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PowerShell Training: Scripting the Base of Your IT Knowledge

PowerShell Training: Scripting the Base of Your IT Knowledge

March 4, 2020 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Alison Chludzinski

PowerShell Training: Scripting the Base of Your IT Knowledge


Windows PowerShell is no longer considered an elective class for IT professionals. Now, every Microsoft class related to Job Task Analysis (JTA) training assumes you already have the basic comprehension of PowerShell scripting. If you haven’t taken the Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MS-10961) class at this point in your IT career, now is the time to enroll.

Job Task Analysis (JTA)

Microsoft has restructured its training to “role-based” learning to better prepare IT professionals for their careers. By following this JTA structure, it ensures IT professionals are learning exactly what they need in order to continue to be successful in their roles. Many of the new role-based certification paths expect IT professionals to already be familiar with PowerShell in order to continue their learning path and gain their Microsoft certification.


What is Windows PowerShell?

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language. Previously, it has been associated strictly with system administrators, but has now bled over into other Microsoft job roles, including even the developer community.

PowerShell is built on the .NET Framework, and empowers IT professionals with the ability to control and automate Windows operating system functions and applications that run on Windows.

Learn more about PowerShell and how to use it here.


PowerShell in an Evolving IT World

Knowing PowerShell is more important than ever for those who work in IT. Anyone who is looking for automation in their daily processes needs to understand PowerShell. If you are a professional that works on Windows Systems, knowing PowerShell will be the only way to fully comprehend all the processes as Microsoft moves forward in their training libraries. Though PowerShell is not a listed prerequisite for every Microsoft class, many assume you know the skills covered in Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MS-10961). Without knowing these objectives, you may struggle in these emerging job roles.

See all our PowerShell training classes here.


Other Microsoft technologies require PowerShell knowledge

Here are just some of the Microsoft technologies that require an understanding of PowerShell:


Are you interested in learning more about PowerShell and how it can help advance your IT career? Contact us or fill out the form below for more information!


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