Office 365 groups will be created automatically when you use Planner to start a project and invite people to participate. In this movie, you will know how to access Planner to start a new project, invite people to participate, and then view the group that is created for the project to enable conversations and collaboration.
- [Voiceover] Another way to create an Office 365 group…is to use Planner.…Planner is an app for Office 365 for Business users only.…So, if you don't have a business account,…you won't even see this option, you can skip this movie.…But by creating a project in Planner…and adding members to the project,…you'll automatically also be creating an Office 365 group.…So let's see how that's done.…We'll go up here to the top left corner…and click the apps icon.…Again, if you're an Office 365 for Business member,…you'll see Planner on your list of tiles to choose from.…
So we'll click Planner which will take us…to that user interface, and from here,…we'll simply start a new project.…Here, in the Planner hub, you can see at the very top…there's an option to create a new plan.…Notice that there's a plan here already for me…called Departmental Move.…This is a group that we created, actually,…in the previous movie, and it shows up here…in Planner as well.…So, when we click new plan, and let's say we're going…to be planning something for the staff holiday party.…
In this course, David Rivers walks users through the basics of Office 365 groups, from creating a group and adding members to finding and joining other groups. Learn how to communicate with colleagues in a group, schedule group meetings, and collaborate on documents and larger projects.
- Describe the benefits of using Office 365 groups.
- Differentiate between group owners and group members.
- Explain how to subscribe or unsubscribe to a group’s email.
- Recall how to leave or delete a group.
- Describe how to schedule meetings with groups.
- Recall who can edit or cancel an event.
- Explain how to find and open a shared file.
- Cite the method for sharing a file externally.