Email has become one of the most widely used methods of communication, whether for personal or business communications. In most organizations, large or small, email is the preferred form of communicating information amongst employees. As email grows in popularity and use, most organizations have found the need to implement a corporate mail management system such as Microsoft Office Outlook to handle the emails and meeting invitations sent among employees.
In this training course from Solartech, you will explore the Outlook interface and when you are familiar with it, you will use Outlook to manage all aspects of email communications; use the Outlook calendar to manage appointments and meetings; use Outlook's People workspace to manage your contact information; create Tasks and Notes for yourself in Outlook; and customize the Outlook interface to serve your own personal needs.
This course is the first in a series of two Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 courses. It will provide you with the basic skills you need to start using Outlook 2013 to manage your email communications, calendar events, contact information, tasks, and notes.
This course is intended for people who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and want or need to know how to use Outlook as an email client to manage their email communications, calendar events, contact information, and other communication tasks.
Prerequisites for this Microsoft Office Outlook 2013: Level 1:
To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows 7 environment, and be able to use Windows 7 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.
At Completion of this Microsoft Office Outlook 2013: Level 1:
Upon successful completion, you will be able to:
- Perform basic functions in the Outlook 2013 interface.
- Compose email messages.
- Read and respond to email messages.
- Manage email messages.
- Manage your calendar.
- Manage your contacts.
- Work with tasks and notes.
- Customize the Outlook environment
Course Outline for this Microsoft Office Outlook 2013: Level 1:
Lesson 1: Configure Advanced Message Options
Topic A: Insert Advanced Characters and Objects
Topic B: Modify Message Settings, Properties, and Options
Topic C: Use Automatic Replies
Lesson 2: Advanced Message Management
Topic A: Sort Messages
Topic B: Filter Messages
Topic C: Organize Messages
Topic D: Search Messages
Topic E: Manage Junk Mail
Topic F: Manage Your Mailbox
Lesson 3: Advanced Calendar Management
Topic A: Manage Advanced Calendar Options
Topic B: Manage Additional Calendars
Topic C: Manage Meeting Responses
Lesson 4: Advanced Contact Management
Topic A: Edit an Electronic Business Card
Topic B: Manage Advanced Contacts Options
Topic C: Forward Contacts
Topic D: Export Contacts
Lesson 5: Managing Activities by Using Tasks and Journal Entries
Topic A: Assign and Manage Tasks
Topic B: Record and Modify Journal Entries
Lesson 6: Sharing Workspaces with Others
Topic A: Delegate Access to Mail Folders
Topic B: Share Your Calendar
Topic C: Share Your Contacts
Lesson 7: Managing Outlook Data Files
Topic A: Back Up Outlook Items
Topic B: Change Data File Settings
Appendix A: Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Exam 77-423
Appendix B: Configuring Email Message Security Settings
Appendix C: Microsoft Outlook 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts