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IT hosting October and November trainings

Update | Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Information Technology (IT) Division is offering technology training for employees to help with productivity tools used for remote work. The sessions are held virtually in Microsoft Teams. The training options include a new session on cloud storage.

Registration takes place in Cornerstone. The meeting link and directions for how to join will be sent out to registered attendees via email 24 hours before the start time

New: Cloud Storage 101
Are you saving your work directly to your computer (like your Desktop or Documents folder)? If so, this training is for you! Learn the basics and benefits of using cloud storage. We will demonstrate how to store, share, and sync files in the cloud using OneDrive. Perfect for beginners looking to keep their files safe and secure.

Tuesday, October 20 at 2-3 p.m. 
Wednesday, October 28 at 11 a.m.- noon
Monday, November 2 at 1-2 p.m.
FINAL workshop this semester: Thursday, November 12 at 10-11 a.m.

Introduction to OneNote
OneNote is a digital notebook you can use to manage projects, take meeting minutes, and more. Learn how to enhance your notes with multimedia and use search options to find what you need quickly. Integration with Outlook, Teams, and other office tools can streamline your productivity.  

Wednesday, October 21 at 10-11 a.m.
Thursday, November 5 at 1-2 p.m.

Getting Started with Teams
New to Columbus State? Interested in using Teams for more than just meetings? Learn how Teams can help you communicate and collaborate with colleagues while working remotely. Features like chat, conference calls, and integration with Office 365 all combine to make one versatile tool.  

Monday, October 19 at 1-2 p.m.
Tuesday, November 3 at 11 a.m.- noon

Teams Topics: Calendars and Meetings
Learn more about how to schedule and join meetings in Teams, how the experience differs when you invite students or outside contacts, and how to use various features within your meeting.
Thursday, October 22 at 10-11 a.m.
Monday, October 26 at 1-2 p.m.

Teams Topics: Using Channels and “Teams”
Learn more about the concept of teams and channels, best practices for communicating effectively in channels, and how to personalize your notifications to avoid missing important information. 

Thursday, October 29 at 10-11 a.m.
Monday, November 9 at 1-2 p.m.

To register, log in to Cornerstone and hover over the “Learning” tab in the top menu. In the drop-down menu, choose “Events Calendar.” Click on the event title listed on the calendar. Select Request to register.  

If you have questions or you need personalized training for your department or group, contact us for more information at


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