Microsoft Viva Goals - Course Overview

In this Microsoft Viva Goals course, the participants will learn about the OKR framework, which can be integrated with Microsoft Teams to achieve their goals more effectively. In the course, we will learn the basics of OKRs, including how to set clear and measurable goals, track progress, and make adjustments as needed.  

We will learn to gain insights into organization’s strategic priorities. Viva Goals helps teams in aligning their goals with the organizations’ strategic priorities. Attending this course will give you a better understanding of your organizations’ goals and how your team’s goals contribute to achieving them.  

In this course, we will learn more about how to integrate Viva Goals with Microsoft Teams and how to set, track, and manage goals. We will learn how to use Viva Goals and effectively manage your team’s goals.  

After completing Microsoft Viva Goals: Mastering Performance and Productivity Training, Students will be able to:

  • Enhanced Goal Management Skills: Participants will gain a deep understanding of goal management best practices and how to effectively set, track, and achieve goals using Microsoft Viva Goals. This can enhance performance and productivity.
  • Increase Productivity: In this course, we will gain the knowledge which helps the participants to stay focused and organized, enabling them to prioritize tasks and work efficiently. By mastering these tools, attendees can enhance their productivity and time management skills.
  • Improved Collaboration and Accountability: The course may emphasize the collaborative aspects of Microsoft Viva Goals, enabling participants to work more effectively with their colleagues, aligning efforts towards common objectives, and fostering a sense of accountability.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Microsoft Viva Goals provides insights and analytics that help individuals and organizations make data-driven decisions. Participants will learn how to leverage these data points to optimize their performance and align their goals with business objectives.
  • Adaptability and Agility: As organizations and goals change over time, participants will learn to adapt and realign their goals within the Microsoft Viva Goals platform, fostering agility and responsiveness.
  • Alignment with Organizational Objectives: By using Microsoft Viva Goals, employees can align their individual goals with the broader objectives of the organization. This alignment ensures that everyone's efforts contribute to the overall success of the company.
  • Seamless Integration with Microsoft 365: Microsoft Viva Goals is part of the Microsoft 365 suite, ensuring smooth integration with Microsoft Teams. Attendees will learn how to leverage this integration for increased efficiency.

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Key Features of the Microsoft Viva Goals Training Course 

  • Our Microsoft Viva training course modules have 40% -50% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in the Microsoft Viva course.
  • Microsoft Viva training course delivered by partner certified instructor to support Competency-Based Learning (CBL) modules.
  • Microsoft Viva is an extensible and open platform.
  • Microsoft Viva offers a rich set of features to support connection, growth and insight in an organization.
  • Microsoft Viva online training consists of well-structured use cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through expert designed Learning Management System (LMS) and Exam Ready platform.
  • Being a Microsoft Learning Partner gives us competitive edge in delivering the best training on Microsoft Viva Courses.

Who can participate in the Microsoft Viva Goals Training?

  • Employees at all Levels: All employees, regardless of their role or department, can benefit from learning how to effectively set and manage their goals using Microsoft Viva Goals. This training can empower them to become more productive and aligned with the organization's objectives.
  • Managers and Team Lead: Managers and team leads can use Microsoft Viva Goals to set clear objectives for their teams, track progress, and provide ongoing feedback and support. The training will enable them to become more effective leaders and improve team performance.
  • Human Resources Professionals: HR professionals can learn how to leverage Microsoft Viva Goals to design and implement effective performance management and employee development programs. They can use the insights from the platform to identify talent, faster growth, and support career development.
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals: Sales and marketing teams can use Microsoft Viva Goals to set and monitor sales targets, marketing campaigns, and business development initiatives. The training will enable them to become more efficient and focused in their efforts.
  • Individuals Seeking Personal Development: Even individuals who want to enhance their personal productivity and goal-setting skills can benefit from attending the training. Microsoft Viva Goals can be used for personal development and growth outside of the workplace as well.

What are the prerequisites for the training?

  • Basic understanding of the OKR framework.
  • Some familiarity with Microsoft Teams.
  • Basic understanding of goal setting and performance management.
  • A willingness to learn new technologies and software.

What makes CloudThat a compelling choice for the Microsoft Viva Goals course?

  • We have more than 11 years of experience in training and consulting. CloudThat has well-experienced Microsoft-certified trainers, who can deliver the trainings based on the client's requirements and the latest market updates.
  • CloudThat has successfully trained many professionals, approximately 6.5 lakh individuals, and provided training services to more than 100 corporate clients across the globe.
  • Our Microsoft-certified trainers (MCTs) emphasize a significant portion of hands-on lab sessions, ranging from 50% to 60%, to foster a learning approach centered around scenario-based problem-solving.
  • CloudThat offers training and consulting services with a proven track record of successfully delivering numerous projects, including engagements with Fortune 500 companies.
  • CloudThat has established itself as a Microsoft Partner, as well as partnering with other renowned industry leaders such as AWS, GCP, and VMWare

Learning Objectives of Microsoft Viva Goals:

  • Setting Skills: Viva Goals aims to teach employees how to set clear, specific, and achievable goals. This includes understanding the importance of aligning personal objectives with broader organizational goals and strategies.
  • Goal Alignment with Organizational Objectives: Employees learn how their individual goals contribute to the overall success of the organization. Understanding this alignment helps individuals see the bigger picture and how their efforts fit into the company's mission.
  • Goal Tracking and Progress Management: Through Viva Goals, employees learn how to monitor their progress effectively. They learn to use data and insights to track their advancements, make adjustments when necessary, and stay on course to achieve their targets.
  • Accountability and Recognition: The platform emphasizes the value of accountability and how it drives success. Employees learn to take ownership of their goals, and managers are encouraged to provide recognition and support to foster a positive and empowering work environment.
  • Team Collaboration and Communication: Viva Goals may encourage better collaboration and communication among team members, as they work together towards shared goals and celebrate achievements collectively.

Modules covered in the training program Download Course Outline

  • Learn about OKRs
  • Learn about defining your team
  • Learn about your rollout plan

  • Learn about roles and permissions
  • Learn to create and edit teams
  • Learn to add users s
  • Learn to manage OKR time periods
  • Learn about OKR configurations

  • Learn how to create OKRs
  • Learn how to check in with OKRs
  • Learn how to track OKR progress
  • Learn how to score and close OKRs

  • Learn how to use review dashboards
  • Learn how to use initiatives
  • Learn how to integrate your other tools


    • At the end of the course, participants will be provided with a certificate from CloudThat. The certificate enables the participants to showcase their skills in Microsoft Viva Goals.

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Amol Desai

Value for money! Had a great experience training with them. Trainers are highly experienced and qualified at the same time the curriculum is quite comprehensive.

Frequently Asked Questions

Microsoft Viva Goals is a component of Microsoft Viva, an employee experience platform. Viva Goals helps individuals and teams set, track, and achieve their goals within the workplace, fostering a culture of productivity, accountability, and well-being.

Viva Goals integrates with Microsoft 365 applications, such as Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner. Users can set goals, track progress, receive personalized recommendations, and collaborate with team members—all within familiar Microsoft tools. The platform provides insights, recognition features, and data-driven feedback to support goal achievement.

Yes, Microsoft Viva Goals allows individuals to align their goals with the broader organizational objectives. This ensures that personal and team goals contribute to the overall success of the company and its strategies.

Yes, Viva Goals provides real-time progress tracking. Users can easily monitor their advancements, update progress, and make adjustments as needed. Transparent tracking helps individuals and teams stay accountable and motivated.

Yes, Viva Goals may offer personalized recommendations based on an individual's goals and progress. These recommendations can include relevant learning resources, training programs, or connections with colleagues to support goal achievement.

Yes, Viva Goals supports team collaboration. Users can create and collaborate on shared goals, track team progress, and celebrate achievements collectively. Integration with Microsoft Teams enhances communication and collaboration within teams.

Yes, Viva Goals leverages data analytics to provide insights into individual and team performance. Managers can gain a better understanding of progress, challenges, and areas for improvement, making it easier to provide support and resources.

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