Course ID: MO365O

Microsoft Office 365: Teams and Outlook, OneDrive, and New Features Overview

Topic 1: Microsoft Teams and Outlook: How they work separately and together
This topic emphasizes Microsoft Teams best practices, Outlook new features and changes to the user interface, and how Outlook and Teams work together. Understanding Team roles, security, collaboration, file upload and sharing with SharePoint online, meetings, @mentions, chat, public and private channels, tabs, and apps.

Topic 2: Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive for Business, File Sharing, and Microsoft Teams
This topic emphasizes OneDrive for document storage, folder and file sharing and best practices for saving/managing documents, organizing folders and securing corporate data. Discussion will include how cloud storage increases business efficiency and security.

Topic 3: Microsoft Office 365 New Features Overview
Office 365 version E5 offers many application software programs as well as online version of many apps. This topic will compare desktop software, online, and mobile versions and focus on new business features available in the core programs.

Learning Objectives

Topic 1: Teams and Outlook

Collaborating with Teams

  • Overview of Microsoft Teams
  • User Interface in detail
  • Converse and Share in Teams – Converse, Post Creation, @ mentions, save options, file discovery and sharing profile settings, activity feed, follow and favorite
  • Meet in Teams – meeting scheduling, persistent meeting history, working while meeting, initiating a call, share your desktop, leave the meeting
  • Collaborate with Office 365 Apps and Teams – co-author documents in Teams, email integration, command box, search
Configuring Teams
  • Configure Teams – configure presence, manage your messaging contacts, configure tabs in Teams, Team creation, access, roles, management
  • Connectors, Channels, and Tabs
Outlook: changes in the user interface and how Outlook works with Teams
  • Walk through Outlook user interface changes and best practices – Customizing Message Options, Recalling and Resending Messages, Organizing, Searching, and Managing Messages: Group, Sort, Filter, Searching Outlook Using Instant Search and Tips, Comparing Versions of Outlook: Desktop, Online, Mobile
  • Identif y how Outlook and Teams interact to save time – Identify Calendar interactivity, Send email to a Team channel, Working with global address list and contacts within Teams, Set Presence indicator

Topic 2: OneDrive

  • Upload, copy, move, and delete files
  • Use File Explorer to manage files in OneDrive
  • Save and copy files to OneDrive from Office programs and other drives
  • Create folders
  • Share folders and files by inviting others to collaborate or create a link for someone to have access
  • Open shared files in the online app vs. the desktop app
  • Understand OneDrive AutoSave
  • Modify permission settings when sharing files for read-only or edit
  • Remove sharing permissions
  • Access your files from anywhere on any device

Topic 3: New Features

  • Learn how the online app version of each software program differs from the desktop and mobile version of the program and what efficiencies are gained by the different versions
  • Understand how to switch between the online and desktop versions
  • Understand end-user security issues in Office 365
  • Learn the new business productivity features in Office 365 app version differences, Outlook (covered in previous topic), Word: new business features overview, Excel: new business features overview, PowerPoint: new business features overview, OneNote: new business features overview

Fields of Study
Computer Software & Applications

Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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