MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops eLearning


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Course Description:

The MD-101 online training course is the second of two MDAA (Modern Desktop Administrator Associate) certification courses. This instructor-led training course includes a deep dive into deploying and updating operating system, managing policies and profiles, managing and protecting devices, and managing apps and data.

Exam Number: MD-101







Course Outline

*Course Outline Subject to Change

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

Skills Learned

Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy.
Understand the different methods of deployment.
Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be used for.
Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
Plan and configure Windows Update policies.
Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
Configuring Intune.
Enroll devices in Intune and configure device policies.
Manage user profiles and folder redirection.
Plan a mobile application management strategy.
Manage and deploy apps, including Office 365 ProPlus and Internet Explorer settings.
Describe the benefits and capabilities of Azure AD.
Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
Implement Windows Hello for Business.
Configure conditional access rules based on compliance policies.
Describe the various tools used to secure devices and data.
Implement Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training course is intended for IT professionals who deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.


Previously taken either 70-698 or MD-100
At least two years of experience in the IT field
Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
Understanding of the certificate-based security.
Understanding of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals
Understanding of Windows client operating system essentials, such as working knowledge of Windows Vista, Windows 7, and/or Windows 8


  • Accessible 24x7x365 both from your PC and Mobile Device
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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