Tasks are individual to-do items that must be addressed for each plan. Tasks can have deadlines and should be assigned to specific team members. In this movie, you'll see how to create new tasks and assign them to your team.
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- [Voiceover] A plan is just a container…for all of the work that we'll do in this project.…There will be lots of individual jobs and assignments…that you'll want to delegate to your team to keep track of.…So let's make some tasks and assign people to those tasks.…So first I'm gonna go into the plan that we created…in a previous movie, this brochure design plan,…I'll click on that on the sidebar…and we get information about that plan.…So I wanna start creating some tasks.…We're designing a new brochure for our hotel in London…and we've got a lot to do…so we'll start by making some assignments…for selecting images for the brochure.…
So I can see here there's a section that says To do,…this is where we're gonna add new tasks…and there's already this little window open…giving me the opportunity to add a new task.…If I were to close that window…I could always get it back…by just hitting the plus button under To do.…Okay, so this first task is going to be selecting a logo.…So I'll put in that name there…and I wanna set a due date, so I'll click on that,…
Join Nick Brazzi as he shows you how to get started with Microsoft Planner. He takes you through basic administration, including team member setup and plan creation. After establishing teams and plans, Nick shows you how assign tasks to team members and how to use the features that help keep the plan organized, including labels, checklists, and descriptions. Since collaboration is essential, Nick demonstrates how both you and the team can use comments to communicate progress with coworkers. He concludes with how to keep plans on schedule through monitoring and changing assignments when necessary.
- Finding and accessing Microsoft Planner
- Creating and administering teams
- Making plans and tasks
- Editing task details
- Reviewing schedules
- Monitoring plans, tasks, and assignments
- Managing multiple plans