With an increasing number of meetings now taking place online, this Virtual Classroom training is aimed at assisting you with setting up, managing and hosting Microsoft Teams meetings which are as interactive, enjoyable and productive as face-to-face meetings.


By attending this training, you will learn–

  • How to schedule, setup and configure an online meeting
  • Planning and structuring your meeting for interaction and engagement
  • Different ways to interact and involve people online
  • Techniques for better online communication and presentation
  • Mastering the full set of Teams’ functions



Key principles of hosting online meetings and events
  • Ways to setup, host or start a meeting.
  • Administration options and configuration
  • Getting the right equipment and environment correct

Planning and preparation for your online meeting

  • Isolating the common problems and difficulties that occur in meetings
  • Structuring the various phases of the meeting and agenda setting
  • Adopting the right tone and structure for online events

Functions that promote engagement and interaction

  • Whiteboard and annotation
  • Interactive chat and file sharing
  • Screen share functions – yours and others
  • Polls and quizzes (using forms)

Creating engaging activities and visuals

  • Design principles and techniques
  • Using video and prepared presentations
  • Setting up and running discussions and other activities

Speak out with clout

  • How to change the way you speak and present for online communication
  • Using the pyramid principle for more impact
  • Using questioning and listening – online techniques
  • Developing your online personal projection skills for online communication

Setting the rules, climate and energy level

  • Using proven techniques to gain interaction between people
  • Dealing with distracted and multi-tasking attendees
  • Ways of controlling flow and time in an online meeting
  • Encouraging participation from all attendees
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What you need to bring for these courses when delivered as a virtual classroom.

For virtual classroom courses, you will need:

  • Computer with Internet Access
  • Microphone and Headset
  • Webcam
  • Microsoft Teams
  • A dual monitor setup is recommended for IT training
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