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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Training

This course has been replaced by Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013.

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Class Description

Class Overview

This Microsoft Outlook 2013 training class introduces the 2013 interface and gets students up and running quickly working with messages, calendars, contacts, and tasks as well as managing accounts and the inbox.

Class Goals

  • Learn about the new features in Outlook 2013
  • Learn about the Ribbon, Tabs, Groups, and Commands.
  • Explore the Backstage View.
  • Set up accounts and work with messages.
  • Work with calendars, contacts, and tasks.
  • Learn to work with signatures and themes.
  • Manage your inbox including filtering, creating search folders, and archiving.

Class Outline

  1. The Outlook 2013 Interface
    1. Overview of the Outlook Interface Including New Features in 2013
      1. Preview Messages in Message List
      2. All/Unread Feature
      3. Quickly Switch between Elements
    2. The Ribbon
    3. Tabs, Groups, and Commands on the Ribbon
    4. The Backstage View (File Menu)
  2. Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook 2013
    1. Set up an Email Account
    2. Open Email Messages
    3. Reply to and Forward Email Messages Including New Features in 2013
    4. Preview and Save an Attachment
      1. Messages in Alternate Formats
    5. Print a Message
    6. Delete a Message
    7. Customize the Navigation Pane
  3. Working with Messages
    1. Compose a Message
      1. Quick Parts
      2. Request Read Receipt
      3. Redirect Replies
      4. Delegate Access
    2. Add an Attachment
      1. Attachment Reminder
    3. Check Spelling and Grammar
    4. Use Microsoft Word to Edit Messages
    5. Insert a Hyperlink or Image in a Message
    6. Send a Message
  4. Working with the Calendar
    1. Change Your Calendar View
      1. Add Time Zones
    2. Work with Your Calendar
      1. Set Item Importance
      2. Forward Items
      3. Configure Reminders
    3. Your Local Weather Forecast (new feature)
    4. Set Up Workday Times
    5. Print Your Schedule
    6. Delete Your Calendar
    7. Schedule a Meeting
      1. Share Meeting Motes
      2. Set Up as Recurring
      3. Create from Messages
      4. Categorizing
      5. Scheduleing Assistant
      6. Changing Availability
      7. Scheduling Resourcres
      8. Room Finder
    8. Make Updates to Meetings
      1. Searching Calendar
      2. Cancel a Meeting
      3. Reply to a Meeting Invitation
      4. Schedule an Appointment
      5. Overlaying Calendars
      6. Make Updates to an Appointment
      7. Create Calendar Groups
  5. Organizing Contacts
    1. Add, Delete, and Import Contacts
      1. People Card (new feature)
      2. Add an Image
      3. Add a Tag
    2. Print a Contact
    3. Update a Contact
    4. Share Contacts
    5. Locate a Contact
    6. Sort Contacts
    7. Working with Contact Groups
      1. Adding Contacts to Existing Groups
      2. Adding Notes to a Group
      3. Updating Contacts within Groups
      4. Deleting Groups and Deleting Group Members
      5. Managing Multiple Address Books
    8. Perform a Mail Merge
  6. Working with Tasks and Notes
    1. Create a Task
    2. Print a Task
    3. Update a Task
    4. Assign a Task
    5. Reply to a Task Request
    6. Track Tasks
    7. Change Your Task View
    8. Work with Notes
      1. Create and Manage
      2. Attach to Contacts
      3. Create Journal Entries
  7. Using Signature and Themes
    1. Create a Signature
    2. Automatically Add a Signature to Messages
    3. Modify a Signature
    4. Create and Apply a Theme
    5. Change Text Formatting for Outgoing Messages
  8. Managing Your Inbox
    1. Search for Messages
    2. Advanced Find
    3. Search by Location
    4. Create Search Folders
    5. Group Your Mailbox Items
    6. Filter Messages
    7. Organize Messages (new feature)
      1. Move Folders
      2. Mark as Read/Unread
      3. Flagging
      4. Ignoring
      5. Sort by Conversation
    8. Manage Your Junk Email
    9. Archive Your Messages
    10. Create and Manage Rules
    11. Create a Quick Step
    12. Add Protection to Your Outgoing Messages
    13. Create Auto-Replies
    14. Block Specific Addresses
  9. Working with Multiple Email Accounts
    1. Set Up Multiple Accounts in Outlook
    2. Send Emails from Different Accounts
    3. POP vs. IMAP Email Programs

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