Digital skills for business: how use Teams and SharePoint for collaboration (intermediate)
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
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This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CCCBT01
Duration: 5 sessions (over 0 months)
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What is the course about?
This course is about helping you become a better collaborator and team player at work. You will focus on how to make the most of Microsoft Teams to enable more efficient and creative communication while also keeping on top of your documents and action points. It will help you see the bigger picture of Teams use while also being able to attend to details. You will practise how to set up Teams and channels and what you use these for. You will learn how to use files, collaborate and co-author documents, how to keep track of collaboration, and how to sync your files across different devices. You will focus on how to manage your files and how Teams relates to SharePoint and OneDrive, You will also learn how to use the calendar efficiently, conduct meetings and use the some key meeting features such as whiteboard and notes. You will also look at how to integrate other apps into Teams such as planner to help you coordinate work and create efficient working relationships.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
•seeing the bigger picture of Teams – why and when do you use Teams
• how to set up Teams and channels and what you use these for
• how to use files in Teams including what you use them for how to keep track of them, upload and sync them
• how to collaborate and co-author documents including how to use chat in collaborations
• how Teams relates to SharePoint and One Drive,
• how to keep track of collaboration
• how to use the calendar efficiently
• how to conduct online meetings and use the some key meeting features such as whiteboard and notes
• how to integrate other apps into Teams such as planner.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• see the bigger picture of Teams and identify why and when to use Teams
• set up Teams and channels and identify what to use these for
•use files in Teams including how to keep track of them, upload and sync them
•collaborate and co-author documents including how to use chat in collaborations
• identify how Teams relates to SharePoint and One Drive,
•keep track of collaborations and ensure files and editing are kept organised
•use the calendar efficiently
•conduct online meetings and use the some key meeting features such as whiteboard and notes
• integrate other apps into Teams such as planner.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for anyone who is using Teams and SharePoint or want to learn about them. You need to be confident in general file management and digital skills.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will learn in a supportive and welcoming environment. The tutor will help you discover different rules and features. You will work on your own and with other students on different work-based tasks so you are always practising important in-demand life and work skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, prioritising, negotiating, collaborating and independence. You will learn in a step by step manner so you can complete challenging tasks in enjoyable and relaxing ways. Your tutor will also work with you individually so you know how to improve and how to work in a way that improves your learning. You will need to do work outside the classroom and use Google Classroom to help you.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You will need a pen, some lined A4 paper and a file to keep your work in. Your tutor will provide handouts and a code for Google classroom so you can communicate with classmates and access materials, videos etc. online.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
There are many courses you can do before, at the same time or after this course. These include:
• Digital skills for business: how to use SharePoint for collaboration (intermediate)
• Digital skills for business: how to present and communicate data integrating Word, PowerPoint and Excel - a project-based approach (advanced)
• Digital skills for business: presenting and managing professional-looking documents with Word and Excel - from reports to newsletters (intermediate)
• Digital skills for business: presenting and managing professional-looking documents with Word - from reports to newsletters (intermediate)
• Business administration with digital skills: how to be an administrator (foundation)
• Business administration: ICT skills for business (advanced)
• Business Administration: how to be a PA (foundation)
• Business Administration: using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access (intermediate-level 2)
• Touch typing and keyboard skills
• Business Administration: getting ready for level 3 certificate in IT user skills - ICDL Advanced (intermediate)
• Business Administration with digital skills: how to be organised, efficient and customer-focused using Outlook and OneNote (intermediate)
• Business administration: how to organise and manage with OneNote, MS Outlook and OneDrive (intermediate)
You can also do classes in the maths and English areas. These include:
• Communication skills for business: how to tell a story with data in your writing and presentations (level 2)
• Communication skills for business: how to be clear, concise and organised in your writing (level 2)
• Core management skills: leading and building teams (introduction)
• Core management skills: organising, delegating, decision-making (introduction)
• Core management skills: developing your coaching skills (introduction)
For more information, talk with your tutor or contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 020 4582 0423.