Microsoft® Outlook® 2013: Level 1

Microsoft® Outlook® 2013: Level 1

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1 Day (6.5 instructional hours)

Outlook 2013

Course Number: 091043

Course Objective:

This course is the first in a series of two Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2013 courses. It will provide you with the basic skills you need to start using Outlook 2013 to manage your email communications, calendar events, contact information, tasks, and notes. You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Outlook 2013.

Target Student:

This course is intended for people who have a basic understanding of Microsoft® Windows® and want or need to know how to use Outlook as an email client to manage their email communications, calendar events, contact information, and other communication tasks.


To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows® 7 environment, and be able to use Windows 7 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.


Course Outline


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook 2013

Topic A: Navigate the Excel User Interface
Topic B: Perform Basic Email Functions
Topic C: Use Outlook Help


Lesson 2: Composing Messages

Topic A: Create an Email Message
Topic B: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic C: Format Message Content
Topic D: Attach Files and Items
Topic E: Enhance an Email Message
Topic F: Manage Automatic Message Content


Lesson 3: Reading and Responding to Message

Topic A: Customize Reading Options

Topic B: Work with Attachments

Topic C: Manage Your Message Response


Lesson 4: Managing Your Message

Topic A: Manage Messages

Topic B: Organize Messages Using Folders


Lesson 5: Managing Your Calendar

Topic A: View the Calendar
Topic B: Manage Appointments
Topic C: Manage Meetings
Topic D: Print your Calendar


Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts

Topic A: Create and Update Contacts
Topic B: View and Organize Contacts


Lesson 7: Working With Tasks and Notes

Topic A: Manage Tasks
Topic B: Manage Notes


Lesson 8: Customizing the Outlook Environment

Topic A: Customize the Outlook Interface
Topic B: Create and Manage Quick Steps

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