Course Description

Guess what might make your Windows 11 upgrade as painless as possible. How about some notes from the field from organizations that have already started that journey?  

Our LIVE mini-course: Upgrading to Windows 11 - Notes from the Field, is just the thing you need!

90 minutes of real-world tips and tricks, and we are bringing a special guest!

You will learn about common gotchas and workarounds, as well as what upgrade options are available. You will learn about configurations you can make to reduce the failure rate.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Servicing existing Windows 11 installations
  • Upgrading Windows 10 to Windows 11
  • Comparing servicing techniques and platforms
  • Troubleshooting the Inplace Upgrade Process

As a bonus, you can ask Johan and his special guest questions directly in a live training environment.

With all this knowledge, you'll be able to build a great upgrade strategy to win in 2023 & beyond!

If you can't make the live event, the webinar is recorded and will be available within 24 hours of the broadcast.

Course Schedule

Date and Time for Live Webinars

Date and start time for the next live 90-minute webinar:

  • New Dates - TBA

Previous Events:

  • Recording available from the live webinar on June 29, 2023

Course Outline

Module 1: Upgrading to Windows 11

  • Planning for Your Windows 11 Upgrade
  • Options Available for Assessment and Readiness 
  • Comparing Servicing Techniques and Platforms: MDT, Intune, and ConfigMgr
  • Upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11
  • Running the Inplace Upgrade Process
  • Adding Preflight Actions for Windows 11 Upgrades
  • Troubleshooting the Inplace Upgrade Process


Johan Arwidmark is a consultant, author, speaker, and all-around geek specializing in Enterprise Windows Deployment Solutions and Systems Management. Johan speaks at several conferences each year, including MMS and Ignite around the world. He is also actively involved in the community, and he has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2005. Johan is known for his energetic and humorous style, tackling complex concepts using simple "Real World" scenarios and lots of live demos. His areas of expertise include Enterprise Windows Deployment Tools and Management Systems: Intune, MDT, WinPE, WDS, and ConfigMgr (SCCM).

Johan Arwidmark

Technical Fellow

Michael Niehaus is a Principal R&D Engineer at Tanium, working on device management and OS deployment technologies. Previously, Michael spent 16 years at Microsoft working on MDT, Windows as a Service, Windows Autopilot, and related management and deployment technologies. Prior to that, he spent 14 years working as an IT pro.

Michael Niehaus

Principal R&D Engineer