Get started using and customizing the Outlook 365 interface, creating and sending messages, managing contacts, using the calendar, managing tasks and creating notes.
Microsoft 365 Outlook incorporates some new features that will help make managing your email and personal information easier than ever. This course will help students get comfortable with the Microsoft 365 interface, creating and sending messages, managing contacts, using the calendar, managing tasks, and creating notes.
Microsoft 365 (Online)
This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with Outlook quickly.
All participants will be required to have either a personal or business account in Office 365. To ensure success, participants should understand the basics of using a Windows-based computer and be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, Windows operating system and an internet browser.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook 365
To begin this course, students will learn how to navigate the Outlook interface, perform basic e-mail functions, and use Outlook help (including the new Tell Me feature).
- Navigate the Outlook interface
- Perform basic email functions Use Outlook help
Lesson 2: Composing Messages
This lesson covers how to create an e-mail message, check spelling and grammar, and format message content. Then, students will learn about email attachments, enhancing messages, and managing automatic message content.
- Create an email message
- Check spelling and grammar Format message content
- Attach files and items to an email message Enhance an email message
- Manage automatic message content
Lesson 3: Reading and Responding to Messages
Next, students will learn how to customize reading options, work with attachments, and manage message responses.
- Customize reading options
- Work with attachments
- Manage your message responses
Lesson 4: Managing Your Messages
This lesson focuses on managing messages using tags, flags, and other commands, as well as organizing messages using folders.
- Manage messages using tags, flags, and other commands
- Organize messages using folders
Lesson 5: Managing Your Calendar
In this lesson, students will learn how to view and print the calendar, as well as how to manage appointments and meetings.
- View the calendar
- Manage appointments
- Manage meetings
- Print your calendar
Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts
How to create, update, view, and organize contacts using the People workspace will be covered in this lesson.
- Create and update contacts
- View and organize contacts
Lesson 7: Working with Tasks and Notes
This lesson is all about managing tasks and notes.
- Create and manage tasks
- Manage notes
Lesson 8: Customizing the Outlook Environment
This final lesson covers how to customize the Outlook interface, as well as creating and managing Quick Steps.
- Customize the Outlook interface
- Create and manage Quick Steps
Time permitting, this is your chance to ask questions, pose business challenges and work with your instructor in a workshop-style format. This is YOUR time! Make the best of it. (Labs and materials may be shared when available.)