Outlook 2007 Advanced

Outlook is the most common email program at work. Outlook 2007 is actually more than an email program. This program manages tasks, events, contacts and more. Learning how to use all the advanced features of Outlook 2007 will increase the participant’s efficiency by managing their schedules better and improve communication.
This workshop will teach participants the commonly used advanced features of Outlook 2007. At the end of this course, you will have increased familiarity with Outlook 2007, giving you more confidence in using this program for all your communication needs at work.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
• Icebreaker
• Housekeeping Items
• The Parking Lot
• Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Customizing Outlook
• Customizing the Navigation Pane
• Changing the Reading Pane
• Changing the To-Do Bar
• Resizing Panes

Module Three: Adding Word Elements to an E-mail
• Common Formatting Tasks
• Adding SmartArt
• Adding Pictures
• Adding Tables

Module Four: Customizing Your Profile
• Setting up a Signature
• Changing Font Options
• Changing Stationary Options
• Enabling or Disabling Automatic Spell Check

Module Five: Advanced E-Mail Tasks
• Adding Voting Buttons
• Setting the Priority
• Changing the Message Format
• Adding a Follow-Up Flag

Module Six: Advanced Calendar Tasks
• Creating a Recurring Appointment
• Creating a Meeting Request
• Tracking Meeting Responses
• Color-Coding Appointments
• Changing Calendar Options

Module Seven: Doing More with Tasks
• Create a Recurring Task
• Assigning a Task
• Using the Details Tab
• Setting Task Options

Module Eight: Using Notes
• Opening the Notes Folder
• Creating a Note
• Editing a Note
• Color-Coding a Note
• Changing Notes Views

Module Nine: Viewing RSS Feeds
• Adding an RSS Feed
• Modifying or Deleting RSS Feeds
• Viewing a Feed
• Working with Feed Items

Module Ten: Managing Outlook Data (I)
• Understanding Data Configurations
• Archiving Data
• Using Mailbox Cleanup

Module Eleven: Managing Outlook Data (II)
• Backing up Data
• Adding a New PST File
• Opening a PST File
• Closing a PST File

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
• Words from the Wise
• Review of Parking Lot
• Lessons Learned
• Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations