Kansas State University

search

IT News

Author: Robert Howard

Microsoft Teams Essentials training offered during May

There still is a great demand for Microsoft Teams training. Training sessions will be offered throughout the month of May.

Register for the Microsoft Teams course and learn ways to be more efficient in our teaching, learning, and remote work environments.

You can also arrange a training session for groups (departments, units, teams, etc.). Complete the group registration form if you are interested in scheduling a group training session.

Help with Microsoft Teams

A team has been created within Microsoft Teams to provide training and support for K-Staters. Sign in to Microsoft Teams and join the team using this link.

Benefits of using Microsoft Teams

  • Reduce the number of emails filling up your Inbox
  • Provides an alternative tool for web conferencing
  • Slick video/calls – without picking up a phone
  • Chat can occur in small and large groups
  • Quick turnaround time on some tasks
  • Use of Microsoft Teams does not require the use of VPN or remote desktop applications.

Microsoft Teams Essentials training

The use of Microsoft Teams is exploding across campus. In the last 30 days, there have been almost 1,100 meetings held using Microsoft Teams and over 174,000 chat sessions. Along with the increased use of Microsoft Teams, there have been numerous requests for support and training.

The One IT Training group has developed a Microsoft Teams course, and during April, online instructor-led training sessions will be held each Monday and Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading “Microsoft Teams Essentials training”

Microsoft Teams Essentials training

""Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration tool that allows users and organizations to efficiently discuss and work on projects and tasks without the need of email, phones, or file-sharing applications. This hands-on training will cover:

  • Accessing the application
  • Exploring the layout of the user interface
  • Understanding the purpose for the different levels of communication
  • Working on files at the same time as others
  • Getting an introduction to some of the additional apps
  • Demonstrating the integration with other Microsoft Office applications (such as Word and Excel)
  • Getting a brief walk-through of Shifts (scheduling)

More advanced features like Team creation and management will not be covered in this course.

Training Sessions will be held in Calvin 306 on:

  • March 9, 1:30– 3:00 p.m.
  • March 11, 8:30– 10:00 a.m.
  • March 11, 1:30–3:00 p.m.

Registration is required and seating is limited to 30 people per session. Please bring your Duo Device as you will be logging in multiple times.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Robert Howard at baxdrex@ksu.edu.

Microsoft Teams Essentials

""Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration tool that allows users and organizations to efficiently discuss and work on projects and tasks without the need of email, phones, or file sharing applications. This hands-on training will cover:

  • Accessing the application
  • Exploring the layout of the user interface
  • Understanding the purpose for the different levels of communication
  • Working on files at the same time as others
  • Getting an introduction to some of the additional apps
  • Demonstrating the integration to other Microsoft Office applications (such as Word and Excel)
  • Getting a brief walk-through of Shifts (scheduling)

More advanced features like Team creation and management will not be covered in this course.

Each training session will be limited to 20 users. Sessions will be held in Calvin 306 computer lab. Sessions are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Session 1: September 9, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Session 2: September 9, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Session 3: September 10, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Session 4: September 12, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Session 5: September 12, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

To sign up for a session, email Robert Howard at baxdrex@ksu.edu