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In the era of AI, technical readiness is essential for partners to help organizations implement solutions, grow their competitive advantage, mitigate risks, scale AI initiatives, drive innovation, and manage data efficiently. 

At Microsoft, we are committed to providing our partner community with regular opportunities to enhance and expand your technical knowledge to build AI-enabled, customer-focused solutions in a variety of modalities. These training courses are designed to improve the skills and overall knowledge of attendees in any role, whether you are an engineer developing AI and cloud solutions, or you work directly with customers on selling such solutions.  

By participating in these training courses, you'll be well-prepared to take full advantage of opportunities like the Microsoft AI Partner Training Roadshow, role-based training and certification resources, and depth-enablement workshops. 

Microsoft AI Partner Training Roadshows
We invite you to join us at the Microsoft AI Partner Training Roadshow (sponsored by AMD), an in-person event series designed to build the necessary skills for today’s pace of business. Come and hear about the latest trends and technology in the era of AI, with expert guidance from Microsoft executives and industry leaders like AMD. You’ll also get the chance to check out product demonstrations and hear stories of AI deployments. 

Building on the success of our first two Microsoft AI Partner Training Roadshow events held in Hyderabad and Bengaluru—where 1,817 partners attended—registration is now open for the following locations: Santa Clara, California (May 15, 2024), Bonn, Germany (May 22, 2024), and Tokyo, Japan (May 29, 2024). 


This AI skilling event series provides partners with the opportunity to learn about the potential of AI and its role in delivering customer value. Learn more in this recent Microsoft blog post by Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and CVP of Global Partner Solutions and this Microsoft Tech Community blog post.

Deep dive into the skills needed to pitch Microsoft AI and Copilot capabilities to your customers globally and get hands-on experience with the technology to drive successful implementations. End the day in conversation with experts from Microsoft technical and sales teams. Register today for your preferred location:

Unlock additional on-demand training and certification resources
Microsoft also offers on-demand technical and sales focused learning paths. Discover always-on, self-service training and scheduled, instructor-led courses and events, designed to meet you wherever you are on your skilling journey. With the hands-on knowledge gained from these training offerings, you can update your skills in Microsoft AI, Copilot, and other evolving technologies or build expertise for in-demand roles within your organization. 

Training for technical roles
After completing training sessions, technical learners can prepare for role-based certifications with Cloud Weeks for Partners. This training series offers on-demand videos and hands-on labs that are anchored on real-world application learning opportunities around AI, Security, Modern Work, and Business Applications and will enhance your technical skills and prepare you for certification. The training also helps meet Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program designation and specialization skilling requirements. Check out our upcoming events:

  • Azure & Security Cloud Week (April 15-19, 2024): This immersive week-long virtual event is your ticket to mastering the intricacies of Azure AI, data science, infrastructure, virtual desktop solutions, cybersecurity, security operation analysis, information protections, and identity and access administration solutions. 
  • Modern Work Cloud Week (May 13-17, 2024): This event showcases the capabilities of Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams and encompasses a range of key topics such as Microsoft 365 and Endpoint administration, Microsoft Teams management, and collaborative communication solutions. 
  • Security Cloud Week (June 24-28, 2024): This event covers various cybersecurity tracks that will give you a deep understanding of how to use Microsoft security, compliance, and identity solutions to mitigate cyber-security threats. 
  • Business Applications Cloud Week (on demand): This event focused on training functional consultants, developers, and solution architects on Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications and Power Platform. 

Depth Enablement workshops are also available, covering a range of in-depth technical topics for Azure, Business Applications, Modern Work, and Security, including Microsoft AI and Copilot-based solutions. These events are designed to help partners be ready to help drive implementation capabilities for their business, offered in a flexible format so you can take the training when it fits into your schedule. Additionally, many of the workshops feature live, hands-on labs.

  • Azure Depth
    • Azure AI Partner Bootcamp (April 23-25 and April 24-26, 2024)
    • Monthly topics: Microsoft Fabric, Azure OpenAI, and Build and Modernize AI Apps
  • Business Applications Depth
    • Monthly topics: Process Automation Scenarios, Dynamics 365 Customer Service Omnichannel, and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management-Demand Planning
  • Security Depth
    • Monthly topics: Threat Protection & Incident Response with Microsoft Sentinel, Fortify your Data Security with Microsoft Purview, and Migrating to Microsoft Sentinel
  • Modern Work Depth
    • Copilot for Microsoft 365 Pre-Sales, Deployment, and Adoption Bootcamp (April 23-25, May 21-23, and June 18-20, 2024)
Training for sales roles
We also offer sales and pre-sales enablement training designed for sales professionals to help position and sell Microsoft cloud solutions to customers. See what’s next:
  • Microsoft Cloud Executive Enablement Series: Announcing the launch of Series 3 and 4 of the Microsoft Cloud Executive Enablement Series, providing you with exclusive access to insights from top executives and experts at Microsoft around the latest trends and technologies in the cloud industry. Series 3 takes a closer look at the value and potential created by AI and enterprise applications. Series 4 dives into the AI opportunity that exists across priority industries: manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and more. All this content helps guide you in understanding the extensive scope, profound depth, and advantageous business opportunities presented by Microsoft AI and Cloud solutions. View or listen below:
  • SMB (Small and Midsize Business) Sales Bootcamp (May 14-16 and May 15-17, 2024): Offers SMB partners multi-day training on key sales and business development topics aimed to help grow your capabilities to successfully sell the Microsoft Cloud to SMB customers.

Learn more about our partner programs and exclusive training  
From Sales Enablement to our Depth Enablement workshops to our new AI Partner Training Roadshow and the comprehensive offerings of the Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program, we want our partners to gain knowledge that will help you successfully serve your customers. 

As a Microsoft partner, access training and certification resources to develop the skills you have now—and gain the knowledge to accomplish more in the future. Discover how you can grow your skills for a more prosperous future.


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