Course Introduction

The Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications course equips the delegates with the knowledge and skills to determine operating system and application deployment options, decide the most appropriate deployment strategy and then implement a deployment solution (lite-touch or zero-touch) for Windows devices and apps across enterprise organisations. During the five day course, the delegates will learn how to determine operating system deployment strategies and image management strategies, assess application compatibility and network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment, implement operating system deployment using MDT and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Prepare for deployments using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit.   


What's Included

Find out what's included in the training programme.

Course Content

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice customising and installing Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise based environment. This Microsoft  Windows course is intended for individuals who want to take Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications 70-695 exam.

Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications Exam

The 70-695 exam checks the capability of the delegates to accomplish the technical tasks listed below:

  • Implement the Operating System Deployment (OSD) infrastructure
  • Create and maintain device images
  • Implement a Zero Touch deployment
  • Implement a Lite Touch deployment
  • Prepare and deploy the application environment

This course covers following topics:

Assessing the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment

Describe the enterprise desktop life cycle

Using Configuration Manager for assessing readiness for a desktop deployment

Using MAP for assessing deployment readiness

Determining operating system deployment strategies

Describe the tools and strategies you can use for operating system deployment

Using the High Touch with Retail Media deployment strategy

Using the High Touch with a Standard Image deployment strategy

Deploying operating systems by using the lite touch strategy

Using a zero touch deployment strategy

Alternative deployment strategies for Windows desktops

Assessing application compatibility

Diagnosing application compatibility issues

Describe the solutions available for mitigating application compatibility issues

Resolving application compatibility issues with the ACT

Planning and implementing user state migration

Describe user state migration

Identify the features of USMT 10.0

Planning user state migration

Migrating user state by using USMT

Determining an image management strategy

Explain the purpose and benefits of the Windows image file format

Overview of image management

Preparing for deployments by using the Windows ADK

Describe Windows setup and installation process

Preparing boot images by using Windows PE

Automating and preparing an image installation using Windows SIM and Sysprep

Capturing and servicing a reference image using DISM

Using the Windows ICD

Supporting PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments

Describe PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployment

Installing and configuring the Windows DS environment

Implementing operating system deployment by using the MDT

Describe the MDT components and process

Installing and configuring MDT environment

Integrating Windows DS with MDT

Managing operating system deployment

Describe operating system deployment

Preparing a site for operating system deployment

Deploying an operating system

Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment

Integrating deployment tools with Configuration Manager

Integrating MDT with Configuration Manager

Activating clients and managing additional configuration settings

Describe the solutions for volume license activation

Determining additional client configuration settings

Deploying Office 2016

Methods for deploying Microsoft Office 2016 editions

Customising Office deployments

Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365

Managing Office settings

Overview of the Windows Store for Business

Distributing apps by using Windows Store for Business



Delivery Methods


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What are prerequisites for attending this course?

The delegates must have system administrator-level knowledge of the following:

  • Fundamentals of AD DS (Active Directory Domain Services) management and Microsoft AD DS principles
  • Networking fundamentals comprising common networking protocols, media, switching, addressing, routing and topologies
  • Basic concepts of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) security
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax

Who should attend this course?

The course is beneficial for:

  • IT professionals who deploy and maintaining PCs and devices across enterprise level organisations.
  • Configuration Manager and Enterprise Desktop Administrators

What will you learn during the course?

  • Classify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organisational requirements
  • Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments
  • Assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks
  • Apply the tools provided in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies
  • Customise and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment, and describe how to use the Windows ICD

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive the venue at 8:45 am as our training sessions are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Do I need to take any exam for this course?

The delegates need to pass the 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications exam to complete the course. The exam (70-695) is not included in the course fee, and it must be taken separately.

How can I find more information about the course?

Please send us an e-mail on or contact us on 0800 781 0626 for more information.