MCA 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MCA) Boot Camp | Course Outline | ATG Learning

Course Outline

MCA 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MCA) Boot Camp

MSFT5055 | Day | 5 Days
Bootcamp day course times are 9am - 6pm. Bootcamp night course times are 6pm - 10pm

In this boot camp, students will learn how to support the installation tasks associated with Windows 10. Students will develop skills that include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems. Students will also learn about the new Windows servicing model and methods for keeping Windows up to date. The boot camp will conclude with common post-installation tasks.

Students will also develop skills that include managing storage, files, drivers, and printers as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows 10. This boot camp will also cover managing and deploying applications.

In additon, as demand for organizations to enable workforces to be more mobile, a desktop administrator’s role is really is no longer about just “desktop” management. With BYOD becoming commonplace and the need for employees to access line of business apps on personal devices, the scope of desktop administration must include both desktop and mobile devices, regardless of ownership. During this boot camp, 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. You’ll also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications.

Finally, this boot camp will deep-dive into the architecture and tools used for managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting the OS, Apps, and hardware. Students will learn about proactive and troubleshooting methodology, and how to identify and mitigate common issues.

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Who should take this course

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.

Course Objectives

After completing this boot camp, students will be able to:

Course Outline

Installing Windows

Updating Windows

Post-Installation Configuration and Personalization

Configuring Peripherals and Drivers

Configuring Networking

Configuring Storage

Managing Apps in Windows 10

Configuring Authorization & Authentication

Configuring Data Access and Usage

Configuring Advanced Management Tools

Supporting the Windows 10 Environment

Troubleshooting the Windows OS

Troubleshooting Files & Applications

Troubleshooting Hardware and Drivers

Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy

Implementing Windows 10

Managing Updates for Windows 10

Device Enrollment

Configuring Profiles

Application Management

Managing Authentication in Azure AD

Managing devices and device policies

Managing Security