Microsoft 365 Sales and Technical Training Update

We want to help you stay up to date about the latest products, programs, and technologies to grow your M365 practice and satisfy customers. In this blog post we will share with you a broad selection of digital and in-person training for beginners’ sales and advanced technical training.

Beginner sales readiness and business acceleration

This year, to ensure that you have access to as many training opportunities as possible, we’ve increased our investments in digital and on-demand webinars.

Sales fundamentals

Microsoft 365 workload-specific practice guidance

Teamwork campaign and practice guide

Next step: Learn more about the variety of sales and business training available on demand through the Microsoft 365 Partner Portal.

Microsoft 365 Business Scholarship

If your organisation is eligible for the Microsoft 365 Business Scholarship program, you might earn the opportunity to send one or more staff members to the Greek islands in May 2019 for advanced Microsoft 365 business training. Microsoft pays for certain costs associated with the trip.

Next step: Sell Microsoft 365 Business and learn more about how you can receive free SMB training in Greece.


Intermediate technical training

Digital training

To help keep you informed as quickly and efficiently as possible, the corporate marketing and engineering teams are sponsoring more than 80 webinars this year. New content for Teams, security, modern desktop, and SMB is added each month.

Next step: Register for our webinars to stay up to date with the latest product, program, and promotional news about Microsoft 365.

Here’s just a few of the events—with registration links—coming up for the remainder of H1.

Topic Webinar Date
Teamwork Take Online Meetings to a New Level with Live Events in Microsoft Teams Nov 1
Teamwork Grow Your Teamwork Revenue by Building Solutions for Firstline Workers Nov 7
Modern desktop Desktop Deployment for Windows and Office: Migration, Autopilot, and Intune Nov 8
Teamwork Increase Your Customer’s Bottom Line by Driving Employee Engagement Nov 13
SMB Microsoft 365 Business and GDPR Nov 14
Modern desktop Desktop Deployment for Windows and Office: Managing Updates Nov 27
SMB Building a Microsoft 365 Business Go-to-Market Plan Nov 28


In-person events

Microsoft Ignite, the Tour brings developers and tech professionals together to continue to learn alongside experts. Participants engage through hands-on L300 labs focusing on Teams, Skype to Teams transition, security, and modern desktop. Coming to Australia February 13-14 Sydney.

Digital lab-based training

Modern desktop

Modern desktop deployment labs enable you to get hands-on experience in how to deploy Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and more. Beyond deployment, these labs also show you how to configure new capabilities across OneDrive Known Folder Move, Windows Autopilot, defense in-depth security, analytics, and others.

Next step: Have your organization’s deployment specialists complete the modern desktop deployment lab to better understand how to use all aspects of Microsoft 365 to bring your customers to the modern desktop.


Next step: Make sure you’re among the first to get the latest details by subscribing to the Microsoft 365 partner newsletter.


Stay tuned as more training and readiness opportunities are added to help you improve your skills and grow your practice.