Microsoft Office 2016 Outlook Level 1
Welcome to the first part of our courseware for Microsoft Office Outlook 2016, Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use personal information management program. This new version of Outlook incorporates some new features that will help make managing your e-mail and personal information easier than ever.
This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with Outlook quickly. This manual will also help more experienced users who have little to no experience with Outlook and the ribbon interface.
About this Course
By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with using and customizing the Outlook 2016 interface, creating and sending messages, managing contacts, using the calendar, managing tasks, and working with notes. This course is broken up into lessons. Each lesson focuses on several key topics, each of which are broken down into easy-to-follow concepts. At the end of each topic, you will be given an activity to complete. At the end of each lesson, we will summarize what has been covered and provide a few review questions for you to answer. Supplemental learning for selected topics is provided in the form of Lesson Labs at the end of this book.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook 2016
Lesson 2: Composing Messages
Lesson 3: Reading and Responding to Messages
Lesson 4: Managing Your Messages
Lesson 5: Managing Your Calendar
Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts
Lesson 7: Working with Tasks and Notes
Lesson 8: Customizing the Outlook Environment
This class assumes the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. Understanding and experience with printing and using a web browser is an asset, but not required. No previous experience with other versions of Outlook is necessary.
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