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MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps Combo Training Courses

About the MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps Combo

Duration: 10 days (80 hours)

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice configuring and managing clients and devices using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Intune, and its associated site systems through this combo course that not only equips you with the necessary skills, but also prepares you for the MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps certification. You will learn day-to-day management tasks including how to manage software client health, hardware and software inventory, applications. and integration with Windows Intune. You will also learn how to optimize Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

The MCSA: Windows 10 certification is a required pre-requisite in order to achieve your MCSE: Enterprise Device and Apps certification

Note This certification will retire on March 31, 2017. When the certification retires, all individuals whose transcripts list this certification as active on or after September 26, 2016, will retain the active status.

Find out about the replacement certification & Schedules in the package - MCSE: Mobility 2016 Combo

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This training consists of the following courses:

20695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications   More on this course

5 days | 40 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks.
  • » Identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organizational requirements.
  • » Assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment.
  • » Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments.
  • » Determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments.
  • » Describe and use the tools provided in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies.
  • » Identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
  • » Configure an operating system deployment strategy by using the MDT.
  • » Configure an operating system deployment strategy using Configuration Manager.
  • » Integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures.
  • » Implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
  • » Customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment, and describe how to use the Windows ICD.

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arrow Course Outline

  • Assessing the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
    1. Overview of the enterprise desktop life cycle
    2. Assessing readiness for a desktop deployment by using Configuration Manager
    3. Assessing deployment readiness by using MAP
    4. Lab : Assessing the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
    5. Collecting hardware and application inventory by using Configuration Manager
    6. Using MAP to determine infrastructure readiness
  • Determining operating system deployment strategies
    1. Understanding tools and strategies you can use for operating system deployment
    2. Using the High Touch with Retail Media deployment strategy
    3. Using the High Touch with a Standard Image deployment strategy
    4. Using a lite touch deployment strategy
    5. Using a zero touch deployment strategy
    6. Alternative deployment strategies for Windows desktops
    7. Lab : Determining operating system deployment strategies
    8. Identifying operating system deployment strategies for a small network
    9. Identifying operating system deployment strategies for a medium-sized network
    10. Identifying operating system deployment strategies for an enterprise network
    11. Installing the Windows ADK
  • Assessing application compatibility
    1. Diagnosing application compatibility issues
    2. Mitigating application compatibility issues
    3. Using ACT to address application compatibility issues
    4. Lab : Assessing application compatibility
    5. Analyzing applications for potential compatibility issues
    6. Mitigating application compatibility issues
  • Planning and implementing user state migration
    1. Overview of user state migration
    2. Overview of USMT 10.0
    3. Planning user state migration
    4. Migrating user state by using USMT
    5. Lab : Planning and implementing user state migration
    6. Planning for user state migration
    7. Creating and customizing USMT XML files
    8. Capturing and restoring a user state by using the USMT
  • Determining an image management strategy
    1. Overview of the Windows image file format
    2. Overview of image management
    3. Lab : Determining an image management strategy
    4. Assessing business requirements to support an image management strategy
  • Preparing for deployments by using the Windows ADK
    1. Overview of the Windows setup and installation process
    2. Preparing boot images by using Windows PE
    3. Using Windows SIM and Sysprep to automate and prepare an image installation
    4. Capturing and servicing a reference image using DISM
    5. Using the Windows ICD
    6. Lab : Preparing the imaging and Windows PE environment
    7. Configuring a custom Windows PE environment
    8. Lab : Building a reference image by using Windows SIM and Sysprep
    9. Building custom answer files by using Windows SIM
    10. Installing a reference computer by using a custom answer file
    11. Customizing your image in audit mode, and preserving the profile changes by using Sysprep
    12. Lab : Capturing and servicing a reference image
    13. Capturing a reference system image
    14. Lab : Using the Windows ICD
    15. Create a provisioning package
    16. Create a Windows 10 deployment package
  • Supporting PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
    1. Overview of PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
    2. Installing and configuring the Windows DS environment
    3. Lab : Configuring Windows DS to support PXE and multicast operating system deployments
    4. Planning the Windows DS environment
    5. Installing and configuring the Windows DS server role
  • Implementing operating system deployment by using the MDT
    1. Planning for the MDT environment
    2. Implementing MDT 2013 Update 2
    3. Integrating Windows DS with MDT
    4. Lab : Operating system deployment using the MDT
    5. Planning for the MDT environment
    6. Installing MDT 2013 Update 2, and addressing MDT prerequisites
    7. Creating and configuring the deployment share
    8. Deploying and capturing a reference operating system image
  • Managing operating system deployment
    1. Overview of operating system deployment
    2. Preparing a site for operating system deployment
    3. Deploying an operating system
    4. Lab : Preparing the site for operating system deployment
    5. Managing the site system roles used to support operating system deployment
    6. Managing packages to support operating system deployment
    7. Lab : Deploying operating system images for bare-metal installations
    8. Preparing the operating system image
    9. Creating a task sequence to deploy an image
    10. Deploying an image
  • Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
    1. Integrating deployment tools with Configuration Manager
    2. Integrating MDT with Configuration Manager
    3. Lab : Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
    4. Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
    5. Creating an MDT boot image
    6. Creating and deploying an MDT task sequence by using Configuration Manager
    7. Lab : Configuring UDI
    8. Creating a UDI task sequence
    9. Deploying Windows 10 by using a UDI task sequence
  • Activating clients and managing additional configuration settings
    1. Solutions for volume license activation
    2. Determining additional client configuration settings
    3. Lab : Configuring additional settings for computer clients
    4. Planning for Windows 10 customization
    5. Creating a common Windows Start menu and custom power plan
    6. Creating a client preferences GPO
  • Deploying Office 2016
    1. Methods for deploying Microsoft Office 2016 editions
    2. Customizing Office deployments
    3. Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365
    4. Managing Office settings
    5. Introducing Windows Store for Business
    6. Distributing apps by using Windows Store for Business
    7. Lab : Deploying Microsoft Office 2016 by using the Office Customization Tool
    8. Using the Microsoft Office Customization Tool (OCT) to customize a Microsoft Office 2016 deploymen
    9. Deploying a customized version of Office 2016

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20696: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (System Center 2012)   More on this course

5 days | 40 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Describe the features Configuration Manager and Intune include, and explain how you can use these features to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment
  • » Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server
  • » Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client
  • » Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering
  • » Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments
  • » Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems
  • » Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages
  • » Use Configuration Manager to implement Endpoint Protection
  • » Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices
  • » Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager
  • » Manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune
  • » Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site

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arrow Course Outline

  • Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
    1. Overview of systems management by using enterprise-management solutions
    2. Overview of the Configuration Manager architecture
    3. Overview of the Configuration Manager administrative tools
    4. Tools for monitoring and troubleshooting a Configuration Manager site
    5. Introduction to queries and reports
    6. Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
    7. Searching in the Configuration Manager console
    8. Using Windows PowerShell with Configuration Manager
    9. Using Configuration Manager Service Manager to manage components
    10. Monitoring site and component status
    11. Reviewing log files by using the Configuration Manager Trace tool
    12. Lab : Creating queries, and configuring Reporting Services
    13. Creating data queries
    14. Creating subselect queries
    15. Configuring a Reporting Services point
    16. Creating a report by using Report Builder
  • Preparing the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices
    1. Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
    2. Configuring resource discovery
    3. Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for mobile-device management
    4. Configuring user and device collections
    5. Lab : Configuring boundaries and resource discovery
    6. Configuring boundaries and boundary groups
    7. Configuring Active Directory discovery methods
    8. Lab : Configuring user and device collections
    9. Creating a device collection
    10. Creating a user collection
    11. Configuring a maintenance window
  • Deploying and managing clients
    1. Overview of the Configuration Manager client
    2. Deploying the Configuration Manager client
    3. Configuring and monitoring client status
    4. Managing client settings in Configuration Manager
    5. Lab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software
    6. Preparing the site for client Installation
    7. Deploying the Configuration Manager client software by using client push installation
    8. Lab : Configuring and monitoring client status
    9. Configuring and monitoring client health status
    10. Lab : Managing Client Settings
    11. Configuring client settings
  • Managing inventory for PCs and applications
    1. Overview of inventory collection
    2. Configuring hardware and software inventory
    3. Managing inventory collection
    4. Configuring software metering
    5. Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
    6. Lab : Configuring and managing inventory collection
    7. Configuring and managing hardware inventory
    8. Lab : Configuring software metering
    9. Configuring software metering
    10. Lab : Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
    11. Preparing the site for Asset Intelligence
    12. Configuring Asset Intelligence
    13. Monitoring license agreements by using Asset Intelligence
    14. Viewing Asset Intelligence reports
  • Distributing and managing content used for deployments
    1. Preparing the infrastructure for content management
    2. Distributing and managing content on distribution points
    3. Lab : Distributing and managing content for deployments
    4. Installing a new distribution point
    5. Managing content distribution
  • Deploying and managing applications
    1. Overview of application management
    2. Creating applications
    3. Deploying applications
    4. Managing applications
    5. Deploying virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (optional)
    6. Deploying and managing Windows Store apps
    7. Lab : Creating and deploying applications
    8. Installing and configuring the Application Catalog roles
    9. Creating applications with requirements
    10. Deploying applications
    11. Lab : Managing application supersedence and removal
    12. Managing application supersedence
    13. Uninstalling the Excel Viewer application
    14. Lab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional)
    15. Configuring support for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)
    16. Deploying virtual applications
    17. Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store apps
    18. Configuring support for sideloading Windows Store apps
    19. Configuring a Windows Store app
    20. Deploying Windows 10 apps to users
  • Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
    1. The software updates process
    2. Preparing a Configuration Manager site for software updates
    3. Managing software updates
    4. Configuring automatic deployment rules
    5. Monitoring and troubleshooting software updates
    6. Lab : Configuring the site for software updates
    7. Configuring and synchronizing the software-update point
    8. Lab : Deploying and managing software updates
    9. Determining software-update compliance
    10. Deploying software updates to clients
    11. Configuring automatic deployment rules
  • Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
    1. Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
    2. Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies
    3. Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
    4. Configuring the System Center Endpoint Protection point and client settings
    5. Configuring and deploying Endpoint Protection policies
    6. Monitoring Endpoint Protection
  • Managing compliance and secure data access
    1. Overview of compliance settings
    2. Configuring compliance settings
    3. Viewing compliance results
    4. Managing resource and data access
    5. Lab : Managing compliance settings
    6. Managing configuration items and baselines
    7. Viewing compliance settings and reports
    8. Configuring remediation in compliance settings
    9. Using compliance information to create collections
  • Managing operating-system deployments
    1. An overview of operating-system deployment
    2. Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
    3. Deploying an operating-system
    4. Lab : Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
    5. Managing the site system roles used to support operating-system deployment
    6. Managing packages to support operating-system deployment
    7. Lab : Deploying operating-system images for bare-metal installations
    8. Preparing the operating-system image
    9. Creating a task sequence to deploy an image
    10. Deploying an image
  • Mobile device management using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune
    1. Overview of mobile-device management
    2. Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
    3. Managing mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune
    4. Managing settings and protecting data on mobile devices
    5. Deploying applications to mobile devices
    6. Lab : Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
    7. Preparing Configuration Manager prerequisites for on-premises mobile-device management
    8. Enrolling and configuring a Windows Phone 10 mobile device
  • Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
    1. Configuring role-based administration
    2. Configuring remote tools
    3. Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
    4. Performing backup and recovery of a Configuration Manager site
    5. Lab : Configuring role-based administration
    6. Configuring a new scope for Toronto administrators
    7. Configuring a new administrative user
    8. Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
    9. Configuring the Remote Tools client settings and permissions
    10. Managing desktops by using Remote Control
    11. Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site
    12. Configuring maintenance tasks in Configuration Manager
    13. Configuring the site backupBackup Site Server task
    14. Recovering a site from a backup

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 70-695: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
  • » 70-696: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune

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Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable with the SCCM product. He provided many examples of real world situations. I very much enjoyed the class.

- RJ
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» 10748: Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

The instructor included a large number of extra items that were very helpful with the subject matter and was able to answer ALL questions without having to do any offline research.

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» Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Enjoyed the virtual environment very well. Instructor is very knowledgeable and provided real world answers and solutions.

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» 20696: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (System Center 2012)

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