Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

Beginner
Administrator
Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is an intelligent solution that includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, and empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely. Learn how it supports your org's digital transformation.

Prerequisites

Modules in this learning path

Microsoft 365 Enterprise includes Office 365, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Enterprise Mobility and Security - representing a complete, intelligent solution to empower everyone in your organization to collaborate and be creative, securely. Learn what Microsoft 365 is and how the software-as-a-service cloud model helps your organization.

Your Microsoft 365 subscription includes Office 365, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. You may already be using on-premises versions of many of these servers (like Exchange Server). Let’s take a closer look at the cloud services and see how they differ from the on-prem versions you're already familiar with.

Working in teams is an essential part of today’s modern workplace. An increasing number of workers are remote, mobile, or work from different time zones and geographic locations. In this module, you'll learn about the Microsoft 365 tools that facilitate teamwork for all workers, no matter where they're located or how they connect to your organization’s resources. These tools include apps designed for co-authoring and file sharing, security and compliance controls, and access controls via Azure Active Directory.

A modern desktop is secure, productive, and efficient. Explore the benefits of modern desktop and how to make the shift to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.  

Unified endpoint management helps users be productive wherever they are while keeping corporate information secure. Learn about Microsoft 365's flexible management and security solutions that let you deliver protected mobile experiences on any device.

Learn about the different Microsoft solutions for managing security in your organization. Microsoft 365 provides a holistic approach to security, helping you to protect identities, data, applications, and devices across on-premises, cloud, and mobile.

Learn how Microsoft 365 helps you meet your compliance needs. Microsoft 365 complies with global, industry, and regional standards and regulations and is designed to help you to meet the regulatory requirements for your business. You will learn what integrated compliance solutions are available within Microsoft 365 and how they can help your organization leverage intelligence to reduce your compliance risk.

Explore some basic concepts and tasks that are involved with managing your Microsoft 365 subscription including subscription billing, licensing users, and how to get assistance in Microsoft 365.

Learn how companies can work purely in the cloud (“cloud-only”) or connect existing on-premises systems to the cloud to extend the value of their legacy infrastructure (“hybrid”). You’ll see how these two different service models require different approaches to migration, and then you’ll review a few scenarios that demonstrate when to choose one type of migration over the other. Finally, we’ll review some considerations for how an organization approaches migrating systems with older versions of Office, Windows, and Office Server to Microsoft 365.