Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge — November 2021

5 min readNov 4, 2021


Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge — Free, in-depth, virtual training events providing the opportunity to grow your technical skills in a range of technical topics for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Security.

Learn and get rewarded — There are 12 challenges available to choose from, select one that’s right for you. Once you complete that challenge you will earn a free Microsoft Certification exam that can be applied to your choice from a select list of options.

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

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The Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge

Teams Admin Challenge — This challenge is for professionals who manage Microsoft Teams to facilitate efficient and effective collaboration and communication in a Microsoft 365 environment.

Teams Voice Engineer Challenge — If you’re a telecommunications professional that knows how to plan, design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an integrated communications solution using Microsoft Teams, this challenge and certification can help you move your career forward.

Desktop and Device Management Challenge — This challenge is for Modern Desktop Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.

Dynamics 365 Sales Consultant Challenge — If you’re a functional consultant, a professional working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales, or a developer looking to hone your consulting skills, this challenge could help give your career a boost by showing that you can use Dynamics 365 Sales to empower the sales force.

Power Platform Developer Challenge — If you have a passion for designing, developing, securing, and extending Microsoft Power Platform solutions, this certification could be for you. You’ll learn how to create technical designs and Power Apps, extend the platform and the user experience, and develop integrations.

Azure Admin Challenge — Want to know Azure even more? Take this challenge to learn skills that help you implement, manage, and monitor an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Developer Challenge — This challenge is for developers interested in designing, building, testing, and maintaining cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure.

Azure Database Admin Challenge — This challenge is for professionals who implement and manage the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Data Services.

Windows Server Hybrid Admin Challenge — This challenge is for anyone looking to grow expertise in configuring and managing Windows Server on-premises, hybrid, and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform workloads.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Mgmt Challenge — Analyze business requirements and translate those requirements into fully realized business processes and solutions that implement industry best practices in this challenge. Learn how to serve as a key resource in implementing and configuring applications to meet business requirements.

Security Operations Analyst Challenge — Take this challenge if your career goal is to reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advising on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies.

Identity + Information Protection Challenge — This challenge is for the multi-talented security experts. Learn how to design, implement, and operate an organization’s identity and access systems. And learn how to plan and implement controls that meet organizational compliance needs.

MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams
MS-720: Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer
MD-100: Windows 10
MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops
MB-210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales
PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer
AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator
AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure
AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure
AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services
MB-330: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst
SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator
SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

These are the steps to be taken to be eligible and complete the challenge.

  1. Select a challenge you want to pursue. It’s all there for the taking.

2. On the upper right click the “Sign In”. If you do not have an account register first and then proceed to step 1 (please see above). Otherwise, input your email and password.

3. Choose the “Join the challenge” the following (days, hours, minutes, & seconds) are basically the timeframe of this Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge.

Check the checkbox “I have read and agree to the official rules”.

Proceed to the “Start Learning”.

4. This is the challenge you’ve chosen and all you have to do is to complete the items in the collection. For each item you have completed, there is a significant completion percentage you will acquire (which can be monitor at the top of the page.

Contains (study materials and quizzes).

5. Once completed the challenge. There will be a notification which is basically you’ve completed the modules. It can be view at the page of step 3.

At the middle of this site, you can scroll next or previous to view your name at the ‘leaderboard’. Didn’t include the names of the participants for privacy.

6. Estimated of 1–2 day(s) you should received an email like this.




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