Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The 2-Minute Recap: Everything new with Microsoft 365 on Microsoft Learn

Welcome to our monthly blog series featuring the latest content updates on Microsoft Learn. This month, we’re highlighting recent updates to our Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Exam and the required prerequisite exams that you need to complete your Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.


Exam MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

Our product team completed efforts to reflect recent rebrands to select products that are in the scope of this exam. The changes are highlighted below:


  • Windows Virtual Desktop is now Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Workplace Analytics is now Viva Insights
  • Cloud App Security is now Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Security Center is now Microsoft 365 Defender portal


Exam MS-900 is designed for candidates looking to demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to facilitate productivity on-site, at home, or a combination of both. Candidates may have experience with cloud-based solutions or may be new to Microsoft 365. The exam can be used to prepare for other Microsoft 365 certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of the related certifications.


You can prepare for Exam MS-900 using these four learning paths:



Updates to MD–100: Windows Client and MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops 

Earn yourself the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification by completing the newly updated prerequisite exams:


MD–100: Windows Client

Leverage the M365 – Modernize your enterprise deployment with Windows devices and Microsoft 365 Apps learning path to prepare for this prerequisite exam.


MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops

Leverage these learning paths to prepare for this prerequisite exam:



There is also a plethora of learning content to help you build new skills, brush up on a topic by taking the next level, or take your career in a completely new direction. Check out our Microsoft 365 learning paths poster today and find modules you can use to validate your technical skills or start on the path to earning a new certification.  

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