Create interactive conversational bots for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft 365
Microsoft Teams

Conversational bots allow users to interact with your web service through text, interactive cards, and task modules. Conversational bots can be scoped to handling a few simple commands or complex, artificial intelligence powered and natural language processing virtual assistants. They can be one aspect of a larger application, or completely stand alone. In this module, you’ll learn how to create and add bots to custom Microsoft Teams apps.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to create a conversation bot for Microsoft Teams
  • Demonstrate how to subscribe to and respond to events in a conversation bot in Microsoft Teams
  • Demonstrate how to incorporate authentication in a conversation bot in Microsoft Teams


  • Experience using Microsoft Teams at the intermediate level
  • Ability to program with JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js
  • Experience using Visual Studio Code at the intermediate level
  • Access to a Microsoft 365 tenant
  • Access to a Microsoft Azure subscription