Office 365 Groups Essentials

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Overview: Learn how to use Office 365 group features. The Office 365 Groups Essentials will teach users how to talk, …


Learn how to use Office 365 group features. The Office 365 Groups Essentials will teach users how to talk, plan and collaborate and for groups to work together. Learn how to use platforms like SharePoint to share simple spreadsheets. The group feature is in-built into Microsoft Office, which means users can create their own group or join an existing group. The course is perfect for individuals working in an office environment or as part of a team and need to constantly be in contact with team members.

The course will enable users on how to integrate with other cloud platforms, accessing groups through Outlook Web App, sharing files through OneDrive, web and email, accessing the groups Notebook and using groups mobile to stay connected.

The Office 365 Groups Essentials course will enable learners to gain a good understanding of leveraging groups within an organisation. The course will give learners up to date skills and knowledge of applying their groups concepts in their work or study.

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  • Who is this Course aimed at?
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  • Certification & Awarding Body
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  • Progression and Career Path
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With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Describe how to access Groups through Outlook and the Outlook Web App
  • Use the Scheduling Assistant to find convenient meeting times for all Group members
  • Share files with the Group via web, email, and OneDrive
  • Access the Group Notebook from the web or OneNote
  • Discuss how to use Connectors to add information from outside sources

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.  

  • This course is ideal for anyone using Office 365
  • Learners will need basic computer knowledge

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Office 365 Groups Essentials certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.  

Chip Reaves is a serial entrepreneur who has started five successful IT 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 USA 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

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 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 local Managed Service Provider. In his spare time Chip is very active with his church and local charities, and consults with aid organisations serving Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.

You can impress potential employers by proving your expertise in Office 365. Office 365 Groups Essential is a useful application and can be applied across multiple sectors and industries, which allows you to progress in the desired career path and be eligible for incentives put forth by the organisation. This qualification will open the door to gaining exciting employment opportunities.

Once you successfully complete the Office 365 Groups Essentials you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Office Manager (£24,073 per annum)
  • Administrative Assistant (£16,446 per annum)
  • Executive Assistant (£30,814 per annum)
  • Personal Assistant (£25,003 per annum)
  • Secretary (£19,460 per annum)
  • Receptionist (£15,961 per annum)
  • IT Manager (£42,549 per annum)
  • Data Entry Officer (£16,832 per annum)
  • Bookkeeper (£10.28 per hour)
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

1: Intro to Groups
Intro to Groups
2: Calendar and Conversations
Calendar and Conversations
3: Group File Sharing and Notebook
Group File Sharing and Notebook
4: Group Connectors
Group Connectors
5: Managing Groups
Managing Groups
6: Groups Mobile App
Groups Mobile App

Students feedback


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    Aliza Atkinson

    October 12, 2019
    great flexibility

    I recently completed this course, and I must say that it suited my lifestyle well. Study365 provides great flexibility for anyone who wants to study but also has to manage a work life balance.

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    Nadia Allen

    September 18, 2019
    Very Professional

    Study365 is a professional provider. They have a great support service that is always helpful and courteous. I required some information on this course, and was immediately provided. Great job!

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    Cara Thomson

    September 02, 2019
    Good services

    When I first signed up for this course, a representative contacted me, and he guided me by providing all the information. I felt confident after I spoke to him and registered right away.

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    Dorothy Khan

    August 23, 2019

    The course was concise and clear. The video training was fantastic and the tutor was very knowledgeable on the subject and explained everything perfectly. This course superseded my expectations.

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    River Thomson

    August 11, 2019
    enhanced knowledge

    This instructor led course taught me the powerful new Office 365 group features on how to help a team talk, plan and collaborate. There were many areas that were covered and plenty of tools to work with, and how to create your own group or join an existing one. Great course overall.

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