How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this Outlook 2013 Training course, students will learn how to compose and manage email messages, create and manage calendars, create and manage contact lists and work with tasks and notes in Outlook.

Course Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse.

Course Audience

This course is intended for people who 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.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students 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 a calendar.
  • Manage contacts.
  • Work with tasks and notes.
  • Customize the Outlook environment.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started With Outlook 2013
    • Navigate the Outlook Interface
    • Perform Basic Email Functions
    • Use Outlook Help
  2. Composing Messages
    • Create an Email Message
    • Check Spelling and Grammar
    • Format Message Content
    • Attach Files and Items
    • Enhance an Email Message
    • Manage Automatic Message Content
  3. Reading and Responding to Messages
    • Customize Reading Options
    • Work with Attachments
    • Manage Your Message Responses
  4. Managing Your Messages
    • Manage Messages Using Tags, Flags, and Commands
    • Organize Messages Using Folders
  5. Managing Your Calendar
    • View the Calendar
    • Manage Appointments
    • Manage Meetings
    • Print Your Calendar
  6. Managing Your Contacts
    • Create and Update Contacts
    • View and Organize Contacts
  7. Working With Tasks and Notes
    • Manage Tasks
    • Manage Notes
  8. Customizing the Outlook Environment
    • Customize the Outlook Interface
    • Create and Manage Quick Steps
  9. Appendix A: Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Exam 77-423
  10. Appendix B: Microsoft Outlook 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

What Students Receive

In this hands-on Microsoft Outlook course, students will receive:
  • Access to a live Microsoft Outlook lab environment both during class and for six months afterward to complete hands-on labs and practice skills learned.
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class
  • A PC headset for communicating with the instructor and fellow students during the Microsoft Outlook Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft Outlook Training course