Developing Intelligent Bots with Azure Training Course

Course Code



14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • A general understanding of web development concepts
  • Basic programming experience


The Azure Bot Service combines the power of the Microsoft Bot Framework and Azure functions to enable rapid development of intelligent bots.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to easily create an intelligent bot using Microsoft Azure

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the fundamentals of intelligent bots
  • Learn how to create intelligent bots using cloud applications
  • Understand how to use the Microsoft Bot Framework, the Bot Builder SDK, and the Azure Bot Service
  • Understand how to design bots using bot patterns
  • Develop their first intelligent bot using Microsoft Azure


  • Developers
  • Hobbyists
  • Engineers
  • IT Professionals

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Course Outline

Overview of Bots
Understanding the Microsoft Bot Framework
    Using the Bot Builder
    Using the Bot Connector
    Using the Developer Portal
Understanding Azure Cognitive Services
Digging Deep into the Bot Builder SDK for .NET
    Using Activities
    Using Dialogs
    Using FormFlow
    Managing State Data
Designing Bots Using Bot Patterns
    Designing a Task Automation Bot
    Designing a Knowledge Base Bot
    Using the Bot to Web Pattern
    Using the Handoff to Human Pattern
Overview of Azure Bot Service
Using the Azure Bot Service to Develop Your Intelligent Bot
    Setting Up the Azure Bot Service
    Using a Predefined Template to Create Your Bot
    Using the Develop Tab: Building Your Bot
    Using the Channels Tab: Deploying Your Bot to a Channel
    Using the Settings Tab: Configuring Your Bot's Settings
    Publishing Your Bot into the Bot Directory
    Testing Your Bot Using the Test Emulator
    Managing Your Bots
Summary and Troubleshooting
Closing Remarks

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