hands-on lab

Managing Teams in Microsoft Teams Admin Center

Up to 1h 30m

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Microsoft Teams Admin Center lets Teams administrators roll out, set up, and manage secure collaboration with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. Teams administrators manage the Microsoft Teams service as well as the teams that the organization set up for collaboration. Teams administrators may also often assign owners for ownerless teams.

In this lab, you will create a team in Microsoft Team Admin Center in various ways and manage team membership and team member roles.

Note: Due to this lab requiring the creation of a Microsoft 365 organization with an Admin Center, if you don't already have one you will need to provide a mobile phone number to pass the account creation process.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Create and manage teams
  • Manage team privacy levels
  • Create a Team template
  • Create a team from a custom template

Intended Audience

  • Candidates studying for the MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams Administrator Associate Certification exam


Familiarity with the following is recommended:

  • Microsoft Teams Admin Center

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About the author

Adil Islam, opens in a new tab
Cloud Labs Developer
Learning paths

Adil is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, former Azure Engineer, and loves all things Azure. He is a certified Azure Administrator and Azure DevOps Expert and has worked for some of the biggest MSPs in the world (Cognizant, New Signature, CoreAzure). He loves to combine his two passions: cloud and teaching.

Adil specializes in Azure Infrastructure services and has a curiosity for new, in-preview services from Azure, getting his hands familiar with the content before most of the world does. Outside of work, Adil helps run a growing community of IT professionals looking to break into the cloud and regularly runs workshops and webinars.

Lab steps

Setting Up A Microsoft 365 Developer Account
Managing a Team in Microsoft Teams Admin Center
Creating a Custom Team Template
Creating a Team using a Custom Team Template