It’s only been over few months since the last update of this prep guide, and there are a few minor updates that won’t really have too much of an impact on your preparation, primarily the updating of Office 365 ProPlus references to Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise naming.

Design and implement Microsoft 365 services (25-30%)

Manage domains

Plan a Microsoft 365 implementation

Setup Microsoft 365 tenancy and subscription

Manage Microsoft 365 subscription and tenant health

Plan migration of users and data


Manage user identity and roles (35-40%)


Design identity strategy

Plan identity synchronization by using Azure AD Connect

Manage identity synchronization by using Azure AD Connect

Manage Azure AD identities

Manage user roles

Manage access and authentication (20-25%)

Manage authentication

Implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Configure application access

Implement access for external users of Microsoft 365 workloads

Plan Office 365 workloads and applications (10-15%)

Plan for Office 365 workload deployment

Plan Microsoft 365 Apps deployment