Recently, many of you have enrolled your own children into the upcoming school year or perhaps into a daycare program now that summer is waning toward the end. Now, as a Microsoft Dynamics sales or marketing professional working for a partner organization, you have the opportunity to enroll yourself into one of our partner programs to help you build your knowledge and skills.

Our US Microsoft Dynamics Channel Team shares this vital information to get you amped up about these great programs you should be participating in during Microsoft Fiscal Year 2012. As part of these programs we offer a variety of training opportunities many of which are delivered through monthly web seminars. I’ve included information regarding the September calls below.

Marketing Professional Community

As a member of the Marketing Professional Community you will become part of a community of marketing professionals and peers from across Microsoft and its partner channel; you will be able to participate in Microsoft Dynamics Marketing training that can help you enhance your marketing skills; and you could be among those partners recognized for outstanding success in various recognition opportunities.

The Microsoft Dynamics Marketing Professional Community is a virtual network of marketing professionals from partner organizations across the US. The focus of the community is two-fold. First, participation helps to ensure Microsoft knows the appropriate contact within your organization responsible for driving your Microsoft Dynamics demand generation so that we can target marketing information and materials appropriately. Secondly, the community provides members skill enhancement opportunities as well as access to information and tools to assist you in your marketing efforts. Enroll today!

Learn What Makes a Successful Marketing Campaign with our 2011 Distinction in Marketing Award Winners

September 15, 2011 at 11:00am Pacific

Learn from the successes of your marketing peers in this 90 minutes session where we will hear from each of the 2011 Distinction in Marketing Award winning partners. They will overview their campaigns, highlight their key success factors and leave you with ideas, tips and inspiration to turn up the heat on your Microsoft Dynamics marketing campaigns. Register for this event on the Partner Learning Center.

Sales Professional Community

As a member of the Sales Professional Community you will become part of a community of sales professionals and peers from across Microsoft and its partner channel; you will be able to participate in Microsoft Dynamics Sales training that can help you enhance your sales skills and prepare you for the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) sales and presales accreditation exams; and you could be among those partners recognized for outstanding success in various incentive and recognition opportunities--including coveted membership among the best sales performers in the channel. Enroll today!

Amplify Your Sales with H1 Offers and Sales Professional Community Updates

September 13, 2011 at 11:00am Pacific

This 60-minute session will be a rapid-fire recap of the many offers and opportunities available to help you drive business as we look to close the first quarter of this fiscal year. We’ll highlight key offers in market as well as our plan for upcoming sales activities and opportunities. Register for this event on the Partner Learning Center.

Here’s to a great and successful FY12!

--Kevin