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Microsoft Office365 for Homeworkers

Subject Area
Business & Professional Short Courses
Start Date
May 2025
Study Mode
Full cost
1 Day
Next course start date
20th May 2025

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

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