Q1 Catalyst Partner Training Open for Registration August 24

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The Q1 Microsoft Catalyst Partner Training session will open for registration on August 24, and will go live on August 28! You can register for the training here and have until Friday, October 27 to complete the course. 


FY24 Microsoft Catalyst Partner Training dates:

  • Session 1: 8/28/23 – 10/27/23 (registration opens 8/24)
  • Session 2: 11/6/23 – 1/12/24 (registration opens 11/2)
  • Session 3: 1/22/24 – 3/22/24 (registration opens 1/18)
  • Session 4: 4/1/24 – 5/31/24 (registration opens 3/28)


Learn more about the training and Catalyst program on the Catalyst Transform site.  


The course will cover the following content:

  • Microsoft Catalyst & IDEA Framework:
    • Inspire: Design Thinking & Envisioning
    • Design: Business Value Assessment & Solution Assessment
    • Empower: Solution Demonstration
    • Achieve: Deal Crafted Proposal
  • Next steps and additional partner resources


Course Benefits

The following are the key benefits from completing the training:

  • Pitch Business Applications to BDMs effectively, leveraging the Microsoft Catalyst IDEA framework
  • Explain the value of Microsoft Catalyst and what it can accomplish for both customers and Partners
  • Execute activities in each phase of the IDEA framework to move the sale forward and drive consistent outcomes
  • Co-sell effectively with Microsoft Field by aligning the field and partners on a common engagement plan and execution priorities
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