Configure and manage costs as a Microsoft partner by using Microsoft Cost Management

Cost Management

Reconcile your bill and analyze costs across your customers and resources by using Microsoft Cost Management as a partner. Determine which of your resources receive discounted pricing. Manage costs through budgets to stay within defined spending limits. Enable your customers to use Microsoft Cost Management with pay-as-you-go rates.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll learn how to:

  • Understand Microsoft Cost Management scopes
  • Reconcile your bill
  • Determine which resources receive partner earned credit
  • Enable Microsoft Cost Management for customers
  • Set cost thresholds


  • A basic understanding of the Microsoft Customer Agreement, Azure plan, and Microsoft Cost Management configuration
  • Confirmation that your customers have accepted the Microsoft Customer Agreement
  • Transitioning of your customers to an Azure plan
  • Familiarity with Azure billing and invoicing
  • Familiarity with partner earned credits