Outlook - VLACS
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Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

18 weeks

Overview

Master your email and learn about Outlook’s functions to produce professional communications, helping you to succeed in business and in life. Understand effective communication techniques, working with attachments, formatting, replying, and organizing. Be prepared for your day with other features such as calendars, contacts, and tasks. Content of this course will also be applicable to the Microsoft Office Suite certification exam.

Major Topics and Concepts

Configure one or more email accounts in Outlook
Navigate Outlook with ease
Harness the power of Search
Get organized using folders
Print or save important emails and attachments

Read new messages and open attachments
Delete, reply to, and forward messages
Create drafts of your communication
Recall a sent message
Use Cc and Bcc effectively

Work with folders to keep your messages organized
Create categories to easily see your messages’ topics
Save space in your inbox by using an archive
Secure your email with encryption
Describe types of communication in the corporate environment

Configure your calendar
Schedule appointments, invite others, respond to invitations, and set reminders
Work with multiple calendars
Print, save, and share your calendar with others

Create tasks to track to-do items
Develop and manage task reminders
Set recurring tasks
Track and complete tasks

Create contacts in Outlook
Manage contacts in Outlook
Import and export contacts
Print contact lists

Create groups from your existing contacts
Manage Outlook groups
Add group notes
Remove group members

Work with notes in Outlook
Perform advanced task management
Create templates and drafts
Articulate and demonstrate Outlook best-practices

Credits .5

Competency Group Overview

Master your email and learn about Outlook's functions to produce professional communications, helping you to succeed in business and in life. Understand effective communication techniques, working with attachments, formatting, replying, and organizing. Be prepared for your day with other features such as calendars, contacts, and tasks. Content of this course will also be applicable to the Microsoft Office Suite certification exam.

Competencies

  • Outlook Overview
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of the structure of outlook by examining the organizational tools offered and the formatting tools available.
  • Outlook Email
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of Outlook email by examining the tools available to email users, applying effective communication techniques to improve the quality of email, and utilizing organizational methods to improve email efficiency.
  • Outlook Calendar
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of Outlook calendar by examining the tools available to outlook users, utilizing organizational methods, and exploring tasks to improve productivity.
  • Outlook Contacts
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of Outlook contacts by examining the tools available to outlook users and utilizing the tools to maximize the effectiveness of the contact list.
  • Integrating your Applications
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of Outlook’s advanced features by working with notes, task prioritization and creating templates.

Pre-Requisites

None

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