AI-102: Microsoft Azure AI Engineer

In this 4-day training, you will learn how to design, build, manage and implement AI Solutions for the Azure cloud environment.The course will show you how to plan and manage AI solutions using Azure Cognitive Services, and teach you how to quickly and easily build computer vision, natural language processing, knowledge mining and conversational AI solutions using the power of the Azure cloud.

This training prepares you for the Microsoft Azure AI exam and certification.

Here’s What You’ll Get

Live Training Days

Lab Assignments

Azure Sandbox

Practice Exam

Exam Voucher

Day Lab Access

Training Details

This training provides software developers with the knowledge and skills to design and implement Azure AI Solutions that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and the Microsoft Bot Framework. 

You will learn how to create, deploy, and secure Azure Cognitive Services. You’ll develop applications that analyze texts, recognize and synthesize speech, understand FAQs, process natural language queries, analyze images and videos, and provide intelligent search solutions for knowledge mining. 

The training combines lectures with lab exercises to help you understand the contents. As part of this training, you´ll receive an Azure Pass with credits to spend on your own cloud services. The pass is valid for 15 days.



Name: AI-102: Microsoft Azure AI Engineer.

Format: Classroom.

Content: training manual, case studies, lab exercises, Azure cloud credit, practice exam, and an exam voucher.

Requirements: a Windows, Mac, or Linux laptop with Visual Studio Code, the NET Framework and a web browser installed. Chrome or Edge is recommended. Students must also have knowledge of Microsoft Azure, be able to navigate the Azure Portal, and have a working knowledge of either C# or Python. 

Support: Live classroom support.

Associated certification: Microsoft Azure AI Engineer.


Training Curriculum


Course Intro: About this course

Introducing Azure Cognitive Services


Overview of Azure Cognitive Services

Creating Cognitive Services Using the Azure Portal

Testing Cognitive Services Using the API Testing Console

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Meeting the Technical Requirements

Implement Computer Vision

Creating Bots


Introducing the Bot Service

Create a Basic Chat Bot

Testing with the Bot Emulator

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Basic Filter Bot

Log Chat

Enhancing Bots with QnA Maker


Introducing QnA Maker

Implementing a Knowledge Base with QnA Maker

Integrate a Bot and QnA Maker

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Integrate QnA Maker with a Bot

Language Understanding with LUIS


Introducing Language Understanding

Create a LUIS Service

Build Intents and Utterances

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Implement the LUIS Models 

Enhance your Bot with LUIS


Overview of Language Understanding in AI Applications

Integrating LUIS with a Bot

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Integrate LUIS into Bot Dialogs

Integrate Cognitive Services with Bots and Agents


Understanding Cognitive Services for Bot Interactions

Sentiment for Bots with Text Analytics

Detecting Language in a Bot

Module Summary

Lab Exercises

Language Detection in a Bot

Request A Classroom Training

Feel free to request a classroom training with me by filling in this contact form. I will contact you asap to discuss your business requirements, team size and preferred location of the training to make sure your team members get what they need.

A typical classroom training can usually be scheduled within 30 days and can accommodate up to 15 people on-site or online.

Looking For Something Else?

Is this classroom training not what you’re looking for? Then please check out my other Microsoft Associate training courses.

Related Online Training


Would you rather train in your own time and at your own pace? Then please check out my Online AI training courses.

“Net de AI-900 AI Fundamentals gevolgd. Goede uitleg door Mark Farragher. Zo’n goede docent kom je niet vaak tegen. Zeker een aanrader!’

Ralf Peeters, online student

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a classroom training?
A classroom training is a live event in which I will present the training lectures and help you complete the lab exercises. You will be sharing the classroom with your colleagues and learn together as a group.
Where is a classroom training conducted?
Depending on your needs, classroom trainings can be conducted on-site at your place of work, in a fully-equipped classroom at a training agency, or online in a multi-day Microsoft Teams or Zoom session.
Who should attend a classroom training?
A classroom training is ideal for tech professionals who can commit to full days of learning and want to learn together as a group.
How am I supported in a classroom training?
I will continuously support you live, because we’ll both be in the same physical or virtual classroom together.
What is a Microsoft training?
A Microsoft training is an official classroom training course from the Microsoft training catalog that will teach you essential tech skills and prepare you for a certification exam.
What's included in a Microsoft training?
You will receive online course content, access to an Azure sandbox environment, lab exercises, a practice exam and an exam voucher.
How long do I have access to a Microsoft training?
You have unlimited access to the training content, 180 days access to the lab environment and 30 days of access to the practice exam. The exam voucher is valid for a year.
How can my team and I attend a Microsoft training?
Please provide your requirements in the form on the training pages and I will contact you as soon as possible to plan and set up your training.
What is an online training?
In an online training you can study the training lectures and work on the lab assignments in your own time and at your own pace. You can spend as many or as little hours per week as you want on the training. This training format is ideal for tech professionals who have irregular work hours and cannot commit to a classroom training.
What's included in an online training?
You will receive prerecorded online video lectures, text lectures, multiple-choice quizzes and homework exercises.
How am I supported in an online training?
You are supported through email, and you can also book a 30-minute video support call with me if you want. I will help you with the training lectures and lab exercises and get you ready for your certification exams.
Who should attend an online training?
An online training is ideal for tech professionals who want to set their own learning pace and prefer to work independently with a bit of guidance and support throughout the training.
Are you a certified trainer?
Yes. I started classroom training in 1997 and obtained my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) credential in 2005. I currently have more than 25 years of training experience.
What is the maximum size for a classroom training?
It depends on the size of the classroom, the team and the complexity of the subject. But typically, groups of up to 15 students work best. If you have a larger group, it's best to split them over multiple training sessions.
Can you provide training in a non-English language?
Yes, I am fluent in English, Dutch and German thanks to a multilingual upbringing by my international family. I can provide any training in all three languages.
Will you travel to my country to provide a classroom training?
Yes. I am based in Amsterdam and often travel abroad to provide classroom training in other countries. I love meeting my students on-site, no matter where they live.