Microsoft Planner Essentials (2021)

Microsoft Planner Essentials (2021)

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Learn how to use Microsoft Planner to organize your team’s tasks with a simple visual format 


The Planner tool in Microsoft 365 is a powerful task management app. This software offers features similar to standalone project management apps without the high price tag, since Planner is free with most Microsoft 365 Business plans.  

What does Planner do and how can teams use it effectively to delegate and manage tasks? Engage in this course to find out and impress all your colleagues with your advanced task management skillset.  


Topics covered include: 

  • Creating and managing plans 
  • Using features such as Plans, Cards, Buckets, and Labels 
  • Learning how Planner works with Microsoft 365 Groups 
  • Creating Tasks and Assigning them to others 
  • Reviewing deadlines and progress with Charts and the Dashboard 
  • Grouping tasks 
  • Applying filters to search for tasks 
  • Applying different Views 


Enjoy over thirty minutes of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style!  

Course Contents:

#  Lesson  Length 
1  Intro to Planner  8:55 
2  Working with Cards Part 1  6:29 
3  Working with Cards Part 2   7:29 
4  Buckets and To Do   7:35 
5  Managing My Plans  8:56 

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