Manage your enterprise deployment with Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365

Manage your enterprise deployment with modern tools from Microsoft 365. Empower your users and IT to benefit from the easy deployment and productivity enhancements from Windows devices, while still maintaining your standards for security and manageability. This learning path can help you prepare for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.


  • Familiarity with Windows devices and Microsoft 365 Apps

Modules in this learning path

Throughout this module, you will learn about the key concepts and benefits of modern management with Microsoft 365. We will explore the four key pillars to modern management, and how they can help your organization manage all their devices in a modern way that is easy to deploy, up-to-date, secure and intelligent.

During the course of this module, you will learn about Windows Autopilot and the benefits it can provide to modern IT organizations. From the very beginning, to the very end of a device's lifecycle; Windows Autopilot is an essential tool to reduce the burden on IT teams when registering, resetting, and recovering devices.

This module will introduce you to the modern device management options for Windows 10 from Microsoft 365, including co-management and Microsoft Intune.

Co-management is one of the primary ways to attach your existing Configuration Manager deployment to the Microsoft 365 cloud. It helps you unlock additional cloud-powered capabilities like conditional access.

Managing applications on devices in your organization is key to a secure and productive application ecosystem. Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based service that helps enable your workforce to be productive anywhere and, on any device; while keeping your corporate data protected. In this module, we will learn about considerations for implementing Mobile Application Management (MAM) and manage MAM policies in Intune.

To keep computers that run Windows 10 stable and protected, you must update them regularly with the latest features, security updates, and fixes. To utilize Windows Update effectively, you must be aware of the configuration options that Windows Update has available, and you must guide users on how to configure these options.