Microsoft 365 learning pathways

Microsoft 365 learning pathways is a customizable, on-demand learning solution designed to increase usage and adoption of Microsoft 365 services in your organization.


Learning pathways strives to adhere to a quarterly content update cycle. As of 9/30/2021, we've updated the learning pathways content for our September content update. To learn more about the September content update, see Content Updates. To learn about how content updates are applied and how to manage content them, see Manage Content Updates.

On-demand, custom training from Microsoft

Microsoft 365 learning pathways offers:

  • A fully customizable SharePoint Online communication site - The learning pathways training portal can be customized to add your organization's help, support, and community content
  • Easy provisioning - Provision learning pathways from the SharePoint Online Provisioning Service with just a few easy steps
  • The ability to create your own training playlists - with learning pathways, you can create targeted training playlists to meet the unique needs of your environment
  • Up-to-date content - Learning pathways provides content through a Microsoft online content catalog, so the content at your site is regularly updated

SharePoint look book service

Learning pathways can be provisioned from the SharePoint look book service. When Microsoft 365 learning pathways is provisioned, organizations get a SharePoint Online communication site designed to be an out-of-the box training portal, along with a learning pathways Web part connected to an online catalog of training content.

SharePoint look book provisioning page

4 Easy Steps

Let's get started creating a learning pathways experience for your environment.

  1. Read the Overview of multilingual support for learning pathways.
  2. Choose a setup option and provision Microsoft 365 learning pathways.
  3. Tailor learning pathways for your environment.
  4. Share learning pathways with your users using our adoption tools.

Feedback and Support

Microsoft 365 learning pathways is an open source project supported through our online issues list on GitHub. The learning pathways solution and it's components are not covered by any existing Microsoft support contract.

Additional Resources

You can use the Microsoft 365 learning pathways site to provide links to any new or existing user community forums. Consider starting an internal user group, if you don't have one already, to enable people to share their success and learn from each other. If you don't have time to nurture an internal user group, you and your employees can join the Microsoft Office 365 Champion community for monthly training, membership in the online community, and early access to tools and resources for Office 365.