Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Microsoft Teams

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Registration/Login: 8:15 AM – 8:30 AM Pacific time
Webinar: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific time

4.0 CE Hour(s) of Techical Learning

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  • Two monitors are highly recommended for the course; alternatively, one monitor and one tablet screen can work.  
  • Updated Microsoft 2016 software or higher is required for this course. 

Event Details


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $189.00 + GST until May 15, 2024

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $289.00 + GST

Non-Registrant Price: $289.00 + GST

Student Price: $140.00 + GST
*Student pricing is eligible for participants in Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program


Jen Chan | Senior Continuing Education Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861

Event Presenter(s)

David Poitras
Microsoft Master Instructor

About the Event

We will explore Microsoft Teams and see how this application can transform and simplify your collaborative efforts by reducing email and keeping all team or project information in one place. At the same time, you'll learn how to connect this information back to Outlook, the place where you work from each day, and explore the various features that can be added to Teams.

Basic Skills Checklist

The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course:
  • Build a Teams site
  • Creating Channels with permissions
  • Review and add “Apps”
  • Review posts
  • File structure navigation
    • Searching for files
    • Building folders and files
    • File sharing, expiry, permissions
    • File syncing
    • Opening files using web app vs. desktop app
    • File collaboration
    • Checking files in/out
  • Review and add tabs to Teams
    • Planner
    • Wed URL
    • OneNote
    • Calendar
    • Excel file
  • Integrating Teams calendar to Outlook

Instructor Bio

David Poitras

Microsoft Master Instructor, PowerConcepts

David was born and raised in Kelowna. He graduated from Okanagan College in 1992 with a diploma in Computer Informative Systems. Afterwards he worked in information technology as a programmer for Okanagan College for 5 years and taught various Microsoft programs in continuing studies at Okanagan College. He also had his own software development company for 25 years. He built custom Microsoft software solutions for small to midsized companies in the Okanagan and Lower Mainland. He has been teaching at PowerConcepts for many years and has expert knowledge in all Microsoft Applications.