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Microsoft Outlook - Introduction

1 Day

Introduction

Microsoft Outlook is mainly as an email application, however, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing

Pre-requisites
Participants will be familiar with Windows, use of mouse and keyboard, and have basic Word skills. Attending our Word Introduction course prior to this is a benefit.

Benefits
Improved organisation, communication and task management through use of Outlook

Programme Objectives

Programme Content

Introduction

  • Using Help

Working with Messages

  • Reading, Replying and Forwarding Messages
  • Deleting and Printing Messages
  • Creating and Sending Messages
  • Message Sensitivity, Priority, Voting and flags
  • Spell Checking
  • Formatting Message Text and Paragraphs
  • Adding Saving, Previewing Attachments

Mail Management

  • Quick Steps
  • Organising Messages in Folders
  • Creating Folders
  • Saving and Finding Messages
  • Junk email

Customisation

  • Adding, Deleting and Creating Names for  the Address Book
  • Using Personal Distribution Lists
  • Changing the General Options
  • Working with Views, Filters and Rules

Calendar

  • Selecting and Moving Time Slots
  • Scheduling Appointments and Events
  • Sharing, Publishing and Merging Calendars
  • Calendar snapshots
  • Arranging/Inviting People to Meetings
  • Calendar Groups

Tasks

  • Creating, Sorting and Prioritising Tasks
  • Setting Recurring Tasks
  • Assigning Tasks to others
  • Calendar and Task Integration
  • To do Bar

Notes

  • Creating and editing notes
  • Combining notes to work alongside other Outlook facilities
  • Setting Notes Defaults

Contacts

  • Creating Contacts
  • Using Contacts
  • Electronic Business cards