Office365 Essentials
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Office365 Essentials

How To Take Full Advantage of Office 365: A Foundational New Tool For Modern Business
4.6 (25 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
225 students enrolled
Created by Chip Reaves
Last updated 4/2014
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  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you will understand how to use Office 365 for email, calendar, contacts, cloud file collaboration, communication & video conferencing, and more
  • In this course you'll learn the most productive ways to use all the features in Microsoft Office 365
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  • Access to Microsoft Office 365 (A Free Trial is available at if needed)

Learn To Organize And Maintain Your Virtual Office Using Microsoft 365: The Powerful, Everything-You-Need-In-One-Easy-Bundle Online Suite

Office 365 is not your traditional, on-premise based professional suite. With Office 365, Microsoft made a strong move to remain vital to business professionals in a rapidly changing, hyper-mobile economy.

For years there was a disconnect between the world’s most popular desktop suite (Microsoft Office) and the rapid shift to mobile computing. Office 365 effectively bridges the gap, providing the familiar tools you depend on with a modern, cloud-based environment for sharing and collaboration.

This Course Not Only Gets You Oriented and Organized – It Shows You How to Use The Power Of the New Cloud Based Suite To Maximize Your Productivity, From Anywhere, Anytime

The popular and familiar tools are all here – including all the applications and tools that have been the foundation of the computer-based business revolution. But with 365, it has a new level of agility and integration that businesses and people have longed for.

Whether You Have An iPhone, Android, Windows Phone Or If You Rely On A BlackBerry, Office 365 Works Seamlessly With Them All

Topics covered in this course include: Advantages Of An Virtual Office On The Cloud

· Setting Up Email / Outlook / Exchange

· Getting Organized – Flags, Tags, and Folders, and Categories

· How OneDrive Tools Can Help You Do More With Your Documents

· Storing, Sharing, and Collaborating With SharePoint Sites

· Communicating With Lync

· Using Office 365 With Your Mobile Device

· Security, Compliance, and Encryption Options

· Password And Administration Made Easy

· Customizing Office 365 With Apps & Templates

Whether You Want To Tap Into Your Virtual Office When Traveling, Or Have The Convenience Of A Cloud-Based Office To Toggle From Home Or Office – This Course Teaches You How To Manage This New Cutting Edge Business Resource

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone using or considering Microsoft Office 365
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 30 Lectures Collapse All 30 Lectures 04:31:07
Using Email
8 Lectures 57:30
Reading, Sending, and Processing Emails

Flags & Tasks

Working With Email In Other Programs

Using Office 365 Offline

Using Folders & Categories

Using Rules & Policies

Email Signatures

Advanced Email Settings
Calendars & Contacts
4 Lectures 40:04

Working With People (Contacts)

Delegate Access
OneDrive For Business
5 Lectures 48:57
Using OneDrive For Business

Using OneDrive For Business From Windows or Mac

OneDrive For Business - Versioning and Security

Working With OneDrive For Business Files

OneDrive For Business Sharing
Office Apps
4 Lectures 41:21
Office Web Apps

Working With Traditional MS Office

Working With Mobile Apps

Collaboration Tools
4 Lectures 45:49

Sharepoint Sites


App Store & Templates
Customization & Support
3 Lectures 30:25
Admin Part 1, Adding & Changing Users and Licenses

Admin Part 2, Domains, Aliases, & Groups

Getting Support
About the Instructor
Chip Reaves
4.3 Average rating
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6,780 Students
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Bigger Brains Founder and President Chip Reaves is a serial entrepreneur who has started five successful companies. An Atlanta native, Chip began fixing computers for small businesses in the 1980's while studying Computer Science at Georgia Tech. After 10 years building a successful IT Service Practice in Atlanta, Chip founded the Computer Troubleshooters franchise system alongside Wilson & Suzanne McOrist, which became the world's largest computer service franchise and received multiple awards from Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Business Review, and AllBusiness.

Chip has been interviewed on TV and other major media on topics related to small business technology and entrepreneurship, including ABC News, BusinessWeek TV, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and is a member of Jim Blasingame's "Brain Trust" on SmallBusinessAdvocate. In 2010 Chip was listed among the Top 150 most influential people in small business IT by SMB PC magazine.

Chip lives with his wife Maren and step-daughter Meg in Anderson, South Carolina where they also co-own a Computer Troubleshooters franchise location. In his spare time Chip is very active with his church and local charities, and consults with two aid organizations serving Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.