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Get started with Power Virtual Agents in a Day


With organizations increasingly investing in conversational bots to serve customers and employees, they look to Microsoft Power Virtual Agents to align to the future of bot building and empower all makers to create intelligent conversational bots.

The Power Virtual Agents in a Day (PVAIAD) events are free one-day workshops where you will learn how to create, integrate, extend, deploy and monitor conversational bots.

We are excited to invite customers and partners to join the Power Virtual Agents in a Day (PVAIAD) events and get hands-on with the technology!


What is it?

PVAIAD is a beginner-level training designed for everyone to learn how to respond rapidly to customers and employees at scale, using intelligent conversational chatbots!

The content will teach you the fundamentals of building a Power Virtual Agents, where you will be able to easily create your own bots without writing code, take action quickly with seamless integrations, and build smart bots using rich and personalized conversations.

These events will be run by qualified Microsoft partners, who are deeply knowledgeable about Power Virtual Agents and can help your organization get the most value out of your virtual agent ideas.


How can customers sign up?

The list of events and their dates are available at   https://aka.ms/PVAIADevent.

We will continue to add more regions so please check back.


How can partners deliver this training?

If you would like to host such PVAIAD events in the future, please register here, and email xiadevents@microsoft.com with any questions you have.

This program is designed to enable you to build expertise, showcase your Power Virtual Agents solutions to customers and foster the right customer-partner connections.


Where can I find the content?

Instructor:  https://aka.ms/PVAinadayInstructor

Student:  https://aka.ms/PVAinaDayPackage


Updates to PVA in a day (January 2022)

Presenter deck now includes:

  • Customer Stories
  • Control who in the organization can chat with the bot section
  • Update to importing/export bots with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) section

Two new optional labs & content added:

  • Lab 15 – Extend your bot using Bot Framework Composer (Optional)
  • Lab 16 – Add a telephone number to your bot using AudioCodes (Optional)

General updates to existing labs including steps and screenshots


To learn more about Power Virtual Agents, check out:

Recent market trends – The future of bot building 

Analyst reports – Microsoft named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for WW General-Purpose Conversational AI Platforms

Economic impact reports – The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agents

New product features – What’s new with Power Virtual Agents at Ignite