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Outlook 2007 Introduction Course Outline

 (1 day)
Version 2007

This course will provide you with the skills you need to start sending and responding to email in Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007, as well as maintaining your Calendar, scheduling meetings, and working with tasks and notes. In this course, you will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.

Course Objective
You will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.

Target Student
This course is designed for any person with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows who needs to use Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes. In addition, this course helps prepare students who desire to take the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist certification for Outlook.

The course requires that you are familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard; basic typing skills are recommended. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. Specifically, you should be able to: launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.

Delivery Method
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Outlook® 2007 Introduction is one of a series of ONLC courses that addresses Microsoft® Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS) skill sets. The MCAS program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more product proficiency exams in order to earn MCAS certification.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
identify the components of the Outlook environment. You will also perform simple tasks such as sending and responding to email messages.
compose messages.
use folders to organize messages.
manage contacts and contact information.
schedule appointments.
schedule meetings.
create and edit tasks.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook
Topic 1A: Explore the Outlook Interface
Topic 1B: Send a Simple Message
Topic 1C: Reading Messages
Topic 1D: Reply to and Forward a Message
Topic 1E: Print a Message
Topic 1F: Delete a Message

Lesson 2: Composing Messages
Topic 2A: Address a Message
Topic 2B: Format a Message
Topic 2C: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic 2D: Attach a File

Lesson 3: Organizing Messages
Topic 3A: Open and Save an Attachment
Topic 3B: Flag a Message
Topic 3C: Organize Content with Folders

Lesson 4: Managing Contacts
Topic 4A: Add a Contact
Topic 4B: Sort and Find Contacts
Topic 4C: Find the Geographical Location of a Contact
Topic 4D: Manage Contacts

Lesson 5: Scheduling Appointments
Topic 5A: Explore the Outlook Calendar
Topic 5B: Schedule an Appointment
Topic 5C: Assign Categories and Edit Appointments

Lesson 6: Scheduling Meetings
Topic 6A: Schedule a Meeting
Topic 6B: Reply to a Meeting Request
Topic 6C: Propose a New Meeting Time
Topic 6D: Manage Meetings
Topic 6E: Print the Calendar

Lesson 7: Managing Tasks and Notes
Topic 7A: Create a Task
Topic 7B: Edit and Update a Task
Topic 7C: Create a Note
Topic 7D: Edit a Note
Topic 7E: Display a Note on the Desktop
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