This course is part of a series focussing on using Office 365 apps in the working environment. With collaboration as its main theme, this course works through Groups, Teams and Planner combined with Office Online to demonstrate how they can be applied to scenarios where colleagues are required to work together.

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Familiarity with Microsoft Office is required.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use Office Online Apps
  • Create Office 365 Groups, set options and collaborate
  • Work with Office 365 Teams, people, files and meetings
  • Create plans with Planner
  • Update plans and tasks collaboratively
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Course Outline

Module 1 – Introducing the Office Online Apps

  • Topic A – Word Online
  • Topic B – Excel Online
  • Topic C – PowerPoint Online
  • Topic D – OneDrive for Business overview
  • Topic E – OneNote Online

Module 2: Using Office 365 Groups to Collaborate

  • Topic A - Introduction to Groups
  • Topic B - Creating Groups and Setting Options
  • Topic C - Collaboration using Groups
  • Topic D - Managing Groups as an Owner

Module 3: Working with Microsoft Teams

  • Topic A – Teams introduced and described
  • Topic C – Creating and joining Teams
  • Topic B – Working with Files in Teams
  • Topic C – Meetings
  • Topic D – Chat
  • Topic E – People and Channels
  • Topic F – Activities

Module 4: Using Planner

  • Topic A – Introducing Planner with Teams and Groups
  • Topic B - Creating a Plan and Group
  • Topic C - Boards, Buckets and Tasks
  • Topic D - Creating More Detailed Tasks and Assigning Tasks
  • Topic E - Charts and viewing Plans Graphically
  • Topic F - Schedule in Planner

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Special Notices

For customers attending remotely via Virtual Classroom or ‘Attend From Anywhere’, an additional screen is required for this course to work through remote desktop labs and view training information.

Microsoft Project learning paths

= Required
= Certification
Microsoft Project Desktop
Microsoft Project For The Web
Microsoft Project Online
Microsoft Planner

Digital Skills learning paths

= Required
= Certification
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