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Introduction to Office 365 Online and Teams (6-Hour Course)

1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led course introduces students to Microsoft Office 365 - Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite. Using Office 365 suite of productivity apps, users can easily communicate and collaborate through Microsoft Outlook and Teams messaging and meeting functionality. Additionally, the Microsoft SharePoint team site provides a central storage location for accessing and modifying shared documents. This course also introduces Planner which is a visual way to simplify and organize team tasks and to-do lists.

Course Objectives

  • Sign in, navigate, and identify components of the Office 365 environment
  • Create, edit, and share documents with team members using the Office Online apps, SharePoint, and OneDrive® for Business
  • Organize and facilitate teamwork planning with colleagues using Planner
  • Use email and manage contacts with Outlook on the web
  • Collaborate using Teams
  • Configure Teams

Course Outline

Getting Started

  • Exploring the Office 365 Home Page Suite Bar
    • App Launcher
    • Office 365 Link
    • Current Application
    • Notifications
    • Settings
    • Help
    • Profile
  • Office 365 Apps

Collaborating with Shared Files in OneDrive for Business

  • Creating Documents
  • Saving and Renaming Documents
  • Opening Files
  • Downloading Files
  • Sharing Documents
  • Simultaneously Editing Documents

Collaborating with Shared Files in SharePoint

  • Work with Shared Documents
  • Edit Documents in Office Online
  • Collaborate on the SharePoint Site
  • Work with OneDrive for Business

Using Outlook on the Web

  • Send and Receive Email
  • Manage Contacts
  • Schedule Appointments
  • Personalize Outlook on the Web

Using the Outlook Web App

  • Using Mail
  • Using the Calendar
  • Managing Contacts, Distribution Lists and Groups
  • Personalizing Outlook Web App and Setting
  • Automatic Replies
  • Focus Feature

Collaborating with Teams

  • Overview of Teams
  • Viewing Teams and Channels
  • Team Roles: Permission levels
  • Conversing with Entire Teams and Individuals
  • Replying to Conversations
  • Starting Meetings
  • Reviewing Your Presence Setting
  • Making Audio Calls
  • Working with Files
  • Working with the Command Box

Manage Tasks with Planner

  • Overview of Planner
  • Building a New Plan
  • Adding Members to the Plan
  • Adding a Task to the Plan
  • Grouping Tasks
  • Marking a Task Complete
  • Deleting a Task
  • Exporting a Plan to Excel


Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class on our public schedule and as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Public Class: Live Virtual
Per student $325
Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $700
5-8 students $850
9-12 students* $950
*$50 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location
1-4 students $950
5-8 students $1100
9-12 students* $1200
*$50 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $150 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, virtual or in-person training
  • Instructors with 15+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee