Microsoft Teams Course Outline

Microsoft Teams

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Guide

Lesson 1: Getting Started

TOPIC A: Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

What is Microsoft Teams?

Launching Microsoft Teams

The Microsoft Teams Interface

Creating a New Team

Adding Members to Your Team

Changing Teams

Leaving a Team

Using Microsoft Teams Desktop and Mobile Apps

Activity 1-1: Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

TOPIC B: Using Channels

About Channels

Viewing Channels

Creating a Channel

Marking a Channel as a Favorite

Following and Unfollowing a Channel

Activity 1-2: Using Channels

TOPIC C: Posting Messages

Posting a Message

Expanding the Compose Box

Editing a Message

Replying to a Message

Adding Files to a Message

Deleting a Message

Activity 1-3: Posting Messages

TOPIC D: Getting Help with Microsoft Teams

Using the Help Center

Using T-Bot

Viewing New Features

Viewing Keyboard Shortcuts

Using Slash Commands

Activity 1-4: Getting Help with Microsoft Teams


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Communicating in Channels

TOPIC A: Managing Messages

Identifying New Messages

Marking Messages as Read and Unread

Liking a Message

Saving a Message

Activity 2-1: Managing Messages

TOPIC B: Doing More with Messages

Using Mentions

Using Announcements

Viewing Your Activity

Searching in Teams

Activity 2-2: Doing More with Messages

TOPIC C: Managing Files in a Channel

Viewing Posted Files

Creating a New File

Uploading a File

Managing Files

Moving Files

Adding Cloud Storage

Activity 2-3: Managing Files in a Channel

TOPIC D: Using the Wiki

Viewing the Wiki

Creating Wiki Content

Creating Sections and Pages

Navigating Through the Wiki

Accessing Section Options

Accessing Page Options

Activity 2-4: Using the Wiki


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Using Other Communication Tools

TOPIC A: Using Chat (Part 1)

Starting a Chat

Replying to a Chat Message

Continuing a Chat

Adding Other Users to the Chat

Using Chat Message Features

Activity 3-1: Using Chat (Part 1)

TOPIC B: Using Chat (Part 2)

Scheduling a Meeting from a Chat Message

Starting Audio or Video Calls

Overview of Chat Tabs

Managing Chats

Activity 3-2: Using Chat (Part 2)

TOPIC C: Managing Meetings

Using the Meetings Tab

Using Agenda View

Scheduling a Meeting

Editing a Meeting

Joining a Meeting

Cancelling a Meeting

Activity 3-3: Managing Meetings

TOPIC D: Managing Files in Teams

Using the Files Tab in Teams

Viewing Files

Managing Files

Adding and Managing Cloud Storage

Activity 3-4: Managing Files in Teams


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Customizing Channels

TOPIC A: Customizing Channels

Renaming a Channel

Accessing the Channel Email Address and Link

Accessing the Team’s SharePoint Page

Deleting a Channel

Activity 4-1: Customizing Channels

TOPIC B: Adding Tabs to a Channel

Adding a Tab

Using Tab Conversations

Renaming a Tab

Removing a Tab

Activity 4-2: Adding Tabs to a Channel

TOPIC C: Adding Connectors to a Channel

Adding a Connector

Changing Connector Settings

Changing Connector Accounts

Removing a Connector

Activity 4-3: Adding Connectors to a Channel


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Customizing Your Teams Experience

TOPIC A: Managing Your Teams Profile

Updating Your Profile Picture

Changing Your Status

Changing Your Teams Settings

Logging Out of Teams

Activity 5-1: Managing Your Teams Profile

TOPIC B: Managing Teams

Editing the Team

Accessing Advanced Team Settings

Managing Team Members

Managing Channels

Managing Settings

Managing Apps

Deleting the Team

Activity 5-2: Managing Teams

TOPIC C: Adding Apps and Bots

Opening the Store

Installing an App

Using Apps

Managing Apps

Removing Apps

Using Bots

Activity 5-3: Adding Apps and Bots


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 5-2

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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