MS Teams - Introduction

This getting started course gives an overview of how Teams is used as well as creating and joining teams. It explains how to set up meetings and chat with colleagues. It also explains what channels are, how to search and work with files.

Estimated Course duration is 2-3 hours. Each lesson take on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

NOTE Microsoft is continually updating its software, unlike in the past where you could expect a new version every few years. New versions are available regularly with changes adding new features and fixing bug fixes. Occasionally the user interface changes too. So, as you are learning Teams keep in mind that some wording may differ, some features may appear in a different place but the concept remains the same.

Go to the Learning Tips to view the Quick Reference Card to help you get started.

Course Content

Getting Started

Understanding Teams
Accessing Teams
Navigating Teams

Working with Teams

Setting up Teams
Adding & Removing Members
Searching for & Joining Teams
Showing & Hiding Teams
Privacy Options
Organising Team Lists
Managing Teams
Get Attention with @Mentions
Archiving Teams

Working with Channels

Creating Channels
Channel Notifications
Editing Channels
Sending emails to Channels
Starting Conversations
Using the Activity Feed
Managing Notifications
Working on Files
Uploading & Sharing Files
Turning a file into a tab
Adding Wiki tabs

Chats, Calls and Meetings

Starting Chats
Making Calls
Creating Instant Meetings
Creating & Managing Meetings
Meeting Notes
Using Meeting Controls