Master Microsoft Outlook 2007
Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 is the newest version of Microsoft's popular information management program. This four-level course explores nearly all of Outlook's many features. Whether you're using Outlook for the first time, or have been using it for years, this course will help you make the most of Outlook 2007.
Course highlights include an explanation of the two interfaces, complete coverage of the new To-Do Bar, an introduction to Business Contact Manager, and a discussion on RSS feeds.
1. Starting Out
To begin, participants will learn the basics of Outlook: how to open it, how to close it, how to use it (including the To-Do bar, the Reading Pane, the Navigation Pane, toolbars and menus, and a discussion of the two interfaces), and how to get help.
2. Receiving E-Mail
Next, participants will learn how to set up an e-mail account and how to work with messages. Participants will also explore the new interface in depth.
3. Sending E-Mail
This lesson will teach participants how to compose e-mail. Participants will also learn how to add attachments and hyperlinks, apply themes, attach Outlook items, reply to messages, and use the Drafts folder.
4. Information Management
This section will take a brief look at each of Outlook's folders: Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, and the Journal.
5. Viewing and Printing
Participants will learn how to arrange items, customize the Outlook screen, use Print Preview, and print items.
6. Advanced Organization Tools
This section will discuss how to create and use folders, create rules, use the Organize pane, use Outlook's junk e-mail filter (which helps protect from phishing messages and spam), create and use search folders, use favorite folders, and use Instant Search and traditional search.
7. A Word Primer
Many of Outlook's message features are actually part of Word, so this section will teach participants how to perform basic Word tasks, including how to select, move, and format text.
8. Doing More in a Message
To begin, this section will look at some other Word tools, including paragraph spacing, borders and shading, themes, hyperlinks, and spell check. Then, participants will learn how to include Word elements (such as tables, ClipArt, and SmartArt) to a message. Finally, participants will learn how to add calendars, business cards, tasks, and other Outlook items to a message.
9. Using E-Mail Features
This section will look at the mail formats available in Outlook, how to create and use a signature, how to apply stationery, and how to change various message options (such as BCC fields, message priority, and delivery receipts).
10. Understanding E-Mail Accounts
Participants will look at each type of e-mail account supported by Microsoft Outlook (Microsoft Exchange Server, POP3, IMAP, and HTTP) in detail. Participants will also learn about RSS support, new to Outlook 2007.
11. Advanced Info Management
Participants will learn about advanced calendar, task, contact, and mail options, including how to add holidays to your calendar and how to create recurring appointments.
12. Advanced Topics
This section will examine categories, linked items, custom forms, and publishing a calendar to the Web.
13. Configuring Business Contact Manager
Business Contact Manager is a small business contact and sales management add-on to Outlook. Participants will learn how to install and set up Business Contact Manager, and how to use the interface and get help.
14. Using Business Contact Manager
This section will take an in-depth look at each of the Business Contact Manager components: accounts. business contacts, opportunities, business projects, business tasks, communication history, and linking.
15. Data Management
Participants will learn how to use and manage personal folders files (PST files) and Outlook profiles.
16. Outlook Security
This section will focus on the Trust Center and macros.
17. Expert Topics
To conclude the course, participants will learn about the Outlook Address Book, Information Rights Management, Office diagnostic tools, and Office update.
What you need to know:
This course requires no prior training or experience with Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Length of Course:
1 Day in duration.
Upon successful completion of the training course, you will be issued with a Microsoft Outlook 2007 course certificate.
The course manual, exercise workbook and files which are yours to keep, will be an invaluable reference tool.