Practical Lync 2010 Introduction & Overview – COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is an Introduction and Overview of Microsoft Lync 2010. It introduces the concepts and practical features that someone new to Lync needs to know. In a quick and lively manner this will cover the main uses of Lync for a new user.
The course begins with a definition of Lync and some basic navigation techniques. It gives a tour of the user interface. Status or Presence is a key aspect of Lync and the ways it is set and displayed are covered. How to manage and organize contacts is explained with examples. Basic messaging is shown with multiple conversations managed at once. How to do a voice call is shown including group or conference calls. Video calls are demonstrated including conference videos. Meeting integration is strong in Lync with Outlook meetings and this is shown including creating and starting a Lync meeting. Sharing a Desktop and sharing other content in Lync is shown in some detail. Finally how to record a meeting in Lync is explained and shown with publishing options. Throughout the course the videos are quick, lively and clearly explained. If you want a good grasp on what Lync is and what it can do for you this course will show you in just over half an hour.
Category: Office Productivity/Microsoft
What are the requirements?
Microsoft Lync 2010
Pre-requisite: Basic computer skills
What am I going to get from this course?
35 minutes in 7 quick and lively clips
A good concise explanation of what Lync is and what it does
Intro to the user interface and how to log in
How to set presence, status, location & where it appears
How to add, remove and organize contacts and access permissions
Sending and managing instant messages
How to place & receive a voice call and making a conference call
How to place & receive a video call
How to set up online meetings in Link from the Outlook Calendar
See why the Shared Desktop can save you time and effort for help desks and other mentors
Sharing content such as PowerPoint presentations and other files in Lync
Using the shared whiteboard for brainstorming in Lync
How to record a Lync meeting and playback and publishing options
What is the target audience?
New Lync users of any skill level who want a quick look at what Lync is and what it can do to foster better communication in your organization. No previous skills required. General concepts of instant messaging are a good background but not necessary.