Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 - Only 5 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your MCSA Office 365 course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be MCSA Office 365 certified in just 5 days. With us, you’ll be MCSA Office 365 trained in record time
  2. Our MCSA Office 365 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MCSA Office 365 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your MCSA Office 365 course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more MCSA Office 365. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MCSA Office 365 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying MCSA Office 365 with the best. We have won the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) "Training Company of the Year" a record three times. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 58,875 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MCSA Office 365 courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 58,875 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.34% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Enjoyed my time at Firebrand. Excellent quality of training. "
Lee Aram, Trisoft IT Services. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (11/1/2016 to 14/1/2016)

"Great facilities and training expertise."
S.F. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (11/1/2016 to 14/1/2016)

"Very fast paced with a lot of information."
James Meyrick, Utilita Energy Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (11/1/2016 to 14/1/2016)

"Overall very good practical experience for the technology within the short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (11/1/2016 to 14/1/2016)

"Nice surroundings with facilities to study hard and ability to check results of study immediately."
Rune Brandt Johansen , SBS Consult. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/12/2015 to 10/12/2015)

"yes you have the chance to fully focused on oyur certification here."
Thinenthiran Ramachandran , Mercell Norge AS. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/12/2015 to 10/12/2015)

"Seemed very overwhelming at first, but was structured in a way that made me able to take in as much information as possible in a short period of time."
Andreas Ramstad. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/11/2015 to 12/11/2015)

"Great training, great people, fast paced but also in depth, great if you want to learn in an accelerated way."
Duncan McDonald, ABC Networking Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/11/2015 to 12/11/2015)

"Great training, friendly staff, extremely knowledgeable instructor with lots of patience."
Sam Markley, CIS Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/11/2015 to 12/11/2015)

"Very informative, very good trainer. Can be intense at times however the information does stick. "
Rob Brown, The Final Step. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/11/2015 to 12/11/2015)

"Very nice food, good accommodation and really nice experience as a whole. "
Leoul Alemayehu, Statensfastighetsverk. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (28/9/2015 to 1/10/2015)

"Convenient that everything was included and that we stayed near to classroom/location. Good food, nice view. Good service and excellent teacher."
Ivan Ponce , Atea Sverige AB. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (28/9/2015 to 1/10/2015)

"It was great training experience! Something different"
Ari Veikkolainen , Tieto Finland Oy. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (28/9/2015 to 1/10/2015)

"Great kick start to training"
Rob Vaudin, Prosperity 247. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (10/8/2015 to 13/8/2015)

"A well organised, structured & helpful training environment."
Philip Palmer, Self Employed. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (10/8/2015 to 13/8/2015)

"Study study study, no sleep for four days but it was worth it"
S.B., Fujitsu. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"Very intensive training (12+ hours of study daily) which gave me all important and interesting information I needed to know. Very skilled and professional trainer. Fully satisfied with the training and the trainer."
Veronika Radkova , Tieto. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"The training received by Firebrand was pretty intensive, but I knew what I was signing for. The training was not 12 h/day as advertised, but more like 14-15. The trainer was full of knowledge and I learned a lot of new stuff. I would strongly recommend the training nevertheless."
Tomas Chrapek , Tieto. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"Came to complete requirements for MCSA and passed with flying colours."
Yusuf Ali, Getronics Unified Communications. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"The all inclusive package for training with accommodation means that you get to be close to your course and labs at any time that you need. The course content is delivered through a good fast pace over a long day - so make sure you don't have any distractions throughout the day including keeping your 'out of office' on! If you want to learn and certify all in one, I can't think of a better way to immerse yourself in the training and labs, then take the exam straight away. Thanks for looking after me and helping me learn rapidly... I'll be back for the next one!"
Gareth Swanson. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Facilities are great, staff are great. Always a pleasure, and always well looked after."
Conra Murray, Nero Blanco IT Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Second time with Firebrand. Great facilities and excellent tutors. You may work us to the point of death, but I know a hell of a lot more now than when I got here last weekend."
Derek West, Orchard House Computers. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Very intensive course, instructor had very good technical knowledge of the subject...would recommend Firebrand Training."
M.N. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Great environment and excellent teaching. Best way to get certified fast and understand what you actually got certified for."
Serge Kerremans, Kerremans IT Solutions. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Great course and an excellent instructor. Great to be focused clearly on the task in hand with little distraction."
B.T, Historic Scotland. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (8/6/2015 to 11/6/2015)

"Really good instructor, god combination of labs and courses"
Johan Blomgren , Addpro. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (27/4/2015 to 30/4/2015)

"Fun environment, great to learn with other professionals"
Mick Marks , i-dash. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (27/4/2015 to 30/4/2015)

"Challenge yourself with the course and get the reward with a pass"
Chau Thai , Foss. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (27/4/2015 to 30/4/2015)

"Great facilities, wonderful views of the surronding area. Lessons were indepth and really engaging. Trainer was excellent at getting all the points across in a fun and entertaining way!!!"
Kelly Breen , I-dash. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (27/4/2015 to 30/4/2015)

"I would not be where I am today without Firebrand. The last course I did got me able to apply and get my current role and now I have just passed my MCSA in Office 365. "Thank you Firebrand""
James Packer, Class Technology. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2/3/2015 to 5/3/2015)

"Great food :) Very professional test centre."
Greg Furman, Class Technology. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2/3/2015 to 5/3/2015)

"A hard week and you need to put in the hours over and above the class work. If you put the effort in it can be rewarding. The instructor knows his stuff and was able to answer any questions."
Philip Wright, Liverpool Victoria. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2/3/2015 to 5/3/2015)

"The course certainly brings you up to speed with the product, and the content is ideal for those contemplating certification."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2/3/2015 to 5/3/2015)

"Well structured course, extremely knowledgeable instructor, passed so very happy!"
L.D., M7 Managed Services. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (19/1/2015 to 22/1/2015)

"It was a very good environment to learn and study in and the lack of distractions where helpful in my task to learn this complex area. The service level was high and with good food, soft bed, nice people made it easier for me to focus. "
Pia Langenkrans . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (19/1/2015 to 22/1/2015)

"Firebrand courses are simply the best way to keep up to date with the pace of technology. It is great to concentrate 100% on the studies and the extreme nature is well suited to how IT operates in the real world."
Antonius van Beers, Nero Blanco IT Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (10/11/2014 to 13/11/2014)

"A full on training centre where you learn a lot in a short space of time."
Duncan Ricks. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (10/11/2014 to 13/11/2014)

"I have found that the dedicated time to concentrate on the material and the wealth of knowledge that the trainers have allowed me to learn so much more than I could on my own studying."
James Parsons, Perspicuity. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (10/11/2014 to 13/11/2014)

"Good facilities, privacy and relaxing environment."
Anonymous, Noone - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Greet organization at Firebrand and the material was great and excellent learning"
David Wheeler, Amazing IT Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"It is a fast way to get certified and they really know their stuff. "
Thomas Nielsen , Adactit. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"A good course with high intensity."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Very intensive course and very good!"
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"The Firebrand course was really good, I got a lot out of it, and they have good and experienced trainers."
Morten Olesen . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Great stuff, really happy with the instructor. "
H.D.P., Connect. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Fast training, without thinking about work back at home."
Claus Noergaard Kristensen , Tajco A/S. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"The service has been first class, from being met at the airport, the venue, the actual training courses and the trainer. The instructor has been really knowledgeable about the subject, and has been able to give real world advice on the material, not just on what we need to pass the exams. Would I return to do another course with Fireband? Definitely! "
Mark Mullaly , Carrs Tool Steels Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Great training and the instructor was great"
Claus Ibsgaard , Vestjysk Gymnasium Tarm. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"I had an intense few days during my Office 365 training provided by Firebrand. In those days, Ive learned fast and Ive learned a lot. I think, with the gained knowledge, I am more ready to do my job as I was before this Firebrand training."
Jeroen Kloet . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

"Suprisingly good stay. Hard, but effective."
T.R.. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014)

Microsoft Office 365

On this accelerated 5 day MCSA: Office 365 course, you’ll learn to use the power of cloud productivity to save time, money and free up resources. You’ll get the skills to configure and provision Office 365, including elements like security and networking. In addition, you’ll learn to manage end-user devices, clients and software like SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Skype for Business, alongside Office 365.

You’ll be taught by official Microsoft instructors in a distraction-free environment, using Microsoft official curriculum. Through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you’ll cover modules including:

  • Provision Office 365
  • Manage cloud identities
  • Manage and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage

This course is best suited to IT professionals involved with the planning, deployment and operation of Office 365 and its related services and technologies. Experience with these associated technologies is recommended.

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Our accelerated Microsoft Office 365 course is the fastest and most cost-effective way to be trained and certified in.

We have constructed our course material in a way that best prepares you for your exams, which you will take during the course.

Module 1: Preparing for Office 365

This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. It then identifies the challenges in deploying Office 365 the benefits of the FastTrack approach compared to the traditional plan/prepare/migrate deployment process. After this, you examine how to plan the pilot, provision tenant accounts and finally, verify that clients can connect to the Office 365 service.

  • Planning a Pilot
  • Introduction to Office 365
  • Provisioning Tenants
  • Enabling Client Connectivity

Module 2: Managing Users, Groups, and Licenses

In this module, you will learn about managing users, groups, and licenses by using the Office 365 console and Microsoft PowerShell.

  • Manage Users and Licenses by Using the Administration Center
  • Manage Security and Distribution Groups
  • Manage Cloud Identities with Windows PowerShell

Module 3: Administering Office 365

In this module, you will learn about more complex administration functions, such as the management of administrators themselves, how to configure and set password policies in Office 365, and how to enable and administer rights management to protect confidential documents.

  • Manage Administrator Roles in Office 365
  • Configure Password Management
  • Administer Rights Management

Module 4: Planning and Managing Clients

In this module, you will learn how to plan for client deployment and ensure that users get the tools they need to interact with Office 365 effectively. This module covers the planning process, how to make Office 365 ProPlus available to end-users directly, and how to deploy it as a managed package. Finally, this module covers how to set up Office telemetry so that administrators can keep track of how users are interacting with Microsoft Office.

  • Plan for Office Clients
  • Manage User-driven Client Deployments
  • Manage IT Deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Office Telemetry and Reporting

Module 5: Planning DNS and Exchange Migration

In this module, you move on learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process.

So far, you have been looking at Office 365 on its own. In this module, you move on to considering what you have to cover when migrating services from your on-premise environment, starting with your email system. This module addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process. In the lab, you will practice that planning and then carry out a cutover migration from your on-premises environment to Exchange Online.

  • Add and Configure Custom Domains
  • Recommend a Mailbox Migration Strategy
  • Configure external user sharing

Module 6: Planning Exchange Online and Configuring DNS Records

In this module, you learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process.

In this module, you examine the scenario in which you migrate services from your on-premise environment, starting with your email system. This module addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process. In the lab, you will practice that planning and then carry out a cutover migration from your on-premises environment to Exchange Online.

  • Plan for Exchange Online
  • Configure DNS Records for Services

Module 7: Administering Exchange Online

In this module, you learn how to configure Exchange Online settings that you planned in the previous module, including archive polices, anti-malware and anti-spam settings, additional email addresses and external contacts and resources. These are actions that you would typically carry out during the Deploy phase of the Office 365 FastTrack deployment or as part of the normal management operations of Exchange Online. You typically carry out these actions through the Office 365 portal, although you can also use the Windows Azure Active Directory PowerShell console to access additional features.

  • Configure Personal Archive Policies
  • Manage Anti-malware and Anti-spam Policies
  • Configure Additional Email Addresses for Users
  • Create and Manage External Contacts, Resources, and Groups

Module 8: Configuring SharePoint Online

In this module, you will learn how to plan a SharePoint Online implementation that reflects the customer's needs and then create site collections that reflect those requirements. This module then covers the process of external user sharing with SharePoint Online and describes how this arrangement helps organizations share information more effectively.

  • Manage SharePoint Site Collections
  • Configure External User Sharing
  • Plan a Collaboration Solution

Module 9: Configuring Lync Online

In this module, you will learn how to identify factors in the customer's environment that need to be reflected in the Lync Online deployment plan, then configure Lync Online to reflect the customer's business requirements, both at the end-user level and at the organization level.

  • Plan for Lync Online
  • Configure Lync Online Settings

Module 10: Implementing Directory Synchronization

In this module, students learn how to plan, prepare and implement DirSync as a methodology for user and group management in an Office 365 deployment. The module covers the preparation of an on-premises environment, the installation and configuration of DirSync, and how to manage Active Directory users after DirSync has been enabled.

  • Prepare On-premises Active Directory for DirSync
  • Set up DirSync
  • Manage Active Directory Users and Groups with DirSync In Place

Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

In this module, you will learn to plan for single sign-on (SSO) by using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and then cover the process for setting up an AD FS server farm and an AD FS proxy. This module also cover the management process for certificates and the AD FS servers.

  • Planning for AD FS
  • Install and Manage AD FS Servers
  • Install and Manage AD FS Proxy Servers

Module 12: Monitoring Office 365

In this module, you will learn about monitoring user connections to Office 365 and how to cope with service outages. They look at a range of tools that diagnose service health and review the reports that Office 365 provides.

  • Isolate Service Interruption
  • Monitor Service Health
  • Analyze Reports

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You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your certification guarantee:

  • Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
  • Exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services

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Included:

  • MOC 20346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Services

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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This course predominantly provides a high-level overview and so will suit both technically-minded students as well as managers looking to understand the platform.

Before attending this course, you should understand the basics of:

  • Active Directory
  • DNS
  • PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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