55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager Course Overview

55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager Course Overview

The 55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager course is designed to equip learners with a thorough understanding of managing Microsoft software licenses effectively. It covers the principles of software asset management certification Microsoft, focusing on licensing for both client and server software. Through the course, participants will become proficient in Microsoft Software Asset Manager roles, learning to balance licenses, understand metrics, and manage inventory through tools like the MAP Toolkit.

Learners will delve into:
- Client and server software licensing intricacies
- Utilizing the Volume Licensing Service Center
- Key processes and responsibilities in software asset management

Upon completion, participants will be better prepared to maintain compliance, optimize software investments, and take proactive steps in asset management, making them invaluable assets in today's technology-driven workplaces.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the 55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager course, the following prerequisites are recommended for participants:

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems and familiarity with Windows Server environments.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Awareness of IT infrastructure components such as servers, desktops, and network systems.
  • Some experience with software installation and usage within an organizational context.
  • An introductory level of knowledge regarding software licensing concepts and terminology.
  • Willingness to learn about Microsoft licensing models, software asset management practices, and compliance processes.

Please note that while these prerequisites are intended to provide a foundation for the course content, a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in software asset management may also find the course accessible and beneficial. Our instructors are equipped to provide support to learners with varying levels of prior knowledge.

Target Audience for 55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager

The 55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager course is designed for professionals managing Microsoft software licensing and assets.

  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Licensing Specialists
  • Compliance Managers
  • IT Procurement Professionals
  • IT Finance Managers
  • System Administrators involved in software licensing
  • IT Auditors focused on software license compliance
  • Operations Managers overseeing IT infrastructure
  • Business Analysts involved in IT cost management
  • Consultants offering advice on Microsoft licensing
  • Microsoft Volume Licensing Resellers

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this 55071-A Microsoft Software Asset Manager?

Introduction to Course Learning Outcomes:

Gain proficiency in Microsoft software licensing, manage assets efficiently, and ensure compliance through the in-depth understanding of licensing metrics, server/client software management, and the use of Microsoft's tools and processes.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the different Microsoft licensing metrics for client and server software to effectively manage software licenses.
  • Learn how to license clients and servers according to Microsoft's guidelines to remain compliant and avoid legal and financial repercussions.
  • Acquire knowledge of the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center's content and structure for accurate license management.
  • Identify core Software Asset Management (SAM) processes for managing Microsoft software assets and maintaining license balance.
  • Determine roles and responsibilities within an organization for effective license management and accountability.
  • Utilize the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit to retrieve data on software installations to support SAM initiatives.
  • Interpret inventory data to ensure that all Microsoft software is properly licensed and accounted for.
  • Recognize the necessary data for SAM and learn how to collect and interpret this data to make informed decisions.
  • Implement process structures that support ongoing compliance and optimization of software assets.
  • Develop strategies to keep Microsoft client and server licensing in balance with organizational needs and software usage.