Outlook Level 1 – Introduction to Outlook

Outlook Level 1 – Introduction to Outlook

Course Duration: 1 day


In this course, you will use Outlook to send, receive, and manage email messages, manage your contact information, schedule appointments and meetings, create tasks and notes for yourself, and customize the Outlook interface to suit your working style.

This course is the first in a series of two Outlook courses. It will provide you with the basic skills you need to start using Outlook to manage your email communications, contact information, calendar events, tasks, and notes.

In this course, you will use Outlook to manage your email communications, including composing, reading, and responding to emails; schedule appointments and meetings; manage contact information; schedule tasks and create notes; customize message response options; and organize your mail.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Navigate Outlook to read and respond to email.
    • Use the Address Book, and format and spell check new messages.
    • Attach files and insert illustrations to messages.
    • Customize read and response options.
    • Use flags, categories, and folders to organize messages.
    • Create and work with Contacts.
    • Create appointments and schedule meetings in Calendar.
    • Create and work with Tasks and Notes.

Audience Profile:
This course is intended for people who have a basic understanding of Microsoft® Windows® and need to know how to use Outlook as an email client to manage their email communications, calendar appointments, contact information, and other communication tasks. In addition to creating and sending email, this course will introduce you to organizing your mail, working with attachments, formatting message text, scheduling meetings, and responding to meeting invitations.

To ensure your success in this course you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start and close applications, navigate basic file structures, and manage files and folders is recommended.

Getting Started with Outlook
Navigate the Outlook Interface
Work with Messages
Access Outlook Help

Formatting Messages
Add Message Recipients
Check Spelling and Grammar
Format Message Content

Working with Attachments and Illustrations
Attach Files and Items
Add Illustrations to Messages
Manage Automatic Message Content

Customizing Message Options
Customize Reading Options
Track Messages
Recall and Resend Messages

Organizing Messages
Mark Messages
Organize Messages Using Folders

Managing Your Contacts
Create and Edit Contacts
View and Print Contacts

Working with the Calendar
View the Calendar
Create Appointments
Schedule Meetings
Print the Calendar

Working with Tasks and Notes
Create Tasks
Create Notes