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Microsoft Outlook: Introduction
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Microsoft® Office Outlook: Introduction

 

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Course Description for Day One

This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft® Office Outlook® courses. It will provide you with the skills you need to start sending and responding to email in Microsoft® Office Outlook®, as well as maintaining your Calendar, scheduling meetings, and working with tasks and notes. In this course, you will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.


Course Objective:
You will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.

Target Student: This course is designed for any person with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows who needs to use Microsoft® Office Outlook® to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.


Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify the components of the Outlook environment. You will also perform simple tasks such as sending and responding to email messages.
  • compose messages.
  • use folders to organize messages.
  • manage contacts and contact information.
  • schedule appointments.
  • schedule meetings.
  • create and edit tasks.

  • Course Content


    Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook
    Topic 1A: Explore the Outlook Interface
    Topic 1B: Send a Simple Message
    Topic 1C: Reading Messages
    Topic 1D: Reply to and Forward a Message
    Topic 1E: Print a Message
    Topic 1F: Delete a Message

    Lesson 2: Composing Messages
    Topic 2A: Address a Message
    Topic 2B: Format a Message
    Topic 2C: Check Spelling and Grammar
    Topic 2D: Attach a File

    Lesson 3: Organizing Messages
    Topic 3A: Open and Save an Attachment
    Topic 3B: Flag a Message
    Topic 3C: Organize Content with Folders

    Lesson 4: Managing Contacts
    Topic 4A: Add a Contact
    Topic 4B: Sort and Find Contacts
    Topic 4C: Find the Geographical Location of a Contact
    Topic 4D: Manage Contacts

    Lesson 5: Scheduling Appointments
    Topic 5A: Explore the Outlook Calendar
    Topic 5B: Schedule an Appointment
    Topic 5C: Assign Categories and Edit Appointments

    Lesson 6: Scheduling Meetings
    Topic 6A: Schedule a Meeting
    Topic 6B: Reply to a Meeting Request
    Topic 6C: Propose a New Meeting Time
    Topic 6D: Manage Meetings
    Topic 6E: Print the Calendar

    Lesson 7: Managing Tasks and Notes
    Topic 7A: Create a Task
    Topic 7B: Edit and Update a Task
    Topic 7C: Create a Note
    Topic 7D: Edit a Note
    Topic 7E: Display a Note on the Desktop