This course is suitable for anyone who is struggling to organise their work life and trying to understand how the new Microsoft 365 apps can help them to become more coordinated.
Delegates will learn how to
- Work better in a day-to-day virtual world
- Plan and organise your work life using sequential steps
- Get into good habits when working digitally
- Make the Microsoft 365 tools work more efficiently for you
Being organised in a virtual world
- Workplace challenges
- Benefits / challenges of hybrid working
- Benefits of becoming more organised
- Application recommendations aligned to PAUSE framework
Utilise the PAUSE framework to become more organised
- PLAN - your time with your calendar
- Typical work scenario
- Good behaviours to achieve
- Tips to help you work better
- ACTION - your emails
- Good email habits
- USE - a To Do list
- Advantages of using a digital ‘To-do’ list
- Focus on priorities
- Benefits of a daily ‘To-do’ list
- STORE - important information
- Managing information – good habits
- What are we doing at the moment?
- Good notetaking habits
- Being proactive and managing your commitments
- Organising yourself and your workload
- Other tips to save time and automate common tasks
- EASE – break up large tasks into smaller ones
- Create a workflow and break up large tasks into smaller ones
- Utilise Planner app to plan tasks
Note: This session can be delivered as a full day interactive session with more hands-on time with M365 apps.
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