Welcome to Microsoft 365! Let’s get started with the common business tools used by most organizations to empower their daily work.
Microsoft 365 is Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity tool, which incorporates online services with online apps, desktop apps and other Microsoft tools. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with logging into and out of their accounts, and modifying basic account settings.
Microsoft 365 (Online)
This course is intended for new users of Microsoft 365 who would like to increase their productivity and feel more empowered using Microsoft 365.
All participants will be required to have either a personal or business account in Office 365. To ensure success, participants should understand the basics of using a Windows-based computer and be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, Windows operating system and an internet browser.
Lesson 1: Getting Started
In the first lesson, participants will learn about what Microsoft 365 is and how to log into their Microsoft 365 account, complete basic navigation tasks, search for help, and change basic settings. Additionally, they will learn how to download and install Office apps onto their computer, and sign in to their Microsoft 365 account from Office apps.
- Navigate your account
- Find help and change your account settings
- Use desktop apps with Microsoft 365
Lesson 2: Your Subscription Package
Next, you will become familiar with the applications and services offered by the Microsoft 365 Business Standard subscription plan. The purpose of each app or service, and how to navigate within the interfaces of these apps and services is also covered.
- Office apps that come with your subscription
- Services included with your subscription
Lesson 3: File Storage and Collaboration
This lesson explores how to share files and collaborate using OneDrive and Delve. In addition, we also cover the OneDrive for Business app and how to sync your OneDrive for Business account with your computer.
- Store files and collaborate with OneDrive for Business
- Manage an organization’s activity with Delve
Lesson 4: Managing Users
This lesson introduces participants to the role of an administrator, and how to use the Admin Center and related apps. They will also learn how to add users, create groups, and manage resources and sites.
- Get started as an administrator
- Manage users, groups, and resources in Microsoft 365
Lesson 5: Managing Security
This administrator’s role is further explored in the final lesson. After learning about managing domains, participants will be introduced to the Security & Compliance Center. It is there that you can create alerts, manage user permissions, and control data loss.
- Manage domains
- Monitor Microsoft 365 security and compliance
Time permitting, this is your chance to ask questions, pose business challenges and work with your instructor in a workshop-style format. This is YOUR time! Make the best of it. (Labs and materials may be shared when available.)