Microsoft Teams:

Essential Training


Time: 1.5 Hours

Course Description:

Discover the core features of Teams and how you can bring together colleagues, create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively. We will walk through the essentials of using Teams, creating new channels, joining existing channels, organizing teams and members and how to conduct conversations.


You will learn how to create scheduled meetings or initiate impromptu meetings inside Teams, and understand file sharing. Learn how to customize user settings and use Teams on mobile devices.

Course Material:

A customized step-by-step Quick Reference Card with screenshots is included in this class which covers each topic you will learn.

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Course Outline:

  • Getting Started

    • What is Microsoft Teams?

    • Logging In to Teams

  • Teams Navigation

  • Channels

    • General Channel

    • Standard Channels

    • Private Channels

    • Create a Private Channel

    • Delete a Channel

    • Hide a Channel

    • Pin and unpin most used channels

    • Manage Channel Notifications

  • Group Conversations

    • Post messages to a Group

    • Attaching a File to a Post

    • Format Your Message

    • Reply to a Post

    • Edit or delete a message in a post

    • Target messages using @mentions

    • Activity Feed

    • Save a Message

    • React to a Message

    • Add Emotion with Emojis!

    • Fun with animated GIF’s and stickers!

    • Send Kudos with a Praise Badge

  • Private Chat

    • Create a new private Chat

    • Resume a private conversation

    • Make audio/video calls from private chat

  • Meetings

    • Start an instant meeting in a channel

    • Join a meeting from a channel

    • Schedule a Channel meeting for future date

    • Start an Instant Meeting from the Calendar

    • Schedule a meeting from Teams Calendar

    • Schedule a Teams Meeting from Outlook

    • Share Your Screen during a Meeting

    • View Scheduled meetings

  • Adding Guests

    • Adding Guests to a Team

  • Calls Tab

    • Place Video Calls, Audio calls or Chat

  • Sharing Files

    • Accessing and downloading Shared Files from a channel

    • Files Tab

    • Edit and collaborate on files

  • Teams Searching

    • Search for specific messages, files, or people

  • Wiki Tab in Teams

    • What is a Wiki?

    • Using the Wiki Tab

  • Options and Settings

    • Set your status message