Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Level 1 (Second Edition)
Course number: 084896
Software: Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
Certification: Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist for Microsoft Office Outlook® 2007.
This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 courses. It will provide you with the skills you need to start sending and responding to email in Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007, as well as maintaining your Calendar, scheduling meetings, and working with tasks and notes. In this course, you will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.
Course Objective: You will compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.
Target Student: This course is designed for any person with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows who needs to use Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes. In addition, this course helps prepare students who desire to take the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist certification for Outlook.
Prerequisites: The course requires that you are familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard; basic typing skills are recommended. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. Specifically, you should be able to: launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. The following courses are recommended, or you should have equivalent knowledge of:
- Windows XP Professional: Level 1
- Windows XP Professional: Level 2
- Windows XP: Introduction
- Windows 2000: Introduction
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007: Level 1 is one of a series of Element K courseware titles that addresses Microsoft® Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS) skill sets. The MCAS program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more product proficiency exams in order to earn MCAS certification.
For this course, you will need one computer for the classroom to run Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition and Exchange Server 2007 that meets the following system requirements:
- A x64 architecture-based computer with Intel processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T) or AMD processor that supports the AMD64 platform.
- Minimum 2GB of RAM is required.
- A 20GB Hard Drive.
- A 1024 x 768 resolution or higher video adapter and monitor,
- DVD-ROM drive, local or network accessible.
- Keyboard and mouse or other input device
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware components:
- A 500 MHz Pentium-class processor or higher.
- 512 MB of RAM.
- A 20 GB hard disk or larger.
- A CD-ROM drive.
- A mouse or other pointing device.
- An 1024 x 768 resolution video card and monitor.
- Network cards and cabling for local network access.
- Internet access (see your local network administrator).
- A printer (optional).
- A projection system to display the instructor's computer screen.
- Windows (This course was developed using Windows XP with SP2.).
- Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2.
- Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2007.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 or Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Standard or Enterprise.
- Microsoft .Net Framework Version 2.0.
- Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0.
- Windows PowerShell.
- Microsoft Active Directory.
- Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) SP1.
- Exchange Server 2007.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- identify the components of the Outlook environment. You will also perform simple tasks such as sending and responding to email messages.
- compose messages.
- use folders to organize messages.
- manage contacts and contact information.
- schedule appointments.
- schedule meetings.
- create and edit tasks.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook
Topic 1A: Explore the Outlook Interface
Topic 1B: Send a Simple Message
Topic 1C: Reading Messages
Topic 1D: Reply to and Forward a Message
Topic 1E: Print a Message
Topic 1F: Delete a Message
Lesson 2: Composing Messages
Topic 2A: Address a Message
Topic 2B: Format a Message
Topic 2C: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic 2D: Attach a File
Lesson 3: Organizing Messages
Topic 3A: Open and Save an Attachment
Topic 3B: Flag a Message
Topic 3C: Organize Content with Folders
Lesson 4: Managing Contacts
Topic 4A: Add a Contact
Topic 4B: Sort and Find Contacts
Topic 4C: Find the Geographical Location of a Contact
Topic 4D: Manage Contacts
Lesson 5: Scheduling Appointments
Topic 5A: Explore the Outlook Calendar
Topic 5B: Schedule an Appointment
Topic 5C: Assign Categories and Edit Appointments
Lesson 6: Scheduling Meetings
Topic 6A: Schedule a Meeting
Topic 6B: Reply to a Meeting Request
Topic 6C: Propose a New Meeting Time
Topic 6D: Manage Meetings
Topic 6E: Print the Calendar
Lesson 7: Managing Tasks and Notes
Topic 7A: Create a Task
Topic 7B: Edit and Update a Task
Topic 7C: Create a Note
Topic 7D: Edit a Note
Topic 7E: Display a Note on the Desktop