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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