Lotus Notes 8.5 Training: Mail and Calendars

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This IBM Lotus Notes 8.5: Mail and Calendars training class is for a new user of Notes 8.5 and assumes no experience with Notes or any other email application. The topics covered are the critical skills you need to create, send, and respond to email in Notes, maintain a list of contacts, as well as schedule appointments and meetings.
Course Objective: You will become familiar with the critical skills needed to create, send, and respond to email in Notes, to maintain a list of contacts, to schedule appointments and meetings, and to use an instant messaging system.

The target student for this course is an end user who has not used an email package, works for a company that uses or is moving to Notes, needs to send and receive emails, and needs to manage his/her Calendar and To Do list.

  1. Identify the components of the Notes client environment and explore the mail database.
  2. Create email messages.
  3. Respond to email.
  4. Manage email messages.
  5. Create contacts.
  6. Use Sametime Instant Messaging.
  7. Use the Notes calendar to schedule appointments.
  8. Schedule a meeting.
  9. Use the To Do list.
  1. Getting Started with Notes
    1. The Notes System
    2. Explore the Notes Client Environment
    3. Change Notes Password
    4. Use Notes Help
  2. Creating Email Messages
    1. Compose an Email
    2. Send an Email
    3. Work with Draft Messages
  3. Responding to Email
    1. Reply to an Email
    2. Forward an Email
  4. Managing Email
    1. Work with Attachments
    2. Enable Out Of Office Mail
    3. Move Messages into a New Folder
    4. Manage Junk Mail
    5. Delete Messages and Folders
    6. Archive Email
  5. Creating Contacts
    1. Add a Contact
    2. Create a Mail Group
    3. Import and Export Contacts
  6. Working with Sametime
    1. Sametime Instant Messaging
    2. Work with Sametime Contacts
    3. Communicate with Sametime
  7. Using the Notes Calendar
    1. Set Up the Calendar
    2. Create Calendar Entries
    3. Edit Calendar Entries
  8. Scheduling Meetings
    1. Determine People, Room, and Resource Availability
    2. Create a Meeting Invitation
    3. Reschedule Meetings
  9. Using the To Do List
    1. Create a To Do List Item
    2. Delegate a To Do List Item
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