Microsoft Virtual Workshops

Microsoft Stores are now offering Public Virtual Workshops.

Plus, we have arranged for the Microsoft Store of Chandler to sponsor some private workshops exclusively for our members.  These workshops will be held online and begin in June.  The workshops require no downloads and will be presented via your browser (Edge or Chrome).


Private Workshops (Computer Booters)

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June 2020

PC Tune-Up in a Snap
June 9th @ 10am or June 25th @ 1pm

In the PC Tune Up in a Snap workshop, we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the cloud. At the end of the session, you’ll know all about the Performance Troubleshooter, Windows and Office Update and Disc Defragmenter. You’ll know how to remove viruses and spyware, and back-up files on your computer with OneDrive.

Getting to Know Windows 10

June 11th @ 1pm or June 23rd @ 10am

Achieve more with Windows 10 in this 60-minute workshop to learn everything Windows 10 has to offer for everyday use, whether it’s for work or play, home or office. You’ll learn how to get the most out of new features, how to personalize your Windows experience, work and play across all your devices, and get more done faster with new productivity capabilities.

Aspects of Windows 10 covered in the workshop include: Navigation, Start, Windows, Explorer, Menus, Accessing Applications, Security Features and Synchronization across devices.

July 2020
Avoid Scams – 
July 14th @ 10am or July 30th @ 1pm

“Online information and services have become an enriching and pervasive part of our everyday lives. But life online also presents risks to privacy, safety, relationships, reputations, and resources.

Cybercriminals may use misleading or fraudulent email messages, phone calls, web sites or web ads to try to access your devices and personal information. Join this ½ hour workshop to learn ways to identify and avoid the most common types of online fraud and scams, and what to do if you become the victim of a scam.

Improve your scam defense by learning about risks and how to manage them”

Get Organized with OneNote
July 16th @ 1pm or July 28th @ 10am

In this free one-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to improve your personal and professional life using OneNote. Set yourself up for success with OneNote productivity skills, and keep everything you need to know in an easy-to-organize digital notebook

August 2020
Fundamentals of Microsoft 365 
August 11th @ 10am or August 27th @ 1pm

Join us for a free, 60-minute, hands-on workshop to learn how to use the many useful apps included in your Microsoft 365 subscription. Learn how Microsoft 365 keeps you connected and informed—whether you are on the go, at work or at home.

During this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Set up, access and use all of the apps in Microsoft 365 including Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Outlook and more! 
  • Keep your information synched across all of your devices, making it available anywhere you are
  • Stay connected on the go 
  • Add all Microsoft applications to each of your devices
Make Your Life More Creative, Organized and Secure with Microsoft 365
August 13th @ 1pm or August 25th @ 10am

“Participants chose from a menu of key Microsoft 365 features to get hands-on
information including:

  • Office mobile app – PowerPoint, Word, Excel all together in one convenient app
  • OneDrive – one secure place for all your files and photos
  • PowerPoint – create wow presentations and documents without the stress
  • Microsoft Editor – bring out your best writer wherever you write”

 

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Public Workshops:

You can find out what workshops are available and sign up at:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/locations/virtual-learning-resources-training

 

Each Microsoft Store has its own schedule of workshops and schedules.  You can sign up for any of the workshops no matter the location of the store.  Sorry to say there is no easy way to check different stores.  It is suggested that you go to the store locator page at:

Microsoft Store Locator

There you will be able to select a state and store by clicking on the associated link. Once you are on the individual store page, you will be able to scroll down and see what workshops that particular store is offering. 

To sign up, click on the: ‘See more event details >’ link. You will be taken to the workshop details page where you will be able to RSVP for the workshop.