Learning and Utilizing Outlook 2016 Apps and Features
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Learning and Utilizing Outlook 2016 Apps and Features

Step-by-Step Instructions for Using Outlook with Confidence
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Created by Vicky Bisbach
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Utilize Outlook's apps and features to work more efficiently.
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Requirements
  • You will need Outlook 2016, however many of the lectures apply to Outlook 2013 as well.
Description

This course with give you the skills and confidence to utilize Outlook, allowing it to enhance your daily work requirements. Outlook's applications give us the opportunity to become more efficient with our time and become more organized with many of our daily tasks.  Learn how to harness these skills to your advantage.  

This course will start by teaching you to navigate Outlook's screens and tab/ribbons. Once you are comfortable with navigating Outlook, we'll move into working with the various Apps -

  • E-Mail Basics
    • Creating
    • Attachments
      • Tabs/Ribbons
      • Attaching Files
      • Opening
      • Saving
      • Printing
    • Replying to E-Mails
    • Forwarding E-Mails
    • Printing E-Mails
  • E-Mail Organization
    • Utilizing Clutter
    • Working with the Junk E-Mail Filter
    • Working with Rules
    • ** NEW ** Working with Quick Steps -- Customizing Default Quick Steps and Creating Custom Quick Steps
    • ** NEW ** Working with Search Folders -- Creating Default and Custom Search Folders
  • E-Mail Signatures
    • Creating
    • Applying
  • Out of Office Assistant
    • Basic
    • Adding Rules
  • Calendar
    • Tabs/Ribbons
    • Working with Appointments - Single and Recurring
    • Working with Meetings - Single and Recurring
    • Peek the Dock
    • Printing Calendars
    • Creating and Printing Blank Calendars
    • ** NEW ** Working with Time Zones -- Changing, Adding a Second Time Zone and Swapping
  • Contacts
    • Tabs/Ribbons
    • Working with New Contacts
    • Working with Contact Groups 
    • Working with Groups
    • Sharing Contacts
    • Printing Contacts
  • Tasks
    • Tabs/Ribbons
    • Working with Tasks - Single and Recurring
    • Creating Tasks from Messages
    • Updating Task Progress
    • Peek the Dock
    • Printing Tasks
  • Notes
    • Tabs/Ribbons
    • Working with Notes
    • Printing Notes

Step-by-step instructions for the features taught are included with the resources.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for anyone wanting to enhance their Outlook skills as wells as those just starting out.
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
02:58:55
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Outlook Course Introduction
1 Lecture 01:52
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Outlook Screen Overview
3 Lectures 15:48

This lecture focuses on the individual pieces that make up the Outlook screens and their functions.  Additionally, you will learn how the tabs work and how related commands are grouped together within the ribbons on the various tabs.

Screen Basics, Reading Pane, Navigation Pane, Tabs and Ribbons
09:20

This lecture explains the various contextual tabs that become available within Outlook when using specific features.

Contextual Tabs
04:02

This lecture teaches you how to utilize the KeyTips, enabling you to navigate the tabs and ribbons via your keyboard.

KeyTips
02:26
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Quick Access Toolbar
1 Lecture 10:20

This lecture covers working with the various Quick Access toolbars available within Outlook -

  • Adding Custom Commands
  • Reordering Commands
  • Removing Commands
  • Resetting QAT back to default commands
  • Moving QA Toolbar to below the ribbon
Utilizing the Quick Access Toolbars
10:20
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E-Mail Basics
6 Lectures 26:57

This lecture walks walks you through navigating/utilizing the E-Mail App tabs/ribbons, including the e-mail message tab. The step-by-step instructions for the features you will learn in this section have been added to the resources for this lecture.

E-Mail Tabs/Ribbons Overview
06:24

In this lecture, you will learn how to create e-mail messages several different ways.

Creating a New E-Mail
03:57

This section will teach you how to work with attachments -

  • Attaching files to e-mails
  • Opening attachments
  • Saving attachments
  • Printing attachments
Working with Attachments
02:54

In this lecture you will learn how to attach calendars, business cards, and selected emails as attachments.

Preview 05:59

This lecture will teach you how to utilize the reply and forward functions for e-mails.

Replying and Forwarding E-Mails
03:24

This lecture will walk you through printing emails and e-mail attachments.

Printing E-Mails
04:19

E-Mail Basics Quiz
2 questions
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E-Mail Organization
5 Lectures 34:02

Learn how to use the Outlook 2016 Clutter feature to sort and filter low priority messages. The step-by-step instructions for the features you will learn in the E-Mail Organization section have been included as a resource with this lecture.

Using Clutter to Sort Low Priority Messages
03:29

Learn how to effectively utilize the Junk E-Mail Filter to filter out e-mails you do not want stored in your Inbox.  You will also learn how to re-categorize messages that have been inadvertently marked as junk.

Working with Junk E-mail Filter
06:23

In this lecture, you will learn how to create rules utilizing both the blank rule feature and the Wizard.

Preview 08:40

With this lecture, you will learn how to utilize Outlook Quick Steps --

  • Customizing Default Quick Steps
  • Creating Custom Quick Steps

The step-by-step instructions for working with quick steps has been included in the resources for this lecture.

** New - Customizing and Creating Quick Steps
07:57

This lecture will teach you how to create default and custom search folders.

The step-by-step instructions for working with search folders have been included in the resources for this lecture.

** New - Creating and Customizing Search Folders
07:33

E-Mail Organization Quiz
3 questions
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E-Mail Signatures
1 Lecture 04:22

You will learn how to create various types of rules, including how to add business cards, links, etc.  You will also learn how to set up a signature to be automatically added to an e-mail as well as how to manually add signatures. The step-by-step instructions for working with signatures have been added to the resources for this lecture.

Creating and Adding Signatures
04:22
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E-Mail's Out of Office Assistant
1 Lecture 08:08

This lecture will walk you through utilizing the Out of Office Assistant (Automatic Replies) for both internal and external messages.  You will learn how to schedule the replies as well as manually set them.  You will also learn how to create rules to be run while your Out of Office Assistant is running. The step-by-step instructions for working with the Out of Office Assistant have been added to the resources for this lecture.

Working with Out of Office Assistant
08:08
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Calendar
7 Lectures 27:58

This lecture walks you through navigating/utilizing the Calendar App tabs/ribbons. The step-by-step instructions for working with the Calendar App have been saved to the resources for this section.

Calendar Tabs/Ribbons Overview
04:47

This lecture will teach you how to create and edit single appointments as well as recurring appointments.

Creating Single and Recurring Appointments
06:14

In this lecture, you will learn how to schedule and modify both single and recurring meetings.

Creating Single and Recurring Meetings
06:56

With this lecture, you will learn how to "Peek the Dock" - dock the calendar into the sidebar for the various apps so that it remains visible.

How to Keep your Calendar in the Dock
01:51

This lecture will teach you how to print various styles of calendars -

  • Weekly Agenda
  • Weekly Calendar
  • Monthly
  • Trifold
  • Calendar Details
  • Memo
Printing your Calendar
02:11

This lecture will walk you through the process of creating a blank calendar to add to your Calendar app for printing and reference.

Creating and Printing a Blank Calendar
01:40

With this lecture, you will learn how to work with time zones --

  • Changing Time Zones
  • Adding a Second Time Zone
  • Swapping Time Zones

The step-by-step instructions for working with time zones has been included in the resources for this lecture.

** New - Working with Time Zones
04:19

Calendar Quiz
4 questions
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Contacts
7 Lectures 25:21

This lecture walks you through navigating/utilizing the Contacts App tabs/ribbons.

Contact Tabs/Ribbons Overview
02:12

This lecture will teach you how to create and edit contacts.  You will also learn how to create a contact from an e-mail's sender.

Creating and Editing Contacts
06:37

You will learn how to create and edit contact groups. (Contact groups were previously known as distribution lists and are used for distributing information to lists of recipients.)

Creating Contact Groups
04:05

This lecture will teach you how to create and edit groups.  (Groups have a shared workspace for e-mail, conversations, files and calendar events where group members can collaborate and access information.)

Creating New Groups
03:54

With this lecture, you will learn how to share your contacts using the Share Contacts command.  You will also learn how to share individual contacts via e-mail using vcards.

Sharing Contacts
03:25

This lecture will teach you how to print contacts and contact lists.

Printing Contacts
02:26

In this lecture, we'll briefly review the functions and features you learned in the Contacts section. The step-by-step instructions for working with the Contacts App have been included in the resources for this lecture.

Contacts Review
02:42

Contacts Quiz
3 questions
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Tasks
5 Lectures 19:08

This lecture walks you through navigating/utilizing the Tasks App tabs/ribbons. The step-by-step instructions for working with the Tasks App have been included in the resources for this lecture.

Tasks Tabs/Ribbons Overview
02:15

This lecture will teach you how to create and edit single and recurring tasks.

Creating Single and Recurring Tasks
07:10

With this lecture, you will learn how to update the progress for your tasks as well as how to sort and view tasks.

Updating Task Progress
03:55

With this lecture, you will learn how to "Peek the Dock" - dock the tasks into the sidebar for the various apps so that it remains visible.

How to Keep your Tasks in the Dock
01:06

This lecture will walk you through printing task details as well as task lists.

Printing Tasks
04:42

Tasks Quiz
3 questions
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About the Instructor
Vicky Bisbach
4.0 Average rating
11 Reviews
414 Students
4 Courses
Software Trainer

I have over 20 years of experience training within the law firm environment.  I have trained attorneys and staff on software including Office 2003 - 2013, iManage (document management) and Nuance PDF Converter Professional.  

I enjoy helping people learn new software and walking them through solving problems or questions they may have using features. I get great satisfaction in seeing someone's confidence level grow as they continue working with new software.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Computer Sciences & Business Administration 

University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Platteville, WI

Certification:

MCT:  Microsoft Certified Trainer

MSOMS:  Microsoft Office 2013 Master Specialist

MSOE:  Microsoft Word 2013 Expert

MSOS:  Microsoft Excel 2013

MSOS:  Microsoft PowerPoint 2013