Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Collaborating Through Microsoft Teams

Microsoft (MS) Teams is a powerful, full-featured digital collaboration tool. Though mainly used for its teleconferencing feature, MS Teams is also very capable as a co-working tool when coupled with other applications together with shared file storages and access systems.

This course trains participants in using key MS Teams features to conduct businesses, projects and classes online effectively. It demonstrates the MS Teams ecosystem, explains the limitations of different subscription packages and unravels the common misconception about the tool.

Upon satisfactory completion of this courses and selected courses, participants will be certified as a Digital Educator under the Digital Professional Suite.


  • 2:30pm – 5:30pm


  • RM450 + 6% SST per pax

Dates and Venue

  • Date: 30 April 2020
  • Venue: Live Online Class
  • Note: Course will be conducted on Microsoft Teams.

Course details

– Course objectives and course modules

Course objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Create MS Teams collaboration teams
  2. Host, participate and present in MS Teams
  3. Create, edit and review documents jointly with team members in MS Teams
  4. Communicate through MS Teams
  5. Be aware of security and privacy issues in MS Teams
  6. Appreciate the benefits of digital collaboration tools

Course modules

  1. The Structure
  • A secured, private collaboration tool (not just teleconferencing)
  • MS Teams vs Zoom vs WhatApp
  • Free vs Paid version
  • Key features – file sharing, co-working and teleconferencing
  • Host/Leader, Members and Guests
  • Adding / Inviting members
  • Switching between accounts (and roles in different teams)
  1. The Layout
  • Main menu
  • Teams and channels
  • Chat / Conversation
  • Notes
  • Adding Tabs
  1. As a Teleconferencing Tool
  • Scheduling and inviting
  • Video/Audio control
  • Screen sharing
  • Meeting lifecycle
  • Do’s and Don’t of teleconferencing
  1. As a Co-working Tool
  • Office 365 Subscription
  • File sharing
  • Working on the same file, at the same time
  • Do’s and Don’ts of document control and handling

How to register

– Entry requirement and application process.

Entry requirement

As the main language of instruction is English, you will be required to be proficient in the language.

Application process

To apply for this course, please fill this online registration form.

To apply for this course, please contact us via:

Phone: +60 82 260 636
Email: spd@swinburne.edu.my