Getting the Most out of Your Office 365 Trial

IT Pros, if you are thinking about taking a look at Office 365 but you are not sure where to begin, this course walks through key scenarios you will want to try for yourself to get some hands-on experience. Follow along as experts take you through initial sign-up for the free trial, and then explore basic setup and configuration of Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint.

See how straightforward sign-up and setup can be. This course steps you through Office 365 plan selection, initial user deployment, service configuration, real-time testing, and more. Set up your domain, try the new Outlook Web Access, and work with a SharePoint collaboration site. Be sure to bring your questions, and end the day with a complete Office 365 trial tenant, ready for further evaluation and experimentation.

Course Outline:

  • Understand Office 365 Applications and Services
  • Get Started with Office 365 Trial
  • Try Office 365 Services and Applications
  • Configure Optional Settings
  • Next Steps and Additional Resources
Instructor Team
Martin Coetzer | Microsoft Portfolio Architect
Martin Coetzer is a Portfolio Architect with the Microsoft Learning eXperiences team. He is responsible for managing the Office 365, Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Office, and Microsoft Dynamics certification portfolios. Prior to this role, Martin was a consultant responsible for architecting and deploying Microsoft technologies at medium-to-large customer facilities around the world.
Larry Kaye | Microsoft ​Content Project Manager
Larry Kaye began his IT career more than 22 years ago as a full-time developer, and, since that time, he has had the opportunity to build desktop, mobile, and enterprise applications with C, C++, Java, C#, and FORTRAN. For the past 14 years, Larry has also played the role of educator, designing technical training and certification portfolios, managing partner communities, and delivering instructor-led training classes worldwide. In his current role on the Microsoft Learning eXperiences team, Larry manages the certification portfolios related to software development and SQL Server.

Although Larry is an experienced IT Professional, he has no experience deploying or managing Office 365. He represents the typical administrator starting out with Office 365.
Live Event Details
August 26, 2014
9:00am–1:00pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros

No experience with Office 365 is necessary, but an interest in basic deployment is important.