This exam is designed for you, if you’re looking to demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of cloud-based solutions to facilitate productivity and collaboration on-site, at home, or a combination of both. As a candidate, you may:
- Have knowledge of cloud-based solutions.
- Be new to Microsoft 365.
You can use this exam to prepare for other Microsoft certifications, but it’s not a prerequisite for the related ones.
As a candidate, you should be able to recommend Microsoft 365 solutions that address common organizational IT challenges. You should understand how Microsoft 365 solutions:
- Improve productivity.
- Facilitate collaboration.
- Optimize communications.
- Help secure data.
- Identity and facilitate compliance.
You should be able to recommend solutions for:
- Endpoint and application management
- Desktop virtualization
- Automated operating system deployment
- Reporting and analytics
You should be familiar with Microsoft 365 licensing, deployment and migration assistance, and support options for organizations looking to maximize their investment in the cloud.
You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.
The English language version of this exam was updated on October 18, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on October 18, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and recent changes.
- Describe cloud concepts (5–10%)
- Describe Microsoft 365 apps and services (45–50%)
- Describe security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365 (25–30%)
- Describe Microsoft 365 pricing, licensing, and support (10–15%)
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Demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of cloud-based solutions to facilitate productivity and collaboration. Candidates should be able to recommend solutions for endpoint and application management, desktop virtualization, automated operating system deployment, and reporting and analytics.
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