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Skype for Business Training

Training resources are available to help transition to the Skype for Business communication tool.  Click on the resource title to enroll in a live training session or to launch an online course or video.

Instructor Led Training

Skype for Business: Conferencing

This course is geared toward MeetingPlace users who haven’t switched to Skype for Business for their conference calls. However, the training is also appropriate for anyone interested in using Skype for Business for conferencing.  No experience is necessary as we will walk through scheduling and attending a Skype conference. The training will also provide time for Q & A at the end.
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Online Courses

Skype for Business

Skype for Business, previously Link 2013, is broken into three courses, totaling about three hours. Each course is broken into 1-7 minute sections.

Skype for Business: New Features, Profile, and Contacts
Time: 1 Hour
This course covers the new and existing features in Skype for Business, such as configuring and exploring the presence, location, and picture features and managing contacts.

Skype for Business: Calls, IMs and Meeting Features
Time: 1 Hour, 6 Minutes
This course teaches how to configure video and audio settings, placing calls, answering, transferring and forwarding calls. It also covers using and managing instant messages and meeting features, including scheduling a Skype meeting in outlook, sharing options, and configuring participant actions.

Skype for Business: Sharing, Collaboration, and Video Calls
Time: 47 Minutes
This course explores the sharing and collaboration features such as sharing notes, whiteboards, files, pictures, and using polls. You will also learn how to configure your video device, place and answer calls, use video controls, and manage participants.

Online Videos

Skype for Business: Using Instant Messaging – 6 minutes
Includes the steps to sending an IM, such as sending a file or image, using emotions, and configuring the message as high priority

Skype for Business: Configuring an Unscheduled Meeting – 3 minutes
How to create and configure options for an unscheduled meeting using the Meet Now Option

Skype for Business: Discovering the File Transfer Preview – 5 minutes
How to send files back and forth to each other

Skype for Business: Adding Contacts – 3 minutes
How to add internal and external contacts

Skype for Business Call Monitor Feature – 2 minutes
How to use call options while using other documents during call or meeting

Skype for Business: Scheduling a Skype Meeting Using Outlook – 7 minutes
How to schedule a Skype for Business meeting using Outlook and configure meeting options

Washington State University