Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T

Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T is a course specifically for Microsoft beginners at U of T. It takes us back to the basics. Topics covered include:

      • What exactly is Microsoft 365?
      • How do I set up and use my University email?
      • What is OneDrive and how can I use it to store files?
      • How do I create meetings in Outlook?
      • How can I create and join Teams meetings?

Those new to the University of Toronto and/or Microsoft are encouraged to attend. This course can be taken by both staff and faculty, but specifically focuses on using Microsoft 365 tools within an administrative context.

Take the Course

Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T is offered by EASI in three formats.

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Instructor-Led

Join an instructor from EASI for this two hour interactive webinar. In this session, attendees will learn the ins and outs of getting started with Microsoft 365 at U of T. Lots of time will be dedicated to live walkthroughs and answering questions.

To enroll in an upcoming session, please visit the course page on SuccessFactors.

Self-Paced

EASI also offers a pre-recorded version of Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T. The online version of the course is divided into short micro-lessons so that users can learn about Microsoft 365 on the go, and complete the whole course at their own pace.

To enroll in this course, please visit the course page on SuccessFactors.

By Request

EASI has identified that divisions have different requirements and training needs even within a specific subject. As a result, ​divisions can currently request a one-time customized training session of Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T. Using a train the trainer model, EASI will work with a representative from the requesting division and co-present a customized version of this course. Following this process, the divisional representative will have the knowledge needed to run future iterations of the course on their own.

New requests can be made to Kathleen McLeod at kathleen.mcleod@utoronto.ca.

Learning Outcomes

What do you need to know about Microsoft 365 to excel in a modern digital workplace? By the end of this course you will:

  • Know how to use and access key Microsoft 365 tools such as Outlook and OneDrive.
  • Understand the fundamentals of how to use Outlook and Teams to meet, collaborate and communicate with colleagues.
  • Understand the basics of managing important work files using file storage tools such as OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams.
  • Know how to access help and support from the University of Toronto Microsoft 365 community and the Enterprise Service Centre (ESC).

Upcoming dates

 

Wednesday, March 24

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T (Instructor-Led)

This course will be conducted in one two-hour instructor-led session over Microsoft Teams. The Teams meeting link will be distributed to attendees the day before the session. 

Register now via SuccessFactors

 

Wednesday, March 31

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Microsoft 365: High Performance Collaboration (Instructor-Led) 

This course will be conducted in one two-hour instructor-led session over Microsoft Teams. The Teams meeting link will be distributed to attendees the day before the session. 

Register now via SuccessFactors