Optimizing communication & information with Copilot for Microsoft 365

Boost productivity with Copilot for Microsoft 365. Learn AI chat management, outlook email summarization, and extracting insights from OneNote and Excel.

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    Approx. 1 hour
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About this course

Copilot for Microsoft 365 opens a new world of generative AI-powered productivity in your professional life. This course empowers you to harness this revolutionary tool to access information and communicate with your teams more efficiently. First, discover Microsoft 365 Chat, a powerful chatbot that leverages large language models (LLMs) and Microsoft Graph to generate intelligent responses grounded in your organization's data. You'll learn how to manage AI chat threads, enabling you to handle multiple topics simultaneously and maintain an organized chat history. Next, the course shows how Copilot can help you streamline your professional communication. See how to use Copilot in Outlook to summarize complex email threads, draft responses, and suggest improvements. Learn how Copilot for Teams gives you actionable insights from chats and meetings, helping you stay informed on key points. We conclude by exploring how Copilot integrates with OneNote and Excel to effortlessly extract insights from complex information. Find out how Copilot for OneNote can summarize text, answer specific questions about your notes, and generate content. Finally, discover how Copilot for Excel simplifies data analysis by providing insights, highlighting and organizing data, and adding calculated columns.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the key concepts covered in the optimizing communication & information with copilot for microsoft 365 course
  • Access copilot on the web and in microsoft 365 apps
  • Use microsoft 365 chat to answer general and organization-specific questions

How it works

Expert-led videos

In this course, you'll watch videos created by industry-leading experts for some of the biggest tech companies in the world. They'll cover key concepts, go through sample applications, prepare you for industry certifications, and more. Watch on any device — whenever and wherever you want — to learn at your own pace.

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