Microsoft® Office 365
Power Tips

Best practice tips for working in the cloud and collaborating using Microsoft 365. Power up!

Duration: 1 hour

Power Tips for Microsoft® Office 365

About this course

This short course is offered as a 1-hour online live demo guiding you through power tips for best practice when using Microsoft Office 365.  It covers key tips to keep you productive when working in the cloud and collaborating with others. 

Is this course suitable for you or your team?

This course is aimed at people who are ready to learn the key features that Microsoft Office 365 offers. This course is definitely for you if:

  • You've been using Microsoft Office 365 for a while and you’re feeling that gaining some understanding in how to use it better would be beneficial
  • You didn’t receive any formal training when you first started using Microsoft Office 365
  • You started using Microsoft Office 365 during lockdown (and don’t want to attend a beginner or introductory course) so you now need to consolidate what you already know, learn how to effectively use the key features and unlearn any bad practice you and your team may’ve picked up because #pandemic

Learning outcomes

This live demo demonstrates need-to-know power tips across the core features available in Microsoft Office 365 This course is demonstration only, there is no dedicated time for hands-on exercises, however there is a Q&A at the end of the session. The course is complemented with a quick reference cheat sheet. 

Course pre-requisites

An understanding of Microsoft® Office would be beneficial but not essential.  This course is not designed for beginners or as an introduction to Microsoft Office 365; prior experience using Microsoft Office 365 and an understanding of introductory concepts to working in the cloud is a must. 

Learners will require a PC with wi-fi access to join the live demo. 

What you will learn...

Navigating and Personalising Settings

Learn tips to navigate Microsoft 365 and personalise settings to give yourself quick access to the things you need most often.

TOPICS COVERED

Navigate the www.office.com Start Page

Personalise your settings

Change notifications to reduce the noise

Navigate the App Launcher and work across multiple open tabs

Key Apps to Use

The myriad of apps available in Microsoft 365 can be overwhelming. Learn some of the key apps that are easy to start using and add instant value to you and your team.

TOPICS COVERED

Planner for meeting actions and project tasks

OneNote for shared and personal notes

OneDrive for your personal business storage - say "bye bye" to your old friend C:\drive

Working with Files in the Cloud

Learn productivity tips and tricks for working smarter with your files, including how to save directly from MS Office and how to keep your OneDrive organised.

TOPICS COVERED

Upload existing files to OneDrive

Save as from Word (or Excel and PowerPoint) directly into cloud storage like OneDrive

Create new files and folders in OneDrive

Share files and collaborate with others from OneDrive

Sharing files and collaborating on them with your team or even people outside of your company is the biggest benefit of working in the cloud. Learn tips to quickly find files that have been shared with you, how to stop sharing a file and how to use version control. 

TOPICS COVERED

Share files and folders

Find files that have been shared with you (or by you)

Use Online apps to edit and review files with others, at the same time, in real-time

Roll back to a former version using OneDrive

Stop sharing files with others

Utilise OneDrive Tools

Ensure you know all the tricks for getting the most out of your OneDrive, including how to manage your sync and your recycle bin. 

TOPICS COVERED

Recycle bin

Change views, sort and filter

Navigate Shared Libraries

Sync files and manage sync options

Work in File Explorer

What you will get...

Learners are fully supported after the demo with a quick reference cheat sheet.

This course is demonstration only, there is no dedicated time for hands-on exercises, but there is a short Q&A at the end of the session.

Online sessions

We use Microsoft Teams or the latest version of Zoom to deliver live online sessions. If you would like to follow along with your trainer please ensure you have logged in to your Microsoft® Office 365 Premium (or equivalent) subscription. Having a webcam and headphones ensures you can enjoy interacting with your trainer and fellow participants. Please ensure your browser software is up to date too. For the best experience we recommend using Microsoft Chromium Edge or Google Chrome as your browser.

Details on how to connect to the session, along with your quick reference guide will be emailed to you prior to your session.

Any questions, please contact us at ask@excelatwork.co.nz.

Microsoft 365 Power Tips training
  • Online

  • Group

Online LIVE instructor led demo

$125 excl GST, pp

Need a quote for a group online session?
Please contact us today.

This training is designed for users of Windows OS and may not be suitable for Mac users

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