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Microsoft MD-101 – Managing Modern Desktops

The MD-101 course from Microsoft is designed to ensure your success when taking the corresponding exam. With this comprehensive program, you will be prepared to deploy and update Windows 10 as well as use Dynamic deployment and Windows AutoPilot.


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4  Training Hours
43 Videos
4  Topics
75 Practice Questions

Course Description

The MD-101 course from Microsoft is designed to ensure your success when taking the corresponding exam and attain your certification. With this comprehensive online IT program, you will be prepared to deploy and update Windows as well as use Dynamic deployment and Windows AutoPilot within an enterprise environment.

The Microsoft MD-101 course is designed to prepare students to take the Microsoft exam id MD-101. This training course covers update strategy for deploying and updating Windows operating systems using Dynamic deployment and Windows AutoPilot. This course also teaches students the necessary information to manage policies and profiles related to the modern desktop environment.

Who is this Exam for

This exam is ideal for IT experts with specialized deployment strategy knowledge in installing, configuring and sustaining Windows clients and app deployment within a domain environment. Protecting the data security and reliability of the Windows device are key responsibilities associated with this field along with dynamic deployment methods. If you are aiming to take this exam, then be aware of the fact that it is designed for those who manage Windows clients in an enterprise deployment Active Directory environment. You may also have to work together with Microsoft 365 enterprise administrator, security administrator and other IT professionals when implementing deployment plan and modern desktop strategy conforming to business needs.

To be eligible for this exam, applicants should possess an in-depth understanding of device management, methods of deployment, client computer networking, policy-based management and cloud-based solutions.

 Topics related to MD-101 training

  • Device compliance policies and device data protection
  • modern deployment methods, deployment readiness, and desktop deployment
  • Endpoint Configuration and windows update policies

Your Training Instructor

Jim Hollis

Jim Hollis

Independent Trainer | Consultant | Author

James is a confident, qualified independent trainer, consultant, and author with 26+ years of extensive managerial and leadership experience in the following areas: Risk Management, IT Security, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM), CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional – CCAP, CompTIA IT Operations Specialist – CIOS, CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional – CSCP, CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist – CSIS, Information Systems Management & Cyber Security, Cyber Security Law and Policy, Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance, and Computer Networking. He sees teaching as a reciprocal relationship between instructors and students and believes that it is his responsibility as a trainer to provide students with an environment conducive to learning, knowledge that will be impactful in achieving life goals, materials that will assist in learning, and assistance with developing and maintaining motivation to be successful academically and in life.

Course Outline

Microsoft MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops Course Outline

Module 1: Deploy and Update Operating Systems
  •    1.1 Instructor and Course Introduction
  •    1.2 Exam Information
  •    1.3 Deploy and Update Operating Systems Introduction
  •    1.4 Plan and Implement Windows 10 by Using Dynamic Deployment
  •    1.5 Plan and Implement Windows 10 by Using Windows Autopilot
  •    1.6 Upgrade Devices to Windows 10
  •    1.7 Manage Updates
  •    1.8 Manage Device Authentication
  •    1.9 Install VMware Workstation 15 in Windows 10 Demo
  •    1.10 Performing a Clean Install of Windows 10 Demo
  •    1.11 Upgrading Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 Demo
  •    1.12 Configuring Locales Demo
  •    1.13 Troubleshooting Failed Installation with Setup Logs Demo
  •    1.14 Installing Windows 16 Server Demo
  •    1.15 Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkits (MDT) Part 1 Demo
  •    1.16 Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkits (MDT) Part 2 Demo
  •    1.17 Setting Up an On-Site Domain Controller Demo
  •    1.18 Joining Windows 10 Client Machine to an On-Site Domain Controller Demo
  •    1.19 Getting Started with Free Azure Subscription Demo
  •    1.20 Getting Familiarized with Azure Portal Options Demo
  •    1.21 Create a Virtual Machine Demo
Module 2: Manage Policies and Profiles
  •    2.1 Managing Policies and Profiles Introduction
  •    2.2 Plan and Implement Co-Management
  •    2.3 Implement Conditional Access and Compliance Policies
  •    2.4 Configure Device Profiles
  •    2.5 Manage User Profiles
  •    2.6 Deploy Azure Container Instances Demo
  •    2.7 Manage Access with RBAC Demo
  •    2.8 Secure Network Traffic Demo
  •    2.9 Installing OneDrive Demo
Module 3: Manage and Protect Devices
  •    3.1 Manage and Protect Devices Introduction
  •    3.2 Manage Windows Defender
  •    3.3 Manage Intune Device Enrollment and Inventory
  •    3.4 Monitor Devices
  •    3.5 Windows Defender Security Center Overview Demo
  •    3.6 Installing Windows Defender Application Guard Demo
  •    3.7 Creating a New Inbound Rule Demo
Module 4: Manage Apps and Data
  •    4.1 Manage Apps and Data Introduction
  •    4.2 Deploy and Update Applications
  •    4.3 Implement Mobile Application Management
  •    4.4 Setting up a Microsoft Intune Account Demo
  •    4.5 Create a New Group Demo
  •    4.6 Confirm the Version of Windows Demo
Microsoft MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops
Microsoft MD-101 – Managing Modern Desktops


The MD-101 course from Microsoft is designed to ensure your success when taking the corresponding exam. With this comprehensive program, you will be prepared to deploy and update Windows 10 as well as use Dynamic deployment and Windows AutoPilot.

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