Microsoft regularly runs Cloud Skills Challenges that offer either prizes on completion of a bunch of challenges or a free exam voucher.
This month as part of the Microsoft Ignite event they are running a Cloud Skills Challenge. If you complete one of the 12 challenges you will earn a free Microsoft Certification exam that can be applied to your choice of exam from this list:
- 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
The challenges begin on November 2, 2021, at 4:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (9am Pacific Daylight Time) and ending on November 30, 2021, at 4:00 PM 4:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (9am Pacific Daylight Time). You can register to join in here.
If you complete all the challenge modules before it ends, you will receive your Microsoft exam voucher on December 7, 2021. The email address that gets the voucher will be the one that is associated to your Microsoft Learn Profile, so be sure to double check that email address against your Microsoft Certificate Professional (MCP) account email address.