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Microsoft Teams for Power Users Course Outline

This course provides a more in-depth review of Teams for individuals who are a lead Teams user or who work in a support role for the department or organization. Learn about Teams setting, options for Posts and Files, customizing the Team Environment, managing meetings and appointments, working with members outside of your organization as well as working with SharePoint and OneDrive.

Audience profile
The course provides a thorough understanding of how to use Teams. It is intended for the user that wants to understand all the functionality in Teams, as well as for the user that may support an organization that is migrating to Teams.

Basic Windows and Microsoft Office skills are required. No prior Teams experience is necessary.

Course Outline

Module 1 -Work and Collaborate better with Teams
Best practices of using Teams
Ways to access teams

Module 2 - Navigate the interface
Navigation Bar
Navigation Pane

Module 3 – Create and manage a team
Create or join a team
Managing Teams, and Members
Modifying the team’s settings
Edit the team
Change privacy level of the team
Delete the team
Archive Teams

Module 4 - Work with channels
Add Channels
Channel notifications
Pin a channel
Hide a channel
Delete the channel

Module 5 - Posts Tab in a team
Different options to communicate with members
React to a message
Save a message
Edit or delete your own messages
Turn off notifications for a conversation
Notifications in the conversation
Set a message as Important

Module 6 - Files tab in a team
Working with Files
Create new files and folders
Uploading files
Accessing other cloud storage
Opening document library in SharePoint
Editing and Collaborating on Files
Live co-authoring of Team documents
Using conversations in the editing
Using comments
Editing Online, In the desktop, or in Teams
Sharing Files with someone not on the team
Version history of the document

Module 7 – Customize your Team environment
Make main documents a tab
Team Notebook
Power Automate
Other connectors

Module 8 – Calendar, manage meetings and appointments
Calendar views and navigation
Managing meetings in Teams
Scheduling Meetings and Inviting Colleagues inside Teams
Starting an On-Demand Meeting via Conversations
Meeting controls
Record a meeting
Show device settings
Share your desktop

Module 9 – Chat, Communicating outside of your Team
Manage your recent conversations
Favorite Contacts
Create a new contact group
Start a new chat
Working with Messages
Send a message as urgent
Attach file into a conversation to collaborate
Schedule a meeting with everyone in the chat
Collaborate on documents
See the organization around a colleague
Se activities you have in common with a colleague
Customize chat environment
Adding someone to the conversation
Escalate a chat to a meeting

Module 10 – Other navigation bar tabs
Activity Feed
View your colleague’s activities across your teams
View only your own activity
Use the filter to filter by keyword, or other types of activities

Speed dial

Microsoft Teams
Add cloud storage

Search or type a command bar
Using Search in Teams
Using the / command
Using the @ command

Three dots menu - Other Apps
Power Automate
Bots in Teams

Module 11 – SharePoint and OneDrive
SharePoint Team Sites
Document Libraries
Site End Users vs Backend teams

OneDrive for Business
Your personal private documents
Documents shared with you
Review documents you have shared
Manage sharing and permissions of your documents
Changing permissions
Stop sharing your documents
Review sharing options
Collaborate on your documents online or the desktop
View outline in Word


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