Beyond the new UI, are there any real improvements for IT? How will Windows 8 make IT and the rest of the organization better? Why is the industry reacting differently to this version of Windows? If these are the types of questions you’re asking, this Microsoft Jump Start is for you.

COURSE OUTLINE 
Module 1: Windows 8 Tips & Tricks for IT Pros 
What’s new in Windows 8, UI and keyboard shortcuts for IT pros, the Windows App Store, key features and IE 10 
Module 2: Windows 8 Deployment 
Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, Internet Explorer Assessment Kit 
Module 3: Windows 8 and Windows Apps 
Sideloading (Signature, Group Policy, different app scenarios, MDT 2012), Self-service portal for Windows apps (System Center), Management with Windows Intune 
- MEAL BREAK - 
Module 4: Enabling Flexible Workstyles with Windows 8 
SkyDrive Pro, Deploying UE-V, Windows to Go, BitLocker Drive Encryption, enabling offline domain joins 
Module 5: Recovery & Security 
Resetting and refreshing the PC, creating custom refresh images and DaRT recovery images (including Windows DS), BitLocker and MBAM, UEFI, Secure Boot, Measured Boot 
Module 6: Windows 8 Virtualization 
Client Hyper-V, Session-based virtualization, Pooled virtual machines, video (HD, 3D, webcam) over session and over pooled VM, User Experience and Application Virtualization   

https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/tracks/windows-8-for-it-pros-jump-start