Working Sm@rt with

Microsoft Teams

Effective teamwork, collaboration, and communication

  • Is your team communicating effectively to get projects done on time?
  • Do you struggle to find important documents when you need them?
  • Are ineffective meetings eating up your day?
  • Do you have difficulty collaborating across multiple team tools?
  • Are silos between teams causing productivity issues?
  • Do you want to raise the maturity of your team engagement and follow a more lean approach to team productivity?

Our WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams course will lift your teamwork to new levels of efficiency and effectiveness.

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AT A GLANCE

Audience

Workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment.

Format ​

  • 2 x 4 hours, instructor-led online session
  • Group follow up coaching
  • Individual follow up coaching for all attendees

What’s Included

  • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
  • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter

Collaborating with Simplified Processes

‘WorkingSm@rt’ training is different from TEAMS tech training that only shows you how to turn functions on & off but not how to use TEAMS to work productively. ‘WorkingSm@rt’ processes show you how to use TEAMS to work & collaborate more effectively with your Team.

WorkingSm@rt using Teams makes MS Teams work by showing: ​

  • How to work effectively as a team ​
  • How to apply business processes & structure to MS Teams
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What You Will Learn

Behaving as a Team

Assess the current strengths of each team’s essential skills. Learn how team players need to behave to deliver shared goals on time.

Business Processes

Business Processes apply the WorkingSm@rt Best Practices i.e. why and when to use the MS Teams functions.

Guidance on 365 Apps

Guidance is given on which to use to help teams sidestep duplication of work, missed information or continuous distractions.

Advice

Have clear IT Guidelines for MS Teams to avoid unintentional misuse, or even bewilderment.

Detailed Synopsis

Format ​

  • Hands-on Instructor-led Sessions: 2 x 4 hours, instructor-led online session
  • Group follow up coaching

What’s Included

  • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual: Individual Virtual Learning Guide with training content to refer to, whenever you want. ​
  • Ongoing support: WorkingSm@rt Helpdesk, no matter where you work.
  • LearningLink: Our monthly productivity e-newsletter to keep you updated.

Units

  • Setting-up: Apply the most useful MS Teams options and logical configurations ​
  • Integration: Understand how to use MS Teams with other key 365 Apps e.g. ​
  • Outlook: How MS Teams and Outlook co-exist, and when to use each application ​
  • OneNote: How MS Teams integrates with OneNote for sharing information
  • Meetings & Online Calls: Reduce administration time and make notes ​
  • Project Management: Plan simple projects and assign tasks with transparency ​
  • Document Sharing: Collaborate on documents ​
  • Instant-messaging: Be more responsive using chat-based communications, with ‘Rules of Engagement’
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What our graduates say about this training course

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GMP Specialist / Janssen Biologics

WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams

interactions between all different 365 office apps and how it can benefit control and effective collaboration with colleagues (within and outside of my department).

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Manager, Global Medical Affairs / Janssen USA

WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams

Case examples displaying integrating learnings and ways to work from the first part of this workshops and previous workshops.

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Associate Director, Global Trial Leader / Janssen France

WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams

passionate and very knowledgeable facilitator

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Manager, Global Medical Affairs / Janssen USA

WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams

Sharing of best practices to improve my ways of working as an individual and increase collaboration with a team utilizing MS Teams

Making Teams Work

Behaviours ​

  • Adopting ‘WorkingSm@rt’ Guidelines ​
  • Collaborating willingly ​
  • Instant messaging ​
  • Co-authoring documents ​
  • Modernising Meetings ​
  • Activating to-do’s ​
  • Planning Projects jointly ​
  • Managing Teams with transparency

Productivity Boosts

  • Team ways of working are consistent
  • Teams complete work faster
  • Individual Inboxes are smaller ​
  • Team members gain productive time ​
  • Team Meetings are shorter ​
  • Teams deliver actions on time ​
  • Project Teams are fully involved ​
  • Everyone is constantly up-to-date

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Upcoming Public Courses

If you want to sample our courses, you can join the public ones with one or two colleagues from your organisation. These public courses are available to book now.  However, we recommend that the best way to learn is with courses that are tailored for you and your co-workers, because learning in groups is proven to be more effective. For large groups or teams, we recommend that you contact us to arrange a course that suits your needs and availability.

Public Courses available in May 2024–April 2025

  • June 26, 2024 (1 event)


    June 26, 2024

    WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams
    Who Should Attend:
    This course is designed for workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment
    Format:
    • One half-day, instructor-led online training sessions using Microsoft Teams
    • One-on-one personal coaching session with a skilled facilitator to reinforce learning
    Tools Provided:
    • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
    • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
    For more details
    For more details of the course, please click here.
    To enrol on this course or to find out more
    Contact us today

  • July 24, 2024 (1 event)


    July 24, 2024

    WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams
    Who Should Attend:
    This course is designed for workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment
    Format:
    • One half-day, instructor-led online training sessions using Microsoft Teams
    • One-on-one personal coaching session with a skilled facilitator to reinforce learning
    Tools Provided:
    • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
    • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
    For more details
    For more details of the course, please click here.
    To enrol on this course or to find out more
    Contact us today

  • August 28, 2024 (1 event)


    August 28, 2024

    WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams
    Who Should Attend:
    This course is designed for workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment
    Format:
    • One half-day, instructor-led online training sessions using Microsoft Teams
    • One-on-one personal coaching session with a skilled facilitator to reinforce learning
    Tools Provided:
    • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
    • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
    For more details
    For more details of the course, please click here.
    To enrol on this course or to find out more
    Contact us today

  • September 25, 2024 (1 event)


    September 25, 2024

    WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams
    Who Should Attend:
    This course is designed for workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment
    Format:
    • One half-day, instructor-led online training sessions using Microsoft Teams
    • One-on-one personal coaching session with a skilled facilitator to reinforce learning
    Tools Provided:
    • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
    • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
    For more details
    For more details of the course, please click here.
    To enrol on this course or to find out more
    Contact us today

  • October 23, 2024 (1 event)


    October 23, 2024

    WorkingSm@rt with Microsoft Teams
    Who Should Attend:
    This course is designed for workgroups and teams including those who work in a Microsoft Teams environment
    Format:
    • One half-day, instructor-led online training sessions using Microsoft Teams
    • One-on-one personal coaching session with a skilled facilitator to reinforce learning
    Tools Provided:
    • Comprehensive Learning Guide and Resource Manual
    • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
    For more details
    For more details of the course, please click here.
    To enrol on this course or to find out more
    Contact us today