Introduction to Administering Office 365 for Small Business - Revised

Learn about Office 365 administration for small business and IT professionals.

IT Management
Free Course
Microsoft Office applications are used in nearly every business now days, learn to uses them any where any time with Office 365, along with learning about managing your office applications and users all from a internet connection.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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In this online course Introduction to Administering Office 365 for Small Business you will learn about Office 365, what it is and what it can provide for your small business. You will learn about managing and adding users to Office 365, and about using DirSync to make your administration duties easier.

The course starts off with introducing you to Office 365, you will learn what Office 365 is and provides to you. You will learn about the features Office 365 can provide your business. You will learn about the requirements for running and using Office 365, about PowerShell what it is and how it can be used for administrating Office 365. You will learn what a Microsoft partner is and how to become one.

In the next module, you will be introduced to user management in Office 365. You will learn about adding a new domain to office 365 and how to add a user to that domain. You will learn about identities, namely the two-main type of identities cloud and federated. You will learn about adding and managing users, with the Office 365 admin centre and PowerShell. You will learn about the different administration roles that can be assigned in Office 365.

In the last module, you will be introduced to DirSync. You will learn more about identities in Office 365, about what DirSync is and how it works. You will learn about requirements need to use and run DirSync. You will learn about using Windows server 2012 R2 for same-sign on and about using single sign-on.

This online course will be of great interest to small business owners and start-up companies who would like to learn more about administering Office 365 to conduct business processes more efficiently and effectively.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what Office 365 can do for your business
  • List the features and requirements of Office 365
  • Describe what a Microsoft partner is
  • Explain how to add or change a domain in Office 365
  • Discuss different administration roles available in Office 365
  • Explain the process of adding and managing users in both the office 365 GUI and in PowerShell
  • Discuss the different types of identities in the office 365 environment
  • Describe what DirSync requires to run in your system
  • Distinguish the difference between Single Sign-On and Same Sign-On


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