Introduction to Teams

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

About:  Meet the hub for teamwork in Office 365.  Teams is a workspace for real-time collaboration and communication, meetings, file and app sharing.

Audience profile

This course is intended for students who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Teams.

Prerequisites:

The prerequisites for this course are an introductory course to Windows or a solid working knowledge of Windows.  You need to know your Office 365 username and password.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a Team
  • Create and Manage Channels
  • Starting Meetings
  • Work with Tabs
  • Manage Conversations
  • Collaborate on Files

Course Outline

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

  • What is Microsoft Teams?
  • Launching Microsoft Teams
    • Sign in with your Office 365 username and password

Set up and customize your team

  • Create a Team
  • Add and Remove Members
  • Add Team Owners
  • Change team settings
  • Organize your teams list

Collaborate in teams and channels

  • Overview of teams and channels
  • Show and hide channels
  • Work in channels
  • Work on a file together
  • Send email to a channel
  • Create a plan with Planner

Work with posts and messages

  • Create and format a post
  • Get attention with @mentions
  • Save a post or a message
  • Post a message to multiple channels

Upload and find files

  • Upload and share files
  • Find and filter files

Manage chats and calls

  • Start chats and make calls
  • Hide chats, delete messages
  • Set up a delegate to take your calls

Manage meetings

  • Join a Teams meeting
  • Create instant meetings with Meet Now
  • Meet in a channel
  • Manage meetings
  • Show your screen during a meeting
  • Show PowerPoint slides in a meeting
  • Move around during a Teams meeting

Explore apps and tools

  • Add tools with tabs
  • Turn a file into a tab
  • Use the command box

Manage your activity feed

  • Filter your activity feed
  • Manage notification settings

Teams on the go

  • Activity feed on the go
  • Join a meeting on the go
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