Programming & Development

MD-101T00 Managing Modern Desktops


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.

Who Should Attend
The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of 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.

Course Objectives
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.

Course Outline:

The Enterprise Desktop
Azure AD Overview
Managing Identities in Azure AD
Manage Device Authentication
Device Enrollment using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
Device Enrollment using Microsoft Intune
Configuring Device Profiles
Managing User Profiles
Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
Deploying and updating applications
Administering applications
Protecting Identities in Azure AD
Enabling Organization Access
Implement Device Compliance Policies
Using Reporting
Implement device data protection
Managing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Managing Microsoft Defender in Windows Client
Assessing Deployment Readiness
On-Premise Deployment Tools and Strategies
Deploying New Devices
Dynamic Deployment Methods
Planning a Transition to Modern Management
Managing Virtual Desktops
Updating Windows Clients
Windows Update for Business
Desktop Analytics
Endpoint Analytics

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