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Office 365: User Training - 2 day course

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Office 365 User Training - 2 day course

During this course you will learn how to use Microsoft Office 365 Web Apps, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint. You will also gain a good understanding of how to collaborate on documents and share knowledge across the Office 365 Platform.

This course can be customised to incorporate other features of Office 365.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at non-technical end users who will be required to use Office 365 on a daily basis. You will learn how to use the tools already setup for you by your IT team to gain confidence with working online.

Delegates who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the individual applications in Office 365 should attend the appropriate application specific courses such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and Access training as these are not covered on this course, only how to collaborate online.


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, and a basic knowledge of MS Office.

Training Course Content

Microsoft Office 365 Introduction/Overview

  • What is Office 365?
  • Logging in and signing out
  • Navigating around Office 365
  • Creating and updating user settings and preferences

OneDrive Vs SharePoint

  • OneDrive overview versus My Documents
  • SharePoint overview versus Network Drives

Getting started with OneDrive

  • Creating, Opening, Saving and Renaming Files
  • Reading vs Editing views
  • Using the Backstage view
  • Online vs Desktop
  • Launching Desktop versions
  • Adding existing Files with Drag and Drop 
  • Adding Files with Upload
  • Sort, Filter and Search
  • Viewing Options

Managing Files in OneDrive

  • Sharing Files
  • Permissions
  • Open Shared Files
  • Collaborating (co-authoring)
  • Comments
  • Stop Sharing
  • Working Offline
  • Syncing Files
  • Creating URL Links for Files and Websites

Working with Teams

  • Overview of Teams Creating Teams and Channels
  • Joining existing Teams Mentions
  • What are Tabs
  • What are Apps
  • Finding and working with Contacts
  • Viewing and setting Presence status 
  • Creating Chat messages, Attachments, Sharing files and options 
  • Adding Contacts and setting Groups 
  • Screen Sharing and giving/taking back control 
  • Integration of Teams with Outlook 
  • Presenting with Teams/Screen Sharing

Overview of SharePoint Online 

  • Accessing SharePoint Online
  • Understanding the user roles and permissions within SharePoint
  • Exploring a SharePoint Site
  • Standard and Classic View
  • Navigation vs. Search
  • Site Contents view
  • Pinned Files, Recommended and Delve
  • Recycle Bin

Working with Document Libraries

  • Document Library vs. Network Drive
  • Working with Document Libraries
  • Uploading documents
  • View in File Explorer
  • Creating new Documents
  • Editing documents with applications
  • Editing documents in the browser
  • Co-authoring
  • Check Out/In
  • Managing and organising documents
  • MetaData

List and Library Views

  • Sorting, filtering and grouping
  • Accessing Views
  • Create a Personal View

Working with Document Versioning

  • Simple Versioning

  • Draft and Publish versioning

  • Content approval overview

SharePoint Apps

  • What is a SharePoint app?
  • Add SharePoint apps
  • Working with Lists
  • Creating Lists
  • Polls
  • Announcements
  • Links
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Connect Lists to Outlook
  • Introduction to Custom Lists

Security and Alerts

  • Checking access
  • Understanding security and sharing
  • Create an Alert on a document
  • Create an Alert on a library
  • Create an Alert on a View
  • Managing Alerts
  • Connect information to Outlook

Document Collaboration

  • Check out / check in a document
  • Sync a SharePoint Library
  • Document Collaboration and co-authoring

What is OneNote
Online Digital Notebook for collaboration of notes, ideas, minutes etc.

What is Yammer
Yammer is a private platform for enterprise social networking.

What is Delve
Office Delve and Office Graph “helps you discover the information that's likely to be most interesting to you right now - across Office 365.

What is Flow
Automate business processes such as document control approval and alerts.

What is Sway
Gather, format, and share reports, newsletters, web pages, and presentations on an interactive, web-based canvas.

What is Planner
Create new plans, assign tasks, and share files with others in a visual way

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


For information on pricing for this open/scheduled Office 365 training course, please give us a call on 0151 650 6907.

This course can also be delivered in-house and tailored to meet the particular requirements of your organisation. 

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