Below is a list of all the Australian training sessions to help you and your team skill up on the latest technology, solutions and news. This training is designed to help you stay current on Microsoft technologies and strategies through in person training, virtual instructor led training and on demand training.

Ahead of the Game

Type:  Technical (Level 300)

Product:  Windows Server, Hyper V

Location & Month:  Brisbane (March), Sydney, Melbourne, Perth (April)

Fee: No Charge

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The Ahead of the Game Technical Series provides training, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction on how to use the latest Windows Server 2012 R2 capabilities to deliver solutions to small and midsize organizations. This set of training courses is designed to prepare Microsoft value-added reseller (VAR) partners to help your customers get their businesses ahead of the game by providing solutions and services in the areas of virtualization and cloud, mobility and remote access.

From Virtualization to Private cloud for VMware Experts

Type:  Technical (Level 400)

Product:  System Centre, Windows Server, Hyper V

Location & Month:  Sydney, Melbourne, Perth (April)

Fee: $250 AUD

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This 400-level, two-day, instructor-led course provides students with the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to design a complex data centre architecture using Microsoft virtualization and management technologies, including Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V and the System Centre Suite.

Get Ready “Big Data & Business Intelligence Edition”

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  SQL Server

Location & Month:  Virtual - Live Meeting (April, May & June)

Fee: No Charge

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Every month, this 45-minute, live webcast provides an overview of the various sales, marketing, licensing and training resources available to help you sell Microsoft SQL Server solutions. It’s your chance to ask questions, dive a little deeper into Microsoft SQL 2012 Server capabilities and gather ideas on how to position it with your customers.

SQL 2014 and Power BI Training

Type:  Technical (Level 300)

Product:  SQL 2014

Location & Month:  Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide (May)

Fee: $399 AUD

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With the commercial availability of SQL Server 2014, a new set of technologies are about to land that can transform your data platform and business intelligence projects. This three day course will help you build your expertise. You will leave this training with new skills to implement the latest features of this expanding product set. This course will cover Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Power BI & Windows Azure.

Microsoft Lync Technical Training

Type:  Technical

Product:  Lync

Location & Month:  Sydney (April)

Fee: $499 AUD

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This Microsoft Lync training is a limited invitation only workshop for Microsoft's most valued partners who are proactively looking to stay ahead of the market by delivering and using a highly reliable unified communications solution.

Get Ready “Microsoft Lync Edition”

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Lync

Location & Month:  Virtual – Live Meeting (April, May & June)

Fee: No Charge

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Offering an overview of the various sales, marketing, licensing and training resources available to help you sell Microsoft Communications solutions, this live and monthly webcast is always a lively forum for discussion, questions, and insights about Lync Server. Ultimately it offers brilliant nuggets on how to position and sell it in to clients.

Drumbeat Office 365 Sales Readiness Day

Type:  Sales & Pre-Sales

Product:  Office 365

Location & Month:  Perth (March), Brisbane (March)

Fee: No Charge

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The Drumbeat Sales day provides partners in sales and pre-sales technical roles with best practice sales training for Office 365. In addition to sharing Microsoft best practice, programs and selling tools, we’ll offer insights into the cloud services market and outline the opportunities awaiting partners who invest in growing an Office 365 practice.

Office 365 Ignite

Type:  Technical

Product:  Office 365

Location & Month:  Perth (March), Brisbane (March)

Fee: No Charge

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Delivering the capabilities users demand while allowing IT to stay in control, Office 365 is revolutionising the workplace. But it’s a shift that requires IT Pros to adapt their traditional client-server skills for the cloud-computing era. In this three-day technical workshop, IT Pros will see how new features come to Office 365 first, learn about the new tools and processes for migrating on premise workloads to Office 365 and prepare for the new operational role of IT Pros.

Office 365 Summit

Type:  Technical

Product:  Office 365

Location & Month:  Sydney (April)

Fee: No Charge

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The Office 365 Summit (previously known as Ignite) are a series of 3 day workshops for Microsoft's most valued customers and partners providing deep-dive technical readiness on all productivity workloads from Microsoft product experts.

Tracks include Office 365, Developer, Exchange, Project, SharePoint, Visio/Visio Services and Yammer. During the Summit, you will also have the opportunity to interact and learn from your industry peers and representatives from Microsoft.

Partner Practice Enablement Windows Azure Boot Camp

Type:  Technical

Product:  Windows Azure

Location & Month:  Sydney (April), Melbourne (April), Brisbane (May)

Fee: $300 AUD

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The Partner Practice Enablement Boot Camp training starts with an introduction to Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks (Infrastructure Services). It delivers the foundational knowledge needed for users intending to run new workloads in Windows Azure or migrate existing workloads from on-premises.

Windows Azure Architect Summit

Type:  Technical

Product:  Windows Azure

Location & Month:  Sydney (April)

Fee: No Charge

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The Windows Azure Architect Summit is a two-day training workshop covering 8 CORE modules conducted by our worldwide team of Azure specialists. In this workshop you will learn how to implement large scale Azure solutions, with specific focus on technical and business benefits offered by the Microsoft cloud platform.

Windows Azure Pre-Sales Training

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Windows Azure

Location & Month:  Sydney (March), Melbourne (March), Perth (April), Brisbane (March), Canberra (May)

Fee: No Charge

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This one day, instructor-led pre-sales course, to help you understand Windows Azure, its relevance and positioning. It will take you through Azure scenarios which will help you understand and understand monetisation opportunities.

Get Ready “The Azure Roadmap”

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Cloud Technologies

Location & Month:  Virtual - Live Meeting (March, April, May & June)

Fee: No Charge

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Providing an overview of the various sales, marketing, licensing and training resources available to help you sell Microsoft Cloud solutions, this one-hour monthly live webcast is also a great forum for discussion and a chance to ask any tough questions you may have.

Cloud Champion Webinars

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Cloud Technologies

Location & Month:  Virtual - Live Meeting (March, April & May)

Fee: No Charge

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To get your head in the game around Cloud Technology, join our 12 week Cloud Coaching Class. As your Cloud Coach, we'll equip you with all the skills you need to come out fighting - and win.

Get Ready "Education Edition"

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Education Industry

Location & Month: Virtual - Live Meeting (March, April, May & June)

Fee: No Charge

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With a live webcast devoted exclusively to education, this invaluable and open monthly forum provides an overview of the various sales, marketing, licensing and training tools available to help you sell to the education industry. It’s also your opportunity to ask those burning questions - and get brilliant answers.

Compete and win against SalesForce.com

Type:  Sales & Marketing

Product:  Dynamics CRM

Location & Month:  Sydney (May)

Fee: $50 AUD

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As the technological landscape evolves and morphs, new vendors are looking to capitalise. So in a session devoted to gaining the competitive advantage, we’ll provide you with all the tips, tricks, tools and product knowledge needed to identify, leverage and close sales opportunities. This session not only offers insights on how our competitors work, it provides a great opportunity to ensure the right solution is deployed at the right time with great results.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Enterprise Academy

Type:  Technical (Level 300)

Product:  Dynamics CRM

Location & Month:  Sydney (May)

Fee: $725 USD

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With highly complex infrastructure and unique integration demands, Enterprise customers need partners with answers. Get ready to handle implementation and development challenges in this space with a 4-day, 300-Level Training course covering the latest developments in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, client scripting for forms, UX customisation, ribbon and site map customisation, the bulk import / export of data and a whole raft more.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Advanced Infrastructure Training

Type:  Technical (Level 300)

Product:  Dynamics CRM

Location & Month:  Sydney (May)

Fee: $660 USD

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With highly complex infrastructure and unique integration demands, Enterprise customers need partners with answers. Get ready to handle implementation and development challenges in this space with a 3-day, 300-Level Training course covering solution architecture, capacity planning, performance, optimisation, virtualisation and more.

Dynamics AX 2012: Boosting pre-sales skills

Type:  Technical (Level 300)

Product:  Dynamics AX

Location & Month:  Sydney (May)

Fee: $950 USD

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Designed to equip pre-sales consultants with the skills to successfully match product capabilities with customer needs, this 5-day workshop takes a deep dive exploration of all facets of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 technology – how it works, client needs, customer scenarios, it’s value over competitive ERP products and plenty more.

Microsoft Dynamics Business Model Transformation Workshop

Type: Sales & Marketing

Product:  Dynamics

Location & Month:  Sydney (May)

Fee: No Charge

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The Dynamics Business Model Transformation Workshop is a one-day workshop designed specifically for senior management teams of Microsoft partners who want to understand how to design a cloud practice to deliver expected profit, and how to chart a path to guide your company through the transition.

Microsoft Dynamics Live

Type: Sales & Marketing

Product:  Dynamics

Location & Month:  Sydney (April)

Fee: No Charge

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The Dynamics Live is an important event in the Dynamics calendar for Partners held every 6 weeks. Take this opportunity to meet the Dynamics team in person and discover Microsoft’s strategy for business solutions directly from the leadership team. The session will end with top level go-do for the month and networking opportunities.

Microsoft Dynamics Hour

Type: Sales & Marketing

Product:  Dynamics

Location & Month:  Virtual - Live Meeting (May)

Fee: No Charge

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Connect with the Dynamics team at The Dynamics Hour. These sessions are scheduled quarterly for the Dynamics partner community. The Dynamics Hour will focus on a general business review followed by key topic updates by keynote speakers, including news and events, and finalised with critical actions for the month.