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New live online MS training with UIS's Training Services team

UIS Training Services provides a variety of live online training session to help staff and students with Microsoft programmes and software. Each session is with a dedicated University trainer with limited attendees to allow personal support while you're in the training session.  

View the updated programme for June-August 2021

Using Microsoft Teams 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - for Team Owners 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Fast Track 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 1 - Getting Started 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 2 - Delivering Meetings 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 3 - Tabs & Applications 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 4 - File Management & Top Tips 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 5 - Breakout Rooms 


Events and presenting 

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Virtual Train the Trainer

Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Live Events 


Microsoft software training

Microsoft Outlook 365: Essentials - Email and Calendar 

Microsoft Excel 365: Managing Data & Lists 

Microsoft Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data 


The sessions are hosted using MS Teams meetings or Teams Live, you'll need to download Teams to join. Dates, availiable places and joining instructions are listed on the University Training Booking System.

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