Preparatory Program for Microsoft 365: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

Total Program Hours: 55 Hours
Total Program Cost: $5,950

Required for Completion:  2 Weeks

*Days and/or weeks may not run consecutively

Description

In this program, students will learn how to deploy and update operating systems, how to administer and secure devices, and how to manage policies, profiles, apps, and data in Windows 10. This program will prepare students for the two required exams needed to obtain the Microsoft 365: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification. This certification is ideal for people who want to develop their IT career, as Microsoft 365 is an integrated platform of apps and services that allow organizations to perform key productivity tasks. This program is designed to prepare students for the MD-100 and MD-101 certification exams.

Required Courses

NHMD100 – Windows 10 – 27.5 Hours– In this course, students will learn how to support and configure Windows 10 desktops in an organizational environment. Students will develop skills that include learning how to install, customize, and update Windows 10 operating systems. Students will learn how to manage storage, files, and devices as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows 10. Students will also learn how to secure the Windows 10 OS and protect the data on the device. Finally, students will learn how to manage and troubleshoot Windows 10.

NHMD101 – Managing Modern Desktops – 27.5 Hours– In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy using modern deployment methods, as well as how to implement an update strategy. Students will be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies. This course also covers what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization. Students will also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management including authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies. Students will be introduced to technologies such Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, as well as how to leverage them to protect devices and data.

Two Certification Exams