Getting started with Microsoft Teams at the University webinar
Duration 1 hour
Team IT Training Team

Please note: New dates for this webinar will soon be advertised on Develop, the new University learning and development platform.

About this event:

New to Microsoft Teams? Or have you started using it a bit already? This webinar will help you:

  • see how Teams can help you with your work and project collaboration needs;
  • get started in the right way and avoid common pitfalls.

The webinar will cover:

  • What is Teams? What can it offer?
  • Teams vs Groups vs SharePoint.
  • Demonstration of the main features of Teams.
  • Where to get help and support.

Questions are encouraged throughout the webinar.

Learning outcomes:

After attending this webinar, you will have acquired a practical knowledge of Microsoft Teams, what to use it for, why and how and be able to:

  • create a new Team or add one to an existing Office 365 group;
  • personalise your Teams screen and manage notifications;
  • manage members and settings as a Team owner;
  • have instant message conversations with Team members;
  • have private chats with specific individuals;
  • use channels to organise your Team conversations;
  • customise channels by adding apps such as OneNote or web links;
  • organise and edit your shared files and folders.


No prior knowledge is needed, although some familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 and its terminology is desirable (e.g. Outlook, OneDrive for Business, Office 365 Groups, SharePoint).

Further information:

The session will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. To join the session, use the link provided in the booking confirmation. You should receive this by the day of the session.

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