Microsoft MCSA Office 365 Boot Camp

- Only 5 Days
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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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be certified in just 5 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  2. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass 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. 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 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 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's 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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Firebrand Training deliver accelerated courses as a Microsoft 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, exams and incidental costs). 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 to gain your MCSA Office 365 certification:

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

See What's 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 Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • 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 **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

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.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +351 800 180 087.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

See Prerequisites...

This course is suited to experienced IT professionals.

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

  • Active Directory (AD DS)
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
  • Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Lync Server or Skype for Business Server
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • Office 365 ProPlus
  • SharePoint Online
  • Skype for Business Online
  • Microsoft Exchange Online
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

You should also have experience using Office 365 Admin center.

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 +351 800 180 087 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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