Course 40373-A: Mobile Development Fundamentals: MTA Exam 98-373

This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-373, and build an understanding of these topics: Work with Physical Devices, Use Data with Mobile Services, Use a Mobile Application Development Environment, Develop Mobile Applications. This course leverages the same content as found in the Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) for this exam.

Audience profile

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft's newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Work with Physical Devices
  • Use Data with Mobile Services
  • Use a Mobile Application Development Environment
  • Develop Mobile Applications


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course outline

Module 1: Understanding Mobile Devices, Interactions, and Tools

Module 2: Working in a Mobile App Development Environment

Module 3: Exploring Networked Data and Data Stores

Module 4: Exploring Mobile Device Networking

Module 5: Understanding Silverlight and Mobile Code

Module 6: Understanding Mobile App Development Concepts and Working with APIs

Module 7: Using Mobile Device Controls and Creating User Interfaces

Module 8: Testing, Debugging, and Deploying a Mobile App