MCA Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator (Windows 10) Bootcamp
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COURSE COST: $3995.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Our 6-day MCA – Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator (Windows 10) Certification Boot Camp focuses on actual job task using Microsoft 365 and/or Windows 10 technologies.

This certification is for Desktop Administrators to learn how to deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.

This course prepares you for the following exams:
Exam MD-100: Windows 10
Exam MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops


This boot camp validates a candidate’s fundamental knowledge and skills for building solid identities, protection of content (data loss protection), mobile device management policy, virtualization with Hyper-V, application management using the Company Portal and the Windows Store. Candidates will be evaluated on Windows 10 security and integrated Azure features.

In addition to their professional experience, candidates who take this boot camp should already have the following technical knowledge:

Experience with Windows desktop administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting Basic experience and understanding of Windows networking technologies Introductory-level knowledge of Active Directory and Microsoft Intune Although the focus is primarily on local scenarios, enterprise scenarios are also included, where applicable. Some cloud-integrated services are covered where appropriate, such as with Microsoft Passport.


Coureware, Exam and Labs included. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run as a virtual instructor led / Live on line if the mimimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact or call 207.775.0244.


Deploy Windows 10
configure language packs
perform a clean installation
migrate user data
perform an in-place upgrade (using tools such as MDT, WDS, ADK, etc.)
select the appropriate Windows edition
troubleshoot activation issues

Perform post-installation configuration
configure Edge and Internet Explorer
configure mobility settings
configure sign-in options
customize the Windows desktop

Manage local users, local groups, and devices
manage devices in directories
manage local groups
manage local users

Configure data access and protection
configure NTFS permissions
configure shared permissions

Configure devices by using local policies
configure local registry
implement local policy
troubleshoot group policies on devices

Manage Windows security
configure user account control (UAC)
configure Windows Defender Firewall
implement encryption

Configure networking
configure client IP settings
configure mobile networking
configure VPN client
troubleshoot networking
configure Wi-Fi profiles

Configure remote connectivity
configure remote management
enable PowerShell Remoting
configure remote desktop access

Configure system and data recovery
perform file recovery (including OneDrive)
recover Windows 10
troubleshoot startup/boot process

Manage updates
check for updates
troubleshoot updates
validate and test updates
select the appropriate servicing channel
configure Windows update options

Monitor and manage Windows
configure and analyze event logs
manage performance
manage Windows 10 environment

Plan and implement Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
evaluate and select an appropriate deployment options
pilot deployment
manage and troubleshoot provisioning packages

Plan and implement Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
evaluate and select an appropriate deployment options
pilot deployment
create, validate, and assign deployment profile
extract device HW information to CSV file
import device HW information to cloud service
troubleshoot deployment

Upgrade devices to Windows 10
identify upgrade and downgrade paths
manage in-place upgrades
configure a Windows analytics environment
perform Upgrade Readiness assessment
migrate user profiles

Manage updates
configure Windows 10 delivery optimization
configure Windows Update for Business
deploy Windows updates
implement feature updates
monitor Windows 10 updates

Manage device authentication
manage authentication policies
manage sign-on options
perform Azure AD join

Plan and implement co-management
implement co-management precedence
migrate group policy to MDM policies
recommend a co-management strategy

Implement conditional access and compliance policies for devices
implement conditional access policies
manage conditional access policies
plan conditional access policies
implement device compliance policies
manage device compliance policies
plan device compliance policies

Configure device profiles
implement device profiles
manage device profiles
plan device profiles

Manage user profiles
configure user profiles
configure Enterprise State Roaming in Azure AD
configure sync settings
implement Folder Redirection (including OneDrive)

Manage Windows Defender
implement and manage Windows Defender Application Guard
implement and manage Windows Defender Credential Guard
implement and manage Windows Defender Exploit Guard
implement Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
integrate Windows Defender Application Control
manage Windows Defender Antivirus

Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory
configure enrollment settings
configure Intune automatic enrollment
enable device enrollment
enroll non-Windows devices
enroll Windows devices
generate custom device inventory reports
review device inventory

Monitor devices
monitor device health (e.g., log analytics, Windows Analytics, or other cloud-based tools)
monitor device security

Deploy and update applications
assign apps to groups
deploy apps by using Intune
deploy apps by using Microsoft Store for Business
deploy O365 ProPlus; enable sideloading of apps into images
gather Office readiness data
configure IE Enterprise mode
configure and implement assigned access or public devices

Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
implement MAM policies
manage MAM policies
plan MAM
configure Windows Information Protection
implement Azure Information Protection templates
securing data by using Intune