Describe Microsoft 365 pricing, licensing, and billing options

Business Owner
Business User
Microsoft 365
Office 365

Learn about the pricing models for Microsoft cloud services and how Microsoft 365 is available through various licensing and billing options to meet the needs of people and organizations.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the pricing models available for Microsoft cloud services
  • Describe billing management features such as billing frequency and methods of payment
  • Describe the differences between base licensing and add-on licensing


  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts such as cloud models and cloud service types, like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).