Staff training for 2015: Work Wonders with Office 365

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Every Tuesday afternoon our Office team run free 15 minute webinars for users of Office 365 with handy hints and tips on getting the most of the Office suite, including handy user tips for PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Lync and Yammer. They run at 2pm AEST (ie perfect for an early-afternoon tea break Sydney-time Smile, and just before lunch in Perth), and are designed to give you just enough information to increase your proficiency with Office, but without overloading you.

It’s an ideal way to encourage your colleagues to learn a little more about the software that you’ve provided to them, and to help them get a step ahead.

Here’s the detail of what’s coming between now and the end of April:

6 January 2015 – Working with pictures in PowerPoint

  • Learn keyboard shortcuts, how to manipulate pictures and discover great editing tools in PowerPoint.

13 January 2015 – Discover Pivot Tables in Excel

  • Pivot Tables are an interactive way for users to easily summarise raw data. Learn how to organise your data, insert Pivot Tables and navigate Fields.

20 January 2015 – Finding what you need in Outlook

  • We’ll cover how to narrow your search use search syntax, search for attachments and save searches for later.

27 January 2015 – Introducing Lync meetings

  • Discover what you can do with Lync – add your contacts, instant message, screen share and video conferencng.

3 February 2015 – Using PowerPivot in Excel

  • Power Pivot is an Excel 2013 add-in that lets you perform powerful data analysis and create sophisticated data models. Learn how to mash up large volumes of data from various sources, perform information analysis rapidly and share insights easily.

10 February 2015 – Protect your work: saving to the cloud in OneDrive for Business

  • Pivot Tables are an interactive way for users to easily summarise raw data. Learn how to organise your data, insert Pivot Tables and navigate Fields.

17 February 2015 – Working smart in PowerPoint

  • How to easily repurpose one PowerPoint deck for multiple presentations, reuse or import slides and create custom slide shows.

24 February 2015 – Get started with Yammer

  • Create and customise your profile, set up your notification preferences, start and engage in conversations, tag and search content.

3 March 2015 – Get familiar with SharePoint online

  • Learn the basics including storing and sharing documents, the differences to OneDrive and the basics on internal and external sites.

17 March 2015 – Bring style to your Word documents

  • Uncover what Styles do, why they are different to changing fonts, how to move text with the Navigation Pane and how to work with Table of Contents.

24 March 2015 – Yammer deep dive

  • Create areas for projects or teams – using Notes, Info, uploading files, making announcements and more.

31 March 2015 – Excel Charts that tell a story

Which Chart should you choose? Learn how to pick the Chart that is right for your raw data and the message you’re trying to make.

7 April 2015 – Outlook calendars

  • View your entire week in one place – import and consolidate your calendars, navigate calendars seamlessly and work in calendars online.

14 April 2015 – Plan and share in OneNote

  • Consolidate all of your crucial information in one place, then link with OneDrive to share this virtual notebook with yourself, with other people, and with other devices.

21 April 2015 – Top 10 short cuts to move your content

  • Are you looking for a fast way to paste data into Excel spreadsheets or gett stuff in and out of Outlook or OneNote? Learn new ways of copying and pasting with shortcuts and working with copied content.

28 April 2015 – Mastering Slide Master in PowerPoint

  • Slide Master is a built-in tool that provides control and consistency in the look of your PowerPoint presentation. This session will teach you how to create and edit Slide Masters so you can stop cutting and pasting in PowerPoint.

Make a dateYou can easily register for one, or all, of the “Work Wonders with Office 365” webinars here