Outlook 2013 Level 1 (Basic)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 is an updated information management software which includes features and capabilities to help you stay connected with people within your work and social environments.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will learn to navigate the new Outlook interface, send and receive e-mail, work with new contact features including social links, calendars, task lists, and notes. You will:
  • Set Defaults to Improve Custom Viewing of Outlook Components
  • Create and Send E-Mail Messages, Reply To and Forward E-Mail Messages
  • Create and Use Folders to Organize E-Mail Messages
  • Use Signature Blocks to Improve Efficiency
  • Use Stationery to Create a Graphic Background
  • Create Appointments and Meetings using the Calendar and the Scheduling Assistant
  • Display the Calendar in Different Modes, Using Secondary Time zones and Adding Holidays and Events
  • Create and Assign Tasks
  • Create Contacts in the New “People” Component
  • Create Notes
Target Student:
This course is designed for people who wish to become more proficient in the use of Outlook.

Course Outline:
Section 1: The Basics
Getting Started
About the Notification Icon and Windows 8 Notifications
Using the Folder Pane
Using Peeks

Section 2: Working with E-Mail Messages
Opening Messages
Replying to Messages
Forwarding Messages
Deleting Messages

Section 3: Creating Messages
Creating a New Message
Formatting Text
Attaching Files or Items
Changing the Theme
Checking Your Spelling
Sending the Message

Section 4: Working with the Calendar
Opening the Calendar
Creating a New Appointment
Creating a Meeting
Using the Daily Task List
Changing the Calendar View
Using the Weather Bar

Section 5: Working with Tasks
Opening the Tasks Folder
Creating Tasks
Changing the Task View
Updating Task Completion
Deleting Tasks

Section 6: Working with Notes
Opening the Notes Folder
Creating and Deleting Notes
Changing the Note View
Arranging Notes

Section 7: Working with People
Opening the People Folder
Creating a New Contact
Marking a Contact as a Favorite
Changing the Contact View
Creating a Contact Group

Section 8: Getting Organized
Creating Folders
Moving Items into Folders
Categorizing Items
Using Search
Using Filter
Handling Junk Mail

Level 1 (Basic)

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