Effective teamwork using SharePoint and Lync 2010

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010 to work better as a team
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

During the past ten years technology has revolutionized the way we work together. Products such as Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Lync enable teams to easily collaborate and communicate with each other in real time. Even though these products are easy to get started with, you might not always know how to best use them in a business context to improve your, and your teams’ productivity.

In this course you will learn from a business productivity expert how to use the full power of Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010 to collaborate and communicate more effectively. Among other things, you will learn how to get better coordinated as a team using shared task lists, how to produce higher quality documents by using publishing processes with version control and how to incorporate real-time communication into your daily work to get faster results. Instead of learning how to use individual features of these products, you will see how they can be used in real life by productivity expert Ulrika Hedlund.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no requirements, however viewers who have Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010 will benefit the most.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will know how to:
  • Share important business information with your team
  • Effectively run a project using a shared task list
  • Increase data quality and visibility of your Excel spreadsheets
  • Jointly produce high quality documents using version control
  • Quickly collect feedback using surveys
  • Enhance corporate communication by blogging
  • Enrich communication using instant messaging and video conferencing

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for all business professionals who use Microsoft SharePoint and Lync but who want to learn better methods to work more effectively and who want guidance on how to get the most of these products in a work environment.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

A short introduction of the course “Effective teamwork using SharePoint and Lync 2010” and the instructor Ulrika Hedlund.

Section 2: Sharing and collaborating using a SharePoint team site

In this lecture you will get a quick introduction to Microsoft SharePoint.


In this lecture you will learn how to create a picture library in SharePoint to effectively share pictures with your colleagues.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a contact library in SharePoint, how to modify the visible contact information and how to can connect the contact library to Outlook to easily copy and synchronize contacts.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a task list in SharePoint 2010, how to add tasks and assign tasks to other people and finally how to connect the shared task library to Outlook so that you can easily keep track of everyone’s action items.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to import data from an Excel spreadsheet to a SharePoint list and how to make modifications to increase data quality.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create and add different views to a list and also how to take the data offline.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a document library with document versioning and how to add your own columns to create a structured publishing process.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to use a OneNote notebook in SharePoint to easily share notes.

Section 3: Gathering information using surveys

In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a survey in SharePoint. You’ll learn how to add various types of questions, and then how to view a graphical summary of all of the responses. You’ll also learn how to export the responses into Excel for further analysis.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create more advanced surveys in SharePoint. You’ll learn how to add multiple pages to your survey and how to include more advanced logic so that the question varies depending on the answer and how to use sets of data already available on your site in the survey, in order to save time.

Section 4: Adding sites to SharePoint

In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a blog in SharePoint, how to add posts and how to configure user permissions.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to create a team site, how to change the logo and site text and how to modify the navigation.

Section 5: Communicating in real time using Lync

In this lecture you’ll learn how to use Microsoft Lync 2010 to easily communicate with colleagues using instant messaging and voice calls to increase productivity.


In this lecture you’ll learn how to use Lync 2010 to convert a lengthy email discussion into a more productive video conference.

Section 6: Closing

Closing remarks.

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Instructor Biography

Business Productivity, Results-focused training

Are you bored of lengthy, feature-based product courses? We are, and that's why we founded Business Productivity. Business Productivity offers unique scenario-based courses showcasing real life business results. Our instructor, Ulrika Hedlund, has years of experience helping organizations improve productivity by combining workplace best practices with effective use of technology.

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