Outlook 2010 Advanced

Your participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Outlook 2010. This workshop is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Outlook 2010 in a practical way. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the advanced features right on a computer.
In this workshop, we’ll cover some of the more advanced tasks in Outlook 2010, like customizing the Outlook interface and profile. You’re participants will learn how to use Word elements in your E-mails. This course explains some of the advanced e-mail, calendar, and task commands, as well as the Notes feature. They will also learn about RSS feeds and how to manage and protect your Outlook data.

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 Theme
• Changing Stationery 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
• About Calendar Groups

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
• Create a Note
• Editing a Note
• Color-Coding a Note
• Changing Note 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)
• Cleaning Up Folders
• Using Mailbox Cleanup
• Understanding Data Configurations
• Archiving Data

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

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