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Getting Work Done in Office 365 (Microsoft 365)

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Be more productive at work with Office 365 and the popular Getting Things Done® framework. Learn time and task management techniques to get more done.

Steve Somers and Steve Nguyen are Microsoft evangelists who coach top companies on using Office and David Allen's popular Getting Things Done® framework to be more productive. With these tips, and the flexibility and freedom of Office 365, you can get more done at work—anywhere, anytime. First, get a quick overview of the GTD® tenets and the applicable communication and collaboration tools in Office 365. Then explore how to plan for productivity as well as take notes, capture ideas, and effectively manage tasks using Office 365 tools.

Next, learn which methods—email, phone, Skype, or face-to-face discussions—are most effective for communicating, and explore how to best plan and run effective meetings. By the end of the course, you'll be able to build a personal productivity strategy that works for you and your team.Getting Things Done® is a registered trademark of the David Allen Company.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know
1. Understand Getting Things Done and Office 365
  • Explore Getting Things Done (GTD)
  • Office 365 (O365) tools overview
2. Planning To Be Productive
  • How to plan your day or week
  • Manage email and other in-boxes
  • Make time for your plan
3. Where To Store Files
  • SharePoint and OneDrive features
  • When to use SharePoint or OneDrive
  • Find files with Delve
4. Note-Taking and Task Management
  • OneNote features
  • Capture information in OneNote
  • Turn clutter into searchable assets
  • Make the most of OneNote: Advanced features
5. Communicate Efficiently
  • Use the appropriate platform
  • Manage long emails
  • Promote an email to a video call with a colleague
  • Use Yammer for social and crowdsourcing
6. Plan Productive Meetings
  • Manage multiple calendars
  • Schedule meetings with external partners
  • Make meetings matter
7. Run a Productive Meeting
  • Create a productive meeting agenda
  • How to use Skype for Business to run effective meetings
  • Follow up on the meeting
  • Next steps

Taught by

Steve Nguyen and Steve Somers

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