Course 50132A: Learn Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Step by Step, Level 1

Type: Course
Audience(s):information workers
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day

First published:

02 February 2009
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.
Audience profile
This course is intended for novice information workers who want to learn beginning-level Outlook 2007 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will know how to store contact information, work with e-mail messages, schedule appointments and events, and keep an up-to-date task list. Specifically, they will be able to:
  • Connect to your primary e-mail account.
  • Troubleshoot the Startup wizard.
  • Personalize your Outlook workspace.
  • Explore the Advanced toolbar.
  • Work in the contact window.
  • Save and update contact information.
  • Personalize an electronic business card.
  • Display different views of contact information.
  • Print contact information.
  • Work in the message window.
  • Create and sending messages.
  • Attach files to messages.
  • View messages and message attachments.
  • Reply to and forward messages.
  • Print messages.
  • Work in the calendar item windows.
  • Schedule and change appointments.
  • Schedule and change events.
  • Display different views of a calendar.
  • Work in the task window.
  • Display different views of tasks.
  • Create and update tasks.
  • Manage task assignments.
  • Remove tasks from your task list.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Outlook 2007 Setup
This module explains how to work within and personalize Outlook.
  • Connecting to Your Primary E-Mail Account
  • Troubleshooting the Startup Wizard
  • Personalizing Your Outlook Workspace
  • Exploring the Advanced Toolbar
  • Key Points
Lab : Outlook 2007 Setup
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Set up Outlook.
  • Troubleshoot issues that come up during setup.
  • Customize the Outlook program window.
  • Decide whether to display the Advanced toolbar.
Module 2: Contacts
This module explains how to move around in the contact window, add contacts, create electronic business cards, show different views of contact information, and print contact information.
  • Working in the Contact Window
  • Saving and Updating Contact Information
  • Personalizing an Electronic Business Card
  • Displaying Different Views of Contact Information
  • Printing Contact Information
  • Key Points
Lab : Contacts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Add contacts to address lists
  • Update existing contact information.
  • Create and modify electronic business cards.
  • Show contact information in different ways.
  • Print contact information.
Module 3: E-Mail Messages
This module explains how to work in the message window, create and send messages, attach files to messages, view messages and attachments, reply to and forward messages, and print messages.
  • Working in the Message Window
  • Creating and Sending Messages
  • Attaching Files to Messages
  • Viewing Messages and Message Attachments
  • Replying to and Forwarding Messages
  • Printing Messages
  • Key Points
Lab : E-Mail Messages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Write and send e-mail messages.
  • Attach files to e-mail messages.
  • Read messages, and view message attachments.
  • Use different methods of responding to messages.
  • Print messages.
Module 4: Appointments and Events
This module explains how to work in the calendar item windows, schedule and change appointments and events, and display different views of a calendar.
  • Working in the Calendar Item Windows
  • Scheduling and Changing Appointments
  • Scheduling and Changing Events
  • Displaying Different Views of a Calendar
  • Key Points
Lab : Appointments and Events
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create and change appointments
  • Create and change events.
  • Change the period shown in the calendar.
  • View the calendar in different ways.
Module 5: Tasks
This module explains how to work in the task window, display different views of tasks, create and update tasks, manage task assignments, and remove tasks from your task list.
  • Working in the Task Window
  • Displaying Different Views of Tasks
  • Creating and Updating Tasks
  • Managing Task Assignments
  • Removing Tasks from Your Task List
  • Key Points
Lab : Tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • View tasks in different ways.
  • Create and change tasks.
  • Assign tasks to other people.
  • Change the status of a task and delete it from the task list.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Basic file-management skills. The student should know how to navigate to folders and files on a computer running Windows Vista.

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