Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

In this two-day training, you will learn foundational knowledge about the Microsoft Azure cloud environment. The training will introduce you to Azure concepts, services, management tools, general security and network best-practices, governance, privacy, compliance features, cost management and service level agreements. The training will also prepare you for the Azure Fundamentals exam and certification.

Here’s What You’ll Get

Live Training Day

Lab Assignments

Azure Sandbox

Practice Exam

Exam Voucher

Day Lab Access

Training Details

This training will get you fully up to speed with the fundamentals of Microsoft’s Azure cloud environment.

You will learn all about Azure cloud concepts, the dozen most popular cloud services, security and monitoring best practices, keeping cost under control, and how to deal with governance, privacy, and service level agreements.

As you progress through the training material, you will provision cloud services in your very own Azure demo environment by using the web-based portal interface.

As part of this training, you’ll receive an Azure Pass with credits to spend on your own cloud services. The pass is valid for 15 days.


Name: AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Format: Classroom

Content: training manual, online lab environment, Azure cloud credit and an exam voucher

Requirements: a laptop with a web browser installed. Chrome or Edge is recommended.

Support: Live classroom support

Associated certification: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals


Training Curriculum

Azure core concepts

Introduction to Azure fundamentals

Azure fundamental concepts

Azure architectural components

Azure core services

Azure database and analytics services

Azure compute services

Azure storage services

Azure networking services

Lab exercises

Create a virtual machine

Deploy a docker container

Create a virtual network

Create blob storage

Create a SQL database 

Implement Azure IoT

Implement Azure Functions

Create a web app

Use templates, PowerShell and the Azure Command Line Interface

Solutions and management tools

Azure AI services

Tools for bulding solutions

Monitoring services

Management services

Serverless technologies

IoT Services

Security and networks

Protecting against security threats

How to secure an Azure network

Lab exercises

Secure network traffic

Implement a Key Vault

Manage cloud access

Manage resource locks

Tag resources

Explore Trust Center

Identity, governance, privacy and compliance

Azure identity services

Build a cloud governance strategy

Privacy, compliance and data protection standars on Azure

Cost management and service level agreements

Plan and manage Azure cost

Examining SLAs and service lifecycle

Lab exercises

Use the pricing calculator 

Use the TCO calculator

Open a support request

Calculate composite SLAs

Access preview features

Request A Classroom Training

Feel free to request a classroom training with me by filling in this contact form. I will contact you asap to discuss your business requirements, team size and preferred location of the training to make sure your team members get what they need.

A typical classroom training can usually be scheduled within 30 days and can accommodate up to 15 people on-site or online.

Looking For Something Else?


Is this classroom training not what you’re looking for? Then please check out my other Microsoft Fundamentals training courses.

Related Online Training


Would you rather train in your own time and at your own pace? Then please check out my other online cloud training courses.

“You are one of the finest teachers I have ever encountered, and I deeply value and appreciate your contributions.”

Ehsan Moradi, online student

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a classroom training?
A classroom training is a live event in which I will present the training lectures and help you complete the lab exercises. You will be sharing the classroom with your colleagues and learn together as a group.
Where is a classroom training conducted?
Depending on your needs, classroom trainings can be conducted on-site at your place of work, in a fully-equipped classroom at a training agency, or online in a multi-day Microsoft Teams or Zoom session.
Who should attend a classroom training?
A classroom training is ideal for tech professionals who can commit to full days of learning and want to learn together as a group.
How am I supported in a classroom training?
I will continuously support you live, because we’ll both be in the same physical or virtual classroom together.
What is a Microsoft training?
A Microsoft training is an official classroom training course from the Microsoft training catalog that will teach you essential tech skills and prepare you for a certification exam.
What's included in a Microsoft training?
You will receive online course content, access to an Azure sandbox environment, lab exercises, a practice exam and an exam voucher.
How long do I have access to a Microsoft training?
You have unlimited access to the training content, 180 days access to the lab environment and 30 days of access to the practice exam. The exam voucher is valid for a year.
How can my team and I attend a Microsoft training?
Please provide your requirements in the form on the training pages and I will contact you as soon as possible to plan and set up your training.
What is an online training?
In an online training you can study the training lectures and work on the lab assignments in your own time and at your own pace. You can spend as many or as little hours per week as you want on the training. This training format is ideal for tech professionals who have irregular work hours and cannot commit to a classroom training.
What's included in an online training?
You will receive prerecorded online video lectures, text lectures, multiple-choice quizzes and homework exercises.
How am I supported in an online training?
You are supported through email, and you can also book a 30-minute video support call with me if you want. I will help you with the training lectures and lab exercises and get you ready for your certification exams.
Who should attend an online training?
An online training is ideal for tech professionals who want to set their own learning pace and prefer to work independently with a bit of guidance and support throughout the training.
Are you a certified trainer?
Yes. I started classroom training in 1997 and obtained my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) credential in 2005. I currently have more than 25 years of training experience.
What is the maximum size for a classroom training?
It depends on the size of the classroom, the team and the complexity of the subject. But typically, groups of up to 15 students work best. If you have a larger group, it's best to split them over multiple training sessions.
Can you provide training in a non-English language?
Yes, I am fluent in English, Dutch and German thanks to a multilingual upbringing by my international family. I can provide any training in all three languages.
Will you travel to my country to provide a classroom training?
Yes. I am based in Amsterdam and often travel abroad to provide classroom training in other countries. I love meeting my students on-site, no matter where they live.