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Mon 17 Jun 2024
09:30 - 11:00


Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Live Events Workshop - (Live Online using MS Teams)

Mon 17 Jun 2024


Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content.

Note! Teams 'Live Events' will be retired by Microsoft on September 30, 2024. 'Town hall', a new virtual event experience will replace Teams 'Live Event'.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed, your calendar correctly configured, a web cam and mic and the Create Live Events button enabled on your computer to participate in this course this may take 48 hours. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Mon 17 Jun   09:30 - 11:00 09:30 - 11:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1 Simon Meaker,  Lynn Foot
Topics covered

About Live Events

  • Scheduling a Live Event
  • Roles: Organiser, Producer, Presenter, Attendee
  • The Live Event production window
  • Sharing content (your desk top or application windows)

Workshop Practice

  • Take control to present a Live Event

Further help

  • Useful facts and tips
  • Microsoft’s online video training
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Help from within the UIS Teams desktop application
  • At the completion of this course you should be able to:
  • Host your own Microsoft Teams Live Event
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements

You must have the following items installed or available on your computer to participate:

1. The Microsoft Teams desktop app installed on your computer.
2. The Teams Calendar available on the Teams interface. (You must be using Microsoft Exchange Online for your email to enable the Teams Calendar). Details on how to migrate from Hermes to Exchange can be found here.
3. The button on the Teams Calendar interface necessary to create a Teams Live Event. (To enable the button on your system you need to request the ability to create Live Events via the Self Service portal). Note! this can take up to 48 hours for the change to come into effect.

  • You will also need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session
  • The course will be taught using Microsoft Teams
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One session of one and a half hours (approximately)
  • Termly
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