Course Content
Introduction to Slack (5 minutes)
In this section, learners will be introduced to Slack and its features. The instructor will provide an overview of the benefits of using Slack for communication and collaboration, and explain how it can be used to improve productivity.
Getting Started with Slack (10 minutes)
This section will provide step-by-step instructions for creating a Slack account, signing in, and navigating the Slack interface. Learners will also learn how to join or create a Slack workspace, which is the virtual space where team members can communicate and collaborate.
How to use Slack (30 minutes)
In this section we will discuss how the Slack interface works in its different parts, sidebar, messages, channels and navigation bar.
Understanding Channels (20 minutes)
Channels are one of the key features of Slack, and in this section, learners will learn how they work. The instructor will explain what channels are, their purpose, and best practices for creating and managing channels. Learners will also learn how to use channels to organize discussions and keep conversations focused.
Communication (20 minutes)
In this section, learners will learn how to send direct messages to individuals or groups, and how to create and participate in group chats. The instructor will also provide best practices for communication in direct messages and group chats, such as using clear and concise language, and avoiding jargon.
Collaborating with Slack Apps and Bots (25 minutes)
Slack apps and bots can help teams automate workflows and streamline tasks. In this section, learners will learn what Slack apps and bots are, how to find and install them, and how to use them to collaborate more effectively.
Workflows (30 minutes)
Workflows are multi-step tasks or automated processes, without the need for code, that start in your Slack workspace. They run directly in Slack and automate tasks in your workspace and connect with other tools and services.
Advanced Features and Tips (15 minutes)
This section will cover some of the more advanced features of Slack, such as using advanced search and filtering, keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation, and tips for using Slack as a project management tool
Is Slack free?
Getting started with Slack
About Lesson

This is the easiest part of the course, as creating your own Slack account only requires you to enter your work email address. Once you have done this, you will receive an email with a 6-digit security code to confirm your identity.

Once you are registered, Slack allows you to join an existing workspace (if your organisation already has a workspace), or to create your own workspace.

  • Create your own workspace: The first thing you will be asked for is the name of the workspace, either the name of your organisation or the name of your team.
    You will then be asked for more information about your personal details (name and profile picture), and you will be given the option to invite other people to this workspace. Finally, it will ask you why you have created this workspace (project, event, etc.) and will create a channel dedicated to the information you provide. You can create more than one workspace if you need to, but once you have created a workspace, you can create as many channels as you need to divide up the different aspects of your work. You can also rename your workspace at any time once it has been created.
  • Join a workspace: In this case, the easiest way is for the creator of the workspace itself to send you an invitation to join and create your Slack account. If you already have an account, you can also search for the workspace you want to join and request access.