Microsoft Enterprise Skills Initiative

What is Microsoft’s Enterprise Skills Initiative (ESI)?

As the demand for Azure and cloud solutions continue to grow, Microsoft’s Enterprise Skills Initiative (ESI) provides technical training to gain proficiency and certifications in Microsoft Azure and Dynamics 365. This allows professionals to get up to speed on the essential tools their organizations value today and establish themselves as experts in their technical skills. Based on your organizations Azure and Dynamics365 consumptions and commitments to Microsoft products and services, your eligibility or benefits may vary. Pricing and award benefits are pre-negotiated by Microsoft to provide these benefits to eligible clients. To find out if your organization has been awarded ESI skilling offers, contact your Microsoft Program Manager.

New Horizons Partnership

Microsoft has partnered with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers to enable customers to accelerate your training goals since 1982. New Horizons has provided more than 30 million students with industry-leading technical training that delivers the most relevant and intuitive computer courses and certifications. Every Microsoft Technical course from New Horizons follows Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) and is taught by our Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT) giving you access to the highest caliber instruction available.

Microsoft ESI Program Benefits

While many clients are familiar with SATVs, Microsoft’s ESI program go beyond the classroom to prepare organizations and their team members for technical skills and certifications via access to:

  • Discounted Seats (DCS) for Instructor Led Training via OnlineLive®, Onsite or Private Group Training
  • Microsoft Official Digital Courseware for Each Training Session
  • Exam Vouchers to Drive Certifications Validating Your Skills after completion of class
Ready to Train for Certifications

Once you’ve been awarded and accepted your Microsoft Skilling benefit, you can work with your local New Horizons Account Manager to enroll in the courses listed below. After training is completed, you will received your exam voucher directly from Microsoft. Contact us for any questions, or to enroll using your ESI benefit today.

Enroll today by filling out the form below.

Microsoft ESI Courses


Microsoft Migration/2-day courses

Microsoft Dynamics Program