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As your Partner Development Manager‚ I wanted to highlight some key training resources‚ news and events to help you navigate and be in the know on the latest available content for our Canadian partners.


Applications and Infrastructure

Build your Capabilities with Cloud Infrastructure & Management Technical Journeys!
Learn more and build your technical capabilities through a simplified mix of technical webinars and personalized technical consultations to help you accelerate sales and deployments, and develop new apps, click here to find out more!

Technical webinars for Application Innovation & Infrastructure
Check out the list of 46+ remote, interactive technical webinars and 12+ one-on-one consultations, available to help you build your technical capabilities. Through live, instructor-led webinars, you will receive interactive training with real-time Q&A capabilities – all at NO COST to Microsoft Partner Network members.

Join Microsoft Ignite in Toronto
Whether you’re developing innovative apps or delivering optimized solutions, Ignite The Tour will help you evolve your skillset, deepen your expertise and grow your career. Register today to reserve your seat for Jan 10th – 11th in Toronto.


Business Applications

Reinventing Business Productivity
Are you looking to build your technical capabilities? Let us guide you through a suite of technical webinars and personalized technical consultations focused on real-life scenarios to help you accelerate Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 sales and deployments, and develop new apps of Office 365. Visit the following MPN Technical Blog to view new monthly sessions.

Business Applications – Hands on Lab In-Person Workshops
Don’t miss this opportunity to attend an up and coming Business Applications Readiness In-Person Bootcamp in Mississauga on 2-4 April: BizApps – Customer Service Track

Business Applications Guided Experience
Sign-in and enjoy our newly launched guided experience for Business Applications, help partners build a practice around creating intelligent business applications using the power of Microsoft Dynamics 365.Business Applications Virtual Partner Events
Discover new virtual workshop in Business Applications, Learn about new capabilities and services delivered by expert consultants.


Modern Workplace

Get the most out of your Modern Workplace resources
Learn technical skills for presales and deployment scenarios and expand your capabilities to resolve them. Get personalized technical assistance from Microsoft experts to help you apply best practices as you build and deploy your solutions. Click here to view more details.

Microsoft 365 Partner Webinars
Monthly Microsoft 365 Partner Webinars focus on Microsoft 365 topics that span Office, Windows, and EMS. Our goal is to provide you with all the appropriate sales and technical tools and resources you need to support customers and build successful practice areas.
Each webinar—comprised of Web-based sales and technical training—features top Microsoft practice area experts, who will share information about how you can strategically develop and grow your practice.


Data and Artificial Intelligence

Data and AI Technical Airlift coming to Mississauga
Join us for this immersive workshop being delivered on 25-27 February, designed to give attendees a hands-on L300-400 view of the scalable Data and AI solutions on Azure. The contents of this 3-day workshop will align to a solution-based approach on how customers look at their Data + AI stack, what challenges they face, and how Azure’s services cater to those challenges.

Technical journeys equal success
Join us on a technical journey to build your technical capabilities. Let us guide you through a simplified mix of technical webinars and personalized technical consultations to help you accelerate sales and solutions, click here for more details.

Amplify your Data & AI practice with deep learning
Are you looking to deliver advanced business intelligence to your customers? You’re encouraged to attend these new technical webinars to optimize your Data & AI technical knowledge. These webinars are presented by Microsoft Partner Technical Consultants and are available to you at no cost as a Partner Network member!

SAVE THE DATE! Data Modernization Summit coming to Mississauga
Don’t miss this Summit coming to Mississauga on 7 March, a great opportunity to get access to some great content and network.

Embedded Analytics in Commercial Applications with Power BI
Learn how to build rich analytical models and visualizations with Power BI and embed those securely into your application. You will see how you can provide customer self-service capabilities to customize and create new visuals without leaving your application.


News and special offers

Microsoft Partner Skills Initiative (launching in January 2019)
Download our up and coming ebook on bring together your skillsets to a new level. This is one of the 5 ebooks already released for Microsoft Partners.

Membership, Management & Readiness
Learn about the resources and tools available to you and make the most out of your partnership with Microsoft. Try our new Partner Support site, this is a new initiative launched to support Partners with any readiness enquiries.

National Partner Business Call
This monthly call will cover business and product updates, offers, and go-to-market resources.  Register here.


Useful Links

Learning Portal
Your front door to on demand content. searchable learning paths by solution area, product, role type and level of expertise.
Partner University
Full course catalog of all sales and technical content. Explore learning paths, create learning plans and track progress.
Partner Training and Event Dashboard
Explore the latest in local Canadian training offering across all solution areas.

Microsoft Learning

Certifications training and exam information.

Includes access to Microsoft Virtual Academy and MOOCs.

 Microsoft Azure Learning Paths
Explore Learning Paths specifically geared to Azure Administrators, Azure Stack Operators, Azure Solution Architects, Node.js Developers, .Net Developers, and AI Developers. Includes testing/badging.

Microsoft Learn New role-based microlearning site providing a guided pathway toward new role-based certifications.