Microsoft Teams Training - How to make decisions easier in Microsoft Teams meetings?


Microsoft Teams Training - How to make decisions easier in Microsoft Teams meetings?

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Training Theme 

Meetings are essential to organize work. This communication time is key to setting up an idea exchange to collaborate on decision-making, work monitoring, figures, etc. 

Remote meetings have become globalized and many benefits have emerged. Microsoft Teams provides a multitude of tools to make this discussion time as efficient and productive as possible. This course shows you how to plan, host and end constructive meetings. 

When planning a meeting, we often include an agenda with a list of topics to discuss, but how to: 

  • Encourage critical thinking? 
  • Have inclusive discussions? 
  • Turn decisions into actions? 

All trainings are conducted by expert trainers with a focus on meeting features in Microsoft Teams. 

Training Objectives 

You want to optimize your decision-making process in Teams meetings. 

At the end of this training, you will be able to: 

  • Know how to organize and prepare a team’s meeting ahead of time 
  • Know how to use digital tools to get people to collaborate remotely 
  • Know how to use the breakout room to exchange, prioritize, organize ideas in a meeting 
  • Know how to break down a working group into small groups 
  • Know how to structure your meeting to optimize decision-making 

Prerequisite and Target Audience 

Target Audience: Users interested in going further with online meetings management in Microsoft Teams. 
Startup Level: Intermediate 
Prerequisite: It is recommended to follow the session "Organize and manage meetings in Teams" or to know the basics of planning and managing an online meeting. 

Means and Methods 

  • Virtual Classroom: The training is carried out remotely with a virtual classroom tool. Live interaction with a trainer enabling participants to ask questions.  
  • e-Learning Modules: A video series to help you achieve the defined educational objective.  
  • Documents and Other Materials: Additional information or educational activities to complement this course.  

Training Content 

45-min Distance Learning (or its video recording)  

  • Reminder on how to organize and plan a meeting 
  • Collaborate with a whiteboard or third-party tool 
  • Create surveys with Microsoft Forms 
  • Set up breakout rooms to split participants into smaller groups in a meeting 
  • Retrieve Teams meeting history

1 Presentation Video

  • What are the main differences between meetings, webinars and live events?

15 Video Tutorials on Microsoft Teams broken down into 3 lessons 


  • Make organisation easier in your meeting
    • Downloading and installing
    • Achieving a first date proposal
    • Responding to an invitation
    • Customising default options
  • Animation tools
    • Get feedback from your coworkers with Forms questionnaires
    • Whiteboard Detection in Teams
    • Turn on "Together" mode!
    • Automatic transcription
  • Manage breakout rooms
    • Set up breakout rooms before meeting time
    • Turn a meeting room into breakout rooms
    • Assign or switch participants between breakout rooms
    • Add breakout rooms
    • Change breakout room settings
    • A participant wants to go back to the main rooms
    • Recover saved items in a breakout room

1 Course Knowledge Validation Quiz

  • How to make decisions easier in Microsoft Teams meetings 

Learn more about Microsoft Teams 

Microsoft Teams becomes the foundation for personalizing your meetings. Creating, attending, and running meetings are fundamental to distance learning. It is important to know how to increase the interaction with your participants and encourage engagement in meetings. Do you need a quick and intuitive questionnaire? Use Microsoft Forms. How to brainstorm? Use Microsoft Whiteboard. Do you want to simultaneously take notes with your team? Then, Microsoft OneNote will be your best friend. Combining these tools can improve the effectiveness of a meeting.