Microsoft Outlook: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Outlook Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® Outlook® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Course Dates: Available as custom training. Contact us to arrange a date. | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: Varies depending on group size.

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Course Overview

During this hands-on course, students will learn to use some of the more advanced features in Microsoft Outlook to manage email, contacts, appointments/events, and tasks. Students will create rules to manage emails, use filtering and search strategies, set key preferences for email, work with more advanced calendar features and share information with other users. Data will also be imported and exported and AutoArchiving will be reviewed. Many areas of Outlook will be customized to the user’s preferences to improve the user’s experience and save time.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Outlook: Introduction or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us for more information including savings for custom group training,


  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Filtering and Searching

  • Filtering emails
  • Searching for emails using And, Or and Not operators
  • Creating a search folder

Managing Email using Rules

  • Creating a new rule
  • Using And, Or and Not operators in rules
  • Deleting a rule
  • Using the Rules Wizard

Archiving Email

  • Archiving individual messages
  • Archiving multiple messages
  • Using AutoArchive
  • Controlling AutoArchive settings
  • Specifying or changing the AutoArchive folder

Working with Calendars

  • Creating additional calendars
  • Viewing calendars side-by-side or overlaid
  • Printing options for the calendars
  • Adding a second time zone


  • Allowing sharing of mail and calendars
  • Setting permissions
  • Setting permissions for specific access
  • Viewing folders and tasks for which you have been granted permission
  • Removing users
  • Sharing calendars
  • Opening shared calendars
  • Working with calendar groups
  • Marking an appointment as private
  • Taking and tracking a vote

Importing and Exporting

  • Import and export rules
  • Importing eml-files into Outlook
  • Importing multiple contacts from a vCard file
  • Importing a contacts csv export
  • Exporting options
  • Exporting multiple contacts
  • Exporting to or importing from Excel

 Customizing Outlook

  • Settings for junk mail
  • Specifying preferred senders
  • Using and customizing AutoCorrect
  • Automating commands
  • Creating Quick Steps
  • Managing Quick Steps
  • Customizing the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating and using custom contact groups
  • Adding fields to a view
  • Creating a custom view

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