As the Partner Enablement lead for Microsoft Canada, I would like to highlight some key training, resources‚ news and upcoming events to help you navigate and be in the know on the latest available content for Canadian partners.

 

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!

 

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure: Storage and Networking

Discover how Windows Server 2016 delivers new layers of security to help protect your customer’s datacenters from new and emerging threats. Receive expert-driven guidance by registering now.

 

Spring CRM Partner Workshop

Please join us this spring to learn about the updated Dynamics 365 vision, strategy and roadmap, new sales tools and demo resources, as well as training and certification updates. Dates and Locations are as follows:

 

What’s New & Highlights in Business Applications

This session is designed to help MPN partners remain up-to-date on the latest developments in Business Applications. Partners will receive important news, articles and updates regarding new service availability, feature updates or releases in the specified area. Click here to register for our webcast!

 

Enhance Your Business with Dynamics 365 and Data Analysis, Insights & Power BI

Learn how to the use the built-in data analysis and reporting features within Dynamics 365 as well as the options for integrating Power BI with Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. Register here.

 

Business Central Advanced – Courses Open for Registration

A great opportunity for those who are seasoned in NAV, you won’t want to miss our three advanced courses on Business Central at a promotional discount! Please use the code sMB299008 to get the promotional rate of $299 USD. Register for Advanced Dynamics 365 Business Central Finance for Consultants , Advanced Dynamics 365 Business Central Trade for Consultants , and Building Apps with Dynamics 365 Business Central.

The Ready to Go program is constantly adding new resources check them out at https://aka.ms/ReadyToGo

 

Microsoft 365 Enterprise/Sales Tech Series

Microsoft 365 is a complete, intelligent solution, including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely. The Security Tech Series will help empower your team, safeguard your business, and simplify IT management with a single solution, purpose-built for your business.
Dates and locations are as follows:

 

Partner Growth Workshop

Register for this exclusive 2-day, Go-to-Market workshop in Mississauga on 2-3 May. This workshop is expressly designed to increase your wallet share in Hybrid Data Platform Modernization and Big Data. Specifically tailored to Presales and Technical Sales teams, this workshop will teach your sales teams to understand the products featured and give them the tools and resources they need

 

Advanced Analytics (Azure Machine Learning, Cortona Suite & R Server)

Join us for this 2-day workshop, we will cover the AI Development Life Cycle from an understanding of Azure AI/ML platform through the Cortana Suite, developing intelligent applications to draw actionable insights. Join Microsoft architects in Mississauga to learn more! Registration Fee – $200

 

Launch of the new AI Learning Paths

Announcing the launch of AI Learning paths for our Hero Products : Cognitive Services and Machine Learning, which includes intermediate and advanced level technical resources, videos, self-paced online courses, tutorials, documentation and Hands-on-Labs that will help AI Developers to build AI solutions.

AI: Optical Character Recognition using Cognitive Services
AI: Image Classification using Cognitive Services
AI: Custom Deep Neural Network models for OCR
AI: Custom Deep Neural Network Models for Object Recognition

 

Special Offers and Events

Canadian Partners Exam Offer

Are you working towards a Cloud certification and you need a voucher? We are offering 50% off exam vouchers with PearsonVue, email partner@microsoft.com for more information, this offer is for Canadian partners only.

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.