MS-080T00 Employee Experience Platform Specialist

Price
$595.00 USD

Duration
1 Day

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

In this course, you'll learn how to bring people together to create an optimal employee experience that enables your organization to improve productivity, develop empathetic leadership, and transform how employees feel about their work. In your organization today, are people being treated well, or are their needs neglected? Are your teams aligned on goals with a sense of purpose? Are you driving the business outcomes that you need?

The Microsoft Viva employee experience platform provides the infrastructure to create the culture of trust, collaboration, well-being, and active listening that you envision. This training course will provide Microsoft Employee Experience Platform Specialists with a comprehensive overview of Microsoft Viva, as well as Microsoft 365, Teams, and SharePoint. It will cover how to identify requirements for designing experiences for employee onboarding, career and skill development, rewards and recognition, compensation and benefits, employee wellbeing, and employee retention.

It will also cover how to design solutions to meet these requirements, and how to collaborate with senior executive leadership, human resources, IT, adoption and change management, and learning and organizational development departments. Finally, it will cover how to continuously improve employee experiences based on data-driven insights and feedback.

Who Should Attend?

Learners taking this course are interested in employee experiences or Microsoft Viva and want to learn how to assess, plan, strategize, design, and manage digital employee experiences that use Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Power Platform. A learner in this role will collaborate with multiple teams to scope, design, and implement new digital employee experiences, such as onboarding, career and skill development, rewards and recognition, employee wellbeing, and employee retention.

Learners should have a foundational understanding of Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft 365, Teams, SharePoint, and a deep understanding of Microsoft Viva features and capabilities. They may have experience in one or more of the following disciplines: human resources, people development, change management, information technology, or culture development.

  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
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  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Learning Credits: Learning Credits can be purchased well in advance of your training date to avoid having to commit to specific courses or dates. Learning Credits allow you to secure your training budget for an entire year while eliminating the administrative headache of paying for individual classes. They can also be redeemed for a full year from the date of purchase. If you have previously purchased a Learning Credit agreement with New Horizons, you may use a portion of your agreement to pay for this class.

Corporate Tech Pass: Our Corporate Tech Pass includes unlimited attendance for a single person, in the following Virtual Instructor Led course types: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Technical, CompTIA, Project Management, SharePoint, ITIL, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator, Java, Professional Development Courses and more. The full list of eligible course titles can be found at https://www.newhorizons.com/eligible.

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Course Prerequisites

  • A general understanding of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint.
  • Familiarity with employee experience concepts and methodologies.

Agenda

1 - Design digital employee experiences

  • Evaluate current employee experiences
  • Consider employee privacy and data requirements
  • Assemble business stakeholders and define goals
  • Explore Viva experience areas
  • Understand Viva licensing

2 - Introduction to the Microsoft Viva suite

  • Understand Viva apps
  • Get started with Microsoft Viva
  • Use Viva to keep everyone informed, included, and inspired
  • Use Viva to get actionable insights to foster well-being and productivity
  • Use Viva to align people's work to team and organization goals
  • Use Viva to help employees learn, grow, and succeed

3 - Introduction to Viva Connections

  • What do users experience?
  • When to use Viva Connections?
  • What technical requirements must be met to deploy Viva Connections?

4 - Plan for Viva Connections

  • Build your team and meet requirements
  • Analyze tasks and scenarios for Viva Connections
  • Plan for Viva Connections Dashboard, Feed and Resources
  • Plan to announce, launch, and scale adoption

5 - Design skilling and growth experiences with Viva Learning

  • Case study - Tailwind Traders
  • Plan for Viva Learning
  • Assemble Viva Learning admins and stakeholders
  • Understand content sources with Viva Learning
  • Coordinate setup and configuration of Viva Learning
  • Develop adoption strategies for Viva Learning
  • Develop an org-wide learning culture

6 - Guided Project - Create featured set of content in Viva Learning

  • Prepare your environment

7 - Design productivity and wellbeing experiences with Viva Insights

  • Measure workplace patterns with Viva Insights
  • Identify Viva Insights stakeholders
  • Assess experiences and define goals
  • Coordinate setup and deployment of Viva Insights
  • Communication and adoption planning

8 - Introduction to Viva Topics

  • How AI interacts with Viva Topics
  • How to use Viva Topics for administrators
  • Modernize SharePoint for Viva Topics
  • Sign up for and configure a Viva Topics trial
  • Create a Topic center & assign licenses
  • Change the name of the Topic center

9 - Plan roles, automation, and training for Viva Topics

  • Review the roles available in Viva Topics
  • Identify opportunities to use Viva Topics to automate standard tasks
  • Review the skills needed to deploy, manage, and use Viva Topics
  • Train employees to use Viva Topics

10 - Role of an OKR Champion

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • How to communicate about OKRs and Viva Goals with your team
  • How to successfully leverage resources

11 - Learn OKR essentials with Viva Goals

  • What are OKRs?
  • Why OKRs?
  • Best practices for getting started with OKRs and Viva Goals
 

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