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APOL161 - Microsoft Office Outlook 2016: Part 1

Email has become one of the most widely used methods of communication, whether for personal or business communications. In most organizations, large or small, email is the preferred form of communicating information amongst employees. As email grows in popularity and use, most organizations have found the need to implement a corporate mail management system such as Microsoft® Office Outlook® to handle the messages and meeting invitations sent among employees.

In this course, you will use Outlook to send, receive, and manage email messages, manage your contact information, schedule appointments and meetings, create tasks and notes for yourself, and customize the Outlook interface to suit your working style.

This course is the first in a series of two Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2016 courses. It will provide you with the basic skills you need to start using Outlook 2016 to manage your email communications, contact information, calendar events, tasks, and notes.

You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Outlook 2016.

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Prerequisites


To ensure your success in this course you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start and close applications, navigate basic file structures, and manage files and folders is recommended. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking either one of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar course in general Microsoft Windows skills:
  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10

  • or
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7

Detailed Class Syllabus


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook 2016


Topic A: Navigate the Outlook Interface
Topic B: Work with Messages
Topic C: Access Outlook Help

Lesson 2: Formatting Messages


Topic A: Add Message Recipients
Topic B: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic C: Format Message Content

Lesson 3: Working with Attachments and Illustrations


Topic A: Attach Files and Items
Topic B: Add Illustrations to Messages
Topic C: Manage Automatic Message Content

Lesson 4: Customizing Message Options


Topic A: Customize Reading Options
Topic B: Track Messages
Topic C: Recall and Resend Messages

Lesson 5: Organizing Messages


Topic A: Mark Messages
Topic B: Organize Messages Using Folders

Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts


Topic A: Create and Edit Contacts
Topic B: View and Print Contacts

Lesson 7: Working with the Calendar


Topic A: View the Calendar
Topic B: Create Appointments
Topic C: Schedule Meetings
Topic D: Print the Calendar

Lesson 8: Working with Tasks and Notes


Topic A: Create Tasks
Topic B: Create Notes