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Outlook: Calendar, Tasks, People and more

Outlook is the email program included in the Office suite.

In this course, learners will explore the diverse functionalities Outlook offers. This encompasses utilizing the Outlook address book to manage contacts, manage appointments with the calendar, and orchestrate tasks with ease.

In addition, participants will learn how to interact with other Office applications and how to use Outlook Online.

Course Features
Content Version
Application Group
All Levels
Learning Time
3 hours and 15 minutes
Number of Learning Videos
Languages Available
Course Design
  • Videos with Audio Narration and Closed-Captions
  • Practice Interactive Exercises
  • Tips and Printable PDF's
  • Chapter Tests
  • Personalized Learning Recommendations
  • Comprehensive Final Test with Certificate
  • Compatible with Desktop and Mobile Devices
  • SCORM and xAPI Support for LMS Deployement
Course Topics

Views and general information

  • Expanding or collapsing the simplified ribbon
  • Creating a calendar
  • Creating a new calendar group
  • Navigating through the calendar
  • Showing week numbers
  • Printing a calendar
  • Switching off reminders for appointments
  • Leaving the meeting invitation in your inbox after accepting

Basic scheduling

  • Creating an all day event
  • Creating multi-day appointments
  • Creating recurring appointments or meetings
  • Defining a recurrence pattern for appointments
  • Adding an attachment to an appointment or meeting
  • Creating a new meeting

Booking appointments effectively

  • Using the Scheduling Assistant
  • Using Schedule View
  • Booking a room for a meeting

Moving appointments and meetings

  • Moving a calendar entry
  • Moving a calendar entry by drag and drop
  • Proposing another time for a meeting
  • Deleting an appointment
  • Cancelling a meeting

Advanced calendar functions

  • Creating a Quick Step for a meeting
  • Creating a meeting with Quick Step
  • Converting an appointment into a meeting
  • Configuring response options for a meeting
  • Viewing the status of the replies
  • Copying the response status to an Excel file
  • Sending a calendar

Managing calendar permissions

  • Sharing a calendar
  • Customising calendar permissions
  • Accepting and opening shared calendars
  • Opening a shared calendar via the ribbon
  • Removing calendars

Above is a sample of learning videos included in this topic.
A detailed list of all learning videos included in this course is available upon request.

Working with tasks


Creating and managing contacts

Contact groups

Outlook and OneNote

Starting a chat from within Outlook

Planning and starting a Skype Meeting

Planning and starting a Teams Meeting

Working with Office 365 Groups