Microsoft Fundamental Courses

Whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned professional, mastering Microsoft Fundamentals can help jump-start your career while earning globally recognized and industry-endorsed Microsoft certifications.

The courses offer self-paced lecture videos, interactive labs, practice exams, live instructor office hours, and additional in course resources.

Once you have completed the micro-credential, you are eligible to register and write the corresponding Microsoft Certification exam. You also receive a digital SURGE Micro-credential Badge which you can export to all your social media sites, LinkedIn, and your digital resumes.

Micro-credentials

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

AI-102 – Azure AI Engineer

In this intermediate-level course, you will learn how to create and apply cognitive services (vision, speech, language, search, and knowledge), create Bots and enhance them with Q&A Maker, create language understanding with LUIS to enhance bots, and how to integrate cognitive services with bots and agents for a great user experience. This course covers the curriculum required to write the AI-102 exam.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those interested in building, managing, and deploying AI solutions that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework. Participants should have some experience with Microsoft Azure and the Azure portal, knowledge of either C# or Python, and familiarity with JSON and REST programming semantics.

Related courses:

AI-900, DP-100

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

AI-900 - Azure AI Fundamentals

AI-900 – Azure AI Fundamentals is designed for anyone who wants to learn about artificial intelligence (AI) and the services in Microsoft Azure that you can use to build various AI solutions. This course provides a practical, hands-on approach where learners will be able to see AI in action and try Azure AI services on their own. This course can be taken as a first step in learning about cloud AI services with

Microsoft Azure, before taking further Azure role-based courses like Azure Data Scientist (DP-100) or Azure AI Engineer (AI-102). This course covers the curriculum required to write the AI-900 exam.

Who is this course for?

People interested in building, managing, and deploying AI solutions that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework. Participants only require basic computer skills and an interest in use cases for AI applications and machine learning models.

Related courses:

AI-102, DP-100

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

AZ -500 – Azure Security Engineer

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to implement security controls, maintain an organization’s security posture, and identify and remediate security vulnerabilities. This

course includes security for identity and access, platform protection, data and applications, and security operations. Topics include Azure Active Directory, Network & Perimeter Security, Application & Storage Security, Database Security, Azure Monitor, Azure Security Center, and Azure Sentinel. This course covers the curriculum required to write the AZ-500 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who are interested in learning about the skills required to become a security engineer on an Azure based platform. Participants should have some prior knowledge of security best practices and some experience with Microsoft Azure and the Azure portal.

Related courses:

AZ-900, SC-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

AZ-104 – Azure Administrator

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solutions. This course covers the curriculum required to write the AZ-104 exam.

Who is this course for?

People with some Azure experience who are interested in learning how to administer an Azure environment. This includes provisioning, sizing, monitoring, and adjusting a variety of Azure resources. Participants should have knowledge of on-premises virtualization technologies and an understanding of network configurations. Experience with Active Directory and an understanding of resilience and disaster recovery is also required.

Related courses:

AZ-900, AZ-204

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$551.25

AZ-204 - Azure Developer

This course teaches you how to implement Azure compute solutions, create Azure Functions, implement and manage web apps, develop solutions utilizing Azure storage, implement authentication and authorization, and secure solutions by using Key Vault and Managed Identities. Students will also learn how to connect to and consume Azure services, third-party services, and include event- and message-based models in their solutions. This course also covers monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions. This course covers the curriculum required to write the AZ-204 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those interested in all phases of Azure development, including design, development, deployment, and maintenance. Participants should have some experience with Microsoft Azure and the Azure portal, knowledge of either C#, JavaScript, Python, or Java, and some familiarity with JSON and REST programming semantics.

Related courses:

AZ-900, AZ-104

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

AZ-900 - Azure Fundamentals

This course introduces the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure and the Microsoft services that people can use to create cloud computing solutions. This course provides foundational level knowledge on cloud computing concepts, alongside core Azure services, core solutions and management tools, general security and network security, privacy and compliance features, Azure cost management, and service level agreements. This course covers the curriculum required to write the AZ-900 exam.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who is just beginning to learn about cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure provides this service. Some familiarity with cloud computing concepts is helpful but not required.

Related courses:

AZ-104, AZ-204, AZ-500

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$330.75

DP-100- Azure Data Scientist

In this intermediate-level course you will learn how to use Azure Machine Learning to operate machine learning workloads in the cloud. You will build on your existing data science and machine learning knowledge and learn how to leverage cloud services to perform machine learning at scale. Prior knowledge of Python and minimal experience training machine learning models is recommended for this course. This course covers the curriculum required to write the Microsoft DP-100 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who want to build and operate machine learning solutions in the cloud. Participants should have basic knowledge of cloud computing concepts and some experience with Python and machine learning frameworks such as Scikit-Learn.

Related courses:

DP-900, AI-900, AI-102

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$551.25

DP-203- Azure Data Engineer

In this course, students will learn about data engineering best practices when working with batch and real-time analytical solutions using Azure data platform technologies. Participants begin by learning about the core compute and storage technologies that are used to build an analytical solution. They will then learn how to interactively explore data stored in files in a data lake, along with the various ingestion techniques that can be used to load data using Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse, or the Apache Spark capability found in Azure Synapse Analytics or Azure Databricks. Students will also learn the various ways they can transform data using the same technologies that are used to ingest data. They will learn the importance of implementing security to ensure that data is protected at rest or in transit, and they will learn how to create a real-time analytical system to create real-time analytical solutions. This course covers the curriculum required to write the DP-203 exam.

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who are interested in data engineering and building analytical solutions using data platform technologies that exist on Microsoft Azure. This course is also for data analysts and data scientists who work with analytical solutions built on Microsoft Azure. Participants should have previous fundamental knowledge of cloud computing and core data concepts.

Related courses:

DP-900, AZ-900, DP-300

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

DP-300 - Azure Database Administrator

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure for cloud, on-premises, and hybrid relational databases. Additionally, this course will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL-based relational databases. This course covers the curriculum required to write the DP-300 exam.

Who is this course for?

This course is for data professionals managing data and databases who want to learn about administering the data platform technologies that are available on Microsoft Azure. This course is also valuable for those who want to understand the technologies available in a data platform in Azure and how to work with those technologies through applications. Participants should have some prior experience with database management and possess fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts.

Related courses:

DP-900, AZ-900, DP-203

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

DP-900 - Azure Data Fundamentals

This course covers fundamental database concepts in a cloud environment, basic skilling in cloud data services, and foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. Topics include core data concepts, relational and non-relational data, and modern data warehouse analytics. This course covers the curriculum required to write the DP-900 exam.

The certification exam is included in the cost of this course.

Who is this course for?

Individuals who want to learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, develop basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within

Microsoft Azure. Participants should have some prior experience working with data in a spreadsheet and visualizing data using charts.

Related courses:

DP-100, DP-203, DP-300, PL-300

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$551.25

MB-300- Dynamic 365 Core Finance & Operations

In this course, you will learn how to use Microsoft Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps and how these apps integrate with Power Platform solutions. You will learn how to configure administrative features and workflows, manage finance and operation data, and validate and support solutions using Lifecycle Services (LCS) tools. The course will prepare you to write the MB-300 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those individuals interested in learning how to use Microsoft Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps to gather and analyze business requirements and translate them into fully realized business solutions that implement industry best practices. Some previous experience with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is recommended but not required.

Related courses:

MB-910, MB-920

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

MO-100 - Microsoft Word

This course covers the abilities of Microsoft Word to create and maintain professional-looking reports, multicolumn newsletters, resumes, and business correspondence. Students will also participate in interactive practice exercises that reinforce their learning. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MO-100 exam.

Who is this course for?

People interested in learning how to use Microsoft Word and its capabilities. Basic computer skills are the only requirement.

Related courses:

MO-200, MO-300, MS-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

MO-200 - Microsoft Excel

This course covers the various functionalities of Microsoft Excel to create and edit a workbook with multiple sheets and use of graphic elements to represent data visually. Workbook examples include professional-looking budgets, financial statements, team performance charts, sales invoices, and data-entry logs. Students will also participate in interactive practice exercises that reinforce their learning. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MO-200 exam.

Who is this course for?

People interested in learning how to use Microsoft Excel and its capabilities. Basic computer skills are the only requirement.

Related courses:

MO-100, MO-300, MS-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

MO-300 - Microsoft PowerPoint

This course covers the ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create and manage presentations, insert and format shapes and slides, create slide content, apply transitions and animations, and manage multiple presentations. Presentation examples include professional-grade sales presentations, employee training, instructional materials, and kiosk slideshows. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive exercises that reinforce their learning. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MO-300 exam.

Who is this course for?

People interested in learning how to use Microsoft PowerPoint and its capabilities. Basic computer skills are the only requirement.

Related courses:

MO-100, MO-200, MS-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$220.50

MS-203 – MS365 Messaging Administrators

This course examines the key elements of Microsoft 365 messaging administration, including message transport and mail flow, messaging security, hygiene, and compliance, messaging infrastructure, and hybrid messaging. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MS-203 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who are interested in becoming Messaging Administrators for an organization that utilizes Microsoft 365. Some experience with Microsoft 365 is useful but not required.

Related courses:

MS-900, MS-500

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

MS-500 – MS365 Security Administrator

This course focuses on securing user identity, user access, threat protection, information protection, and data governance within Microsoft 365. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MS-500 exam.

Who is this course for?

Individuals that are interested in managing and deploying security technologies for an organization that utilizes Microsoft 365. Participants should have a basic knowledge of cyber security basics and some experience working with Microsoft 365.

Related courses:

MS-900, SC-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

MS-900 - MS365 Fundamentals

In this course, you will be introduced to Microsoft 365, an integrated cloud platform. The Microsoft 365 platform delivers industry leading productivity apps, intelligent cloud services, and world class security. You will gain foundational knowledge on the considerations and benefits of adopting cloud services and the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, with a specific focus on Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings. This course covers the curriculum required to write the MS-900 exam.

The certification exam is included in the cost of this course.

Who is this course for?

Students looking to obtain foundational-level knowledge of Microsoft 365 and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to facilitate productivity on-site, at home, or a combination of both. Participants only require basic familiarity with computer technology.

Related courses:

MS-203, MS-500, PL-100

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$330.75

PL-100 – Power Platform App Maker

In this course you will learn how to build apps with low-code techniques to simplify, automate, and transform business tasks using the Microsoft Power Platform. This includes Microsoft Dataverse database, Power Apps canvas app, and Power Automate flows. This course covers the curriculum required to write the PL-100 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who are interested in learning how to use Power Platform App Maker to build solutions that simplify, automate, and transform tasks and processes that use the Microsoft Power Platform. Participants should have some familiarity with the Microsoft Power Platform and be comfortable using technology to solve business problems.

Related courses:

PL-900, PL-300

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$441.00

PL-300 Power BI Data Analyst

This course will discuss the various methods, best practices, and technical requirements for modeling, visualizing, and analyzing data with Microsoft Power BI. The course will also show how to access and process data from a range of data sources including both relational and non-relational data. This course

will also explore how to implement proper security standards across the Power BI spectrum including datasets and groups. The course will also discuss how to manage and deploy reports and dashboards for sharing and content distribution. This course covers the curriculum required to write the PL-300 exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who want to learn how to accurately perform data analysis using Power BI and are interested in learning about the data analysis process: data ingestion, cleaning, modeling, visualization, and sharing. Participants should have some experience working with data in spreadsheets.

Related courses:

DP-900, PL-900

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$252.00

PL-900 - Power Platform Fundamentals

In this fundamental-level course, you will learn the business value and product capabilities of the Microsoft Power Platform. Create simple Power Apps, connect data with Data verse, build a Power BI Dashboard, automate processes with Power Automate, and build a chatbot with Power Virtual Agents. This course covers the curriculum required to write the PL-900 exam.

The certification exam is included in the cost of this course.

Who is this course for?

People interested in utilizing the Microsoft Power Platform to automate business processes, analyze data, or create simple apps. Some experience with the Microsoft Power Platform helps but is not required.

Related courses:

PL-100, PL-300

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$126.00

SC-900 - Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

This course provides foundational level knowledge on security, compliance, and identity concepts, along with the related cloud-based Microsoft solutions. This course covers the curriculum required to write the SC-900 exam.

Who is this course for?

This course is for those looking to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity (SCI) across cloud-based and related Microsoft services. This may include business stakeholders, new and existing IT professionals, or students that have an interest in Microsoft security, compliance, and identity solutions. Participants require only a general understanding of networking and cloud computing concepts. Experience working in an IT environment is helpful but not required.

Related courses:

AZ-500, MS-500

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