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The IT Training Branch presents the Microsoft 365 (M365) Learning Collection and Software Mentoring!
Please view our calendars to see when we have sessions scheduled: When we receive your registration, we will send you an invitation to the session of your choice. All sessions are Eastern Time.
Microsoft 365 Learning Collection
Topics and Session Descriptions:
Introducing Microsoft 365 Virtual Workspace: The M365 virtual workspace has been around for a while, BUT it’s become something that is easily accessible for working on the go. This session introduces you to the benefits of the M365 cloud. Topics include File Storage on the Cloud, Teams as the Hub of the Virtual Workspace, and Adjusting from a Physical to a Virtual "Office".
Using Microsoft 365 Application within Teams: Microsoft Teams is called “The Hub for Teamwork.” In this session, we share tips for maximizing Teams on the web. We’ll touch on communicating effectively, organizing meetings, and managing files—all from Microsoft Teams on the web. Topics include Using Teams as your Virtual Office, Setting up a Team and Channels, and Using M365 Apps from Teams.
Manage Your Files in the Cloud: We have so many options when it comes to managing files. In this session we’ll compare OneDrive, Teams, and SharePoint Online. We’ll share characteristics of each so you can decide how each option benefits your team.
Get Started with a Team: This Teams session provides tips on requesting a Team, setting up your Team, and adding Channels to your Team. We’ll also discuss notifications and management options at the Team and Channel levels.
Use Channels to Manage Your Workflow : This Teams session goes into the features and functions of public and private Channels. We’ll share some tips to give you some ideas how Teams can really improve your workflow.
Posts vs. Chat: This Teams session compares and contrasts Posts and Chats. We’ll give tips when to use one or the other, how to use formatting options, and other communication strategies.
Managing Teams Files Using SharePoint and OneDrive: This Teams session simplifies a major aspect of the virtual workspace. We’ll share tips on how to manage files efficiently using SharePoint and OneDrive, including file sharing, editing, and versioning.
Organize and Facilitate a Teams Meeting: This Teams session covers scheduling a meeting, sharing various views of your screen, managing your participants, and other organizer responsibilities.
Fully Participate in a Teams Meeting: This Teams session covers using the Conversation pane, using the Participant pane, engaging with the presenter, and other participant features.
Software Mentoring is Available!
IT Training is providing one-on-one and group software mentoring sessions!! These sessions are to help you get answers to your software questions to perform specific tasks in a Microsoft 365 application! The one-on-one sessions take place on a continuous weekly schedule (Eastern Time). EMAIL us to find out what’s available. Group mentoring sessions are available upon request to support your teams in maximizing M365 applications to continue achieving great results in a virtual workspace. You may also contact us via MS Teams Chat individually to request software mentoring:
|Day||Session 1||Session 2||Session 3|
|Monday||10am to 10:30am||12pm to 12:30pm||2:30pm to 3pm|
|Tuesday||10am to 10:30am||12pm to 12:30pm|
|Wednesday||10am to 10:30am||12pm to 12:30pm||3pm to 3:30pm|
|Thursday||10am to 10:30am||12pm to 12:30pm|
|Friday||10am to 10:30am||12pm to 12:30pm|
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Steps to the Career Planning Tool (CPT) supporting your Individual Development Plan (IDP) - This Job Aid leads the user through the thought processes, actions, and active hyperlinks to create an IDP, using the CPT resources and tools.
Can I download the IDP form without logging into eLMS?
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For the ATO Sys Ops IDP form, it is located here.
Where is the item in eLMS that will store my IDP?
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