Microsoft 365 Administration: Microsoft 365 2019 Beginner

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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Understanding Cloud Concepts

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Managing Microsoft Teams: Upgrading to Teams

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Microsoft 365 Mobility & Security: Implementing Mobile Device Management

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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Understanding Cloud Concepts
This course prepares you for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Exam (MS-900), by focusing on cloud concepts, one of the four main categories in the exam. In its 10 videos, learners will explore several forms of the cloud, including public, private, and hybrid clouds, and how the cloud differs from on-premises data. You will learn about MS Office 365 Cloud services and its key features and benefits, and examine the key features and benefits of Internet-based public clouds. Then learn about private clouds, which are often on-premises, owned and operated by the organization, and rely on the organization's own security structures to maintain privacy and stay secure. This course goes on to discuss pros and cons of on-premises data centers. You will also explore the costs of on-premises IT infrastructure versus a cloud-based deployment, and learn the pros and cons of a cloud solution, as well as its attractive features: for example, uptime. Finally, you will learn that a cloud provider offers 99.999 percent uptime, since it relies on redundancy.
10 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Cloud Benefits & Considerations
Learners focus on cloud computing and prepare for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Exam in this 11-video course. First, you will learn that Microsoft 365 is an integrated, complete solution that allows users to work from anywhere while taking advantage of its security and device management capabilities. You will also learn practical applications for cloud computing, some myths and facts about the cloud, and key opportunities and benefits of a cloud solution for business. Next, the course explores security issues and the types of data to be protected: financial, customer, company, and proprietary data, along with security issues and features of cloud-based solutions, what availability and accessibility are, and the impact of uptime. You will learn how to plan and strategize organizational needs to determine which cloud service to purchase. Learn about established use cases for the cloud, scalable usage, chatbots automated services, and tools to communicate and collaborate, such as Skype, SharePoint, and Teams. Finally, you will learn about productivity tools available in Microsoft 365.
11 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Cloud Services & Principles
In this 12-video course focusing on cloud computing, in preparation for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Exam, learners can explore cloud concepts, and Microsoft 365 services, including product pricing and support. First, learn how security, compliance, and trust are protected in Microsoft 365. You will then learn about various cloud services, including ITaaS (IT as a service), SaaS (software as a service), IaaS (infrastructure as a service), and PaaS (platform as a service). The course uses a business case study to demonstrate cloud services and security principles; in it, you will examine public, private, and hybrid cloud services, and discuss their unique security issues. This course discusses security as it pertains to business, and will demonstrate how to see data security through the CIA (confidentiality, integrity, and availability) triad. You will examine encryption and multifactor authentication to protect information, and listen to a discussion of compliance issues for businesses adopting cloud solutions. Finally, explore the steps that go into creating a business case for a cloud solution.
12 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Windows 10 Enterprise
This course explores Windows 10 Enterprise and its security features, in preparation for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Exam, which focuses on understanding cloud concepts and core Microsoft 365 services. In its 15 videos, you will learn how Microsoft 365 focuses on security, compliance, privacy, and trust, and about Microsoft's pricing and support. Next, learn about the Modern Desktop, and Desktop as a Service. Then learn the differences between Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, Windows 10 Pro, and Windows 10 Enterprise, and how each edition suits different kinds of businesses. The course goes on to discuss how Microsoft FastTrack can assist organizations when moving to the cloud. You will explore the key features and security benefits of Windows 10 Intelligent Security, including Windows 10 Defender Anti-Virus, and learn how to access Defender and run a scan of your system. You will learn how to access and configure Defender Firewall. Finally, learners will examine Windows Defender ATP (Advanced Threat Protection), and Endpoint Detection and Response to ensure system integrity.
15 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Windows 10, Autopilot, & Azure
Learners will explore an overview of the cloud and its various forms, including public, private, and hybrid clouds, in this 10-video course, which helps prepare for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, including Windows 10, deployment, licenses, and upgrades. The course opens by discussing specifically what the cloud means and what it represents to individuals and organizations today, beginning with basic concepts: first, the cloud is at its core, networking, but uses the Internet to connect to the cloud network rather than a private dedicated connection to a local area network; the most common cloud services, including remote storage and retrieval of data; and the three types of clouds: public, where space is purchased on shared servers; private; and hybrid, a combination of the two. Similarities and differences between on-premises data solutions and cloud-based data solutions are also covered. A concluding exercise asks learners to describe the cloud, the public cloud, and the private cloud, and to explain pros of the cloud.
16 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Deployment Planning, Azure, & Updates
In this 16-video course, learners will explore deployment planning, Microsoft Azure, and Windows 10 update channels, as part of their preparation for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam. The course begins by discussing how to plan for deployment of Windows 10, including an introduction to Azure, showing how to access the Azure Portal and create resources. You will learn about update and servicing options for Windows 10, and how you should prepare for a Windows 10 servicing strategy. Other key topics covered in this course include what deployment rings are; how to assign devices to servicing branches in a Windows 10 deployment; and how to optimize Windows 10 updates. The closing exercise asks learners to explain Windows 10 updates and servicing channel; list the three Windows 10 servicing channels; describe at least three elements for strategizing deployment; explain three ways to assign devices to the semiannual channel; and explain two peer-to-peer options for optimizing updates.
16 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Windows 10 & Admin Center
Explore exactly what Microsoft 365 is, and why users need it, in this 19-video course, used in preparation for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam. The course offers detailed descriptions of Windows as a Service (WaaS), and its key features and benefits.  Learners will hear a practical discussion of Windows 10 updating, and learn more about tools used for assessment and updating.  Next, you will receive an introduction to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center, including extensive support information and a mechanism for contacting support directly. Among other key topics covered here are Enterprise Mobility, the Windows Assessment and Deployment kit, and how to configure group policy (with administrator’s privileges) with Windows 10 business editions: previewing builds, feature updates, and quality updates. The concluding exercise allows learners to demonstrate use of the Admin Center, including gaining access, reviewing your subscription, and demonstrating how to add a user; making practical use of Access support; and switching to the Admin Center preview.
19 videos | 1h 26m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Microsoft 365, Exchange, & SharePoint
This 18-video course, used to help learners prepare for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, offers guidance on Microsoft 365's powerful array of apps and services. Explore Enterprise Mobility Plus Security, Exchange Online, and SharePoint Online. The course specifically discusses features and benefits of Exchange Online, to which users subscribe on a monthly basis and receive a mailbox that lives in the Cloud on Microsoft's servers (all the information Outlook users are accustomed to: email, calendars, contacts, and tasks).  Learners also hear about various features for Exchange Online in Office 365 plans; and how to access Exchange Online settings. Next, learn about various features of SharePoint Online and its benefits; various features for SharePoint Online in Office 365 plans; and how to access and use SharePoint Online. The concluding exercise directs learners to demonstrate knowledge gained by explaining Exchange Online and SharePoint Online; listing four core Outlook features provided by Exchange Online and three key goals of SharePoint Online; and describing subscription options for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online.
18 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Skype for Business, Teams, & Collaboration
Microsoft 365, an integrated complete solution that allows users to work from everywhere while taking advantage of its security and device management capabilities, unleashes integrated collaboration tools that empower users in an organization. This 12-video course describes the various ways in which Microsoft 365 enables collaboration with Microsoft Teams, which provides integration with more than 140 apps and services and secure encryption, among other features. SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Yammer. Other key topics covered include Azure; Skype for Business, a cloud-hosted communications solution with both audio and video components, which operates on multiple devices and can even be used with meeting room systems; and Microsoft Teams, a full-featured solution for hosting online meetings, live events, and video conferencing. A concluding exercise involves providing explanations of Skype, Teams, and collaboration, and their core features, elements, subscription options, and collaboration tools. The course can be used as part of preparations for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam.
12 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Office 365 & Collaboration
This 13-video course allows learners to explore Microsoft 365 collaboration features and Office 365 deployment, as part of preparations for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam. In this course, you will hear detailed discussion of Office 365 deployment consideration, along with descriptions of the various ways Office 365 enables collaboration, including collaboration with Office 365 groups, Dynamics 365, and email collaboration. Learn about Deploy and Dynamics 365, a suite of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that includes customer resource management (CRM). Learn more about creating groups with SharePoint, Outlook, Teams, Yammer, or Planner; about Outlook, Microsoft’s e-mail client; and about the three Office 365 business plans and their various monthly costs and features. A concluding exercise asks learners to explain Office 365 plans and collaboration; describe the three Office 365 plans for business and the four Office 365 plans for enterprises; discuss the three Office 365 update channels; explain ways to collaborate with Office 365 Groups; and describe four ways to collaborate with Outlook.
13 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Protecting Your Information
In this 18-video course, learners can explain security with Microsoft 365 business, including identity protection and management and protecting one's information with Microsoft 365. Specific topics covered in the course include identity protection, document safety, network security and device security. You will learn about other key topics, such as on-premises identity protection, cloud identity protection, hybrid identity protection, and multifactor authentication. Then explore key elements of Azure information protection, and how to prepare for and enable multifactor authentication. Finally, listen to a discussion of Windows analytics tools and watch demonstrations of how to add them in the Azure portal.  The concluding exercise asks learners to describe information protection features; explain three principles of Microsoft 365 Threat Protection; list tools used in Microsoft 365 Threat Protection and three principles of security management; and to explain three choices for cloud authentication and explain how users interact with Azure Information Protection. This course can be used as part of preparations for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam.
18 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Azure AD & Access Management
This 15-video course explores such topics as Azure Active Directory Domain Services AD DS) and access management features in Microsoft 365. Modern businesses need modern security and safe access for users that could be easily managed by administrators, and Microsoft 365 provides those features. Key topics covered in the course include directory structures and their role in network and organizational environments; trust as the security principle defining information and access safety, established by a directory structure managed and maintained by network administrators and delivered to end users. Examine the concepts of protection and domain controllers. Learn about Azure AD Connect, pass-through authentication, Azure AD Seamless Single Sign-On, and federation using Azure AD. A closing exercise asks learners to describe features of AD DS; list examples of AD DS objects and three AD DS Forest models; list four editions of Azure AD; and list the steps for enabling password hash synchronization. The course can be used as part of the preparation for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam.
15 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Mobile Management & Security and Compliance
Learners can explore the fundamental key features in Microsoft 365 of Enterprise Mobility + Security, Microsoft's Global Data Centers. Cloud App Security, and the security and reporting features found in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center, in this 16-video course.  Other key topics covered in the course include Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security’s purpose and how it enables organizations to utilize mobile devices in a protected environment; Azure Information Protection, which classifies and protects data in the cloud; Azure Advanced Threat Protection, which detects suspicious behavior; and Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics, which protects in-house networks from attacks. Learn more about the concepts of mobility and adoption. A concluding exercise directs learners to describe trust relationship mechanisms; describe the two core functions of Microsoft Intune; explain how MDM (mobile device management)  provides access control; describe device availability in MDM versus Intune and describe the controls of Microsoft's global data centers. The course can be used to prepare for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam.
16 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals: Microsoft 365 Pricing and Support
In this 13-video course, learners can explore Microsoft 365 pricing and support, including the benefits of Microsoft 365 subscription options and licensing, payment, and best practices. Key features covered in this course include the Microsoft productivity library, filled with relevant topics, articles, and training for organizations; collaboration; and security and compliance. Become familiar with the Microsoft 365 information page and its product information for business, enterprise, and education. Next, explore subscription options for various organizations, including Microsoft 365 Business, Microsoft 365 Enterprise, Microsoft 365 F1, and Microsoft 365 Education, and payments. A concluding exercise asks learners to describe Microsoft 365 pricing and support; to list three key issues when considering unexpected on-premises costs and two key issues when considering spend; to describe three key considerations for cloud adoption, four main collaboration tools of Office 365, and two Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) licensing models. The course can be used as part of preparations for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam.