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Office 365 – Technical Overview for the IT Professional

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Please note: for Attend from Anywhere customers an additional screen is required. The additional screen must have a minimum screen size of 19 inch and minimum resolution of 1280x1024, with the vertical resolution (1024) being the most critical.

NB: Due to dynamic nature of Office 365 the subject matter in this overview course can be subject to change without warning.

This one-day instructor-led workshop is intended for IT professionals who are interested in evaluating and implementing Office 365. In this workshop, delegates will gain a high level introduction to the following:

  •   Office 365 concepts, subscriptions and functionality
  •   Office 365 Administration tools
  •   Office 365 Domain and Identity Management
  •   Office 365 Compliance and Security

Audience Profile: This workshop is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their understanding of Office 365 components and administration.

Please note this session will be a high-level overview introducing the topics derived the following full courses:

Office 365 Identities and Services

Exchange Online

Sharepoint Online

Skype for Business Online

Office 365 Governance Security and Compliance



There are no prerequisites for the above course apart from a desire to learn more about the concepts, administration and capabilities of Office 365 from a technical perspective

Course Content

Module 1: Office 365 Overview

  • Features
  • Plans
  • Office 365 Portal
  • Sign up

Module 2: Clients and User Management

  • Prerequisites
  • Configuring Desktops and Devices
  • Office Professional Plus
  • User Management
  • PowerShell

Module 3: Active Directory Synchronization

  • Installing the Directory Synchronization tool
  • Managing Synchronization

Module 4: Lync Online Configuration

  • Lync Online Control Panel
  • User Administration

Module 5: SharePoint Online Site Collections

  • SharePoint Online Administration Center
  • Managing Site Collections

Module 6: Exchange Online Mailboxes, Contacts and Groups

  • Exchange Control Panel
  • Recipient Administration

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