Join us for a four-part web based series that will provide critical information and resources that you need to know to drive business success and align to the new Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) requirements in Fiscal Year 2011.

Overview

This series will further define MPN Microsoft Dynamics partner strategy and the evolution that continues our journey towards committed partners with an industry focused competency. Learn how you can grow your business and achieve competitive differentiation by understanding the strategy and commitments, engaging in the planning process, and leveraging training, marketing, and sales programs available. Click on the links below to register for the upcoming sessions.

Session 1 -- Microsoft Dynamics Virtual WPC (July 8 at 9:00 AM PST)

Attend this ninety minute session led by the US Microsoft Dynamics Partner Team to understand the MPN strategy and the evolution of our journey towards deeply committed partners. You will also learn more about the commitments in place and how you can leverage training, marketing and sales programs to grow your business with Microsoft.

Audience: Managed and community managed partners

Session 2 -- Managed Partner Planning, Growth Propensity Index (GPI) and Decision Making Framework (DMF) (July 20 at 1:00 PM PST)

Managed partners! Attend this sixty minute web seminar to learn more about the value of connected partner planning. Partner Business Planning is a critical and integrated part of the US strategy and supports an increased relationship value proposition. We will also provide a preview of resources to help partners identify where they have potential barriers to growth and support partners during this transition with program changes and investment aligned with key goals.

Audience: Managed Partners

Session 3 -- Microsoft Partner Network and Readiness (July 21 at 1:00 PM PST)

During this sixty minute session we will take a deep dive on Fiscal Year 2011 MPN updates, certifications, and what this means to your organization. We will outline expectations for sales, marketing, and technical readiness, and community engagement.

Audience: Managed and community managed partners

Session 4 -- Marketing, Existing Customer, Software Plus Services, and Industry (July 22 at 1:00 PM PST)

By attending this sixty minute session, you will become familiar with:

  • Detailed Marketing Planning and Fiscal Year 2011 CDF Program Changes and Requirements.
  • Guidance for Software Plus Services Strategy and business models leveraging the Cloud.
  • Industry and vertical priorities that support partner planning.
  • Existing Customer resources that provide Customer Lifecycle insights and opportunities to drive more business with your install base.

Audience: Managed and community managed partners

We look forward to your participation in these events as we kick off the new Microsoft Fiscal Year!

--Kevin