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In this 5-day instructor-led course participants will learn to plan and execute an Endpoint deployment strategy using contemporary deployment techniques and implementing update strategies. The course introduces essential elements of modern management, co-management approaches, and Microsoft Intune integration. It covers app deployment, management of browser-based applications, and key security concepts such as authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies. Technologies like Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint are explored to protect devices and data. Note: a Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 11 and later, and non-Windows devices.

Target Audience
The Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrator is responsible for deploying, configuring, securing, managing, and monitoring devices and client applications in a corporate setting. Their duties include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. They work alongside the M365 Enterprise Administrator to develop and execute a device strategy that aligns with the requirements of a modern organization. Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrators should be well-versed in M365 workloads and possess extensive skills and experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 11 and later, as well as non-Windows devices. Their role emphasizes cloud services over on-premises management technologies.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the benefits of Modern Management
  • Explain the enterprise desktop life-cycle model
  • Describe considerations for planning hardware strategies
  • Describe considerations for post-deployment and retirement
  • Explain the differences between the different editions of Windows
  • Select the most suitable Windows device for your needs
  • Describe the minimum recommended hardware requirements for installing Windows 11
  • Describe RBAC and user roles in Azure AD
  • Create and manage users in Azure AD
  • Create and manage groups in Azure AD
  • Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to manage Azure AD
  • Describe how you can synchronize objects from AD DS to Azure AD
  • Describe Azure AD join
  • Describe Azure AD join prerequisites, limitations and benefits
  • Join device to Azure AD
  • Manage devices joined to Azure AD
  • Describe Microsoft Endpoint Manager
  • Understand the advantages of managing a client with Configuration Manager
  • Deploy the Configuration Manager client
  • Monitor the Configuration Manager client
  • Manage Configuration Manager devices

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Related Links: Microsoft 365 Certified: Endpoint Administrator Associate

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  • Course Number MD-102
  • Course Length 5 days
  • Course Fee $2,795.00
  • Delivery Format vILT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Active Directory/Group Policy/Authentication/Identity Access
  • Vendor Microsoft
  • Technology Azure & Microsoft 365 Defender for Endpoint/Sentinel/Cloud App Security
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About the instructorMark Jacob

CCSI: Cisco Certified Systems Instructor

Mark is a network administrator with over 15 years’ experience and expert in specialized instruction methods, daily review and refresh, hands-on lab immersion. Mark is also a certified Cisco specialist and uses his current day-to-day experiences to provide students in his classes with real-life scenarios and equip them with the knowledge required to administer TCP/IP networks built with Cisco hardware — and do it well! Selecting routing protocols, setting up IP addresses and performing subnetting — Mark teaches students straightforward methods to accomplishing Cisco network administrator skills. Students are amazed at how “easy” much-feared tasks such as subnetting can be once they learn Mark’s methods, and the proof is in their success, passing exams to obtain certifications. Mark’s passion for engineering led him to the Information Technology profession after a career with the U.S. Postal Service. Taking classes on his own time and starting out as an unpaid intern, Mark has a drive that is clearly a bonus to students in his classes. A volunteer tutor of young students during his off-hours, Mark says: “I enjoy seeing the light go on in somebody as they learn. If I teach it to you on a Wednesday morning, by Wednesday evening, you can do it.”

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Recipient of the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Cisco Routing & Switching Instructor Excellence Award
Recipient of the 2012 and 2013 Cisco Sirius Top Quality Instructor Award

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