Office 365 an introduction

SharePoint, Power BI, Delve and much more!


You are familiar with ”traditional” Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). You are probably aware that Office 365 offers the latest versions of this software, and also includes Cloud-based services such as SharePoint and OneDrive. But what exactly are these services and what benefits could they bring to your business?

This one-day training workshop will explain SharePoint, OneDrive and Office 365 for Business and reveal how to exploit them to enhance your productivity.

You will discover facilities to securely back up your data to the Cloud; tools to ensure the most up-to-date version of your documents, spreadsheets and presentations are available on all your devices (Windows, Mac, iOS and Android) anytime, anywhere; and learn the most efficient and effective ways to work collaboratively with colleagues and partners.

Using a combination of presentations, demonstrations and hands-on exercises this comprehensive workshop provides everything you need to start exploiting the power of Office 365 in your business.

Tortrix hold a Microsoft silver compentency in Cloud solutions, and have extensive experience in delivering Office 365 based solutions to our clients. Learn from the people who actualy deliver real world solutions.

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICES – laptops, tablets and smartphones – to experience the power of Office 365 first hand during the day. Every participant will also have access to a free 30-day trial of Office 365 for Business following the course.

Objectives & Benifits

On completion of this workshop delegates will:

  • Understand Office 365 for Business and the Cloud-based services it includes
  • Know how Office 365 can benefit their own business
  • Understand the various options available with Office 365
    • Exchange Online
    • SharePoint Online
    • Skype for Business
    • One Drive for Business
    • Delve
    • Power BI
    • Yammer
  • Be able to evaluate the security of Office 365
  • Understand how Office 365 enables mobile working across multiple devices
  • Experience Office 365 hands-on on their own devices
  • Have access to a free 30-day trial of Office 365


Office 365 and Cloud Overview
  • What is Office 365?
  • What is the Cloud and what Cloud services are included in Office 365 for Business?
  • Office 365 security
  • What are the different service plans
Setting up Office 365
  • Setting up your Office 365 account
  • Finding your way around Office 365
  • Office 365 Desktop and Web Apps
Cloud Storage with Office 365
  • OneDrive for Business
  • File synchronisation
Working with Multiple Devices
  • Office 365 on desktops and laptops (Windows & Mac)
  • Office 365 on mobile devices (iOS, Android & Windows)
  • Working across multiple devices and platforms
Collaborative Working
  • SharePoint
  • Team Site and Libraries
  • Working with colleagues
  • Collaborating with people outside your business
  • Real time co-authoring of documents, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Document version control
Business Intelegence
  • Using Power BI for greater insights
  • Leveraging Delve for improved organisational knowledge
Other Office 365 Applications
  • Skype for Business
  • Improved communications with Sway
  • Internal networking with Yammer

Who is it for?

This workshop is a non-technical course aimed at business owners, directors and managers seeking to understand and gain maximum value from Office 365 in their business.

When is it running?


A basic familiarity with Microsoft Office

You will need to bring a laptop running a modern operating system and a current web browser, in order to work through the interactive exercises.

Some of the tools will require Microsoft Windows.