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 confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  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 61,480 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 61,480 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.38% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"A high tempo and lots to learn from a great instructor. Thanks for helping me pass the exam in a quick tempo."
Seth Lindholm, Advitum AB (SWEDEN). - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"The trainer is an excellent instructor who manages to clearly elucidate even the more arcane aspects of Windows Powershell and the infrastructure required for the higher level concepts of the subject matter, e.g. federation services and active directory synchronization. His enthusiasm as an instructor and his humor helped to make the long and intense days go by more quickly. I would definitely work with him again."
Oliver Whisonant, GECO Deutschland GmbH. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"It was really great experience."
Saurabh Jain, Cognizant. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Good!"
Anand Bhopale. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"GOOD!"
Amit Tripathi, Software Architect . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Very good."
Parikshit Kulkarni. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Be prepared to work very hard! Guaranteed to take away vital knowledge at the end but if you have worked hard you'll be taking away a qualification too!"
Johnne Karki. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"As always my stay at Firebrand was very good and I am now an MCP in o365 which is great. The instructor was knowledgeable and had a great character which allowed for great learning and understanding of the course requirements."
Nick Margerum. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"Firebrand is supportive, educational and a fantastic experience. If ever you need to learn anything IT based, Firebrand is an excellent way to get out of work and really knuckle down to focus on the training at hand."
Kai Stewart. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"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)

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 enable services and manage identities and requirements using Office 365. This includes 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 Certified Trainers (MCT) instructors in a distraction-free environment, using Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). Through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you’ll be immersed in topics including:

  • Planning and configuring client connectivity to Office 365
  • Directory synchronisation between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS
  • Manage and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
  • Planning, configuring and managing Exchange Online

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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Firebrand Training deliver accelerated courses as a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner. You'll get exclusive benefits including:

  • Expert instruction from a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC)
  • Official Microsoft Practice Tests
  • On-site testing - walk away certified

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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20347A:Enabling and Managing Office 365

Module 1: Planning and provisioning Microsoft Office 365

This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. Also it describes how to configure an Office 365 tenant and plan for a pilot deployment.

Lessons

  • Overview of Office 365
  • Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
  • Planning a pilot deployment

Lab : Provisioning Office 365

  • Configuring an Office 365 tenant
  • Configuring a custom domain
  • Exploring the Office 365 administrator interfaces

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Office 365 users and groups

This module describes how to manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure administrative access by using the Office 365 console and the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Lessons

  • Managing user accounts and licenses
  • Managing passwords and authentication
  • Managing security groups in Office 365
  • Managing Office 365 users and groups with Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring administrative access

Lab : Managing Office 365 users and passwords

  • Managing Office 365 users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center
  • Managing Office 365 password policies

Lab : Managing Office 365 groups and administration

  • Managing Office 365 groups
  • Managing Office 365 users and groups by using Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring delegated administrators

Module 3: Configuring client connectivity to Microsoft Office 365

This module describes the different types of client software that you can use to connect to Office 365, and the infrastructure requirements that the clients need to meet to connect to Office 365. Also this teaches you how to configure different types of Office 365 clients.

Lessons

  • Planning for Office 365 clients
  • Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients

Lab : Configuring client connectivity to Office 365

  • Configuring DNS records for Office 365 clients
  • Running the Office 365 connectivity analyser tools
  • Connecting Office 2016 clients

Module 4: Planning and configuring directory synchronisation

This module describes how to plan and configure directory synchronisation between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.

Lessons

  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronisation
  • Implementing directory synchronisation by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Office 365 identities with directory synchronization

Lab : Planning and configuring directory synchronisation

  • Preparing for directory synchronisation
  • Configuring directory synchronisation
  • Managing Active Directory users and groups

Module 5: Planning and deploying Office 2016 ProPlus

This module covers the planning process, how to make Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus directly available to end users, 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.

Lessons

  • Overview of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Planning and managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus deployments
  • Planning and managing centralised deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Office telemetry and reporting

Lab : Deploying Office 365 ProPlus

  • Preparing an Office 365 ProPlus managed installation
  • Managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus installations
  • Managing Centralised Office 365 ProPlus installations

Module 6: Planning and managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions

This module describes Exchange Online and explains how to create and manage recipient objects and how to manage and delegate Exchange security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Exchange Online
  • Managing Exchange Online recipients
  • Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions

Lab : Managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions

  • Configuring Exchange Online recipients
  • Configuring delegated administration

Module 7: Planning and configuring Microsoft Exchange Online services

This module describes how to plan and configure Exchange Online services. It also explains how to plan and configure anti-malware and anti-spam settings in Office 365.

Lessons

  • Planning and configuring email flow in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring email protection in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring client access policies
  • Migrating to Exchange Online

Lab : Configuring message transport in Exchange Online

  • Configuring message transport settings

Lab : Configuring email protection and client policies

  • Configuring email protection
  • Configuring client access policies

Module 8: Planning and deploying Skype for Business Online

This module describes how to plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment. Also it describes how to plan voice integration with Skype for Business Online.

Lessons

  • Planning and configuring Skype for Business Online service settings
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online users and client connectivity
  • Planning voice integration with Skype for Business Online

Lab : Deploying Skype for Business Online

  • Configuring Skype for Business Online organisation settings
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online user settings
  • Configuring a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Module 9: Planning and configuring SharePoint Online

This module describes the administrative features available within SharePoint Online and the most common configuration tasks for any administrator who starts using SharePoint Online. Also it describes the concept of site collections and the different sharing options within SharePoint Online. A brief overview of additional portals, such as the video portal, are also provided.

Lessons

  • Configuring SharePoint Online services
  • Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
  • Planning and configuring external user sharing

Lab : Configuring SharePoint Online

  • Configuring SharePoint Online settings
  • Creating and configuring a SharePoint Online site collection
  • Configuring and verifying external user sharing

Module 10: Planning and configuring an Office 365 collaboration solution

This module describes how to plan and implement a SharePoint collaboration solution, and how to enable Yammer Enterprise services within Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.

Lessons

  • Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
  • Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups

Lab : Planning and configuring an Office 365 collaboration solution

  • Configuring a Yammer Enterprise
  • Configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups

Module 11: Planning and configuring Rights Management and compliance

This module describes the compliance features in Office 365 and explains how to manage them. Also it describes how to plan and configure Microsoft Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS). Additionally it discusses the security features in Office 365.

Lessons

  • Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring Azure Rights Management in Office 365
  • Managing the compliance features in Office 365

Lab : Configuring Rights Management and compliance

  • Configuring Rights Management in Office 365
  • Configuring compliance features

Module 12: Monitoring and troubleshooting Microsoft Office 365

This module describes how to monitor and review Office 365 services, and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365 service health

Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Office 365

  • Monitoring Office 365
  • Monitoring service health and analysing reports

Module 13: Planning and configuring identity federation

This module describes how to plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.

Lessons

  • Understanding identity federation
  • Planning an AD FS deployment
  • Deploy AD FS for identity federation with Office 365
  • Planning and implementing hybrid solutions (Optional)

Lab : Planning and configuring identity federation

  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Web Application
  • Configuring federation with Office 365
  • Verifying single sign-on (SSO)

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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 20347A: Enabling and Managing Office 365

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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