Skype for Business: Schedule - Mac

To be able to schedule an online Skype for Business meeting, you must have at least Microsoft Office 2011 installed, updated to at least version 14.1.3, as well as the latest version of Microsoft Skype for Business for Mac.About Outlook

You must be signed into both Outlook and Skype for Business for the process to work.

  1. Within Outlook, click New from the ribbon at the top, and select Meeting from the menu that appears.New Meeting
  2. A new window will appear. Locate and click on the Online Meeting button from the ribbon.Online Meeting
  3. Select Create Online Meeting.Create Online Meeting
  4. The system will think while it contacts the Skype for Business server to create the unique settings for the online meeting.Please Wait
  5. Eventually, online meeting details will be placed in the message body of the meeting.Online Meeting Details
  6. You can then enter in the recipients, subject, location and time period for the meeting as you would for a face-to-face conference.Meeting Parameters
  7. Further adjustments to the online meeting can be made by clicking on Online Meeting and then clicking on Set Access and Permissions... The default settings should be fine for most people.Set Access and Permissions
  8. When completed, click send.Send

The recipients will be able to join the meeting by following the instructions in the body of the invite regardless of whether they have Skype for Business installed on their computer or not.