Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

This course introduces students to Microsoft security, compliance, and identity (SCI) concepts, solutions, and capabilities. Through this course, students will be able to describe Microsoft SCI solutions and capabilities, across Azure and Microsoft 365, so that they can apply those learnings in defining end-to-end solutions to real world scenarios.



Duration: 1 Day
Code: AZ-900

Job role: Administrator
Preparation for exam: AZ-900

Learning objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe cloud concepts.
  • Describe Azure architecture and services.
  • Describe Azure management and governance.


The audience for this course is anyone who is just beginning to learn about cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure provides that service.

Students don’t need to have any experience with Microsoft Azure before taking this course. However, a basic level of familiarity with computer technology and cloud computing will make the concepts easier to understand. The course includes hands-on activities that involve working with multiple browser windows, so knowledge and experience with the Internet and browsers is also helpful.

Course Content

  • Learning Path 1

  • Learning Path 2

  • Learning Path 3

Cloud Concepts

Module 1: Cloud computing
Module 2: Benefits of cloud services
Module 3: Cloud service types

Azure architecture and services

Module 1: Core Azure architectural components
Module 2: Azure compute and networking services
Module 3: Azure storage services
Module 4: Azure identity, access, and security

Azure management and governance

Module 1: Cost management
Module 2: Governance and compliance
Module 3: Managing and deploying resources
Module 4: Azure monitoring tools