Competency partners

Demonstrate your proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in a specialized area of business. Microsoft competencies are designed to meet your customers’ needs and be recognizable to prospective ones. Join the elite tier of Microsoft Partners and stand out from your peers.

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Centers of Excellence

To help make the most of your MPN membership, we've grouped competencies into six Centers of Excellence that align to your business needs.

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Developer using Visual Studio
Developer using Visual Studio
Developer using Visual Studio
Developer using Visual Studio
Developer using Visual Studio
Developer using Visual Studio

Additional competencies

Outside of the six Centers of Excellence, there are 12 additional competencies. These competencies are scheduled for retirement. Learn more about the competency that would be the best fit for your business.

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