ITS offers a variety of training on enterprise-wide technology services.

  • Training courses are available via Employee Self Service under "my training"

  • Individual, departmental, or small group training is available and  can be customized to the needs of your unit.

  • Short how-to videos and quick-reference sheets are available to assist learners.

  • LinkedIn Learning is a training resource available to all UI students, faculty, and staff at no charge.

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OneDrive for Business Training

OneDrive for Business is a cloud storage solution that is a secure and modern alternative to your home drive.  You are encouraged to move your university files to OneDrive for Business, and this course will teach you how. Learn how to sync files across all your devices and access them anytime or anywhere both online and offline. Learn best practices for file organization and how to initiate migrating your files.  

  • Instructor: Manda Marshall
  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

OneDrive for Business course

will be offered the following days and times:

Tuesday, 9/20 at 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday, 10/5 at 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday,10/19 at 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/1 at 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/15 at 9-10 a.m.

Wednesday, 11/30 at 9-10 a.m.

Tuesday, 12/6 at 1-2 p.m.

 

 

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Microsoft Teams Overview Training

This introductory Microsoft Teams course will give you a high-level overview of how to utilize Microsoft Teams and the tools within to collaborate and communicate with a workgroup, a project team, or any assortment of people. Topics covered include creating a team, chat, apps/connectors, meetings, and more, and is designed for first time users of Teams and those who would like to ensure they are getting the most out of this organizational tool. This session delivers about 60-70 minutes of instruction, allowing an additional 20-30 minutes for your questions. Participants are welcome to leave early if they do not have any questions.

  • Instructor: Manda Marshall
  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

 

Microsoft Teams Overview training

will be offered the following days and times:

Thursday, 9/8 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, 9/21 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 10/4 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 10/18 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/2 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, 11/16 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, 12/7 at 9-10:30 a.m.

 

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Microsoft Teams for Team Owners Training

This Microsoft Teams course is designed for "Team Owners", which is anyone that creates a team or has been given that role in an existing Microsoft Team. Team Owners have access to settings and capabilities that members do not see. This training will discuss how best to create a Microsoft team, choose settings based upon your needs, and manage the team throughout its existence and as it grows. We will also go over best practices for organizing all of the aspects of group work that should be taken into consideration before team creation even begins to maximize a group's ability to effectively communicate and collaborate.  This session delivers about 60-70 minutes of instruction, allowing an additional 20-30 minutes for your questions. Participants are welcome to leave early if they do not have any questions. 

This training is best for users with the role of "Team Owner" in Microsoft Teams, or those looking to create and/or manage a team in Microsoft Teams. Those with some familiarity of Microsoft Teams will get the most out of this training.

  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

Microsoft Teams for Team Owners Training

will be offered the following days and times:


Tuesday, 9/13 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, 9/27 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Thursday, 10/13 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Thursday, 10/27 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/9 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Thursday, 12/15 at 1-2:30 p.m.

 

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Microsoft Teams - Meetings Training

This course is designed for users that would like to gain a better understanding about one of the key collaboration tools within Microsoft Teams – Meetings. 

This training will cover settings available when scheduling a meeting, as well as how to locate and use the controls available during the meeting. We will also cover settings related to accessing recordings and in-meeting chat, notes, and files shared after the meeting is over. This session delivers about 60-70 minutes of instruction, allowing an additional 20-30 minutes for your questions. Participants are welcome to leave early if they do not have any questions. This training is best for users that have some familiarity of Microsoft Teams in general and will include a demonstration of a Teams Meeting as well as information on various settings.  

  • Instructor: Manda Marshall
  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

 

Microsoft Teams - Meetings Course

will be offered at the following days and times:

Thursday, 9/15 at 1-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 10/12 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, 10/26 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Thursday, 11/10 at 9-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, 12/14 at 9-10:30 a.m.

 

 

 

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Microsoft Teams - Working with Files Training

Microsoft Teams offers more than a chance to meet or chat with colleagues. This course will show you how to edit and share files in Teams chat, meeting, or channel. We will also discuss best practices for Team file storage and organization as well as coauthoring files and how to access personal files view.

  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

Microsoft Teams - Working with Files Training

will be offered the following days and times:


Wednesday, 9/14 at 9-10 a.m.

Wednesday, 9/28 at 9-10 a.m.

Tuesday, 10/25 at 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/8 at 9-10 a.m.

Thursday, 11/17 at 9-10 a.m.

Tuesday, 11/29 at 9-10 a.m.

Tuesday, 12/13 at 1-2 p.m.

 

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Microsoft Teams - Working with Apps Training

Microsoft Teams has so many powerful features! This Microsoft Teams course will show you how to utilize applications in a channel, meeting, or chat to extend the capabilities of your team. We will also talk about using personal applications to help streamline and organize your work within Microsoft Teams, as well as which apps are recommended for use at the University of Iowa. It is recommended that you have some familiarity with Microsoft Teams before taking this course. 

  • Available to: Staff/Faculty
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Format: Instructor-led
  • Location: Virtual

Microsoft Teams - Working with Apps Training

will be offered the following days and times:


Thursday, 9/15 at 9-10 a.m.

Wednesday, 10/12 at 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday, 10/26 at 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/8 at 1-2 p.m.

Thursday, 11/17 at 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/29 at 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/14 at 1-2 p.m.

 

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Customized Training

Consultations and training are available for departments, groups, teams, or individuals for any of the technology tools that we offer. To schedule a consultation or if you have questions, please email its-training@uiowa.edu.

Some examples of how we can help:

  • Review current file storage practices and recommend efficiencies, safeguards, and best practices.
  • Plan your migration from H: drive to OneDrive and provide training on the tool
  • Analyze current teams/projects and recommend software to help your team be more efficient and organized.                                
  • Recommend software that is best for your meeting, project, etc. and help migrate your project to it.
  • Review best practices for hybrid meetings and recommend software that is best for your situation.
  • Provide new employees training on Skype for Business or other software used in your department.
  • Many more! 

If you have questions or need help in an area that is not on this list, please let us know! We are happy to provide training and assistance to ensure your team is using the right tools for their job.

 

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Contact:

Manda Marshall, Campus Technology Trainer

its-training@uiowa.edu

 

Book time with me for a consultation! 

I am happy to answer your questions, or work with you to explore the development of custom training for your unit.

Click here to schedule a consultation