Course Outline: Microsoft Teams Essential Training (Will be held on Zoom)


Microsoft Teams Platforms 

  • Desktop client v. Web app v. Mobile app
  • Features Overview
    • Meetings
    • Calling
    • Instant messaging
    • Apps
  • Using the Teams Interface via Desktop Client
    • Creating a New Team
    • Adding Members to your Team
  • Introduction to Channels
    • Viewing Channels
    • Creating a Channel

Messaging/Chats 

  • Posting Messages
    • Posting a Message
    • Replying to a Message
    • Adding Files to a Message
  • Managing Messages
    • Identifying New Messages
    • Marking Messages as Read and Unread
    • Liking a Message
  • Using Chat
    • Starting a Chat
    • Replying to a Chat Message
    • Continuing a Chat
    • Adding Other Users to the Chat
    • Using Chat Message Features
  • Chats Become Calls
    • Scheduling a Meeting from a Chat Message
    • Starting Audio or Video Calls
    • Overview of Chat Tabs
    • Managing Chats
  • Advanced Communications
    • Target messages using @mentions
    • React to messages and bookmark messages
    • Add emojis and animated gifs

Managing Files in Teams 

    • Using the Files Tab in Teams
    • Viewing Posted Files
    • Creating a New File
    • Uploading a File
    • Viewing Files
    • Managing Files
    • Adding and Managing Cloud Storage
    • Edit and Collaborate on files

Meetings

    • Using the Meetings Tab
    • Scheduling a Meeting
    • Joining a Meeting
  • Advanced Meetings
    • Using Agenda View
    • Editing a Meeting
    • Cancelling a Meeting
    • Share your screen during a call, meeting or chat
    • Record a video meeting or call

Customizing Channels 

    • Customizing Channels
    • Renaming a Channel
    • Accessing the Channel Email Address and Link
    • Accessing the Team’s SharePoint Page
    • Deleting a Channel
  • Adding Tabs to a Channel
    • Adding a Tab
    • Using Tab Conversations
    • Renaming a Tab
    • Removing a Tab
  • Adding Connectors to a Channel
    • Adding a Connector
    • Changing Connector Settings
    • Changing Connector Accounts
    • Removing a Connector

Customizing Your Teams’ Experience

  • Managing Your Teams’ Profile
    • Updating Your Profile Picture
    • Changing Your Status
    • Changing Your Teams Settings
    • Logging Out of Teams
  • Managing Teams
    • Editing the Team
    • Accessing Advanced Team Settings
    • Managing Team Members
    • Managing Channels
    • Managing Settings
    • Managing Apps
    • Deleting the Team
    • Invite people to a private team
    • Add guest team members outside your Office 365 organization
    • Link a team to an existing Office 365 group
    • Hide a team
  • Adding Apps and Bots
    • Opening the Store
    • Installing an App
    • Using Apps to add extra functionality
    • Managing Apps
    • Removing Apps
    • Using Bots