Outlook 2016 for the workplace: integrating Outlook, Excel and Word (advanced)
Time: 18:00 - 21:15
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CSU20
Duration: 4 sessions (over 5 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will show you how to use the advanced features of MS Outlook as a management and organisational tool. You will learn how to make the most of Outlook to enable you to prioritise your workload, keep in control of your tasks, emails and appointments and organise those around you. The course will show you how to become a hyper-efficient and effective administrator and office worker.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• creating advanced message rules
• creating and managing categories
• applying advanced filtering
• creating and copying group contact lists, sharing contacts
• copying calendars and use scheduling tool to create appointments
• creating advanced signatures as lists and emails
• using advanced mail merge using MS Word
• archiving your mail box.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Apply advanced rules to manage the destination of incoming emails
• Organise appointments eg. by creating a standardised system using colour coding and naming for different kinds of departmental meetings
• Search emails for keywords of phrases within the body of an email, subject line or senders.
• Convert a list of emails sent by a colleague in Excel into your contacts list.
• Share and manage your calendar or your manager’s calendars
• Use scheduling tool to creating and invite colleagues to appointments
• Use the table feature in Word and Outlook to create price lists and standard letters as a signature
• Use advanced mail merge to personalise emails with names and addresses
• Archive your mail box.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is an advanced level course and students will need to have a good command of outlook features at an intermediate level please check the Outlook intermediate course outline to see if this is the right course for you. If you are not sure you can arrange an assessment with a member of our team.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will learn in a supportive and welcoming environment with an emphasis on your discovering how to do and complete tasks and functions, with guidance from the tutor. You will learn in a step by step manner so you can achieve challenging aims in an enjoyable and productive way. You will have lots of opportunities to practise as well as understand what you are doing and why. Everyone will be encouraged to participate and interact in a way that is best for them, including working in pairs and groups, as well as on your own. You will need to do work outside the classroom and use Google Classroom to help you.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional cost attached to this course. You will need your own pens to make your notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
There are a number of courses you can do at the same time or progress onto. We run a variety of courses on Office applications to help you develop the skills you need for the workplace as well as everyday life – including:
• Word for the Workplace – intermediate and advanced
• Excel for the Workplace - intermediate and advanced
• PowerPoint for work or study – Intermediate and advanced
• Access: Essentials
• IT skills for the office: an introduction or intermediate
Other courses include: Making sense of Windows 10, Touch typing and keyboard skills, From email to the cloud: what is the cloud and how do you use it? There are also a number of ECDL courses at level 2 and 3. Your tutor will advise you on the best course. Your can also call our administrator on 0207 492 2511 to arrange an assessment with one of our course advisors.