MICROSOFT CLOUD SKILLS CHALLENGE

Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge | May 2022

The challenge has ended. Thank you for your participation!

The challenge has ended.

The Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge ended on June 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

If you completed your challenge before the end date, one Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on June 30, 2022. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

To see the full list of eligible exams please refer to the official rules page for more details.

Reminder: No matter how many Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenges you complete you can only earn one free Microsoft Certification exam.

Have questions? Find answers in the challenge FAQs.

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The Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge

Microsoft 365: Building Applications and Solutions Challenge

Learn how to design, build, test, and maintain applications and solutions optimized for the productivity and collaboration needs of organizations using the Microsoft 365 platform.

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Azure Developer Challenge

Learn how to design, build, test, and maintain cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure.

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IoT Developer Challenge

Build expertise in implementing the configuration and coding tasks required to create and maintain the cloud and edge portions of an IoT solution.

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Azure Cosmos DB Developer Challenge

Design and implement data models; design and implement data distribution; integrate an Azure Cosmos DB solution; optimize an Azure Cosmos DB solution; and maintain an Azure Cosmos DB solution.

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Power Platform: Functional Consultant Challenge

Learn how to perform discovery, capture requirements, engage with subject matter experts and stakeholders, translate requirements, and configure Microsoft Power Platform solutions and apps.

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Power Platform: App Maker Challenge

Create low-code solutions to simplify and automate tasks and processes for yourself and your team. Learn how to turn your understanding of your data and the issues that need to be resolved into automated processes and app experiences with the App Maker Challenge.

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Microsoft Security: Who Hacked? Challenge

Reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advise on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies to appropriate stakeholders.

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Data and AI: Who Hacked? Challenge

This is preparation for the AI Cloud Games experience

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Frequently asked questions

When did the challenge end?

The Microsoft Build Cloud Skills Challenge ended on June 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).


When do I receive my free Microsoft Certification exam?

If you completed your challenge before the end date, one Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on June 30, 2022. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

To see the full list of eligible exams, please refer to the official rules page for more details.


How did the challenge work?

The challenge started on May 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00) and ended on June 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

There are 8 challenges available to choose from.

Each challenge is based on a collection of Microsoft Learn modules. If you complete your challenge before it ends, one free Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on June 30, 2022. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

To see the full list of eligible exams please refer to the official rules page for more details.


How can I tell if I finished my challenge?

In the 'where you stand' section you will see a fraction that equals 100% (i.e. 8/8, or 5/5, or 12/12).


Still have questions?

See the contest official rules official rules page for more details.

Contact the Cloud Skills Challenge support team, CloudSkillsHelp@Microsoft.com.