Member Fees: $199

Non-Member Fees: $299

Intro to Microsoft Teams

This course will provide an overview of how to utilize Microsoft Teams for better collaboration and communication. Participants will learn the basics of how to leverage this powerful platform for seamless teamwork, file sharing, virtual meetings, and efficient project management, fostering a dynamic and interconnected work environment.


  1. Overview
    • a. What is Teams?
    • b. Why are we using Teams?
  1. Chat
    • a. How to use chat
    • b. Individual chat
      • i. Formatting options
      • ii. Menu options
    • c. Group chat
    • d. Chat sections – Pinned and recent
    • e. How to hide chats
  1. Teams
    • a. What is a Team?
    • a. What is a Channel?
      • i. What are Conversations?
      • ii. Reactions
    • c. Chat Channel
    • d. Tabs within each Channel
      • i. Examples can include specific documents, Microsoft Planner, lists, forms, websites, etc.
    • e. How to hide and pin channels
  1. Office Online & Desktop Overview, including connection to Teams
    • a. Initial navigation – how to get to Office online vs. on the computer
    • b. Co-authoring
    • c. Starting from an Office desktop application and opening files from SharePoint/Teams from there
    • d. Synchronizing SharePoint/Teams files to your desktop
      • i. What all the icons mean
  1. Calendar
    • a. Connection to Outlook
    • b. Scheduling a meeting
      • i. From the calendar
      • ii. From a channel
    • c. Editing or canceling a meeting
  1. Teams Meeting
    • a. Overview of menu and options
    • b. Meeting Notes
    • c. Recording a meeting
    • d. Share Content (Share Screen)
  1. Files
  1. Activity
  1. Settings – Brief overview
  1. Search
  1. Help
    • a. Topics
    • b. Training
  1. TEAMS LAB & Q&A

Participants will need access to this Microsoft product (either online or the computer app) to participate in the lab time. Exercises will be provided during the lab to practice the functions and tools discussed while the instructor is there to provide guidance and answer questions.


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Course Dates

Course Date and Time

Start Date: 05/16/2024 09:30 AM CDT
End Date: 05/16/2024 11:30 AM CDT

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Course Date and Time

Start Date: 09/26/2024 01:30 PM CDT
End Date: 09/26/2024 03:30 PM CDT
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