Microsoft Outlook Levels 1 and 2 teaches students how to: create, edit, send and manage messages; use different features for tracking; manage attachments; manage email folders; create signatures; create and modify appointments, meetings, contacts, notes and tasks; work with data files; create search folders; manage auto replies; use RSS; manage security; share calendar and contacts.
- Face-to-face in a lab
- Registrations within 24 hours of course start time must be made by phone (403-220-2866).
Course Level Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Obtain an introduction to Microsoft Outlook
- Navigate around the Microsoft Outlook interface
- Create, send, receive, and save email messages
- Forward and reply to email messages
- Insert items and attachments in email messages
- Use reminders and flag email messages for action
- Use signatures in email messages
- Work with email conversations
- Manage email messages using categories and folders
- Move, archive and delete email messages
- Create, manage, edit, and share contacts
- Work with contact groups
- Create and manage appointments, events and meetings requests on the calendar
- Create and modify tasks and notes
- Work with search folders, rules and automatic replies
- Work with data files and set up mail accounts
- Manage and delegate access to email accounts
Topics of Instruction
- Getting to Know Outlook
- Working with Contacts
- E-mail and Calendar Basics
- Advanced Email Tools, Contact Management, and Calendar Management
- Managing Email Messages, Meetings, Tasks, Notes and Journal Entries
- Automating Message Processing
- Categories and Outlook Data Files
- Online and in class student need access to Microsoft Outlook 2016 outside of lab/class time to work on assignments, projects, or other course work. This software may be downloaded from Microsoft.
- The recommended textbook for this course is: Microsoft Outlook 2016 Certification Guide
- Print textbooks may be purchased from the University of Calgary Bookstore
- Online textbooks may be available from Safari Books Online (requires student registration)
It is strongly recommended that students attend every class. It is the responsibility of the student to communicate potential absenteeism to the instructor.
- This course does not have prerequisites, students must however meet the recommendations and requirements in the Notes section along with any proficiencies identified below.
- Students are familiar with the personal computer, keyboard and mouse
- Students have Microsoft Windows skills and knowledge, and can perform the following tasks:
- start and run Windows
- use the taskbar, Start button and Help feature
- use Minimize, Maximize, Restore Down/Up and Close
- use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately
- understand file management techniques
- navigate between files, folders, or drives.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Certificate in Office Applications : Optional Courses