Outlook 2016 - Level 1 - Introduction and Basics

About the course

The Outlook 2016 - Introduction and Basics course covers topics included in the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam 77-731. You will learn about screen components, Outlook folders and how to navigate between them. You will also use message tools, work with messages and modify Outlook options.


There are 6 modules in this course

  • Screen Components
  • Navigating in Outlook
  • Folder Overview
  • Outlook Options
  • Message Tools
  • Working with Messages

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in 'bite' size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

You'll learn how to:

Introducing Outlook 2016Screen Components

  • Identify Screen Components;
  • Open Backstage View;
  • Use the Ribbon;
  • Activate Dialog Box Launchers;
  • Customise the QAT;
  • Identify Status Bar Components;
  • Identify Outlook Panes;
  • Use Search Folders;
  • Remove Search Folders.

Navigating in Outlook

  • Display the Calendar;
  • Display People;
  • Display Tasks;
  • Use Reading Pane Options;
  • Show Notes in Outlook;
  • Display the Folder Pane;
  • Display Shortcuts;
  • Manage Shortcuts;
  • Set Navigation Options.

Outlook FoldersFolder Overview

  • View Inbox Messages;
  • Open the Calendar;
  • Navigate Appointments;
  • Plan Meetings;
  • Open People;
  • Use People Views;
  • View Tasks;
  • Open the Journal;
  • Show Outlook Notes.

Outlook EnvironmentOutlook Options

  • Open Outlook Options;
  • Modify General Options;
  • Use Mail Options;
  • Set Calendar Options;
  • Modify Tasks Options;
  • Use People Options;
  • Use Language Options;
  • Set Advanced Options;
  • Modify Ribbons.

Message Tools

  • Use Message Flags;
  • Apply Flags;
  • Add Reminders;
  • Remove Reminders;
  • Clear Flags;
  • Mark Flags as Completed;
  • Set Importance and Sensitivity;
  • Create and Assign Categories;
  • Change the Read/Unread Status.

Working with Messages

  • View Messages;
  • Preview Attachments;
  • Open and Close Messages;
  • Use Reading Pane Options;
  • Adjust Column Widths;
  • Open Attached Files;
  • Use Hyperlinks;
  • Delete Messages;
  • Modify Column Headings.