Most office workers use Microsoft Outlook, but few get anywhere near even an intermediate level! Outlook offers so much more organisational ability than just email – diary management for example. So if you want to rise to the top of your chosen career, you’ll need to make sure you get to grips with it through our comprehensive Outlook course.
There’s so much to learn, and so many hidden tools that can greatly improve your productivity at work.
At Pitman Training in London, we provide really flexible opening hours that allow you to drop in and study when you like; and you can even study from home if you can’t get to one of our training centres. You can study either the 2010 or 2013 version.
What’s Covered In Our Outlook Course?
In as little as 12 hours, you’ll work through the following self-paced lessons:
Lesson One: Starting the Outlook program, the Outlook opening screen, using the folder pane, collapsing and expanding items, viewing messages in the inbox, previewing message attachments, changing how messages are viewed, deleting a message, viewing the calendar, people and tasks, using the folder list, exiting the Outlook program
Lesson Two: Creating e-mail messages, formatting an e-mail message, using plain text format, applying a page colour, using themes, attaching a file to an e-mail message, attaching an email message to another message, creating and adding signatures, applying send options to messages, inserting a picture in a message and then applying an artistic effect, saving an attachment, using search, setting flag options, knowing how to print an email
Lesson Three: Creating a new contact, adding a picture to a contact, editing a contact, editing a business card, deleting a contact, sharing contact details using a business card, changing the view of contacts, knowing how to print contact information, creating a contact group
Lesson Four: Creating, amending and deleting appointments, using Styles, inviting attendees to a meeting, marking an appointment as private, arranging a meeting, creating recurring appointments and multi day events, scheduling a meeting, cancelling a meeting, using search in the calendar
Lesson Five : Creating tasks, marking a task as complete, assigning tasks to others, deleting a task, setting a task as recurring, knowing how to print active tasks
Lesson Six: Creating folders to manage your email messages, moving messages into folders, using the rules wizard to manage your email messages, restoring deleted items, permanently deleting items, how Outlook data files work, importing a contacts file into Outlook data, exporting an Outlook data file, locating Outlook options
Who Should Take This Course?
The course has been designed for anyone who wants to know how to get the best out of Microsoft Outlook for work, as well as new users to this popular email program.
Many top PA’s and secretaries rely on Outlook to help them stay on top of their busy workloads, and experienced users of Outlook can run multiple diaries, merge emails, create calendars and lots more.
Previous students on this course have been amazed by all the helpful features they didn’t know about, and also by their increased efficiency at work.
Course Structure – How We Train
The average student will complete the course in as little as 12 hours at one of our London or Croydon training centres, or from home via distance learning.
It’s a self-paced, flexible course – you choose when you want to study.
And if you get stuck, our friendly and supportive trainers are on hand at the centre to help, and can be reached by phone or email if you choose to study from home.
We have long opening hours, so you’ll find it easy to fit the course around your other commitments.
You can even sample the course for free to make sure it’s right for you – just get in touch to arrange a visit.
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You can study Microsoft Outlook 2013 in the following locations:
Can’t get to one of our centres?
Get in touch today to find out about our distance learning options.
We also offer the following Microsoft courses:
- Microsoft Office Plus Diploma
- Microsoft Office Fast Track Diploma
- Excel – Beginners to Intermediate
- Excel – Advanced
- Word – Beginners to Intermediate
- Word – Advanced
- MS Project
- Microsoft Access
Please note – we are able to offer both Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Office 2013 courses.
Here’s “20 top tips for Outlook”, a short presentation by Shilpa Wymer, Principal of Pitman Training Centres in London (Holborn, Notting Hill and Croydon.
As you’ll be able to tell after watching the video, there’s so much you can do with Outlook, and what’s shown below is just a small portion!
To start learning Microsoft Outlook, just give us a quick call or email us.
Alternatively, you might be interested in our other Microsoft Office Courses.