Microsoft Business Applications
90 Day Mentoring Challenge

Hi, my name is Mark Smith. I have been working with Microsoft Business Applications since 2003. My mission is to help people reach their full potential. The area I specialise in is Microsoft Business Applications.
In my career, I have employed over a 100 people as consultants,led teams that have won global awards, and implemented tens of millions of dollars of Microsoft projects. I want to hand on my learning to others, specifically those starting out or wanting to establish a career in Microsoft Business Applications.


  1. You must have a passion and desire for a career in Microsoft Business Applications such as the Power Platform, Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, Power BI etc.
  2. You must be a motivated learner with an aspiration to become a craftsperson – a person who practices or is highly skilled in a craft such as app development
  3. You will need to attend video sessions fortnightly for 90 -days (6 in total)
  4. You need to have a clear “WHY” you want to be mentored


The 90 Day Mentoring Challenge covers the following:

  1. Pre-Recorded video explaining the program and next steps
  2.  Questionnaire on why you want to be mentored, this is designed to get you to THINK about you and what you want for your career
  3. Six Cohort sessions, one every two weeks
  4. Assignments that follow each of the Cohorts, so you can apply what is covered

Six Cohorts

  1. Communications (How to become an effective communicator, written, spoken, social media)
  2. Consulting (How to become an effect consultant)
  3. Technology (The Microsoft Business Application Landscape)
  4. Microsoft & Community (How to engage with Microsoft and the Business Applications Community)
  5. Personal Brand (How do you add value and stand out in a global market)
  6. Career Paths (What are the Microsoft Business Applications career paths and whats a good fit for you)


  1. The 90 Day Mentoring Challenge is offered at no charge
  2. It would help if you were committed to setting goals for your future and taking steps to achieve those goals
  3. You need to commitment to setting goals for your future and taking the steps to achieve those goals
  4. Your commitment to taking massive action



Olga Chekalina
Perth Australia

It was a great opportunity for me being a non-technical background person to get a motivation to excel myself in a technology world.

Ali Rizv
Melbourne Australia

This is much needed for me at this time of my career.

Eloise Claffey
Perth Australia

The best thing I learnt was that I can achieve success and freedom while still being the kind of professional and human that I want to be. It's not just for the rare few.

Igor Shvets
Montreal Canada

The 90-Day Mentoring Challenge was an awesome experience. Mark provided an enormous amount of information to digest. I truly believe that this would be a career changer for many attendees.

Bilal Saeed
Perth Australia

This 90-day Mentoring Challenge was not a challenge, but a great opportunity to learn how to transform my technical skills to business skills, it even helped me to make a decision to change my career from a Technical Consultant to a Functional.

Mandhir Singh
Edmonton Canada

90-Day Mentoring Challenge is the best thing that happened to my career. It really acted as a lifesaver for me, gave me hope. It just struck a chord with me.

Sava Politis
Adelaide Australia

You covered more than I'd expected.

Jogendar Bandaru
New Jersey USA

I think its a complete package.

Jinal Makwana
Melbourne Australia

I love the material you have created in this course, sharing your entire career knowledge and experience with us.