Microsoft Outlook: Introduction

Microsoft Outlook Training Series | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® Outlook® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): Live classroom (In-person) | Virtual classroom

Course Dates: August 31, 2021 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

Live classroom courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

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

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Course Overview

During this hands-on course, learn to use Microsoft Outlook to manage email, contacts, appointments/events, and tasks. Students will set preferences for email, events and tasks and use different strategies to send and manage emails, create events and create and assign tasks. Different views will be used as well as keyboard shortcuts. At the end of the course, students will generate a mail merge from specific Outlook contacts.

Prerequisite: Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills.

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • 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

Microsoft Outlook Environment

  • Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Navigating quickly in Outlook
  • Moving quickly between different views

Managing Email

  • Setting preferences
  • Setting up a signature for emails
  • Creating and sending emails
  • Creating folders to file emails
  • Setting a vacation message

Managing Contacts

  • Adding, editing and deleting contacts
  • Organizing contacts into categories

Working with the Calendar

  • Adding events/appointments to a calendar
  • Creating a recurring event/appointment
  • Specifying colours for different types of events
  • Changing the calendar layout, view and other defaults
  • Setting reminders for events
  • Organizing a meeting
  • Dealing with an invitation to a meeting

Creating and Managing Tasks

  • Creating task lists to manage to do lists
  • Setting reminders for tasks
  • Attaching an item to a task
  • Assigning a task
  • Using the Journal

Writing Notes

  • Creating notes in Outlook
  • Assigning categories to notes

Mail Merge

  • Generating a mail merge with Outlook contacts
  • Filtering contacts within a merge

Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some live classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca if you'd like to arrange custom training on a date that's convenient for you.

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Outlook: Introduction (Online in virtual classroom format or in-person in Toronto)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
August 31, 2021
Next course ends
August 31, 2021
Description
Microsoft Outlook: Introduction course in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Instructor-led Word course for beginners for 365, 2019, 2016, and 2013. Virtual classroom courses available to our clients in Toronto, Mississauga, London, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Halifax and other cities in Canada and the US.

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