Software Training

The below LinkedIn Learning courses can help you increase your skills and knowledge about software that is commonly used at UM. For more information about how to use LinkedIn Learning, see our LinkedIn Learning for UM website.

If you don't see a training for the program or particular version of software that you use, please search in LinkedIn Learning to find an applicable course (there are many available) or contact Jasmine Laine for help.


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    Outlook: Efficient Email Management

    Learn to create email conversations and set up organizational features including rules, folders, and categories; then discover how to use Quick Steps and Instant Search. Get tips about avoiding clutter to in-depth walkthroughs about creating autoreplies.

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    Outlook Tips and Tricks

    Learn tips, tricks, and shortcuts that will make you an Outlook power user. Each video is standalone; you can watch the entire course or focus on just the information you need.

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    Outlook: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks

    Learn how to use Outlook's robust calendar and task management features to better organize your work. Learn the difference between Outlook tasks and to-do lists and how to create, delegate, and track tasks, as well as send status updates to task owners.

Excel Training

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    Excel Essential Training

    Learn how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, and format the appearance of rows, columns, cells, and data. Includes how to work with multiple worksheets, build charts and PivotTables, sort and filter data. (Office 2019/Microsoft 365)

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    Excel Tips and Tricks

    Learn time-saving tricks for creating formulas rapidly, accelerating data entry, and navigating within worksheets efficiently. 

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    Excel: Advanced Formulas and Functions

    Shares critical formula shortcuts that will speed up your work, a variety of functions, such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX, statistical functions, text functions, and date and time, math, text, and information functions. 

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    Excel: PivotTables in Depth

    How to build PivotTables from single or multiple data sources, add calculated fields, filter your results, and format your layout to make it more readable. 

Microsoft Teams Training

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    Microsoft Teams Essential Training

    Discover the core features of Microsoft Teams and see how you can bring together colleagues, create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively.

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    Microsoft Teams Tips Weekly

    Standalone tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of the core features in Teams—including chat, video calls, and conversation channels—and discover other powerful features: background effects, @mentions, advanced meeting options, and more. 

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    Microsoft Teams: Effective Meetings and Events

    Learn how to set up scheduled meetings, start an ad hoc meeting, modify your audio and video settings, and use a whiteboard. Learn how to share content, record a meeting, and edit the transcript.