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Wed 28 Apr 2021
11:30 - 13:00

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Live Events (Webinar) Workshop - (Live Online using MS Teams)

Wed 28 Apr 2021


Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have the following items installed or available on your computer to participate:

1. The Teams desktop app installed on your computer.
2. The Teams Calendar available on the Teams interface. (You must be using Microsoft Exchange Online for your email to enable the Teams Calendar). Details on how to migrate from Hermes to Exchange can be found here.
3. The button on the Teams Calendar interface necessary to create a Teams Live Event. (To enable the button on your system you need to request the ability to create Live Events via the Self Service portal). Note! this can take up to 48 hours for the change to come into effect.

You will also need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Target audience
  • For University and college members
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 28 Apr   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1 Simon Meaker
Topics covered

About Live Events

  • Scheduling a Live Event
  • Roles: Organiser, Producer, Presenter, Attendee
  • The Live Event production window
  • Sharing content (your desk top or application windows)

Workshop Practice

  • Take control to present a Live Event

Further help

  • Useful facts and tips
  • Microsoft’s online video training
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Help from within the UIS Teams desktop application
  • Interactive training that is instructor-led online using Teams with video, demonstrations and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app. Please note you can't run live events without the Teams application.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session
  • A link to the online meeting will be sent in your booking confirmation email and event reminders
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown below but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup. Using a webcam is optional but using one will give you a better learning experience.
  • Your computer set up may be different to others on the course and there are small variations when using different operating systems. It is helpful to keep the instructor informed of the system that you are using.
  • One session of two hours
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