Office 365 is a line of subscription services offered by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Office product line. The brand encompasses plans that allow use of the Microsoft Office software suite over the life of the subscription, as well as cloud-based software as a service products for business environments, such as hosted Exchange Server, One Drive Teams, and SharePoint, among others. All Office 365 plans include automatic updates to their respective software at no additional charge, as opposed to conventional licenses for these programs—where new versions require purchase of a new license.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at end users of Office 365 who wish to obtain a good working knowledge of office 365 key applications.

Duration: One Day

 

Introduction

What is Office 365?
Cloud based computing
Overview of Desktop apps and Web apps
Overview of flexible working using mobile phone apps

Office 365 Portal

Accessing/Navigating the Office 365 portal

OneDrive for Business

File saving and sharing using OneDrive for Business
Sharing documents with colleagues
Organising documents
OneDrive for Business versus SharePoint/Teams for document management

Working with Office Desktop and Web Apps

Creating and editing files in Word, PowerPoint and Excel using the Office Web Apps
Using Outlook Web Access
Key features within Mail, Calendar, Tasks and People
New features in the current version of the applications

Working with Teams – Collaboration

Overview/create teams & channels
Joining teams

File saving, sharing and OneDrive
Using other 365 Apps within Teams

Working with Teams – Communication (formerly Skype for Business)

Creating chat messages and working with chat options
Finding and working with contacts
Creating contact groups
Working with instant messaging (IM)
Creating a Teams meeting using Outlook
Making calls through Teams (subject to local settings)
Creating and managing Teams meetings.
Sharing content
Recording meetings (subject to local settings)

Working with Yammer

Overview of Yammer
Creating and editing posts/comments
Following people, topics, files
Creating Yammer groups

Other 365 Apps

A high-level overview of other applications available via Office 365 such as:
Using OneNote
Using Planner
Using Forms
Using Delve