Microlearning: Becoming a Zoom Pro in the Virtual Workplace

Zoom has become an integral part of our daily office lives.

In this session, you will learn tips and tricks to use Zoom more successfully. We will focus on how to use Zoom as logistical support to ensure you provide a seamless virtual meeting experience. We will discuss how to set up meetings or events, go over breakout rooms, Zoom polls and much more!

You will learn to:

  • Confidently open a session, including reading housekeeping rules and introducing the facilitator(s)

  • Utilize engagement strategies such as Zoom polls

  • Determine which Zoom settings are best to use for any event

  • Ensure all participants’ accessibility needs are met

  • Manage seamless transitions between facilitators, screen sharing or other program aspects

You will benefit by:

  • Enhancing your networking and communication skills

  • Gaining tools to avoid or handle any virtual issues that can (and do) go wrong


Any U-M faculty or staff member who is interested in learning about Zoom and its functions.

Program Note:

This session is being delivered in a live e-learning format. The participant link will be delivered in the registration confirmation email.

Topic Area

  • Communication
  • Professional Skills
  • Self Development

Domain and Expectation

  • People
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
  • Self
    • Act with courage and confidence
    • Communicate
  • Execution
    • Achieve results
    • Build positive culture


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams


  • Level 1: Awareness


Code: OL23BZPVW01

Presenter: Molly Trusty, Sarah Button

Cost: $0

  • Wed 2/22/23 11:00 am to 11:45 am
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL23BZPVW02

Presenter: Molly Trusty, Sarah Button

Cost: $0

  • Wed 4/12/23 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
    Location: Online Webinar