MCSE Course Overview

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications recognize established IT professionals with the skills to design, create and manage technology solutions using today’s leading Microsoft products. As the flagship credential of Microsoft’s new cloud-optimized certification program, MCSEs can manage IT solutions both on-site and in the cloud.

Perhaps the most marketable trait of solutions experts is their deep contextual knowledge of Microsoft platforms and how they interact with each other. This means a MCSE can take a business problem, conceptualize an innovative solution and build it from the ground up, making him or her a valuable asset to the organization.

Course Objective

Server Administrators are recognized among their peers and managers as leaders in the day-to-day operations management of Windows Server 2012. Demonstrate and communicate your ability to take system-wide ownership of Windows Server 2012 administration and increase your organization’s return on technology investment by earning the MCITP: Server Administrator certification.

Course Prerequisite

The prerequisite for MCSE certification is the Microsoft Certified Soltuions Associate (MCSA) class of certificates, which focus on building solutions within a single Microsoft platform.

Course Outcome

Windows Server 2012 is a mid-level certification that covers skills required to manage Windows Server 2012 operating system, client-server structure, network infrastructure, virtualization, etc. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certifications are the foundation of Microsoft’s new generation of cloud-optimized credentials. Each MCSA certificate demonstrates your ability to design and create technology solutions in one of Microsoft’s core business platforms, i.e., Windows, SQL Server and Windows Server

Skills Measured

> Install and Configure Servers 

> Configure Server Roles and Features

> Configure Hyper-V 

> Deploy and Configure Core Network Services 

> Install and Administer Active Directory 

> Create and Manage Group Policy 

> Configure and Manage High Availability 

> Configure File and Storage Solutions 

> Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery 

> Configure Network Services 

> Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure 

> Configure Identity and Access Solutions 

Microsoft Certifications

Here are the most marketable Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert credentials, plus key skills measured and trending career paths for each credential.

MCSE: Server Infrastructure | Demonstrates the expertise to run a modern data center, with skills in systems and identity management, server virtualization, data storage and networking. Popular career paths for certification holders include technical support specialist and cyber security analyst.

MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure | Validates the skills to deploy and manage desktop computers and cloud-enabled devices, with advanced skills in data security and compliance, PC and application virtualization, and remote desktop services (RDS). Popular career paths include desktop support technician and mobile device support specialist.

MCSE: Private Cloud | Demonstrates your ability to manage cutting-edge cloud computing setups using Windows Server and System Center. Popular career paths include server/systems administrator, network administrator and computer systems programmer.

MCSE: Business Intelligence | Validates the expertise to design, create and optimize business intelligence solutions – using Microsoft SQL Server – which your company can use to make smarter business decisions. Popular career paths include database administrator, business intelligence analyst and data scientist.