MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops

Length: 5 Day(s)     Cost:$3650 + GST

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LOCATION September October November December
Auckland
Hamilton
Christchurch
Wellington
Virtual Class

As desktops have evolved, so have methods for deploying and updating them. In this course. You will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy. This course will help you understand the various methods available, the scenarios they're suited for, as well as how to deploy Windows using modern methods.

During this course, you’ll be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies.You’ll examine what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization and how to use it to manage modern desktops and devices

This course also covers authentication, identities, and access, as well as about how to protect these categories. The student will be introduced to Azure Active Directory and learn how to use Microsoft Intune to protect devices and data with compliance policies


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

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


Day 1 & 2:

Module 1: Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy

Module 2: Implementing Windows 10

Module 3: Managing Updates for Windows 10

Day 3 & 4:

Module 1: Device Enrollment

Module 2: Configuring Profiles

Module 3: Application Management

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Day 5:

Module 1: Managing Authentication in Azure AD

Module 2: Managing Devices and Device Policies

Module 3: Managing Security

Module 4: Course Conclusion