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Partner Enablement - Key Training and News for October

Hello partners,


I wanted to highlight some key training resources‚ news and events to help you navigate and be aware of the latest available content for our Canadian partners.



Introduction to the Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework

The Azure Well-Architected Framework is a set of guiding tenets that can be used to improve the quality of a workload. Join us  on October 19th  - 20th when we will be disusing about this framework that consists of five pillars of architecture excellence: Cost Optimization, Operational Excellence, Performance Efficiency, Reliability, and Security.


The commercial marketplace opportunity

Microsoft’s commercial marketplace enables partners around the world to accelerate their growth by providing access to over 5 million monthly users, joint go-to-market benefits, and resources across the broader partner ecosystem. Join us on October 20th to learn how to help more customers try, find, and buy your solution(s).


Building AI Apps With New Azure Cognitive Services Capabilities

Join this session on October 20th to learn about expanded capabilities within Azure Cognitive Services, including Form Recognizer, Custom Commands, Neural Text to Speech, and Text Analytics for Health (preview).


Retail Success with Microsoft & Partner Ecosystem: How to win with Customers.

Join this exciting session on October 21st to learn how Microsoft and its disruptive Startup and ISV partners can help retail and consumer goods customers prepare for a retail business revolution and a new normal. Register here


Developing for Commercial Marketplace - Managed Applications Overview

Join the Microsoft Industry Experiences Architect team on October 22nd to discuss what is new in the Commercial Marketplace, deep dives on a rotating list of developer topics, and live Q&A to help you get your solution published. Click here to register



Microsoft Azure Analytics in a Day for Partners

This session is designed to equip you with instructor materials needed to deliver “in a day” workshop, We dive into the Analytics in a Day content that focuses on using Azure Synapse Analytics to create data pipelines, build a modern data warehouse, and leverage tools like Spark and Power BI .Now available on demand, click here to register.


Business Applications

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Virtual Training Day

The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Training Day will explore how to increase productivity across business groups, uncover efficiencies, and create personalized experiences for employees and customers. Join us on October 19th, register here.


Data Visualization and Analysis with Power BI

This 4-days online course to learn how to use Microsoft Power BI and build powerful reports and visualizations and reports using various data sources is now available on demand. Click here to register.


Getting Started with Building a Dynamics 365 Marketing Practice

Learn more about the capabilities in Dynamics 365 Marketing. This session which is now available on demand focuses on the key, strategic demonstrations to prospective CMOs, Marketing professionals. In addition to demos and technical capabilities, we will provide guidance on all the assets for you to develop your pre-sales, sales knowledge. Register here


FY21 Business Applications Kickoff: Sales Plays, Capability Alignment and Offers

Now that Inspire has come to a close and we are about to embark on a new and exciting FY21 year, we want to make sure you have additional context on the plays at your fingertips.  Listen to a high level review of this years FY21 Sales Plays, Technical Capabilities for Business Applications. Available on demand, Click here to register.



Build Agile Business Processes with Microsoft Power Platform

In this tech talk we will dive into how you can build business processes for your customers leveraging the Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Click here  for On-demand session.


Modern Workplace

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Readiness Series

Security threats are daunting, especially in challenging times like these with the surge in remote work that needed to be enabled quickly. Join us on October 5th – 22nd as we discuss the importance of cybersecurity in facilitating productive remote work. Register here


Microsoft 365 Virtual Training Day: Journey to Microsoft Teams

To be productive, your employees need to collaborate. Join us on October 19th, to learn how Microsoft helps you connect your workforce with a cloud-based communication solution that combines chat, video meetings, file storage, and app integration.


Microsoft 365 Virtual Training Day: Deploying, Managing, and Servicing Windows, Office, and All Your Devices

Help your organization transition to greater productivity with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus. Join us on October 20th to learn how to simplify the process of keeping desktop and mobile devices secure and up to date. Register here


Pre-sales Bootcamp

Join us to learn more on starting the Identity, Compliance and Security Conversation as part of the upcoming Pre-sales Bootcamp. Click here to register: https://aka.ms/PresalesBootcamp



Administering and Managing Microsoft Teams

This online course covers - Microsoft Teams overview, implementing governance, security and compliance for Microsoft Teams, preparing the environment for a Microsoft Teams deployment, deploying and managing teams, managing collaboration and communication in Microsoft Teams. Click here to join register, now available on demand.



How Partners Can Drive Microsoft Teams Adoption

Register here to learn how organizations can optimize their investment in designing, testing, and implementing a new platform. In this module we will review best practices and methodology for Adoption and Change Management (ACM) for Microsoft Teams. Available on demand


News and Special offers

Virtual Training Series

Participate in interactive, regionally delivered webinars that are designed to prepare your team for Microsoft certifications. Click here.


Partner end-to-end enablement journey

Join us to assess your organization's cloud capability or hone your team's technical skills. We offer an end-to-end business and technical enablement journey curated to help you meet your unique business objectives and better serve your customers.


Exam Voucher Support Program for MS Partners only!

Exam Vouc​​her with a 50% discount may be available to end user that are valid for strategic/role-based exams only. Please send the request to partner@microsoft.com , allocations of the exam vouchers are made as per availability.


Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft has a robust certifications program that outlines the different certification paths available for partners to accelerate their cloud journey. Follow along with our latest and greatest certification updates Here.

  • Passing one or more Exam leads to a Certification. Please check https://aka.ms/traincertposter for details of exams required for each of the certifications


Microsoft Practice Development Playbooks

To help partners grow their profitability and businesses, Microsoft has invested in developing thorough partner development playbooks. They can be seen here.



Partner Events Calendar

Visit the partner events calendar to stay up to date with the latest Partner training available.


  • View our Virtual Training Series to prepare your partner for Microsoft certifications and boost your team’s knowledge of deep technical scenarios across all Microsoft cloud solution
  • Canadian Partner Zone - Get the latest news on solutions, services, and business opportunities
  • Microsoft Virtual Training Days – Free, in-depth events covering a range of technical topics for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Dynamics 365