Course Description

Don't miss the chance to join a LIVE Online Training on the ViaMonstra Academy with PowerShell expert Ronnie Jakobsen from CTGlobal. In this LIVE Online Training, you will learn to use PowerShell for administration of ConfigMgr and Intune environments. As with all our academy courses, the information presented is up-to-date and gathered from real-world implementations.   

Note: If you already have an All Access Pass subscription, this course has been added to your account.

This program runs for six weeks and includes: 

  • Weekly live webinars (with recordings and Q&A)
  • Weekly assignments to guide your progress
  • A community of individuals with the same goals
  • A private Facebook group with other participants for sharing reflections, progress, etc. 
  • The chance to ask Ronnie Jakobsen questions directly in a live training environment

This LIVE Online Training is for YOU if you want to:

  • Learn PowerShell from the ground up
  • Become proficient with PowerShell for administration
  • Use PowerShell with your ConfigMgr infrastructure
  • Use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) with PowerShell
  • Connect to Intune with PowerShell (using Graph API) 
  • Manage your ConfigMgr clients remotely using PowerShell

Course Schedule

Dates and start time for the live two-hour webinars:

  • Module 1: Thursday, Jan 26, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
  • Module 2: Thursday, Feb 2, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Please Note: The following sessions have been pushed back by one week due to illness.

  • *Rescheduled* Module 3: Thursday, Feb 16, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
  • *Rescheduled* Module 4: Thursday, Feb 23, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
  • *Rescheduled* Module 5: Thursday, Mar 2, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
  • *Rescheduled* Module 6: Thursday, Mar 9, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Course Outline

Module 1: PowerShell Basics

  • Introduction to PowerShell
  • Essential PowerShell Commands
  • Editors and Tools for Working with PowerShell
  • Understanding PowerShell Objects
  • Learning PowerShell Programming Logic
  • Understanding the PowerShell Pipeline

Module 2: Useful Skills for Working with PowerShell

  • Writing Better Scripts 
  • Handling Data in Files in PowerShell
  • Functions and Parameters
  • Debugging Scripts
  • Extending PowerShell Using Modules

Module 3: PowerShell and ConfigMgr

  • Introduction to the ConfigMgr PowerShell Module
  • Working with ConfigMgr Infrastructure, Site System Roles, and More
  • Working with Packages and Applications
  • Working with Task Sequences
  • Working with Software Updates

Module 4: PowerShell and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

  • Introduction to Windows Management Instrumentation
  • Understanding How to Discover WMI Classes and Instances
  • Introduction to WMI Query language (WQL)
  • Extracting Hardware, OS, and Application Configurations from WMI
  • Invoking WMI Methods
  • Understanding the ConfigMgr WMI Namespace
  • Creating Custom WMI Classes and Using Them to Extend ConfigMgr Hardware Inventory

Module 5: Using Microsoft Graph with Microsoft Intune

  • Introduction to Microsoft Graph API
  • Connecting to Intune Using Graph API with PowerShell
  • Creating Intune Configuration Policies with PowerShell
  • Creating Intune Applications Using PowerShell
  • Device Management with Graph API
  • Using PowerShell to Document Intune Configuration

Module 6: Managing Clients Remotely

  • Introduction to PowerShell Remoting
  • Configuring PowerShell Remoting
  • Security for PowerShell Scripts
  • Connecting to Clients and Executing Commands Remotely Using PowerShell 
  • Managing ConfigMgr Clients Remotely with PowerShell
  • Managing Clients with ConfigMgr and PowerShell


Instructor Bio:

Ronnie is a managing consultant who has been with CTGlobal since 2012 and has worked in the IT field for more than 25 years. Most of his experience has been with endpoint management, specifically Configuration Manager and Intune, but his depth of knowledge goes far beyond endpoint management and includes PowerShell scripting/automation, .NET development, and client security.

Ronnie Jakobsen

Managing Consultant