Create your first meeting agenda in Microsoft Teams

It's easy to get started!

This article describes how to create a meeting agenda using Decisions for Teams. If you want to learn how it's done in Outlook, then check out this article.


Step I: Open Microsoft Teams

Step II: Create a meeting

  • Click on “Calendar” (in the left sidebar in Microsoft Teams)
  • Click “New Meeting”
  • Provide a Title, Location and the Date/Time for the meeting
  • Select the Team/Channel for the meeting
  • Click “Send”
Step III: Add an agenda to the meeting
  • Now click on “Teams” (in the left sidebar)
  • Locate and click the Team/Channel where you created the meeting.
  • Click on the “Meetings” tab (at the top)
If you don’t see a “Meetings” tab, contact the Team admin/owner and ask them to add it to the channel.
  • Click on the meeting
  • Now you can start adding agenda items:
Give each agenda item a title and allocate the amount of time needed, then select a presenter from the Group or add a guest presenter. Include a description, attach relevant materials and add hashtags to easily find related topics later.
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Step IV: Notify meeting attendees

  • Click on the meeting menu on the top right and select "Notify Attendees"


Tip: Take minutes 
Once you're ready to start the meeting, click the "minutes" tab from the agenda to create the minutes template using OneNote or Word

You can also capture decisions and tasks through the smart-text recognition feature in the minutes, or record them directly from the agenda in Teams.

 
Learn more about how Decisions integrates with Microsoft Teams:
Decisions launches the next generation of meeting management for Microsoft Teams


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