K2's Microsoft Outlook Tips, Tricks and Advanced Techniques - On Demand (2 CPD hours)

K2's Microsoft Outlook Tips, Tricks and Advanced Techniques - On Demand (2 CPD hours)

  • $60.00

Course Description

Microsoft Outlook is the most utilized e-mail, contacts, and calendar management application in the world today and with the latest release of Outlook, Microsoft ups the ante with more powerful and time saving features. The familiar folders, categories, and rules are still there, but have you tried Quick Steps or used the People Pane? What about Conversation View, the Out-of-Office Assistant, in line replies or forwarding, or the confusing People Cards? Did you know that you can share your calendar with just a few clicks, or use the Scheduling Assistant to find the next free meeting time for all expected participants? These and other new features will be covered in this session, along with many tried-and-true tips and tricks to help you better organize and manage your communications, calendar, and contacts.

Major Topics

  • Minimizing interruptions caused by Outlook's default settings
  • Organizing the Inbox for improved productivity
  • Finding specific messages, contacts, or appointments more effectively
  • Sharing your calendar
  • Understanding the People Card
  • Taking advantage of Outlook's newest features

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Use folders, categories, and rules to organize the Inbox
  • Employ drag-and-drop to create new appointments, tasks, or contacts from e-mail messages
  • Describe Quick Steps and how they can be used
  • Explain why some of the information in the People Card cannot be edited
  • List three methods of sharing your calendar
  • Describe the process of using the Scheduling Assistant
  • Explain how to reorder the contact list in last name/first name order

Who Should Attend: Accounting and business professionals who want to handle their e-mail, contacts, and calendar more effectively in Outlook

Course Level: Intermediate

CPE Credits: 2 Hours Computer Software and Applications  

Prerequisites: Good working knowledge of Outlook

Advance Preparation: None

Instructional Delivery Method: QAS on-demand learning, including review and final exam questions. To earn credit, participants must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for this course. Participants may attempt take the final exam up to 10 times.