Home > Training > Learning Paths

Microsoft partner learning paths


Find and select learning paths


Partner University is now online! Please click on the icon in top right corner of this page, to log in. You will need to complete a few steps if logging in for the first time. Please review this new FAQ for log-in guidance and tips for navigating your Partner University learning experience.

Sharpen your skills with on-demand training for the latest Microsoft technologies. Select training below according to Microsoft products, competencies, partner type or role. Competency qualifying requirements can be found here.

New on MPN!

  • New videos are available now to help you learn how to use the features in Partner University. This video shows you how to log into Partner University and navigate your Learner Dashboard. This video is targeted to those with MPN Administrator roles. It will help you understand how to navigate the Org Dashboard, where you can track your team's training activity. Please direct any questions about Partner University to partnerup@microsoft.com.
  • Learn how to host Windows Desktop and Applications using Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Azure. This course is designed for Service Providers, Consultants, and Hosters who provide services including Remote Desktop deployments.  Course covers technical overview of RDS, deployment in Azure IaaS, step-by-step demonstrations, best practices, licensing, and tips on how to stay current on RDS technology.
  • Office 365 Hardware Partners Business Overview Series is now available! This series of six videos has been created to arm Skype for Business and Office 365 solution partners with essential information on top Office 365 hardware partners, including AudioCodes, Polycom, Sonus and Yealink. Each video showcase is designed to help partners 1) understand the important role top O365 hardware partners play in an overall Office 365 solution; 2) grasp the core customer value propositions for these partner’s certified offerings; and 3) realize the many benefits available to System Integration partners via partner programs from each hardware partner.
  • Learn about the new editions, features and licensing changes coming in SQL server 2016 here, along with the licensing changes coming later in the year with the launch of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.

Create a Learning Plan!

Learning Plans can help you track your progress toward achieving your goals. See how to create a Learning Plan.

Create a learning plan for your team!


Please login with your Microsoft account to access all the features

Exams and Accreditations by Role

Find learning paths to help you pass exams or accreditations. Includes learning paths for Business Enablement, Sales specialist, Pre-sales technical specialist, MPN technical assessments and Microsoft certification exams. Also includes learning paths to help you achieve your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications FAST!

Products and Solutions

Sharpen your skills with training on the latest Microsoft technologies. Find training by product. Learning paths are grouped by product family, then by product and version.

Partner type

Find learning paths based on partner type.

Country and Region specific training

Find learning paths for programs that are specific to your country. Different countries sometimes offer different training programs and competitions that are only available in that country - you can find them all here.