Microsoft Managing Modern Desktops

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code MD101

Book Now - 3 Delivery Methods Available:

Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Overview

As desktops has evolved, so have methods for deploying and updating them. In this course, you'll learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy. This course will help you understand the various methods available, the scenarios they're suited for, as well as how to deploy Windows using modern methods. This course will also cover planning and implementing an update strategy for Windows.

During this course, you’ll be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies. You’ll examine what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization and how to use it to manage modern desktops and devices. You’ll also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications.

In this course, the student will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management. This course covers authentication, identities, and access, as well as about how to protect these categories. The student will be introduced to Azure Active Directory and learn how to use Microsoft Intune to protect devices and data with compliance policies. Finally, this course will cover key capabilities of Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to implement these capabilities.

Objectives

  • Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy
  • Understand the different methods of deployment.
  • Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be used for.
  • Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
  • Plan and configure Windows Update policies.
  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
  • Configuring Intune
  • Enroll devices in Intune and configure device policies
  • Manage user profiles and folder redirection
  • Plan a mobile application management strategy
  • Manage and deploy apps, including Office 365 ProPlus and Internet
  • Explorer settings
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of Azure AD.
  • Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
  • Implement Windows Hello for Business.
  • Configure conditional access rules based on compliance policies.
  • Describe the various tools used to secure devices and data.
  • Implement Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

Target Audience

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Additional Information

This course is comprised of the following Microsoft Official Curriculum modules:

  • MD-101T01 Deploying the Modern Desktop
  • MD-101T02 Managing Modern Desktops and Devices
  • MD-101T03 Protecting Modern Desktops and Devices

Training Partners

We work with the following best of breed training partners using our bulk buying power to bring you a wider range of dates, locations and prices.

Modules

Hide all

Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy (4 topics)

  • Overview of Windows as a service
  • Windows 10 Deployment options
  • Considerations for Windows 10 deployment
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Planning Windows 10 deployment

Implementing Windows 10 (4 topics)

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Implementing Windows 10

Managing Updates for Windows 10 (6 topics)

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing Updates for Windows 10
  • Manually configuring Windows Update settings
  • Configuring Windows Update by using GPOs

Device Enrollment (8 topics)

  • Device management options
  • Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Device Enrollment and Management
  • Installing the MDM Migration Analysis Tool (MMAT)
  • Obtain Intune and Azure AD Premium licenses and enable device management
  • Enrolling devices in Intune
  • Managing devices in Intune
  • Creating device inventory reports

Configuring Profiles (8 topics)

  • Configuring device profiles
  • Managing user profiles
  • Monitoring devices
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing profiles
  • Configuring roaming user profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Create and deploy device profile based on the scenario
  • Change deployed policy and monitor user and device activity
  • Configuring Enterprise State Roaming

Application Management (7 topics)

  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Deploying and updating applications
  • Administering applications
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing Applications
  • Deploying apps by using Intune
  • Configure and deploy Office 365 ProPlus from Intune
  • Configure mobile application management (MAM) policies in Intune

Managing Authentication in Azure AD (10 topics)

  • Azure AD Overview
  • Managing identities in Azure AD
  • Protecting identities in Azure AD
  • Managing device authentication
  • Enabling corporate access
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing objects and authentication in Azure AD
  • Enabling and configuring Azure AD Premium with Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) tenant
  • Creating user and group objects with UI and Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring Self-service password reset (SSPR) for user accounts in Azure AD
  • Joining a device to Azure AD

Managing Devices and Device Policies (7 topics)

  • Microsoft Intune Overview
  • Managing devices with Intune
  • Implement device compliance policies
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing devices
  • Configuring Microsoft Intune for device management
  • Configuring compliance policies and device profiles
  • Enrolling Windows 10 devices and managing compliance

Managing Security (8 topics)

  • Implement device data protection
  • Managing Windows Defender ATP
  • Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10
  • Lab: Practice Lab - Managing Security in Windows 10
  • Configuring Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Configuring BitLocker
  • Configuring a WIP policy in Intune
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Prerequisites

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.

Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
MD101
Virtual Classroom (Attend From Anywhere)
5 Days $3,585
MD101 5 Days $3,585
MD101
Bristol (Castlemead)
5 Days $3,585
M-MD101 5 Days $3,350
12-16
M-MD101 5 Days $3,350

Course PDF

Print

Share this Course

Share

Recommend this Course

Sections