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Microsoft Teams

For your organization to able to stay agile and competitive in today’s climate, all your workers must possess the ability to easily communicate and collaborate virtually in real-time. Painlessly collaborating virtually takes skill, knowledge, and the right tools. One of the most popular and robust collaboration tools currently in the market is Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams is the unified communication and collaboration platform in Microsoft 365 that builds on existing Microsoft technologies woven together by Microsoft 365 Groups. Teams is designed for teamwork and flexibility. Powered by cloud technology, Teams brings together the best of Microsoft 365 into a single workspace for working with people, managing conversations, maintaining files, and integrating Microsoft 365 applications, so everyone has instant access to everything they need.

This hands-on, expert-led training enables you to use Microsoft Teams to its fullest potential. Guided by a Microsoft Credited Professional (MCP), you will learn about organizing teams, managing teams, using features, and much more. You will leave this training able to effortlessly complete tasks such as participating in meetings, iterating on projects with coworkers, and managing day-to-day operations using Microsoft Teams.

1 day/8 hours of instruction
Public Classroom Pricing


GSA Price: $585

Group Rate: $595

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Part 1: Introduction to Microsoft Teams

  1. What is Microsoft Teams?
  2. Launching Microsoft Teams
  3. The Microsoft Teams Interface
  4. Using Microsoft Teams Desktop and Mobile Apps

Part 2: Organizing Microsoft Teams

  1. Teams
    1. Join a Team
    2. Changing Teams
    3. Leaving a Team
    4. Show/hide Teams
    5. Creating a new Team
    6. Teams integration with Microsoft 365
    7. Adding and removing owners, members, and guests in a Team
    8. Managing Team settings
    9. Connect a Team to an existing Microsoft 365 Group
    10. Copy a Team from an existing Team
    11. Create Team from a template
  2. Channels
    1. About Channels
    2. Viewing Channels
    3. Marking a Channel as a Favorite
    4. Following and Unfollowing a Channel
    5. Channel notifications
    6. Creating a Channel
    7. Standard Channels (SharePoint integration)
    8. Private Channels (SharePoint integration)
    9. Sharing Channels (coming soon)
    10. Managing Channels for a Team

Part 3: Meetings

  1. Managing Meetings
    1. Using the Calendar tab
    2. Using agenda view
    3. Meetings, webinars, live events
    4. Joining a meeting, webinar, live event
    5. Private meetings vs channel meetings
    6. Scheduling a meeting (Teams and Outlook)
    7. Editing a meeting
    8. Cancelling a meeting
    9. Assigning meeting roles
  2. Meeting controls and options
    1. Participants, chat, reactions
    2. More options – device settings, meeting notes, meeting details
    3. Gallery, large gallery, together mode, pre
    4. Focus
    5. Call me, apply background effects, turn on live captions, recording
    6. Dial pad
    7. Turn off incoming video
    8. Camera, microphone, share panel
    9. Leave meeting, end meeting
  3. Managing a meeting
    1. Sharing desktop, windows, PowerPoints, and Whiteboard 
    2. Capturing attendance
    3. Record a meeting with Stream, SharePoint, and OneDrive

Part 4: Posting Messages in Channels

  1. Posting a message
  2. Editing a message
  3. Formatting messages
  4. Replying to a message
  5. Deleting a message
  6. Using mentions
  7. Viewing your activity
  8. Searching in Teams
  9. Adding files to a message
  10. Link to Posts
  11. Share to Outlook
  12. Announcements
  13. Posting in multiple channels
  14. Moderating Posts

Part 5: Managing Files

  1. In Channels
    1. Viewing files
    2. Uploading a file
    3. Creating a new file
    4. Moving files
  2. In Teams
    1. Using the files tab in Teams
    2. Managing files in SharePoint
    3. Managing files in OneDrive

Part 6: Adding Tabs to Channels

  1. Using tabs 
  2. Adding a tab
  3. Renaming a tab
  4. Removing a tab

Part 7: Using Chat

  1. Starting a chat  
  2. Continuing a chat
  3. Managing chats 
  4. Overview of chat Tabs
  5. Replying to a chat message
  6. Adding other users to the chat
  7. Starting audio or video calls
  8. Scheduling a meeting from a chat message
  9. Sharing files (Teams/OneDrive for Business)
  10. Chat notifications
  11. Managing files (Teams/OneDrive for Business)

Part 8: Getting Help with Microsoft Teams

  1. Using the Help Center
  2. Viewing new features
  3. Viewing keyboard shortcuts
  4. Using slash commands

This Microsoft Teams training can be taken by anyone looking to improve their proficiency in Microsoft Teams. Some common job titles seen on the roster for this course include: 

  • Content Managers
  • Information Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Team Supervisors
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Admins

  • Get started with and navigate Microsoft Teams
  • Plan the architecture you want
  • Organize teams using best practices in Microsoft Teams
  • Utilize SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business to interact with Microsoft Teams
  • Use Groups, Roles, and Permissions
  • Establish Compliance and Security
  • Monitor Usage and Quality

Microsoft Teams Schedule

There are currently no scheduled classes for this course. Please contact us if you would like more information or to schedule this course for you or your company.

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