Workshop Trainer Update 2015-10-15

Sent 2015-10-15 to NetSquared organizers who have already scheduled their event.

SUBJECT: Project update: Office 365 workshops

Hi Office 365 workshop friends!

Thanks for scheduling your Office 365 workshop.


If you need the project honorarium funds before your event please send me the following information ASAP so I can initiate a moneygram transfer.

NOTE: your name must be exactly the same as on the government ID you'll use for pickup.

  • First names(s):
  • Last/Family name:
  • Cell phone:


  • Once you have set your workshop date and location please post the event on your meetup group page and send me the link
  • Collect the following from each participant. You will need to send this to me after the workshop:
    • Participant name
    • Participant organization
    • City and Country
    • Old email
    • New email addresses set-up with Office 365

Read the support materials for the Office 365 workshops, which includes everything from an event description for meetup to an intake form on Gitbook:

Workshop Support Book

A step-by-step online book that includes everything from an event description for meetup to an intake form:

Office 365 Setup Guide

You can download the latest version of the Workshop Trainer's Guide here:

The guide walks you through all the steps of setting up other nonprofits in Office 365.

Posting Your Event to Meetup

I've created a draft event description and survey to help you manage your workshop recruitment. But feel free to edit.

Sample meetup event description


To help with your event expenses there is a $250 honorarium for each city that holds a workshop. Honorariums will be transferred in US$ via Moneygram or Paypal.

I prefer to distribute the funds after the workshop has been completed, but if you need the funds to help cover event expenses ahead of time let me know.

If you have any questions please schedule me ASAP. You can schedule me at