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Wed 26 Jun 2024

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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Fast Track (In Person Face to Face)


Want an insight into Teams? Then join me in this friendly, fast-paced, session to learn how to get up and running. This course would suit people that are comfortable using computers and who would be confident referring to the course materials after the session to consolidate the detail.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online course.

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.

If you would prefer a slower paced course with more opportunity for practice then attend the Fast Track Course in the following formats:

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Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Topics covered
  • Create a team and channels
  • Team roles, owner, member, guest
  • Conversations in a channel post
  • Use chats for private messages
  • Post, read, bookmark, edit and delete messages
  • Understand how Teams links to SharePoint and OneDrive
  • Schedule a Meeting and Invite Attendees
  • Initiate a video or audio meeting on-demand
  • Files - sharing and collaborating
  • Customise Channel Tabs
  • Apps you can add into Teams (e.g. Wiki, OneNote, Forms)

You will:

  • Understand Teams, channels and gain an overview of what is possible in the application. In Teams you can:
  • video/audio chat or message colleagues one-to-one or in a group
  • arrange and attend meetings
  • collaborate in real time with colleagues - access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files
  • add applications that you need to work with e.g. OneNote, Planner, Forms/surveys.
  • Interactive live online training that is instructor-led with video, demonstrations and practical activities
  • The course will be taught using Microsoft Teams
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One half day session
  • Termly
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