deploy and configure a solution on Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. The workshops DO NOT require existing knowledge of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. ​REGISTER HERE


MODERN WORKPLACE

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) Technical Training

Type: Advanced

Audience: IT Professionals

Cost: No Charge

Date & Locations: SYDNEY: April 15-18

This Four-day training will focus on Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) starting with broad overview of supported core platforms and drill down into the strategic scenarios with how to technically enable the solution based on customer requirements to protect enterprises across users, devices, apps, and data. The training will touch on key EMS components of Identity and Security as they are essential to the overall solution. REGISTER HERE

WEBINAR SERIES

Title Level Time and Country Registration Link
Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Deploying Teams 300 2019-04-04, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration
Adopting Microsoft 365 Security Management 300 2019-04-10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GTM+08:00) Registration
Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance 200 2019-04-10, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration
Adopting Microsoft Teamwork Solutions: Securing Teams 300 2019-04-23, 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration
Introduction to Microsoft 365 App Launcher 200 2019-04-25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi (GTM+08:00) Registration
What's New in Microsoft 365 Security 200 2019-04-25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration
Building Applications for Microsoft Teams 300 2019-04-25, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration
Getting Started with Office 365 App Development 200 2019-04-11, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GTM+05:30) Registration

 


MICROSOFT GLOBAL FLAGSHIP EVENTS

MICROSOFT INSPIRE 2019

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

Cost: $2,295 USD (until May 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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