Smart and effective notes using Microsoft OneNote 2010

Improve your note-taking skills and learn how to effectively use Microsoft OneNote 2010 to organize and share your notes
  • Lectures 8
  • Video 1 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Course Description

Do you want to learn how to take really effective meeting notes? Do you want to learn from an expert how to use a digital notebook like Microsoft OneNote to structure your notes, ideas and research? If so, this is the course for you!

In this course you will learn how to take more effective meeting minutes by using symbols and abbreviations. You will learn how to use a digital notebook to better organize your notes, ideas and research.

Instead of learning how to use Microsoft OneNote 2010 feature by feature, you will see how Microsoft OneNote 2010 can be used in real life business scenarios to keep a team up to date on the latest project ideas, to prepare and conduct professional job interviews and how to take effective meeting minutes.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no course requirements, however viewers who have Microsoft OneNote 2010 will benefit the most.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 8 lectures and 50 mins of content!
  • By the end of this course you will know how to take smart notes using symbols and abbreviations.
  • You will know how to effectively use Microsoft OneNote 2010 to:
  • Organize your notes, ideas and research to get a good overview of your information
  • Easily find notes and items that need follow up
  • Save time by converting handwriting into text
  • Keep everyone in your team up to date using a shared notebook
  • Prepare and conduct professional interviews

What is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for business professionals who want to learn how to improve their note-taking skills and increase productivity using a digital notebook.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to the course "Smart and Effective Notes using Microsoft OneNote 2010". In this welcome lecture I give an overview of what you will learn and how I have structured the course.
Section 2: Getting started with a digital notebook

In this first lecture I’ll show you how you can overcome the challenges with a paper notebook by using a digital notebook. I’ll show you how to structure your notes in Microsoft OneNote 2010 and how you can use the built in tools to easily find what you are looking for. 


In this lecture I will show you how you can use Microsoft OneNote when you are doing online research. With Microsoft OneNote 2010 you can easily organize and keep track of research from various sources such as web sites, documents and seminars. 

Section 3: Sharing a notebook as a team
In this lecture I will show you how you can share a notebook as a team to keep everyone up to date.
Section 4: Effective meeting minutes

Good meeting minutes is a huge contributor to effective meetings. In this lecture I’ll give you 6 recommendations for how to take more effective meeting notes.


In this lecture I’ll show you how you can take effective meeting minutes using Microsoft OneNote. I’ll show you how you can import meeting information from Outlook, how you can keep track of action items, and finally how you can easily share your meeting notes with the other meeting participants.

Section 5: Taking notes during interviews

In this lecture I will show you how I use OneNote to prepare and conduct professional job interviews. I will show you how to import candidate information into Microsoft OneNote, how to structure questionnaires and how to summarize candidate feedback.

Section 6: Closing

Closing remarks.

Instructor Biography

Business Productivity , Results-focused training

Are you bored of lengthy, feature-based product courses? We are, and that's why we founded Business Productivity. Business Productivity offers unique scenario-based courses showcasing real life business results. Our instructor, Ulrika Hedlund, has years of experience helping organizations improve productivity by combining workplace best practices with effective use of technology.

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    • Sonny Jon

    Good Practical Examples

    This is a good follow-up course after learning how to use OneNote. It's helpful to see some practical applications to understand the power of OneNote.

    • Sam Dickey

    Excellent information in a polished useful format

    Among the best courses on Udemy. Thanks Ulrika

    • Marie-Louise Karlsson

    OneNote rules

    I have used OneNote for severel years but I found a lot of new information in this course that has helped me improve my workingflow in a more effective way.

    • Taras Prystajko

    A missing topic in my business, finally introduced! Well Done!!

    • Christopher Kearney

    Several practical note writing tip takeaways

    Good overview of OneNote features via examples of effective note taking. Pretty straightforward.

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