Viva Goals OKR Training

Live training for everything you and your team need to succeed with Viva Goals & OKR.

How we teach Viva Goals OKR

We offer in-person and online workshops for companies worldwide.


90 Minutes

The typical Viva Goals training session lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Online & inhouse

We are based in Hamburg, Germany, but we offer our training worldwide via Zoom and MS Teams.


99€ plus tax per person for public training, or 400€ plus tax for closed group and corporate training sessions.

Content Viva Goals online training


  • What is Microsoft Viva Goals?
  • Short summary of goal setting with OKR (Objectives and Key Results)
  • Accessing Viva Goals on the web and in Microsoft Office 365
  • Overview of the Viva Goals Dashboard

Goal Setting

  • Set goals in Viva Goals
  • View Objectives
  • Create a new Objective
  • Create Key Results
  • Add Initiatives
  • Update status on Key Results

Team Setup

  • Set up Viva Goals for your teams
  • Establish team hierarchy
  • Create teams

Goal Alignment and Tracking

  • Connect and align goals across your organization
  • View and filter OKRs
  • Track and measure results in Viva Goals
  • Use weekly check-ins to update OKRs
  • Monitor progress
  • Close OKRs at the end of a period

Customization and Management

  • Customize Viva Goals
  • Manage OKR periods
  • Manage notifications


  • Q&A
  • Best Practices
  • Potential next actions

Next public training

Our next public live online training takes place on May 28th, 2024, at 3 pm EST | 12 pm PDT | 21.00h Central European Time 


Step by step guide

With our training, you will receive a comprehensive step-by-step guide to Viva Goals OKR.

Taught by OKR coach Joern Steinz

Joern Steinz (MBA)

Your Viva Goals trainer and OKR coach is Joern Steinz, founder and CEO of SkillDay. With his background as a consultant at Accenture and a manager in corporate development at XING AG, he has years of experience in goal setting and execution. In 2012, he established SkillDay, an agency dedicated to inspiring and effective business training. Mr. Steinz is a lecturer at the International School of Management (ISM) and a graduate of the EADA Business School in Barcelona. His workshops on Google+ have an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.

Excerpts from over 600 references to SkillDay training include prestigious clients such as Allianz, Audi, Bayer, Capgemini, DEG, Deutsche Bahn, Discovery Channel, E.ON, Ferrero, Horváth & Partner, James Hardie, Oldenburg State Bank, Link11, Lufthansa, McKinsey & Company, Navvis, Personio, Porsche, PWC, Robert Koch Institute, Ravensburger, RWE, Sanofi, Saubermacher, Siemens, S-Kreditpartner, Vincotec, Volkswagen, Vienna Stock Exchange, along with a wide range of agencies, trainers, coaches, and consultants.

About our Viva Goals OKR training

Microsoft Viva Goals is a transformative goal alignment solution designed to seamlessly connect teams with your organization’s strategic priorities. It serves to unite everyone around your mission and purpose, thereby driving significant business results. At the heart of this solution is the utilization of the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) framework, which is renowned for its effectiveness in aligning daily work with overarching business goals.

Our Viva Goals OKR training offers a comprehensive guide on how to leverage this powerful tool to its fullest potential. Participants will learn how to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of OKRs and their importance in business strategy.
  • Integrate OKRs into your business operations effectively.
  • Navigate and make the most out of Viva Goals through web access and its integration with Microsoft Teams.
  • Set up and manage your organization within Viva Goals, fostering a culture of clarity and accountability.
  • Create and manage goals, adding key results and initiatives to ensure alignment with strategic priorities.
  • Utilize example goals to model your own objectives and key results for optimal outcomes.
  • Display and review OKRs for individual teams or the entire organization, using the team hierarchy and the Explorer to view and filter OKRs efficiently.
  • Track and measure the impact of your efforts through regular check-ins, monitoring progress, and analyzing engagement across your organization.
  • Customize Viva Goals to fit the unique needs of your organization, managing periods and notifications to keep everyone on track.

This training concludes with actionable next steps, ensuring that participants are equipped to implement what they have learned immediately. Whether you’re an organization owner, an administrator, or a team member looking to enhance your goal-setting and tracking capabilities, this training will provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to succeed with Viva Goals and the OKR framework.

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