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MICROSOFT AZURE CERTIFICATIONS

COURSE OUTLINE

FUNDAMENTAL LEVEL

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Helps you understand cloud concepts, core Azure Services, Azure pricing and support, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust.

Job Role: Developer

ASSOCIATE LEVEL

Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Azure Security Engineers implement security controls and threat protection; manage identity and access; and protect data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of end-to-end infrastructure.

Job Role: Security Engineer

Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

This course teaches developers how to create end-to-end solutions in Microsoft Azure. You will learn how to implement Azure compute solutions, create Azure Functions, implement and manage web apps, develop solutions utilizing Azure storage, implement authentication and authorization, and secure their solutions by using KeyVault and Managed Identities.

You should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure.

Job Role: Developer

MICROSOFT 365 CERTIFICATIONS

COURSE OUTLINE

FUNDAMENTAL LEVEL

Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals

Helps you understand the options available in Microsoft 365 and the benefits of adopting cloud services, the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, and implementing Microsoft 365 cloud service.

 

ASSOCIATE LEVEL

Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate

Learn to deploy, configure, manage, and monitor messaging infrastructure, permissions, client access, mail protection, and mail flow in both on-premises, hybrid, and cloud enterprise environments.

 

Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

In an enterprise environment learn to deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate

Proactively secure Microsoft 365 enterprise and hybrid environments, implement and manage security and compliance solutions, respond to threats, and enforce data governance.

 

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

Azure Administrators implement, monitor, and maintain Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

 

EXPERT LEVEL

Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrators evaluate, plan, migrate, deploy, and manage Microsoft 365 services.

MICROSOFT CERTIFICATIONS

In an increasingly competitive cloud-based world Microsoft’s certifications helps you to keep pace with today’s technical job roles and requirements.  It helps you develop necessary skills and experience to advance in your career.

Microsoft certifications are organized into three levels: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert.  Aptech Bahrain offers following Fundamental,Associate and Expert level certifications.

1.FUNDAMENTAL  LEVEL

MTA Certifications

MTA : Software Development Fundamentals– 24 hours

MTA : Windows Sever Administration– 24 hours

MTA : Networking Fundamentals– 24 hours

MTA:  Database Administration Fundamentals– 40 hours

MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals– 40 hours

MTA: Security Fundamentals– 40 hours

MTA: Mobility and Device Fundamentals– 40 hours

 

Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

MCSA Certifications

MCSA : Windows Server 2016– 120 hours

MCSA : SQL Server 2014–120 hours

MCSA : Office 365– 40 hours

MCSA : Cloud Platform– 72 hours

2.ASSOCIATE LEVEL

MICROSOFT AZURE Certifications

Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

MICROSOFT 365 Certifications

Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate

Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate

3.EXPERT LEVEL

MICROSOFT 365 Certifications

Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert

MCSE Certifications

MCSE : Server Infrastructure– 200 hours

MCSE : Productivity– 200 hours

MCSD Certifications

MCSD : App Builder–120 hours

MCSD:  Windows Store Apps-HTML5– 120 hours

MCSA : SQL SERVER 2014

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This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.
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MICROSOFT 365 CERTIFICATIONS

221

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This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
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MICROSOFT AZURE CERTIFICATIONS

214

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This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
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MCSD : APP BUILDER

200

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This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
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MTA CERTIFICATIONS

187

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This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
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MCSA : CLOUD PLATFORM

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This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
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MCSE: PRODUCTIVITY

148

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This course focuses on managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.
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MCSA: WINDOWS SERVER 2016

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This course is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016. For those who needs to understand the scenarios, requirements, storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.
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ITIL

ITIL is an integrated set of best-practice processes that focus on to maximize value to the business by aligning IT resources with business needs.

It is a framework of best practices for delivering IT services which can help businesses have cost-effective practices, manage risk, and build a stable IT environment.

Browse through our list of ITIL programs below and get in touch with us with your requirements to have ITIL programs conducted for you.

Hours

  • ITIL4 Foundation   24 Hours
  • ITIL Practitioner 32 Hours
  • ITIL- Service Transition 24 Hours
  • ITIL- Intermediate- Service Operation 24 Hours
  • Intermediate Certificate ITIL: Service Offerings & Agreements (SOA) 32 Hours
  • Intermediate Certificate ITIL: ITIL-Release Control & Validation (RCV) 32 Hours
  • Intermediate Certificate ITIL: Planning Protection & Optimization (PPO) 32 Hours
  • Intermediate Certificate ITIL: Operation Support & Analysis (OSA) 32 Hours
  • ITIL- Continual Service Improvement 24 Hours
  • ITIL-Service Strategy 24 Hours
  • ITIL- Intermediate- Service Design 24 Hours
COBIT 5

COBIT 5 aid enterprises to generate the maximum added value to their business via its IT investments, while mitigating risks and optimizing resources.

Globally COBIT 5 is used by those who have the primary responsibility for business processes and technology.  It is meant for those who depend on technology for relevant and reliable information, and provide quality, reliability and control of information.

COBIT 5 certification is useful for organizations and businesses to help :

  • accomplish strategic goals and objectives through effective and innovative use of IT,
  • managing risks and expenses at an acceptable level,  and
  • help compliance.

We offer the following Cobit programs:

Hours

  • Cobit 5 Foundation   24
  • Cobit 5 Implementation   24
  • Cobit 5 Assessor   24
OTHER COURSES
  • Level 5 Diploma in Computing – NCC –950 hours
  • Analyzing Data with Power BI –30 hours
  • Photoshop– 12 hours
  • Illustrator –12 hours
  • Flash– 12 hours
  • Dreamweaver– 24 hours
  • City & Guilds Entry Level Certificate in Employability Skills (Entry 2)– 150 hours
  • City & Guilds Entry Level Certificate in Employability Skills (Entry 3)– 150 hours
MCSA : SQL SERVER 2014

MCSA: SQL Server certification demonstrates your skills and breakthrough insights in developing and maintaining the next wave of mission-critical environments. Earning this certification qualifies you for a position as a software as a database developer or database analyst.

The modules of this program

20461D: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014

20462D: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

20463D: Implementing Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Duration: 120 hours

COURSE OUTLINE

20461D: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014

This course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014.

This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.

The main purpose of the course is to prepare people for the exam “70-461: Writing Queries Using Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Transact-SQL.” This exam will be the underlying exam for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • As such, the primary target audience for this course is: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.
  • This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.
  • This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals.
  • The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Sort and filter data
  • Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
  • Modify data using Transact-SQL
  • Use built-in functions
  • Group and aggregate data
  • Use subqueries
  • Use table expressions
  • Use set operators
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Implement pivoting and grouping sets
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Improve the throughput and response time of applications by using tasks and asynchronous operations
  • Integrate unmanaged libraries and dynamic components into a C# application
  • Examine the metadata of types by using reflection, create and use custom attributes, generate code at runtime, and manage assembly versions.
  • Encrypt and decrypt data by using symmetric and asymmetric encryption.

20462D: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database.

The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

Note: This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.
  • The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe core database administration tasks and tools.
  • Install and configure SQL Server 2014.
  • Configure SQL Server databases and storage.
  • Plan and implement a backup strategy.
  • Restore databases from backups.
  • Import and export data. Monitor SQL Server.
  • Trace SQL Server activity.
  • Manage SQL Server security.
  • Audit data access and encrypt data.
  • Perform ongoing database maintenance.
  • Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent Jobs.
  • Configure Database Mail, alerts and notifications.

20463D: Implementing Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014

This course describes how to implement a data warehouse platform to support a BI solution.

Students will learn how to create a data warehouse with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services.

Note: This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • This course is intended for database professionals who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role. They will need to focus on hands-on work creating BI solutions including Data Warehouse implementation, ETL, and data cleansing.
  • Primary responsibilities include: Implementing a data warehouse, Developing SSIS packages for data extraction, transformation, and loading, Enforcing data integrity by using Master Data Services, Cleansing data by using Data Quality Services.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe data warehouse concepts and architecture considerations.
  • Select an appropriate hardware platform for a data warehouse.
  • Design and implement a data warehouse.
  • Implement Data Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Implement Control Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Debug and Troubleshoot SSIS packages.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports incremental data extraction.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports incremental data loading.
  • Implement data cleansing by using Microsoft Data Quality Services.
  • Implement Master Data Services to enforce data integrity.
  • Extend SSIS with custom scripts and components.
  • Deploy and Configure SSIS packages.
  • Describe how BI solutions can consume data from the data warehouse.
MCSD : APP BUILDER

MCSD: App Builder certification validates that you have the skills needed to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services. Earning this certification qualifies you for a position as an application developer.

The modules in the program are:

20483B: Programming in C#

20486B: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

20487B: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

Course Duration: 120 Hours

COURSE OUTLINE

20483B: Programming in C#

This course is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and This training course teaches developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language.

During their five days in the classroom students review the basics of C# program structure, language syntax, and implementation details, and then consolidate their knowledge throughout the week as they build an application that incorporates several features of the .NET Framework 4.5.

The course introduces many of the techniques and technologies employed by modern desktop and enterprise applications, including:

  • Building new data types.
  • Handling events.
  • Programming the user interface.
  • Accessing a database.
  • Using remote data.
  • Performing operations asynchronously.
  • Integrating with unmanaged code.
  • Creating custom attributes.
  • Encrypting and decrypting data.

At the end of the course, students should leave the class with a solid knowledge of C# and how to use it to develop .NET Framework 4.5 applications.

This course uses Visual Studio 2012, running on Windows 8.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • This course is intended for experienced developers who already have programming experience in C, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C, Microsoft Visual Basic®, or Java and understand the concepts of object-oriented programming.

This course is not designed for students who are new to programming; it is targeted at professional developers with at least one month of experience programming in an object-oriented environment.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the core syntax and features of C#
  • Create and call methods, catch and handle exceptions, and describe the monitoring requirements of large-scale applications
  • Implement the basic structure and essential elements of a typical desktop application
  • Create classes, define and implement interfaces, and create and use generic collections
  • Use inheritance to create a class hierarchy, extend a .NET Framework class, and create generic classes and methods
  • Read and write data by using file input/output and streams, and serialize and deserialize data in different formats
  • Create and use an entity data model for accessing a database and use LINQ to query and update data
  • Use the types in the System.Net namespace and WCF Data Services to access and query remote data
  • Build a graphical user interface by using XAML
  • Improve the throughput and response time of applications by using tasks and asynchronous operations
  • Integrate unmanaged libraries and dynamic components into a C# application
  • Examine the metadata of types by using reflection, create and use custom attributes, generate code at runtime, and manage assembly versions.
  • Encrypt and decrypt data by using symmetric and asymmetric encryption.

20486B: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

In this course, students will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework 4.5 tools and technologies.

The focus will be on coding activities that enhance the performance and scalability of a web application.

ASP.NET MVC will be introduced and compared with Web Forms so that students know when each should/could be used. This course will also prepare the students for the exam 70-486.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • This course is intended for professional web developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio in an individual-based or team-based, small-sized to large development environment.
  • Candidates for this course are interested in developing advanced web applications and want to manage the rendered HTML comprehensively.
  • They want to create websites that separate the user interface, data access, and application logic.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Microsoft Web Technologies stack and select an appropriate technology to use to develop any given application.
  • Design the architecture and implementation of a web application that will meet a set of functional requirements, user interface requirements, and address business models.
  • Create MVC Models and write code that implements business logic within Model methods, properties, and events.
  • Add Controllers to an MVC Application to manage user interaction, update models, and select and return Views
  • Create Views in an MVC application that display and edit data and interact with Models and Controllers
  • Run unit tests and debugging tools against a web application in Visual Studio 2012 and configure an application for troubleshooting
  • Develop a web application that uses the ASP.NET routing engine to present friendly URLs and a logical navigation hierarchy to users
  • Implement a consistent look and feel, including corporate branding, across an entire MVC web application
  • Use partial page updates and caching to reduce the network bandwidth used by an application and accelerate responses to user requests
  • Write JavaScript code that runs on the client-side and utilizes the jQuery script library to optimize the responsiveness of an MVC web application
  • Implement a complete membership system in an MVC 4 web application
  • Build an MVC application that resists malicious attacks and persists information about users and preferences
  • Describe how to write a Windows Azure web service and call it from and MVC application
  • Describe what a Web API is and why developers might add a Web API to an application
  • Modify the way browser requests are handled by an MVC application.
  • Describe how to package and deploy an ASP.NET MVC 4 web application from a development computer to a web server for staging or production.

220487B: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

In this course, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources.

Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-487.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • This course is intended for both novice and experienced .NET developers who have a minimum of six months programming experience, and want to learn how to develop services and deploy them to hybrid environments.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Query and manipulate data with Entity Framework
  • Use ASP.NET Web API to create HTTP-based services and consume them from .NET and non-.NET clients
  • Extend ASP.NET Web API services using message handlers, model binders, action filters, and media type formatters
  • Create SOAP-based services with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and consume them from .NET clients
  • Apply design principles to service contracts and extend WCF services using custom runtime components and behaviors
  • Secure WCF services using transport and message security
  • Use Windows Azure Service Bus for relayed messaging and brokered messaging using queues and topics
  • Host services on on-premises servers, and on various Windows Azure environments, such as Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Web Sites
  • Deploy services to both on-premises servers and Windows Azure
  • Store and access data in Windows Azure Storage, and configure storage access rights
  • Monitor and log services, both on-premises and in Windows Azure
  • Implement federated authentication by using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
  • Create scalable, load-balanced services
MCSA : CLOUD PLATFORM

MCSA: Cloud Platform certification demonstrates your expertise in Microsoft cloud-related technologies to reduce IT costs and deliver more value for the modern business.  Earning this certification provides the foundation for a position as a cloud administrator or architect and is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

The modules in the program are:

20532C: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Duration: 72 hours

COURSE OUTLINE

20532C: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

This course is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered.

This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure.

This course focuses on the considerations necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.

Candidates suitable for this course

  • The candidates targeted by this training have basic experience in implementing and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions.
  • Candidates are also proficient with the development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build application solutions.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy web applications
  • Creating Azure Web Apps from the gallery
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines
  • Create and manage a storage account
  • Manage blobs and containers in a storage account
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL standalone database
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance
  • Create a virtual network
  • Implement a point-to-site network

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students must have experience working with the Azure platform. They will also have a general understanding of C# concepts for the lab scenario.

Candidates experience can include:

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy web applications
  • Creating Azure Web Apps from the gallery
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines
  • Create and manage a storage account
  • Manage blobs and containers in a storage account
  • Create, configure, and connect to a SQL Databases instance
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL standalone database
  • Manage users, groups, and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance
  • Create a virtual network
  • Implement a point-to-site network

This course covers:

  • Overview of the Microsoft Azure Platform
  • Building Application Infrastructure in Azure
  • Hosting Web Applications on the Azure Platform
  • Storing SQL Data in Azure
  • Designing Cloud Applications for Resiliency
  • Storing Tabular Data in Azure
  • Storing and Consuming Files from Azure Storage
  • Designing a Communication Strategy by Using Queues and Service Bus
  • Automating Integration with Azure Resources
  • Securing Azure Web Applications

20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

This course teaches IT professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure.

Students also will learn how to plan for and manage Azure AD and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains.

Candidates suitable for this course:

  • This course is intended for IT professionals who have some knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure.
  • IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services, containers, and virtual machines (VMs) in Azure.
  • IT professional who use Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate server infrastructure.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who want to use Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.
  • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, meet the course prerequisites, and want to cross-train on Azure.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam 70-533: “Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.”

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals
  • Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and configure cross-premises connectivity
  • Plan and create Azure VMs
  • Configure, manage, and monitor Azure VMs to optimize availability and reliability
  • Implement Azure App Service
  • Plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery services
  • Implement container-based workloads in Azure
  • Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services
  • Implement Azure AD
  • Manage an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment
  • Automate operations in Azure by using Azure Automation runbooks

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you must have the following technical knowledge:

  • Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks
  • Understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies
  • Understanding of websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication
  • Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations

This course includes

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Implementing and managing Azure networking
  • Implementing virtual machines
  • Managing virtual machines
  • Implementing Azure App Service
  • Planning and implementing storage, backup, and recovery services
  • Planning and implementing Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing PaaS cloud services
  • Implementing Azure Active Directory
  • Managing an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment
  • Implementing Azure-based management and automation
MCSE: PRODUCTIVITY

MICROSOFT CERTIFICATIONS

In an increasingly competitive cloud-based world Microsoft’s certifications helps you to keep pace with today’s technical job roles and requirements.  It helps you develop necessary skills and experience to advance in your career.

Microsoft certifications are organized into three levels: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert.  Aptech Bahrain offers following Associate and Expert level certifications.

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SOLUTION EXPERT (MCSE): PRODUCTIVITY

When you become an MCSE Productivity Solutions Expert you validate your skills to move your company to the cloud, reduce data loss, increase user productivity and flexibility, and improve data security for your organization.

This certification can be also be used to satisfy one of the requirements to become a Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administrator Expert.

Course Duration: 200 Hours

  1. Course 20740B: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server2016
  2. Course 20741B: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  3. Course 20742B: Identity with Windows Server 2016
  4. Course 20345-1A: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
  5. Course 20345-2A: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Course 20740B: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server2016

This course focuses on managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

This is intended for IT professionals who have some experiencing working with Windows Server, and who are looking for a single five-day course that will help them update their knowledge and skills related to storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016.

Candidates suitable for this course would be:

  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016.
  • IT professionals with general IT knowledge, who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course are IT professionals looking to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam – Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
  • Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
  • Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
  • Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.
  • Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
  • Create and manage deployment images.
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.

Course 20741B: Networking with Windows Server 2016

This course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

It is intended for existing IT professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking for a single course that provides insight into core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2016.

Candidates suitable for this course would be:

  • Network administrators who are looking to reinforce existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016.
  • System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to gain core and advanced networking knowledge and skills on Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course is those IT professionals who are looking to take the MCSA 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 exam.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Plan and implement an IPv4 network.
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Implement IPv6.
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM).
  • Plan for remote access.
  • Implement DirectAccess.
  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Implement networking for branch offices.
  • Configure advanced networking features.
  • Implement Software Defined Networking

This course teaches IT Pros how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016.

Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

This course is primarily intended for existing IT professionals who have some AD DS knowledge and experience and who aim to develop knowledge about identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2016.

Candidates suitable for this course would be:

  • AD DS administrators who are looking to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who are looking to consolidate their knowledge about AD DS and related technologies, in addition to IT professionals who want to prepare for the 70-742 exam.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Install and configure domain controllers.
  • Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.
  • Implement AD DS in complex environments.
  • Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.
  • Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Manage user settings by using GPOs.
  • Secure AD DS and user accounts.
  • Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS.
  • Deploy and manage certificates.
  • Implement and administer AD FS.
  • Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services.

Course 20742B: Identity with Windows Server 2016

Course 20345-1A: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server 2016. You will learn how to install Exchange Server 2016, and how to configure and manage an Exchange Server environment.

The course covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations using Exchange Management Shell.

You also will learn how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, how to implement and manage highly available Exchange Server deployments, and how to implement back up and disaster recovery solutions.

The course also teaches students how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server 2016 deployment. In addition, students will learn how to administer Exchange Online in an Office 365 deployment.

This course is primarily intended for people aspiring to become enterprise-level messaging administrators for Exchange Server 2016. IT generalists and help-desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2016 might also take this course.

Students taking this course are expected to have at least two years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of Windows Server administration, network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who take this course as preparation material for exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform deployment and basic management of Exchange Server 2016.
  • Manage Exchange Server 2016.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016.
  • Use Exchange Management Shell to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016, and perform various tasks to automate Exchange management procedures.
  • Configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2016, and manage Client Access services.
  • Implement and manage high availability.
  • Implement backup and disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016.
  • Configure message transport options.
  • Configure message hygiene and security options.
  • Implement and manage Exchange Online deployments.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2016.
  • Secure and maintain Exchange Server 2016.

Course 20345-2A: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server 2016. You will learn how to install Exchange Server 2016, and how to configure and manage an Exchange Server environment.

The course covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations using Exchange Management Shell.

You also will learn how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, how to implement and manage highly available Exchange Server deployments, and how to implement back up and disaster recovery solutions.

The course also teaches how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server 2016 deployment. In addition, you will learn how to administer Exchange Online in an Office 365 deployment.

This course is primarily intended for people aspiring to become enterprise-level messaging administrators for Exchange Server 2016. IT generalists and help-desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2016 might also take this course.

Students taking this course are expected to have at least two years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of Windows Server administration, network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who take this course as preparation material for exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform deployment and basic management of Exchange Server 2016.
  • Manage Exchange Server 2016.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016.
  • Use Exchange Management Shell to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server
  • 2016, and perform various tasks to automate Exchange management procedures.
  • Configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2016, and manage Client Access services.
  • Implement and manage high availability.
  • Implement backup and disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016.
  • Configure message transport options.
  • Configure message hygiene and security options.
  • Implement and manage Exchange Online deployments.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2016.
  • Secure and maintain Exchange Server 2016.