Microsoft Office 365 Teams

Microsoft Teams is the hub for teamwork in Office 365. This course will provide an overview of how to use features within Teams such as chat, online meetings, calls and more. Learn the core features of Teams and how it relates to other Office 365 apps to make your team more productive.

Who should attend:         The course is for team members and administrators who plan on using Microsoft Teams.
Prerequisites:                    Basic Windows 10 and Microsoft Office skills are required.

Duration:                             6 Hours

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to accomplish the following:

Course Content

The Basics:

  • Overview of MS Teams
  • Best practices of using Teams
  • Different ways to view MS Teams – web, desktop, or mobile

Teams Interface:

  • Exploring the Navigation bar
  • Desktop environment
  • Showing or hide teams and channels
  • Quick access to pin channels

Create and Manage Your Teams:

  • Create a team
  • Customize team membership and settings
  • Managing channels

Managing Conversations with Team Members:

  • Ways for members to communicate
  • Ways to manage your own messages
  • Working with mentions in conversations

Working with Documents in Teams:

  • Create a new document
  • Upload a file into a conversation
  • Live co-author a document in Teams, online, or in the desktop
  • Use conversations to communicate about documents
  • Share a file with someone not on the team

Customize the Environment:

  • Upload an existing document
  • Make a document a tab
  • Add a planner tab
  • Add a team notebook tab

Manage Meeting:

  • Start an on-demand channel meeting via conversations
  • Schedule a meeting in Teams
  • Schedule a meeting using Outlook

Communicate outside of your team:

  • One-on-one private conversations
  • Share a document with the participants
  • Add someone to the conversation
  • Escalate the conversation to an audio call

Other key features – (If time permits):

  • Understand your activity feed
  • Use search in Teams
  • Use the / and @ commands
  • Files
  • Planner