Create an outline of what you’d like employees to learn. Here are some topics to consider:
Helpful Slack tips and tricks
Your company’s channel naming framework
Apps and tools your company uses most
How to prioritize tasks in Slack
Notifications and preferences
Open office hours to answer questions and provide guidance
2. Announce the date
Pick a convenient day to hold the training sessions and let everyone know. It helps to include information about why you’re moving to Slack, how Slack can help your company, and where to go if people have questions.
Here's an idea of what information to share:
How to get the most from Slack 📣✨
Hi Everyone! We’re excited to host a Slack Day training event on [Date / Time] at [Location].
What you’ll learn We’ll show how Slack can empower you and the people you work with to do your best work. We’ll share tips and tricks for using Slack at our company at these in-person sessions.
Topics we’ll cover Attend any or all of these sessions: • [List your agenda items!] • [List your agenda items!] • [List your agenda items!]
Questions or feedback We’re here to help! Pop over to [#slack-help, for example] for help or to let us know what you want to learn. If you have questions about Slack, their Help Center is a great resource.
Thanks! Sally the Slack Champion
Tip: To signal that the event is a priority for the company, ask an executive to make the announcement.
3. Promote the event
Create buzz around the office and get people excited about using Slack. After all, Slack works best when your whole company is on board. That way, you don’t have to split conversations and workflows between tools.
If you have the resources in-house, create your own Slack Day training posters. Or, simply use our customizable poster to promote training sessions company-wide!