Woman smiling with a graphic chevron behind her

Microsoft Digital Skills Events

On-demand virtual keynotes and resources to help everyone build skills and insight for the digital economy.

On-demand keynotes

Hear from thought leaders on important issues ranging from student employability, bridging the talent gap, and building a more environmentally sustainable future.

Keeping up with digital transformation: technologies, skills, and opportunities

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Future Work in the South West

The South West's economy is forecast to rise to close to £19B over the next five years. Explore digital transformation and trends in the South West in this insightful session where experts share insights into the tech sector.

How your business can benefit from apprenticeships

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Future Work in the South West

Learn how to recruit and attract apprentices and retain earlier careers talent in this panel. Experts share strategies for upskilling and reskilling staff, how to bridge the skills gap and boost the local economy with apprenticeships.

Creating socio-economic impact

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Future Work in the South West

This session showcases some of the great sustainability work being done by local businesses. Get tips, insights and best practises on addressing climate mitigation, adaptation and working with the local council.

Microsoft skills webinar: Accelerating Greater Manchester's digital economy

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Greater Manchester

Explore Greater Manchester's digital ambition in this interactive, practical session that dissects the steps leaders across the city-region should take to embrace digital transformation in the year ahead.

Microsoft skills webinar: Thinking differently about digital talent in Greater Manchester

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Greater Manchester

Learn strategies that can be used by organisations across the region to build a diverse workforce and discover creative solutions to finding local talent. Hear from leading Manchester businesses on their journey, guidance and tips for success.

Microsoft skills webinar: Cybersecurity in a hybrid world

Microsoft Skills Shift Series: Greater Manchester

According to the ONS, 65 percent of mid-sized organisations reported a cyber breach or attack last year. In this session we'll explore some market trends, best practices and how Microsoft technology can help businesses mitigate risk.

Microsoft Skills and Talent Webinar: Connecting diverse talent to tech job opportunities

Microsoft Digital Skills Week

In the hybrid world of work, a high priority for many leaders is how to build a diverse talent pipeline fit to enable sustainable growth. At the same time, many workers across the UK are actively seeking new job opportunities. But a widening gulf between employers seeking digital talent and people searching for opportunities continues to exist. This session will explore some of the ways we can bridge this gap and connect talent to opportunity.

Microsoft Higher Education Webinar: Empowering institutions and students to thrive in the new world of work

Microsoft Digital Skills Week

Higher Education leaders are invited to this timely discussion on the opportunity ahead for universities and colleges. With new insights from Microsoft and LinkedIn, we will discuss solutions for improving employability outcomes, the importance of developing technology skills, the role industry can play in helping universities deliver digital capabilities for all students and the steps we can collectively take to thrive in the new world of work.

Microsoft Skills Webinar: Preparing today's workforce for a more environmentally sustainable future

Microsoft Digital Skills Week

To harness the power of technology, it's critical that people have the right skills and organisations have the right talent needed to build a greener, more sustainable future. But where do we begin? What are green skills? What steps do leaders need to take to equip their teams with skills that can drive a sustainable business? Join us to hear from sustainability and commercial leaders the skills and talent considerations your organisation can embrace today.


Find the workshops that suit your current needs and register to continue your skilling journey.


We hope you enjoyed the daily training sessions for beginners. Keep learning new skills, at your own pace.


Our free Microsoft Virtual Training Days take place regularly, so you can keep advancing your tech skillset.

Build career skills

We often host free training sessions to help you improve your CV, LinkedIn profile and more.