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MS-900T01: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

By Mark Jacob
1 Day
Live Class Recording
June 17, 2024

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Course Description

This is an introductory course. It provides foundational knowledge on the considerations and benefits of adopting cloud services and the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, with a specific focus on Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings. You will begin by learning about cloud fundamentals, including an overview of cloud computing and specifically Microsoft cloud services. You will be introduced to Microsoft Azure, and you will examine the differences between Microsoft 365 and Office 365. You will then perform an in-depth review of Microsoft 365, including a comparison of Microsoft on-premises services versus Microsoft 365 cloud services, a review of enterprise mobility in Microsoft 365, and an analysis of how Microsoft 365 services provide collaboration. The course then analyzes how security, compliance, privacy, and trust are handled in Microsoft 365, and it concludes with a review of Microsoft 365 subscriptions, licenses, billing, and support.

Course Outline

Learning Path 1: Understanding Cloud Fundamentals


  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • Microsoft Cloud Services
  • Migration to cloud services

Lab: Cloud Fundamentals

  • Determine the appropriate cloud model (paper-based lab)


Learning Path 2: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals


  • Microsoft 365 core services
  • Microsoft on-premise services vs. Microsoft 365 cloud services
  • Enterprise Mobility in Microsoft 365
  • Collaboration in Microsoft 365

Lab: Enabling and configuring a Microsoft 365 tenant

  • Activating and configuring a Microsoft 365 tenant
  • Exploring the Microsoft 365 user and admin portal
  • Configuring new user and group accounts


Learning Path 3: Security, Compliance, PrivacyandTrust in Microsoft 365


  • Organization security overview
  • Identity basics
  • Devices and data protection
  • Compliance in Microsoft 365

Lab: Security in Microsoft 365

  • Exercise1: Managing users and devices in Azure Active Directory
  • Exercise2: Evaluate Identity Protection
  • Exercise3: Explore tools for compliance


Learning Path 4: Subscriptions and support in Microsoft 366


  • Microsoft 365 Subscriptions, licenses, and billing
  • Support in Microsoft 365

Lab: Managing subscriptions, licensing and support in M365

  • Explore interfaces for billing and subscriptions
  • Add trial licenses to the tenant
  • Review support options



Course Content
Class introduction
Learning Path 1: Describe cloud concepts
Module 1: Describe cloud computing
Module 2: Describe the benefits of using cloud services
Module 3: Describe cloud service types
Learning Path 2: Describe Microsoft 365 apps and services
Module 1: What is Microsoft 365?
Module 2: Describe productivity solutions of Microsoft 365
Module 3: Describe collaboration solutions of Microsoft 365
Module 4: Describe endpoint modernization, management concepts, and deployment options in Microsoft 365
Module 5: Describe analytics capabilities of Microsoft 365
Learning Path 3: Describe Microsoft 365 security and compliance capabilities
Module 1: Describe the services and identity types of Microsoft Entra ID
Module 2: Describe the access management capabilities of Microsoft Entra
Module 3: Describe threat protection with Microsoft 365 Defender
Module 4: Describe the compliance management capabilities in Micsoroft Purview
Module 5: Describe Microsoft's Service Trust portal and privacy capabilities
Learning Path 4: Describe Microsoft 365 pricing, licensing, and support
Module 1: Describe Microsoft 365 pricing, licensing, and billing options
Module 2: Describe the support offerings for Microsoft 365 services