Outlook 2013 Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)
Outlook is a very effective time management tool used to communicate with others, organize messages, create appointments and add tasks and contacts. Outlook’s unique options and custom views allow users to set up their work environment to be more productive.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will learn the advanced, time-saving features, and set defaults that enhance the use and effectiveness of Outlook 2013 as well as security settings that eliminate junk mail and allow you to block disruptive e-mail. You will:
  • Create Rules in Mail
  • Create Quick Steps in Mail
  • Create Categories
  • Recall a Message in Mail
  • Use the Delay Send Feature in Mail
  • Use “Voting” Features in Mail
  • Create Search Folders
  • Use the Scheduling Assistant in Calendar
  • Modify Default settings in the Backstage Menu
  • Use People Groups to add to Contact List
  • Use Contact Groups (Formerly Distribution Lists) to create automated lists of regularly used contacts
  • Use Blocking to eliminate junk mail and unwanted contacts
Target Student:
This course is designed for students who have some knowledge of Outlook or other Email programs and would like to make effective and efficient use of time saving features.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Using the Favorites List
Adding Folders to the Favorites List
Changing the Order of Favorite Folders
Removing a Folder from the Favorites List
Enabling and Disabling the Favorites List

Section 2: Using Search Folders
Creating Default Search Folders
Creating Custom Search Folders
Using Search Folders
Modifying Search Folders
Deleting Search Folders

Section 3: Using Rules
Creating a Simple Rule
Using the Rules Wizard
Editing Rules
Deleting Rules

Section 4: Using Categories
Configuring Categories
Using Quick Click
Using Categories in a View
Creating Category Search Folders

Section 5: Managing Junk Mail
Configuring Junk Mail Options
Using the Junk E-Mail Folder
About the Phishing Filter
About Automatic Downloads

Section 6: Scheduling Meetings with Microsoft Exchange Server
Creating a Meeting Request
Using the Scheduling Assistant
Using the Room Finder and Sending a Meeting Request
Responding to a Meeting Request
Tracking Responses
Managing Attendees
Cancelling a Meeting

Section 7: Using Signatures
Creating a Signature
Editing a Signature
Setting Signature Options
Using Signatures

Section 8: Advanced Calendar and Message Options
Creating Recurring Appointments
E-mailing Your Calendar

Section 9: Exchange Server Mailbox Features
Setting Permissions on Your Mailbox
Configuring Delegate Access
Viewing Another User's Mailbox
Setting Up Automatic Replies
Level 2 (Advanced)

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