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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Running Meetings (Live Online using MS Teams)


Need to present meetings or teach using Teams? Then join us in this friendly hand on session to learn how to get up and running. You will have the opportunity to practice managing a meeting or a webinar.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. 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
Topics covered
  • Initiate a Video or Audio Meeting On-demand
  • Meet Now
  • Schedule a Meeting or Webinar and Invite Attendees
  • Extra Options in Video Calls
  • Share a PowerPoint Presentation in a Meeting
  • Tips when scheduling meetings
  • Tips presenting multiple applications from a Teams meeting
  • Audio Settings
  • Switching Windows Strategies
  • Give and Take Control of a Desktop (Desktop app only)
  • Record a Video Meeting or Call
  • Further help
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app.
  • It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser.
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session.
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup or meet your instructor.
  • The course will be taught using Microsoft Teams
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One session of two hours (approximately)
  • Termly
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