Microsoft 365 - Introduction

This course is for anyone who wants to understand how to use Microsoft 365.  It's suitable for complete beginners or those who have a little self-taught knowledge.

By the end of this course you will be able to access your Office 365 account, understand the home page, change settings, themes and sign out. You will be able to access the online version of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and learn about the difference between contacts and groups.  Learn the difference between SharePoint and OneDrive.  Understand about other apps such as Viva Engage, Sway, Stream, Teams and Planner.

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 0365 keep in mind that some wording may differ but the concept remains the same.

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

You can also access our Quick Tip Videos, that only last a few minutes, under Tips and Tricks.

Course Content

Getting Started

An Overview of Office 365
Showing You Around
Useful Settings

A Whirlwind Tour of the Apps

Viva Engage
Outlook App
Word App
Excel App
PowerPoint App
OneNote App
OneDrive for Business
Whiteboard App
Teams App
Planner App
Delve App
Sway App
Stream App

Collaborating with Outlook Online

Working with Email and Folders
Outlook People
Using Calendars
Creating Outlook Tasks
Shared Calendars
Setting Outlook Options


Introduction to Groups
Managing Groups
Creating Groups
Group Collaboration

Keeping Organised with OneDrive for Business

Navigating Around OneDrive - UPDATED
Accessing Content in OneDrive
Using the Office Apps
Creating and Saving Documents - UPDATED
Connecting Microsoft Office to OneDrive
Collaborative Working
Version History