MS Teams - Introduction

This Introduction course shows you how to get started with MS Teams and how to navigate around. How to set up a Team, join, add and remove members. It also covers privacy options, and how to search for and get attention of members. It shows how you can work in and with Channels.  Lastly it covers how to start a chat, a call and use meeting notes and understand the meeting control bar.

Estimated Course duration is 2-3 hours. Each lesson takes 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.  So, as you are learning Teams keep in mind that some wording may differ but the concept remains the same.

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Course Content

Getting Started

Understanding Teams
Accessing Teams
Navigating Teams

Working with Teams

Setting up Teams
Adding and Removing Members
Searching for & Joining Teams
Showing & Hiding Teams
Privacy Options
Organising Team Lists
Managing Teams
Getting 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 & Joining Instant Meetings
Creating & Managing Meetings
Meeting Notes
Using Meeting Controls