Office 365 Groups Essentials

Course Description:

Microsoft® Office has no shortage of ways for groups to work together. From simple spreadsheet sharing to social media tools like Yammer and Delve and collaboration platforms like SharePoint®, Microsoft has provided plenty of tools to help people work as a team. One of the newest tools is also the most powerful: Office 365 Groups. The Groups feature is built into Microsoft Outlook®, the Office 365 Web interface, and its own Groups mobile app.


Course Duration: 60 minutes, 6 module

Why “Office 365 Groups Essentials” Matters:

Anyone can create their own Group or join an existing one. Inside they’ll find a a shared conversations area, shared calendar, and a shared Notebook. Groups integrate with users’  existing e-mail, calendars, and OneDrive®, and with special Connectors, any Office 365 Group can integrate with other cloud platforms such as Twitter, Bing News, GitHub, ZenDesk, and many more.

Key Points:

  • How to access Groups through Outlook and the Outlook Web App
  • Using the Scheduling Assistant to find convenient meeting times for all group members
  • Sharing files with the Group via the Web, e-mail, and OneDrive
  • Accessing the Group Notebook from the Web or OneNote®
  • Leveraging Connectors to add information from outside sources
  • Managing and securing your Office 365 Group
  • Using the Groups mobile app to stay in touch