|The objectives of the Microsoft Teams Associate certification exam are to plan, deploy, and manage teams, chat, apps, channels, meetings, audio/video conferencing, live events, calling, and Teams certified devices. Microsoft Teams administrators must also be able to integrate Microsoft Teams with SharePoint, OneDrive, Exchange, Microsoft 365 Groups, and other Microsoft, third-party, and custom apps. They must understand and collaborate with other workloads and roles such as Network, Voice, Identity, Access, Devices, Licensing, Security, Compliance, Information management and User Adoption.|
Explore Microsoft Teams
- Learn about Microsoft Teams capabilities, including Teams core workloads and integration with other Microsoft services and platforms. Understand the Teams architecture and Teams certified solutions.
Plan and deploy Microsoft Teams
- Learn how to plan and deploy Microsoft Teams to your organization, including different Teams admin roles, available management tools, and processes to roll out Teams. Understand required licensing and how to deploy Teams clients.
Implement lifecycle management and governance for Microsoft Teams
- Learn about Teams lifecycle management and governance, including different features to govern Microsoft 365 Groups, ways to assign Teams policies, Teams preview features controls.
Monitor your Microsoft Teams environment
- Learn about different reports and dashboards to monitor your Teams environment, including Microsoft 365 and Teams usage reports, Microsoft Adoption Score, Azure AD access reviews, and Microsoft 365 network connectivity dashboard.
Manage access for external users
- Learn about the options to work with external users in Teams and the access controls from different places, including Azure AD, Microsoft 365, Teams, and SharePoint admin centers.
Implement security for Microsoft Teams
- Learn about different security capabilities for Microsoft Teams, including Conditional Access, multifactor authentication, Safe Attachments, Safe Links, and Defender for Cloud Apps.
Implement compliance for Microsoft Teams
- Learn about different compliance capabilities for Microsoft Teams, including sensitivity labels, retention policies, DLP policies, communication compliance, and information barrier policy.
Plan and configure network settings for Microsoft Teams
- Learn about the network requirements for Microsoft Teams and associated settings, including Network Planner, Quality of Service (QoS), configuration for location-enhanced reports, and Microsoft 365 network connectivity test tool.
Create and manage teams
- Learn about creating teams from various approaches and managing teams' settings and membership. You'll also learn how to archive, restore, and delete a team.
Manage collaboration experiences for chat and channels
- Learn about different controls for collaboration experiences in Microsoft Teams, including managing channel types, private channel creation, messaging policies, and channel moderation.
Manage apps for Microsoft Teams
- Learn about different settings and policies to manage Teams apps, including which apps are allowed to install, which apps are pinned to users' app bar, and whether users can upload custom apps.
Introduction to Teams meetings and calling
- This module provides an overview of Microsoft Teams communication and collaboration options: Teams phones, auto attendants, call queues, meeting room devices, and different meetings types. It covers the benefits and limitations of Teams Phone, while also highlighting the importance of Teams devices in modern workplaces.
Manage meetings and events experiences
- Learn about different meeting solutions in Microsoft Teams, various settings and policies for Teams meetings and live events, and configuration for Audio Conferencing.
Plan for Microsoft Teams Rooms and Surface Hub
- Teams Meeting Rooms and Surface Hubs are a great way to collaborate with your coworkers in and outside your organization. It lets you join scheduled meetings in a comfortable way without logging in into to compute unit of the room device. To get started with Microsoft Teams Rooms, you need to understand the differences and potential use cases of the different Teams Room devices, the way how these devices are technically managed, which licenses are needed and what it important for a user-friendly physical room installation.
Configure, deploy, and manage Teams devices
- Teams devices provide a familiar experience and are essential for a hybrid workspace. Learn how to provision and manage devices, and associated device accounts.
Plan for Teams Phone
- Learn about Microsoft Teams Phone and what is needed to make and receive phone calls, plan for Teams Phone devices, features, and cloud voicemail.
Configure and deploy Teams Phone
- Before Microsoft Teams Phone users can make or receive calls and use advanced features, phone numbers must be assigned and Microsoft Calling plans or Operator Connect must be configured.
Configure and manage voice users
- Ongoing management is required as new employees start, or if their needs change. Learn how to manage voice user configuration, including enabling voice services and adjusting voice configuration.
Configure auto attendants and call queues
- Understand how auto attendants and call queues in Microsoft Teams can interact with callers to ensure they're connected your agents as quickly as possible. You'll also learn how to set up auto attendants and call queues.
Troubleshoot audio, video, and client issues
- Learn about the troubleshooting approaches for audio, video, and client issues in Teams, including collecting appropriate logs and identifying problems with different reports and dashboards.