Microsoft Teams Overview 9/28: Communication & Collaboration Tool

By Lisa Efing-Guida, September 20, 2022

Microsoft Teams Overview 9/28: Communication & Collaboration Tool

Come find out more about Microsoft Teams, a communication and collaboration platform for Office 365 that is used widely across campus for departments, project groups, committees, and organizations to remain connected with one another whether in person or virtual. Join us on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 11:00 – 12:00 pm for an in-depth overview of Microsoft Teams. 

This session is great for beginner users of Microsoft Teams or those who have not yet used Teams for chat or team-based collaboration. The session will cover the following topics and more, with time for questions and answers. 

  • Accessing Teams 
  • Activity, Notifications Management, and @mentions 
  • 1-1 and Group Chat 
  • Channel Creation (Standard, Private, Shared)  
  • Channel Communication (Meetings and Calendars) 
  • Tabs and Apps 
  • Files (Management, Sharing, and Co-Editing Documents) 
  • Teams Calendar 
  • Teams Meetings, Webinars, and Features (Closed Caption, Recordings, Breakout Rooms, Registration etc.) 
  • Search Functions and Help 
  • Common Integrations (OneNote, Planner, To Do, Lists)

More Information

  • Plan Ahead – Learn about the fundamentals of Microsoft Teams with this interactive video  
  • Request a Team – Request a Microsoft Team for your department, committee, or project group 
  • IT Knowledge Base – Find support for Microsoft Teams from Information Technology 
  • Teams Help & Learning – Get help from Microsoft’s help and learning page 
  • Teams Training Center – Watch Microsoft developed training videos

Future Sessions

Join the Business Productivity Team for future sessions including:  

  • Microsoft Bookings Overview 10/26: Appointment Scheduling Tool
  • File Management & Collaboration Workshop 11/28: OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint, Mentor 

Registration and details to follow with future sessions.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Information Technology Service Desk for assistance or contact our Business Productivity Team for a consultation

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall