Zoom: Host a Webinar

[1 hour 15 minutes, webinar] In this course, participants will learn the skills needed to host a successful webinar through Zoom, an online video conferencing system. Participants can either sign up to attend a live webinar, or view a pre-recorded webinar delivered by Zoom.


An instructor from Zoom will review features applicable to scheduling and hosting a Zoom Video Webinar with an emphasis on best practices.

Note: Once you enroll, you will need to register on the Zoom site with your University email. You will not receive future promotional emails from Zoom.


  • Comparing meetings and webinars
  • Defining webinar roles: host, cohost, panelist, and attendee
  • Configuring registration, audio controls, and live streaming
  • Launching in-webinar polls and chat features
  • Reviewing post-webinar surveys and reports

Additional Course Information

  • The LIVE section is offered most weekdays and includes time for Q&A.
  • The RECORDED section allows you to watch a pre-recorded training session at your convenience. 
  • After you enroll, you can find further instructions in your enrollment email.