Working with Microsoft Lists [2020]

Tutorial Time: 13:00 – 18:00 CEST 

Join in and learn all you can do with Microsoft Lists – your smart information tracking app in Microsoft 365. See how Lists evolve from SharePoint lists to empower individuals and teams to create, share and track information – including innovation in Microsoft Teams. Lists plus Teams brings it all together to work on your information side-by-side you team conversation. We will teach you how to use and create views, configure conditional formatting, adjust forms and more. Plus, we will highlight no-code and low-code apps leveraging tools from the Power Platform – Power Apps for customizing forms and Power Automate to design complex flows. You will come into this session new to Lists and will leave a list maker.


  1. Introduction (30 mins)
    1. What is Microsoft Lists?
    2. How does it fit into Microsoft 365 portfolio?
    3. How has it evolved from SharePoint lists?
    4. Common FAQs
  2. Creating a list and using ready-made templates (60 mins)
    1. Creating personal and team lists
    2. Using ready-made templates
    3. Starting from scratch, importing from Excel, or using the formatting/schema of an existing list
    4. Sharing lists and list items
  3. Working with Lists in Microsoft Teams (30 mins)
    1. Creating a list as a tab in Teams
    2. Importing existing lists as tabs in Teams
    3. @mentioning – content alongside conversation
  4. Making a list work for you (60 mins)
    1. Using default views (grid, gallery, calendar) and creating custom views
    2. Using group by, filtering
    3. Adding row and column formatting
  5. Customizing lists (60 mins)
    1. Adding conditional formatting
    2. Adding rules for notifications and alerts
    3. Working with JSON in columns and forms
  6. Microsoft Lists and the Power Platform (30 mins)
    1. Customizing view and edit forms with Power Apps
    2. Designing custom flows with Power Automate
  7. Roadmap / Resources / CTA (30 mins)
    1. Roadmap
    2. Resources
    3. CTAs and Q&A
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