CPO Connect – your pre-session checklist

CPO Connect - your pre-session checklist

CPO Connect is delivered using Microsoft Teams, a free online app. 

To make sure there are no problems when you connect to the group sessions, please follow these instructions now to complete the pre-session checklist.   

It will take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete this checklist. 

About this checklist

This checklist will help you set up Microsoft Teams on your device.  You will connect to a Practise Session (you’ll be the only person there), which will make sure you can use Teams before the group sessions 

Once you complete this checklist, you must click the link provided in the Pre-Session Checklist email to tell us you have done this.  

This way, any technical problems will be sorted in advance of the session. 

What you'll need

To access your CPO Connect session, you will need:

  • Your computer/phone. The laptop, PC, tablet, or mobile phone which you will be using to join the sessions.  This device needs to be connected to the internet to complete these steps. 
  • Your Display Name. This is the name you will use on all our sessions to provide anonymity, eg Sean123. You will find it in the Pre-Session Checklist email.

Step 1

Sign out of Microsoft Teams if you have it already.

If you use Teams for your school, university, college or work, you may already have it installed on your computer/phoneIf so, you must log out and close Teams completely before following these instructions.  Otherwise, your full name may appear in the participant list. 

  • If you are using a laptop or PC, go to Step 2A
  • If you are using a tablet or mobile phone, go to Step 2B

Steps 2A (for laptop/PC)

Practice Session Link
In this step, you will join a Practice Session. When instructed to, click this link to Join the Practice Session.

This video will guide you through the Pre-session Checklist.

Watch the video

If you prefer, you can download these specific laptop/PC instructions.

Step 2B (for tablet/phone)

Practice Session Link
In this step, you will join a Practice Session. When instructed to, click this link to Join the Practice Session.

This video will guide you through the Pre-session Checklist.

Watch the video

If you prefer, you can download these specific tablet/mobile instructions, which cover Steps 2 and 3.

Final step

Let us know you’ve done it

Go back to the Pre-Session Checklist email. 

Click the link at the bottom of that email and confirm that you have completed these steps. 

Only once you complete this step will you be able to book sessions. You will receive an email with your personal Booking Link as soon as you confirm you’ve completed the Pre-session Checklist.

We look forward to seeing you on the sessions.

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