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Enhance your collaboration skills with Microsoft 365 (Teams) training

12 Aug 2021

A new series of Microsoft 365 (MS365) online training sessions aims to help colleagues understand key features and share best practice to enhance communications and collaboration for the new academic year.

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This new training series will provide you with the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the MS365 ecosystem and how to use its tools. MS365 (previously known as Microsoft Office) includes: Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Office, accessibility features (such as transcription, dictation and immersive reader), and a variety of other applications. 

The series will start with ‘Welcome to MS365’ on Monday 23 August, and will be repeated on Thursday 23 September. There will be two sessions each day to choose from – 10am and 2pm. The sessions will be run by learning consultants from Hable, our training delivery partner and certified Microsoft experts. 

‘Welcome to MS365’

During the one hour live session, you will learn how to:  

  • use the core MS365 applications,
  • store and access files,
  • work in the cloud to enhance your collaboration and communication,
  • use accessibility and inclusivity features. 

Isabel Dobson, Hable Learning Consultant, will deliver the session. You’ll be shown how MS365 can support your collaborations by providing the latest integrated video calling, instant messaging and file sharing facilities, all in one place. There will be time after the session to ask questions and explore content with Isabel.   

Session accessibility 

Copies of the training presentation are available one week in advance on request. Please email IT.modernisation@manchester.ac.uk

One of the sessions will be recorded and shared on StaffNet, with the addition of BSL interpretation and closed captioning.  

Register for your preferred session

There are four options to choose from and you will need to register using Eventbrite.  

  • Monday 23 August, 10am or 2pm
  • Thursday 23 September, 10am or 2pm

Once registered you will receive an email from Eventbrite, with a link to access the live event supplied within the email. Please check your junk email folder if you don’t see this in your inbox. You will also be sent a reminder email from Eventbrite before the event starts. 

Further training sessions

30 more live training sessions have been scheduled to take place from Monday 6 September to Monday 11 October. These sessions will focus on best practice use of: Collaboration, OneDrive, SharePoint, Communication, Accessibility, Planner and Lists, Forms and Whiteboard. Information about how to book onto these sessions will be available soon on our training page. 

If you have questions about the events please email: IT.modernisation@manchester.ac.uk.