File sharing and collaboration in Office 365
Duration 3 hours
Team IT Training Team

Course aims:

The purpose of this course is to introduce cloud-based file storage and sharing for personal use and small team collaboration using Office 365 tools such as OneDrive and Office 365 Groups.

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of Microsoft Office 365 tools beyond Outlook.
  • What is OneDrive and what to use it for?
  • What are Office 365 Groups and what to use them for?
  • An exploration of the tools that come with an Office 365 Group (e.g. OneNote notebook, Planner plan, SharePoint team site).

Please note that this course is not intended to show you how to move your department, school or faculty intranet and shared filestore to SharePoint.

Objectives:

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • differentiate between the file storage options available in Office 365 (i.e. OneDrive vs. group Document Library);
  • decide what Office 365 tools to use and for what purpose, depending on your requirements;
  • use OneDrive for personal file storage and sharing;
  • create Office 365 Groups for team collaboration;
  • start using the tools that come with an Office 365 Group (e.g. shared mailbox for conversations, shared calendar for team events, OneNote notebook, Document Library for file storage, Planner plan for task management).

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for all UoB staff and PGRs.

Pre-requisites:

No prior knowledge of Office 365 is needed, but a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is desirable.

Further information:

You will have access to a PC, but feel free to bring your own laptop and any personal mobile devices (tablet or phone) which you use to access work information.

There is a refreshment break on this course. Please bring your own reusable cup or other container for refreshments to avoid having to use a disposable one.

A non-attendance and late-cancellation fee of £50 applies to this course. For further details see our Terms and Conditions

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