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Delegates will learn how to
- 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 enrolment 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.
This Total Learning course consists of three phases:
- Digital Learning – Up to 15 hours, completed over a minimum of three weeks
- Live Event – 2 days
- Apply phase – Up to 15 hours of effective work over three months
During the digital stage, learners will work through our online platform, studying the key deployment and management tools, both traditional and modern, available for Windows client and cross platform device management.
- Introduction to Device Management
- Device Enrolment
- Modern Device Management
- Application Deployment and Management
- Traditional Windows Deployment
- Security and Reporting
- Managing Updates
- Live Readiness Check
During the 2-day virtual Live stage learners will undertake a series of highly practical scenario-based exercises and labs exploring Microsoft Endpoint Manager and choosing a licensing solution; Role based Access Control; Hybrid Environments; Device enrolment and management; Application deployment and control, and Monitoring and Reporting tools.
- Exercise 1: Desktop Lifecycle
- Lab 1: Setting up subscriptions and tenancies
- Exercise 2: Understanding Users and Groups
- Lab 2: Cloud account, groups and RBAC
- Discussion based feedback on Lab 1 and 2
- Lab 3: Connecting the directory to the cloud
- Discussion based feedback on Lab 3
- Exercise 3: Device enrolment
- Exercise 4: Autopilot
- Discussion based feedback on Exercises 3 and 4
- Lab 4a: Device enrolment
- Discussion of Desktop vs Cloud
- Lab 4b: Device enrolment
- Discussion based feedback on Lab 4
- Exercise 5: Device Management tools in MEM
- Exercise 6: GPO v Profiles
- Lab 5a: Compliance, profiles and policies
- Lab 5b: Compliance, profiles and policies
- Exercise 7: Application lifecycle
- Exercise 8: Application deployment
- Discussion based feedback on Exercises 7 & 8
- Lab 6: Deploying business apps
- Discussion based feedback on Lab 6
- Exercise 9: App protection
- Discussion based feedback on Exercise 9
- Lab 7: Protecting business data
- Discussion based feedback on Lab 7
- Review and Q&A
At the apply stage learners will translate the skills gained during the Digital and Live stages into their place of work. In conjunction with your line manager or relevant stakeholder you will identify a real deployment or management work package to which you will apply your newly found skills. The Apply stage has been designed to give line managers transparency and sign-off powers. QA will support to ensure that learners understand exactly what they need to do during this stage.
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