Planning Projects in Office 365 Planner 2016

Office 365 Planner 2016    |    Beginner
  • 7 videos | 35m 25s
  • Includes Assessment
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Plans are working groups used to organize and manage a project. Discover how to create and manage a plan and its members, add and manage categories of tasks (buckets), and display a plan's progress.


  • create a plan using Planner in Office 365
    manage plans in Office Planner
    add and manage a bucket in Office 365
    manage the members for a plan in Office Planner
  • use the Schedule view in Office Planner
    display a plan's progress in Office Planner
    import tasks to Outlook


  • 5m 20s
    Plans - which function as working groups - allow Planner users to organize a project and keep track of its various stages. Using Planner, it is possible to create multiple plans and to invite different team members to make use of them. FREE ACCESS
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    Office Planner allows you to manage the plans that you have created. For example, you can add certain plans to your list of favorites, and modify the plan privacy if you are an administrator. You can also now quickly copy the structure of a plan that you or someone else has created. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Adding & managing a bucket in Office 365 Planner 2016
    3m 2s
    Once you have created a plan, you can organize your tasks into categories known as buckets. This allows you to group together similar tasks and make it easier to manage your project. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing the members for a plan in Office 365 Planner 2016
    4m 30s
    If a Planner user creates a public plan, you can join the project by subscribing to it. Alternatively, if you have created a plan yourself, you can add or remove members. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Scheduling tasks in Office 365 Planner 2016
    5m 49s
    The new Schedule view in Planner allows you to view and manage you different task deadlines using a calendar interface. You can create tasks for your different plans and modify their deadlines in the Schedule view. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Displaying a plan's progress in Office 365 Planner 2016
    6m 7s
    Making plans in Office Planner allows you to easily keep track of the progress of each task within a project which has been assigned to your collaborators. Here you will see how to switch between different views in order to see a detailed progress report for each of your tasks. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Importing tasks to Outlook in Office 365 Planner 2016
    5m 33s
    If you want to view your Planner schedule in Outlook, first the plan owner needs to add the plan to the Outlook calendar with an iCalendar format feed, and then each member can add the plan to their Outlook calendar. FREE ACCESS