The Complete Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2013

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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Microsoft Outlook 2013 Complete

If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-422:Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need:

  • Step-by-step video demonstrations
  • Companion eBook with 342 pages of detailed instructions
  • Sample presentations and images
  • Practice and Quizzes

All materials for this program are available online.

The following resources are available to download throughout the lessons:

  • The Complete Guide to Microsoft® Outlook 2013

With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Outlook 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.

In Microsoft Outlook, you will learn the follow business skill:

  • Design and format professional E-mail using Themes and images
  • Track and respond to messages
  • Manage the Inbox with Rules and Quick Steps
  • Create appointments, meetings and tasks
  • Plan and collaborate online

The Microsoft Outlook 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite.

Students who wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-422:Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 will find beginning through advanced lessons that demonstrate these required MOS topics.

This course teaches the objectives for the following certification tests:
Core Certification: Pass any 1 test:
Outlook® 2013: Exam 77-423

What are the requirements?

  • This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and FireFox, Chrome and later browsers.
  • You should also have Microsoft Office 2013 already installed: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create rich E-mail messages and specify a Theme
  • Set Follow Up Flags on a Message and configure the Delivery Options
  • Create and modify Rules to automate moving E-mail to the right folders
  • Edit General and Detail Information about a Contact and include a picture
  • Create Appointments and set the Appointment Options.
  • Create a Meeting, invite Attendees and track the responses
  • Create Tasks to document date, time, location and details
  • Use the Backstage Ribbon to create
  • Use the Print Options to edit the Page Setup for the E-mail, Calendar and Tasks print outs.
  • Use the Advanced Options to Export data from Outlook into Excel
  • Add a new E-mail Account to Outlook and test the Account Settings

What is the target audience?

  • This program is for you if you are an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Outlook skills immediately.
  • This program is also suitable for you if you are looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
02:44

Welcome to our course! In this lesson you can learn how to:

Navigate our course
Find the Downloads in the Resources
Use the eBooks and Sample files

All materials for this program are available online.

The following resources are available to download throughout the lessons:

  • The Complete Guide to Microsoft® Outlook 2013 (PDF)
10:35
Project: Create Plain Text and Rich Text E-mails.


In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Use the Home Ribbon to create and respond to E-mail messages.

2. Use the Message Ribbon to format Basic (Plain Text) E-mail messages.

3. Create Rich Text messages.

4. Apply Quick Styles and use the formatting tools to create a custom Quick Style.

Section 2: Working with E-Mail
13:07
Project: Sample E-mails that demonstrate the Options Ribbon.


In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Create rich E-mail messages and specify a Theme.

2. Show or Hide the E-Mail Fields: From, Cc and Bcc.

3. Set Follow Up Flags on a Message.

4. Configure the Delivery Options.

5. Use the Options Ribbon to program the Message Tracking and Voting Buttons.

6. View and edit the Message Properties.

11:34

Project: An E-mail message that uses a Table for the HTML design and includes pictures and SmartArt.

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Create an E-mail message that includes graphics and SmartArt.

2. Format the E-mail message as a Table and use the Table Tools to modify the layout and design.

3. Attach content to an E-mail message and work with the Attachments Ribbon.

4. Forward an attachment.

5. Save attachments and save a message in an external format.

Section 3: Managing E-Mail
13:52
Project: Sample E-mails that review the Move and Clean Up options

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Organize the Inbox with folders and move E-mail to those folders.

2. Create and modify Rules to automate moving E-mail to the right folders.

3. Use Quick Steps to move messages.

4. Add custom Rules to the Quick Steps Library.

5. Clean up the mailbox.

6. Manage Junk Mail.

10:44
Project: Create Contacts and Contact Groups

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Create Contacts in Outlook.

2. Edit General and Detail Information about a Contact and include a picture.

3. Use Notes to document changes.

4. Create Contact Groups.

5. Forward a Contact Group as an Outlook Contact.

Section 4: Working with the Calendar
12:45
Project: Sample Appointments and Meetings that demonstrate the options on the Home and Appointment Ribbons

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Select the Calendar and arrange the Calendar View.

2. Create Appointments and set the Appointment Options.

3. Create a Meeting, invite Attendees and track the responses.

4. Update, Propose a new time, and Cancel a Meeting.

5. Send a Meeting to a Contact Group

11:24
Project: Four Tasks that are tagged for follow up.

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Create Tasks to document date, time, location and details.

2. Manage Task Details.

3. Assign a Task to an Outlook User.

4. Accept or decline a Task assignment

5. Update a Task, end a Status Report

6. Mark a Task complete and move it to a folder.

Section 5: Outlook: Online and in Print
08:50
Project: Create automated E-mail messages that include a signature and a Theme

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Use the Backstage Ribbon to create
E-mail Signatures and Stationery.

2. Select a Theme for HTML messages

3. Use options for Reply and Forward.

4. Review the General options.

5. Set the Mail, Calendar, Tasks, Notes and Journal and Language options in the Backstage.

08:41

Project Practice and review the Print options

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Print Messages and Attachments.

2. Print Multiple Messages at the same time.

3. Print Calendars in different layouts and sizes.

4. Use the Print Options to edit the Page Setup for the Calendar print outs.

5. Print Tasks and Task Lists.

6. Print Contacts and Contact Lists

Section 6: Managing Outlook
10:24
Project: This lesson exports sample Calendar items into an Excel spreadsheet

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Use the Search box to find Inbox and Calendar data by keyword.

2. Expand the Scope of a Search from .the Current Folder to All Outlook Items.

3. Refine the Search by using Filters for Attachments or Categories.

4. Use the Advanced Options to Export data from Outlook into Excel

11:39
Project: Step-by-step demonstration of how to set up an E-mail account in Microsoft Outlook

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Add a new E-mail Account to Outlook.

2. Test the Account Settings and troubleshoot errors.

3. Find and backup the Outlook Data File.

4. Use the Advanced options to set up AutoArchive.

5. Manage the Send/Receive Groups

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Instructor Biography

Elizabeth Nofs, The Computer Mama

Expert in Instructional Technology and Online Learning

Incredible ability to teach technology

Developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The method is very effect for teaching concepts and skills.

I have taught Microsoft Office Certification Exam preparation course for Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 programs. The books that I wrote for these course met the Microsoft Vendor of Approved Courseware for the Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007(MCAS).

There are over 60 Computer Mama courses available through ed2go and World Education.

During the summer, Alex and I participate in the High School Career Challenge. It is a program for students with Asperger's Syndrome (autism) that focuses on job skills and training. We developed a Flash animation course that teaches the students how to create banner ads.

I enjoy teaching Microsoft Office and look forward to working with you. eBeth

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