Project Description

2 Days, Virtual, Instructor-Led
10/01/2019 – 10/02/2019     9:00am – 5:00pm
12/03/2019 – 12/04/2019     9:00am – 5:00pm

MS-101T02: Microsoft 365 Compliance Management

Course Description

Learn about Microsoft 365 Compliance Management, including data retention and data loss prevention solutions in Microsoft 365, archiving and retention in Microsoft 365, implementing and managing data governance, and managing search and investigations.  

Course Objectives  

After completing this course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand Data Governance in Microsoft 365, including: Archiving, Retention, Information Rights Management, Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (S/MIME), Office 365 Message Encryption, Data Loss Prevention 
  • Implement In-Place Records Management in SharePoint 
  • Implement archiving and retention in Exchange 
  • Create retention policies in the Security and Compliance Center 
  • Plan their security and compliance needs 
  • Build ethical walls in Exchange Online 
  • Create a DLP Policy from a built-in template 
  • Create a custom DLP policy 
  • Create a DLP policy to protect documents 
  • Implement policy tips 
  • Manage retention in email 
  • Troubleshoot data governance 
  • Implement information protection 
  • Implement Advanced Implementation Protection 
  • Understand Windows Information Protections 
  • Search for content in the Security and Compliance Center 
  • Audit log investigations 
  • Manage advanced eDiscovery 


This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 work load administrator certification paths. 

Course Outline  

Module 1: Introduction to Data Governance in Microsoft 365 


  • Introduction to Archiving in Microsoft 365  
  • Introduction to Retention in Microsoft 365 
  • Introduction to Information Rights Management 
  • Introduction to Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension 
  • Introduction to Office 365 Message Encryption 
  • Introduction to Data Loss Prevention

Module 2: Archiving and Retention in Microsoft 365 


  • In-Place Records Management in SharePoint  
  • Archiving and Retention in Exchange  
  • Retention Policies in the SCC  
  • Implementing Your Domain Services

Module 3: Implementing Data Governance in Microsoft 365 Intelligence 


  • Planning Your Security and Compliance Needs  
  • Building Ethical Walls in Exchange Online 
  • Creating a Simple DLP Policy from a Built-in Template  
  • Creating a Custom DLP Policy 
  • Creating a DLP Policy to Protect Documents 
  • Working with Policy Tips

Module 4: Managing Data Governance in Microsoft 365 


  • Managing Retention in Email 
  • Troubleshooting Data Governance 
  • Implementing Information Protection 
  • Implementing Advanced Information Protection 
  • Introduction to Windows Information Protection

Module 5: Managing Search and Investigations 


  • Searching for Content in the Security and Compliance Center 
  • Auditing Log Investigations 
  • Managing Advanced eDiscovery

Module 6: Hands-On Labs 

Lab 1: Setting Up your Lab Environment 

  • Exercise 1: Initialize Compliance in Your Organization 

Lab 2: Archiving and Retention in Microsoft 365  

  • Exercise 1: Configure Retention Tags and Policies 
  • Exercise 2: Configure AIP and WIP 

Lab 3: Implementing Data Governance 

  • Exercise 1: Testing DLP Policies  
  • Exercise 2: Using Azure Information Protection  
  • Exercise 3: Using Windows Information Protection 

Lab 4: Verify Your Data Governance Policies 

  • Exercise 1: Investigate your Microsoft 365 Data