Working from Home Essentials | Working from Home Training
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Working from Home Essentials | Working from Home Training

Working from Home Survival Guide | Working from home tips, tricks and key tools
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Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to be successful when working from home
  • How to leverage on the power of technology when working from home
  • Working from home essentials and basics
  • Working from home tips and tricks including well-being
  • The basics on tools that can help you when working from home
  • How to be more productive and effective when working from home
  • The 3 C's of Working from Home
  • Real world examples and application of people working from home
Requirements
  • Nothing really, no previous experience or knowledge required
  • And open mind and a willingness to learn
  • A good pair of headphones, a tablet, mobile, pc or laptop
Description

Think of this course as your Working from Home Survival Guide. In this course you will learn the essentials and fundamentals of working from home. Plus you will also learn to master some of the key and most important apps and tools used to manage projects, people and tasks remotely.

Working from home is one of the biggest trends of the modern world and I can tell you right now, that this is one that is here to stay. You learning the key concepts involved will allow you to achieve your goals and objectives whatever they may be wherever they may be.

Working remotely can be hugely rewarding, but only if you keep your productivity up, maintain a healthy work-life balance, and nurture your business relationships. In this course I will show you how to be more productive when you are working from home by leveraging on the power of technology.

Working remotely has many benefits and advantages, but it takes dedication and smart strategies to pull it off successfully.

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Pledge to All Students (both current & future students)

  1. Students First. I will never compromise your experience to make money. Never, ever. Yes, this is also a business but to me teaching goes way beyond making money. I already have a full time job and fortunately don't rely on teaching to survive. You are always at the forefront of my courses and I want to ensure you have a unique, valuable and memorable experience. I promise. 

  2. 24x7x365 Support. You can contact me 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round, even on holidays, Christmas and New Years Eve; I will get back to you quickly (in a few hours tops) and deliver outstanding quality of service in my support. I promise. 

  3. Humbleness, kindness and social responsibility. I believe in giving back to you and the world. So think of me as your own real-life human "Siri." If you need advice or support just ask. And if I can do something to help you in your journey, I will. I promise.

  4. Australian Made. Recognized in the Industry as a symbol of quality and excellence. All my courses are Made in Australia with high tech and professionally edited. They also include my secret sauce: a lot of passion & love! I also apply in my courses everything I've learnt from years of experience working with technology, projects, entrepreneurs and people all over the world. I promise.  

  5. Quality over Quantity. I will strive to make courses concise, to the point and relevant. Time is one of our most valuable assets and we need to invest it carefully. So I won't make a course long for the purpose of displaying it has more hours; only when strictly necessary. To me it's about quality and if I can deliver that in 5 minutes and save you time, I will. I promise.

Who this course is for:
  • Professionals
  • Freelancers
  • Business Owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Team Leads
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Architects
  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Testers
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile Coaches
  • Anyone interested in learning about working from home
  • Anyone interested in being more productive when working from home
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 06:50:28
+ The Basics of Working from Home
2 lectures 27:01

This is an introductory lecture with covers the key differences between working from home and at the office.

Preview 14:23

This lecture covers the three C's in working from home and their importance.

The 3 C's in Working from Home
12:38
+ Working from Home Toolkit | Video Conferencing
9 lectures 01:15:13

A quick intro to Zoom

Introducing Zoom
00:19

This lecture goes over a basic overview of Zoom and what you can use Zoom for.

What is Zoom
06:00

This lecture takes you through a quick tour of your account in Zoom. What it looks like and the different options available to you when managing your Zoom meetings

Zoom Account Overview
07:09

This lecture will walk you thought the step by step process of getting started with Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom Part 1
10:21

This lecture will walk you thought the step by step process of getting started with Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom Part 2
09:44

This lecture walks you through the step by step process of scheduling meetings in Zoom

Scheduling Meetings in Zoom
12:36

This lecture will walk you through how to host a Zoom Meeting.

Hosting a Zoom Meeting
05:43

This lecture is a real world example of a Zoom Meeting and covers key tips and tricks such as changing your Background in Zoom

A Real World Zoom Video Conference Call
23:11

This lecture contains a ton of valuable and helpful resources such as How Tos, Tips, Tricks, Quick Reads and more!

Zoom Smart Pack
00:10
+ Working from Home Toolkit | Productivity and Collaboration
10 lectures 01:38:12

A quick introduction to Microsoft Teams. This lecture walks you through the concepts we will cover in the course.

Introduction
06:04

This lecture gives you a brief overview of Microsoft Teams and what it's all about & how you can use it at the workplace.

What is Teams
06:16

This lecture covers Microsoft Teams resources that are available to you for free & the Microsoft Teams app

Resources and the App
04:25

This lecture covers Microsoft Teams resources that are available to you for free & the Microsoft Teams app

Resources and the App Part 2
03:14

This lecture goes through the Teams demo that Microsoft offers.

Teams Demo from Microsoft
15:57

This lecture walks you through a real world example and setup of Microsoft Teams and takes you through an initial Tour of Microsoft Teams as an application

Initial Teams Tour
11:36

This lecture covers the ins and outs of creating and managing teams in Microsoft Teams.

Create and Manage Teams
20:21

This lecture covers the ins and outs of creating and managing channels in Microsoft Teams.

Create and Manage Channels
12:23

This lecture covers chatting in Teams, how to text, call, share emojis, gifs and more.

Chatting in Teams
07:47

This lecture cover everything else you should know about Microsoft Teams. So all the additional features, characteristics and functionality which wasn't covered in previous lectures of the course.

Everything else you should know about Teams
10:09
+ Working from Home Toolkit | Project Management and Task Coordination
7 lectures 01:21:15

This lecture gives you a brief introduction on Microsoft Planner and walks you through some of the initial Planner concepts.

What is Planner and what to use it for
05:15

This lecture compares Microsoft Planner vs. other tools out there used for planning and managing projects.

Why Planner
07:49

This lecture walks you through the official Microsoft Planner website.

The Official Planner Website
05:33

This lecture gives you an initial tool of Microsoft Planner. From how Planner looks, some of its unique terminology and more.

Initial Tour of Microsoft Planner
24:22

This lecture covers where to find support documentation and resources for Microsoft Planner.

Support Documentation for Planner
06:45

This lecture covers how you can help improve Microsoft Planner and stay up to date with the latest Planner updates.

Providing Feedback on Planner
03:21

This lecture walks you through a real world example of Microsoft Planner and how it can be used as an Agile Kanban Board.

A Kanban Board Example in Planner
28:10
+ Working from Home Toolkit | Project Management and Agile Collaboration
8 lectures 02:08:46

This lecture goes through an introduction to Jira, the #1 software development tool used by agile and scrum teams. Jira is an Atlassian product and the most popular and widely used Agile project management tool in the world.

Introduction
11:44

This lecture walks you through a bit of Jira history and Jira's story.

A bit of history
10:54

This lecture walks you through the basics and essentials of Jira and basically gives you an initial tour of the tool.

Initial Jira Tour
26:02

This lecture goes over Components in Jira. It covers what they are, how to use them and the key functionality of components in Jira.

Components
06:22

This lecture goes over a real world example of a Scrum Board in Jira. It walks you through a Jira board step by step and also deeps dive into Agile Boards, practical applications and real world examples.

Scrum Board
43:36

Jira from Atlassian has a ton of out-of-the-box reports including the popular Burndown Chart. This lectures takes you through what you can expect of reports and reporting in Jira.

Reports in Jira
09:57

This lecture goes into the Product Backlog in Jira

The Backlog
15:44

This lecture is the bonus lecture of the course.

Bonus Lecture
04:27