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In this foundational Microsoft skills training, Simona Millham advances technical and non-technical professionals' knowledge about Outlook for Office 365.
Outlook for Office 365 is much more than just an inbox. It’s a repository for all your business’ communications, meetings, and notes — as well as a central dashboard for most of your work activity. Most people still spend quite a bit of their workday using Outlook, but have barely scratched the surface of what it can do.
After watching this Outlook training, you’ll be able to create an email signature, how to automate the management of your inbox with rules, and how to create stationery to save design elements and color schemes for reuse. You’ll also gain an understanding of automatic replies (such as out-of-office replies), email templates, quick parts, quick steps, and the email signature gallery.
If you’re new to Outlook, start from the beginning. For everyone else, start watching this Outlook training where you feel most comfortable — and feel free to skip around. To use this training, you should have an Office 365 license as opposed to a traditional subscription license.
For managers of Microsoft products, this Microsoft training can be used to onboard new technical and non-technical professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Microsoft reference resource.
Outlook for Office 365: What You Need to Know
This Outlook for Office 365 training covers Outlook topics including:
- Connecting an Office 365, Exchange, or Google email account to your Outlook account
- Creating appointments and scheduling meetings in Outlook Calendar
- Creating, importing, and exporting contacts
- Using Mail Merge to create personalized letters and address labels
- Creating Outlook tasks and marking them as complete
- Managing somebody else's tasks on their behalf
- Integrating Outlook with OneNote
- Understanding Outlook forms, such as appointment forms and contact forms
Who Should Take Outlook for Office 365 Training?
This Outlook for Office 365 training is considered foundational-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for technical and non-technical professionals with no Outlook experience. With that said, even the most advanced Outlook users will still learn something they didn’t know from this training.
Productivity tools user training. Send emails, organize inboxes, consolidate different email accounts for centralized viewing, and share calendars — if even any of these sound like something you’re not effortlessly familiar with, this training can help make you a master. Non-technical professionals taking the Outlook training can learn how to make use of the full suite of Outlook 365 email tools available to them.
New or aspiring IT professionals. If you’re a brand new or aspiring IT professional, you’ve probably spent a significant amount of time preparing yourself for everything your job is going to need of you. No matter which part of information technology you work in, there are technical aspects you’ve mastered and difficult skills you’ve learned to execute. Don’t overlook mastery of Outlook. Just like there are right ways and wrong ways to do the technical parts of your jobs, there are also right and wrong ways to send and organize emails, manage and schedule meetings and set-up automatic replies. Invest time in your inter-office skills just as you’ve invested in your technical career with this Outlook for Office 365 training.
Experienced IT professionals. If you’re an experienced IT professional, there are undoubtedly complicated aspects of your job you’ve mastered through hard work, training and diligence. By comparison, you’ll very likely find mastering Outlook to be fairly simple. But nevertheless, many professionals overlook some of the most powerful and useful tools Outlook has to offer because they don’t think it’s worth their time to take training in it. Inter-office communication and collaboration is crucial to business success and with this training you’ll not only be on your way toward a Microsoft Office Specialist certification, you’ll master emails, contacts, calendars, accounts and more.