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Microsoft Office365 for Homeworkers

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Business & Professional Short Courses
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1 Day

This course is suitable for those working remotely to help them stay better connected with colleagues and clients and enrich their communication and productivity.

This course is delivered over 1 day from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Topics covered will include:

Overview of Office 365

  • Introduction, Outline & Objectives - Parts and Features of Office 365, Signing into Office 365, Exploring Portal Screen, Office 365 Groups

Getting Started with Outlook OWA

  • Using OWA - Outlook and OWA Differences, Creating and Addressing New Messages
  • Managing Messages
  • Contact Management - Adding Contacts, Importing Contacts from CSV, Contact Groups
  • Calendaring - Calendar navigation, Adding Appointments and Events, Arranging Meetings (see Teams)
  • Outlook Desktop - Creating a Profile

Microsoft Teams Overview

  • Browser/App/Mobile
  • Signing in
  • Teams Workspaces - Chat, Notifications, Calendar, Teams
  • Teams and Channels - Inviting Internal & External people, Creating Channels
  • Channel Features & Connectors - Adding Tabs (Office and other content)
  • Chat and Calling features (@mentions) - Video and Audio Calling, Building Team Wiki Pages, [Files] tab (See SharePoint)

Microsoft Teams Meetings

  • Organising Teams Meetings - Putting Meeting in Calendar, Inviting attendees & Guests, Editing Meeting details
  • Meeting Features - Chat, Attendees, Recording the Meeting, Posting content, Sharing content

Document Management Using SharePoint

  • Channel [Files] tab
  • SharePoint in 5 Words - Sites, Lists, Libraries, Pages & Users, Navigating and searching SharePoint Sites
  • Document Management - Uploading One and Many documents, Creating Folders
  • Editing Documents - In Web Apps, In Office, Document Menus & Properties, Deleting and Recycling Documents, Sharing Content internally and Externally, Linking to Files and Content
  • SharePoint Lists - List Types, Creating and importing content to Lists
  • Building Site Pages


  • Working with OneDrive for Business - Syncing Document Libraries with your PC, Sync Settings and Status, Sharing Folders and Files internally and Externally, Sharing features and strategies


  • MS Lists App - Creating new Lists, Importing from Excel, Configuring List Columns, Sorting and Filtering, Creating Views, Entering and editing List content
  • Using Lists in Teams & SharePoint

Other Office 365 Applications

  • Planner
  • MS Forms
  • Stream
  • To do

Online Application Versions

  • Word/Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Co Authoring documents

Putting it Together

  • Power Automate - Overview
  • Creating Flows - Triggers, Actions, Expressions, Dynamic Content, Logical constructs
  • Managing Flows - Testing & Running Flows, Editing Flows, Sharing Flows
  • Automation strategies


  • Connecting Office 365 and Teams to your Phone or Tablet - Android, IOS

Question & Answer Session

Further Information and Booking

If you're interested in this course, please contact us:

Business Partnerships, York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB
Tel: 01904 770368 option 1

Next Course Dates

Next course dates TBC.

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