Viva Connections - Course Overview

Uncover the capabilities of Microsoft Viva Connections through an extensive 8-hour course tailored to equip you with the knowledge and expertise to harness this cutting-edge platform for seamless collaboration and enhanced communication within your organizational environment. As a fundamental element of Microsoft Viva, Connections fosters a cohesive and engaging digital workplace experience, fortifying connections between employees, leaders, and the entire organization. 

Throughout this immersive course, participants will embark on a transformative journey, acquiring an in-depth comprehension of Microsoft Viva Connections’ functionalities, features, and pragmatic implementation methodologies. Our seasoned instructors will facilitate hands-on exercises and present real-world scenarios, ensuring that you are fully prepared to effectively integrate this tool into your workplace. 

After Completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand Microsoft Viva Connections: Participants will grasp the concept and significance of Microsoft Viva Connections as a vital component of the broader Microsoft Viva suite.
  • Navigate the Viva Connections Platform: Participants will confidently navigate the Viva Connections user interface and understand how to customize the employee experience based on their needs.
  • Build Personalized Employee Dashboards: Participants will learn to create personalized dashboards that feature relevant resources, news, updates, and organizational announcements.
  • Integrate Viva Connections with SharePoint and Microsoft Teams: Participants will understand how to integrate Viva Connections with SharePoint and Microsoft Teams, enabling better team collaboration and content sharing.
  • Get Hands-on Experience with Viva Connections: Through hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios, participants will have practical experience using Viva Connections, preparing them to apply their knowledge in work settings.
  • Gain expertise to drive Organizational Transformation: Participants will gain the expertise to lead organizational change, utilizing Viva Connections to create a modern, engaging, and connected digital workplace.

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Key features of the 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 an 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 Should Attend the training

  • This course is ideal for Team leads, IT professionals, HR managers, and anyone who is involved in shaping their organization's digital workplace experience. Whether you are a business decision-maker, a SharePoint or Microsoft Teams administrator, or a communication specialist, this course will empower you to unlock the full potential of Microsoft Viva Connections and revolutionize your organization's collaboration and communication landscape.

What are the prerequisites for the training?

  • A Microsoft Teams account is required to access the hands-on exercises.
  • Access to a code editor (Visual Studio Code)
  • Tenant with Viva Suite License (Demo/Free/Paid)
  • Basic knowledge of TypeScript
  • Basic knowledge of working on a terminal
  • Participants should have a basic understanding of Microsoft 365 applications and services, as well as experience of working with SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. Familiarity with the concept of a digital workplace will be advantageous but is not mandatory.

Modules covered in the training program Download Course Outline

  • Introduction to Microsoft Viva
  • 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

  • Components of Viva Connections
  • Viva Connections Mobile and Desktop Experience
  • Curated and tailored experiences
  • Branding
  • Localization
  • Extensibility
  • How SharePoint homesites and Viva Connections work together
  • Step by Step Guidance to provision Viva Connections

  • Edit the dashboard
  • How to modify the SharePoint dashboard while using a home site
  • Available dashboard cards
  • Add the Approvals card
  • Add the Assigned tasks card
  • Design your own card with a quick view
  • Set up a quick view
  • Add a Teams app card
  • Add a Microsoft app or a third-party card.
  • Add the Top news card
  • Add a Shifts card
  • Add a Viva Learning card
  • Add a Viva Topics card
  • Add a Web link card
  • Apply audience targeting to cards
  • Use the Dashboard web part for Viva Connections How URLs and single Sign-on works

  • Scaffold an Adaptive Card Extension project
  • Serve the ACE in the workbench
  • Examine the scaffolded code
  • Card Views
  • ACE Quick Views
  • Action handlers

  • Exercise - Install development tools for extending Viva Connections
  • Extend Microsoft Viva Connections with Adaptive Card Extensions
  • Exercise - Extend Microsoft Viva Connections with Adaptive Card Extensions

  • Basics of ACEs: card templates, CardViews, properties, and states
  • Exercise - Create SPFx Basic Card ACE showing SharePoint list data
  • ACE QuickViews and working with view navigators
  • Exercise - Create an SPFx Image Card ACE displaying image carousel
  • Viva Connections Actions for media selection and locations
  • Exercise - Create an SPFx ACE with geo-location capabilities


    • 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 Connections.

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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.

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