Course name Windows 10: Working as a Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (md-100))
Course date 14.02.2020 - 31.12.2025
Institution Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 6 ECTS credit

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Teacher Virve Prami
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 14.02.2020 - 31.12.2024
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Windows 10: Working as a Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (md-100))

14.02.2020 - 31.12.2025

Course description

The course will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in Windows 10. By completing the lab tasks you will improve your:

  • practical skills in deploying Windows
  • Managing devices and data
  • configuring connectivity and maintain Windows.

Course includes requirements for MD-100: Windows 10 certification.


  • Configure language packs
    • perform a clean installation
    • migrate user data
    • perform an in-place upgrade (using tools * such as MDT, WDS, ADK, etc.)
    • select the appropriate Windows edition
  • Troubleshoot activation issues
  • Manage local users, local groups, and devices:
    • manage devices in directories
    • manage local groups
    • manage local users
  • Configure data access and protection
    • configure NTFS permissions
    • configure shared permissions
  • Configure devices by using local policies
    • configure local registry
    • implement local policy
    • troubleshoot group policies on devices
  • Manage Windows security
    • configure user account control (UAC)
    • configure Windows Defender Firewall
    • implement encryption



Assessment criteria


The students attend to the lectures, that cover the topics of the course. The theory can also be studied at own pace using course books and training material.

Laboratory exercises

The students can download virtual machines from OneDrive and create exercise environment in their own Hyper-V.

Final test

The final test is done remotely.



Course way of working and time table

Course is 100% Self-Study course and doesn’t include official Timetable.

Timetable is totally up to Student her-/himself.

Course enrolment info

  • Course is 100% online self-study course.
  • You can enroll this course whenever it’s suitable for you and start it at once you have enrolled it.
  • Course can be done in own pace.
  • Credits will be putted into our Student register as soon as student has done this course.