Office 365 Planner Essentials

Course Description:

The new Planner tool in Office 365 is a powerful team management tool, providing features comparable to stand-alone project management apps but without the high price tag. In fact, it’s included free with most Office 365 business plans.


Course Duration: 30 minutes, 4 modules

Why “Office 365 Planner Essentials” Matters:

Learn how to use Office 365 Planner to organize your team in a powerfully simple visual format.

Key Points:


  • Demonstrations of Plans, Cards, Buckets, and Labels
  • How Planner works with the Office 365 Groups app
  • Creating Tasks and Assigning them to others
  • Reviewing deadlines and progress with Charts and the Dashboard
  • Creating and managing plans
  • The strengths and risks of this very new Planner tool, and what Microsoft is working to improve.