CPD Certified

MS Teams - Introduction

This course is suitable for absolute beginners to MS Teams. We assume learners will already be familiar with using a keyboard, mouse, computer and assistive technology.  This Introduction course shows you how to 

  • get started with MS Teams and how to navigate around
  • set up a Team, join, add and remove members, adapt privacy options, how to search for and get attention of members
  • work in and with Channels, 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.

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 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