Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Description

This course provides foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing and support.




There are no prerequisites for this course, but students with some IT knowledge or experience will find the concepts easier to understand.

Expected learning

  • The basics of cloud computing and Azure, and how to get started with Azure's subscriptions and accounts.

  • The advantages of using cloud computing services, learning to differentiate between the categories and types of cloud computing, and how to examine the various concepts, resources, and terminology that are necessary to work with Azure architecture.

  • The core services that are available with Microsoft Azure.

  • The core solutions encompass a wide array of tools and services from Microsoft Azure.

  • The general security and network security features, and how you can use the various Azure services to help ensure that your cloud resources are safe, secure, and trusted.

  • The identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features, how Azure can help you secure access to cloud resources, what it means to build a cloud governance strategy, and how Azure adheres to common regulatory and compliance standards.

  • The factors that influence cost, tools you can use to help estimate and manage your cloud spend, and how Azure's service-level agreements (SLAs) can impact your application design decisions.

Please Note: Learners who successfully complete this course can earn a CloudSwyft digital certificate and skill badge - these are detailed, secure and blockchain authenticated credentials that profile the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired in this course.