SKILL BENCHMARK

Microsoft 365 Awareness

  • 20m
  • 20 questions
The Microsoft 365 Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Microsoft 365. You will be evaluated on cloud concepts, Microsoft 365 features, Microsoft Teams, collaboration, Microsoft 365 security, and managing mobile devices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Microsoft 365 terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • define practical applications for cloud computing that can be leveraged by businesses
  • define Windows-as-a-Service servicing channels and how they redefine the build model for IT departments
  • describe Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and the purpose of AD DS objects
  • describe directory structures and the role they play in network and organizational environments
  • describe Microsoft 365, the modern desktop, and Desktop as a Service (DaaS)
  • describe Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security, its purpose, and how it enables organizations to utilize mobile devices in a protected environment
  • describe Microsoft Teams and its meeting features
  • describe Office 365 Mobile Device Management and its role in managing mobile devices in a network environment
  • describe Platform as a Service and its key features and benefits
  • describe Software as a Service and its key features and benefits
  • describe the key elements of Microsoft 365 Identity and Access Management
  • describe the key features and benefits of Microsoft 365
  • describe the key features of Microsoft 365 for Business
  • describe the pros and cons of a cloud solution
  • describe WaaS deployment, quality and feature updates, and app and device compatibility
  • list the four Office 365 enterprise plans and their features
  • list the three Office 365 business plans and their features
  • specify the financial considerations for organizations when choosing whether to purchase on-premise IT or move to the cloud
  • specify the key features of Microsoft Teams
  • specify the key security features and benefits of Microsoft 365 Business