Prepare to upgrade and update Office at scale in Windows

Microsoft 365
Office 365

Learn the steps to prepare for Office upgrades in Windows at scale, including the prerequisites and tools provided by Microsoft to help you get ready for Office upgrades and for long-term management.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will learn about:

  • The prerequisites, considerations, and update channel options for Office
  • Office-related network optimization, language, policy, and common configurations
  • Readiness tools to discover and assess the compatibility of Office COM add-ins and VBA Macros


  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially servicing
  • Familiarity with Configuration Manager