Instant Messaging and e-Meetings


Instant Messaging and e-Meetings with IBM Lotus Sametime 3 is a facilitated online event. Instructor and learners use the Sametime Meeting center as the virtual classroom for viewing presentations and conducting hands-on activities. This environment provides an opportunity to use Sametime features to experience real time communication and collaboration. Users will learn to monitor the availability of other users, as well as their own presence to others, and about the meeting center, including the presentation tools. Topics will show how to conduct and participate in instant conversations and virtual meetings.


An operational knowledge of PCs and Windows-based programs.
Web browser experience (basic functionality).

What should you be familiar with?

Web browser and/or Notes users who want to learn to use IBM Lotus Sametime™ for online meetings and instant communication.

Session Length

1/2 Day, 9:00am to 12:30pm or 1:30pm to 5:00pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

SameTime Connect Client
  • An Introduction to Sametime
  • Getting Started with Sametime Connect
  • Customizing the Connect list
  • Managing a People Network with Personal Groups
  • Conversing with Connect users
  • Starting an Instant Meeting
Using the Sametime Meeting room as a participant
  • Annotating the whiteboard.
  • Using hand raise.
  • Viewing and contributing to shared documents.
  • Responding to poll questions.
  • Receiving Web pages.
Planning a Meeting
  • Identifying distinctions about meeting online.
  • Defining the objectives for a successful meeting
  • Managing a virtual meeting.
  • Developing the criteria and plan for facilitation tools and techniques in meetings.
  • Preparing presentations for the whiteboard.
Scheduling a Sametime Meeting in the Meeting Center
  • Setting meeting times and duration.
  • Setting meeting restrictions and passwords.
  • Attaching files for the whiteboard.
  • Enabling Meeting Room tools.
  • Changing scheduled meeting settings.
Facilitating a Sametime Meeting as Moderator
  • Controlling participant interaction.
  • Using polling to pose questions and gather feedback.
  • Sending Web pages to participants.
  • Extending the meeting length.
  • Passing and accepting moderator controls.

  • Provides information about:
  • Using audio/video in a meeting
  • Integrating Sametime with Notes mail and other programs.

Performance-based objectives
  • Use Lotus Instant Messaging (SameTime) to communicate with other users
  • Use Lotus IM tools to collaborate with other users
  • Participate in a Lotus Instant Messaging Online meeting
  • Create and Manage Lotus Instant Messaging Online Meetings
  • Manage the Lotus Instant Messaging Connect Client

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