Trying to work in this environment, where there are likely several non-integrated software applications that need to be used can make things challenging. Office 365 is an integrated collaboration and communication solution from Microsoft. Office 365 combines the well known software applications* with cloud features to help individuals and teams work together more productively. This course looks at the common features of Office 365 and how they can be used to support collaboration and communication. This course will teach your staff how to monitor and collaborate on projects and tasks, share knowledge and content with colleagues, use social and communication tools efficiently.
By the end of the course your staff will be able to:
Discuss how the Office 365 subscription model and online portal helps organisations become more flexible, collaborative and agile in today's changing workplace.
Explore the key components and differences between the Office 365 licensing plans to determine the most suitable and cost effective package for you or your organisation.
Personalize the look and feel of your Office 365 portal and use the application launcher to switch between programs
Discuss the differences between Office Online and the full desktop applications and install Office 365 on 5 different devices
Use Clutter to filter low priority email messages and share your calendar with others
Create new tasks in Outlook to manage outstanding work items and synchronise task lists from Sharepoint to Outlook
Explore the Skype for Business Services available and determine which service best suits the needs of your organisation.
Communicate with colleagues using Instant Messenger and understand how to use presence indicators to set your status. Use Instant Messenger through Outlook and review past conversations
Organize your contacts in your contacts list, set up groups and tag contacts so you are alerted when their presence status changes
Schedule and manage engaging meetings in Skype for Business and use whiteboards, polls and Q&A to create an engaging meeting experience for participants
Use Office Online to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations that can be edited by multiple people at the same time
Explore the differences between OneDrive, OneDrive for Business and Sharepoint Online. Learn how to save documents into the cloud and synchronize them locally so they can be used offline
Familiarize with the structure of SharePoint Online and discuss how it can be used to store, organize, share and access information from anywhere using a web browser.
Create a SharePoint Team Site and customise it using themes, widgets and links
Start conversations and post comments in the newsfeed to improve communication amongst members of a team site
Use Yammer to share documents, information, content and knowledge with team members in a collaborative, social media style environment.
Use Delve to deliver the documents that are most relevant to you directly to your Delve dashboard.
Create engaging, visually stunning presentations using Sway and share them with colleagues
Use Office 365 Groups to make collaborating together on a project simple and efficient using document sharing, group calendar management, group note taking and group conversations
Completion Time: 2 hours (average)