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Slack

Duration: 4 hours
Module Price: $180

Workplace communication has undergone a renaissance in the last decade. At the forefront of this revolution is Slack, a cloud-based platform for team communication. In this class users will learn how to join, create, and manage channels and groups. Users will learn best practices and strategies for effective workplace communication and collaboration using messages, file shares, and third-party platform integrations. Best of all, users will get to see the power of cloud-based communication as they move from their computers to tablets to smartphones without missing a beat.

 

 

Workplace communication has undergone a renaissance in the last decade. At the forefront of this revolution is Slack, a cloud-based platform for team communication. In this class users will learn how to join, create, and manage channels and groups. Users will learn best practices and strategies for effective workplace communication and collaboration using messages, file shares, and third-party platform integrations. Best of all, users will get to see the power of cloud-based communication as they move from their computers to tablets to smartphones without missing a beat.

 

 

Introduction

  • What is Slack?
  • Understanding Slack versions

 

Creating or Joining a Slack Team

  • Creating a Slack team
  • Setting a team password
  • Logging in and out of Slack
  • Editing your profile
  • Inviting full members
  • Finding your teams

 

Working with Messages

  • Communicating in Slack
  • Writing a message
  • Reacting to a message
  • Voting with emojis
  • Setting your status
  • Mentioning a colleague in a message
  • Sharing links
  • Using shortcuts

 

Working with Channels and Groups

  • Joining a channel
  • Creating a new channel
  • Making an announcement
  • Creating a private group
  • Inviting members to a private group
  • Managing a channel
  • Managing a private group

 

More Messaging and Preferences

  • Sending a direct message
  • Creating a post
  • Creating a text snipper
  • Messaging yourself using Slackbot
  • Getting notifications from Slack

 

Working with Files

  • Uploading files
  • Sharing a file privately
  • Commenting on and reacting to files
  • Opening or downloading a file
  • Creating a public link to a file

 

Finding Content in Slack

  • Viewing your activity feed
  • Searching in Slack
  • Using search modifiers
  • Excluding channels from search results
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