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Managing Modern Desktops (MD-101)

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In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy using modern deployment methods and how to implement an update strategy. Training covers what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization, and you will also learn about methods for deploying and managing apps and browser-based applications.

Students will be introduced to critical components of modern management and co-management strategies.
Students will also learn about methods for deploying and managing apps and browser-based applications.
Students will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of security in modern management, including authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies.
Students will be introduced to technologies such as Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and how to leverage them to protect devices and data.
MD-101 Delivery Methods



MD-101 Course Information
In this Managing Modern Desktops course, you will learn how to:
Plan, develop, and implement an Operating System deployment, upgrade, and update strategy.
Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
Plan and implement device enrollment and configuration.
Manage and deploy applications and plan a mobile application management strategy.
Manage users and authentication using Azure AD and Active Directory DS.
Describe and implement methods used to protect devices and data.
Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching.
Managing Modern Desktops Training Prerequisites

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

It is recommended students complete course 8535, Windows Client (MD-100), before taking this course.

Managing Modern Desktops Exam Information

This course can help you prepare for the following Microsoft role-based certification exam — MD-100: Windows 10.

Managing Modern Desktops Course Outline
Module 1: Modern Management

This module explains the concepts of supporting the desktop through its entire lifecycle. Finally, students will be introduced to the tools and strategies used for desktop deployment. Students will be introduced to the concept of a directory in the cloud with Azure AD. Students will learn the similarities and differences between Azure AD and Active Directory DS and how to synchronize between the two. Students will explore identity management in Azure AD and learn about identity protection using Windows Hello for Business, as well as Azure AD Identity Protection and multi-factor authentication.


The Enterprise Desktop
Azure AD Overview
Managing Identities in Azure AD
Lab: Managing identities in Azure AD

Lab: Using Azure AD Connect to connect Active Directories

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the enterprise desktop lifecycle.
Describe the capabilities of Azure AD.
Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
Implement Windows Hello for Business.
Join devices to Azure AD.
Module 2: Device Enrollment
Module 3: Configuring Profiles
Module 4: Application Management
Module 5: Managing Authentication in Azure AD
Module 6: Managing Security
Module 7: Deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Part 1
Module 8: Deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Part 2
Module 9: Managing Updates and Using Analytics

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