Teams Essentials

Course Length: 3 hours 

This specially designed 3-hour Virtual Live Instructor-Led course has been developed to help you navigate your new work-from-home environment. Learn all the features you'll need to use it effectively, work hands on communicating via Teams with your fellow students and get your questions answered from our expert Microsoft Teams instructor in this small group class.

Microsoft Teams provides an extremely flexible cloud-based workspace, where Office 365 users can send messages, share files, and do so much more. Teams can be created for a department, a project or just about anything you like. They can be public or private, and you can join or leave as many teams as needed. Each team has access to channels where people can communicate, sharing messages and files.

Microsoft Teams also provides additional communication tools, such as chat, meetings, file sharing, audio and video calling and more.

Learning Objectives:
Gain the knowledge and hands-on practice you need to create and manage teams and channels, share files and ideas, schedule meetings, set up audio and video calls, and integrate other services and data. Increase your productivity, communication, and flexibility as you acquire the skills you need to create and manage teams, share ideas quickly, communicate with chats, audio, or video, schedule meetings, and even add apps to integrate other services. You will:
Create teams for a department, a project or for anything you like
Use Microsoft Teams to provide a collaborative, cloud-based workspace
Create and manage channels to allow users to talk to each other and share information and files
Access channels, share files and messages
Post, edit, delete and manage messages
Bring messages to a specific person’s attention with mentions and announcements
Keep detailed information accessible to all team members with the wiki
Make video and audio calls using the chat window
Create, edit and schedule meetings that will be synchronized with Microsoft Outlook
And more...

Target Student:
All new users to Teams who want to understand what Microsoft Teams is and get up to speed and able to start using it quickly. It will also help more experienced users customize Teams to meet their needs.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams
Using Channels
Posting Messages
Getting Help with Microsoft Teams

Section 2: Communicating in Channels
Managing Messages
Doing More with Messages
Managing Files in a Channel
Using the Wiki

Section 3: Using Other Communication Tools
Using Chat
Managing Meetings
Managing Files in Teams

Section 4: Customizing Channels
Customizing Channels
Adding Tabs to a Channel

Section 5: Customizing Your Teams Experience
Managing Your Teams Profile
Managing Teams