Workplace skills: how to be organised and self-managing using OneNote and MS Outlook (intermediate)

Course Dates: 18/05/22 - 08/06/22
Time: 13:45 - 17:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
How do you keep on top of your notes, to do list, tasks, meetings and ideas? Are you still using paper notebooks and post-it notes? Is there too much in your head cluttering your mind? This course will show how to use the digital notebook, OneNote, in conjunction with Outlook to you become organised and self-managing. You will learn how to take notes at any time and arrange them so you can always find what you are looking for. You will practise how to integrate Outlook and OneNote so you can organise meetings and share meeting notes and minutes easily and quickly, record the meetings, relate sections of the audio to tasks and action points for yourself and others, create to do lists, and link these tasks to tasks and emails in Outlook . In addition you will learn other useful tips on how to make the most of OneNote, for example to make calculations, translate text and edit text inside images. By the end of the course you will have clear idea of how to be organised digitally and have developed the necessary skills to put your ideas into practice.
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
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Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £80.00

Course Code: CONO01

Wed, day, 18 May - 08 Jun '22

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will focus on developing your organisational and self-managing skills via OneNote and Outlook so you can declutter your mind and attend to what really matters. You will discover that OneNote is a highly effective tool to create notes digitally that are easily accessible and that enable you search easily for what you want to find rather than your having to search through different pages of your handwritten notebook. You will learn how to create a Notebook and organise it hierarchically into group sections, sections, pages and subpages, and then tag material so you can find different notes within and across your notebooks, such as 'to do' items or new ideas. You will discover the OneNote version of post-it notes which means you can capture a thought or an idea at any time on any device and link it to OneNote so again it is easy to find. You will also work on how to integrate OneNote and Outlook so you can
organise meetings and share meeting notes and minutes easily and quickly, record the meetings, relate sections of the audio to tasks and action points for yourself and others, create to do lists, and link these tasks to tasks and emails in Outlook. In addition you will learn other useful tips on how to make the most of OneNote, for example to make calculations, translate text and edit text inside images. Throughout the course you will required think in a practical way about how you can be organised and use OneNote and Outlook in your own work or even private life.

What will we cover?

• how to think organisationally
• how to set up and access OneNote
• how to organise your Notebooks hierarchically into group sections, sections, pages and subpages
• how to tag material so you can find different notes within and across your notebooks, such as 'to do' items or new ideas.
• how to use sticky notes so you can capture a thought or an idea at any time on any device and link it to OneNote and find it easily
• how to integrate OneNote and Outlook so you can organise meetings and share meeting notes and minutes easily and quickly
• how to record meetings on OneNote, create to do lists, relate sections of the audio to tasks and action points on your to do list, link these tasks to tasks and emails in Outlook
• how to make mathematical calculations on OneNote
• how to translate text
• how to edit text inside images.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• think organisationally
• set up and access OneNote
• organise your Notebooks hierarchically into group sections, sections, pages and subpages
• tag material so you can find different notes within and across your notebooks, such as 'to do' items or new ideas.
• use sticky notes so you can capture a thought or an idea at any time on any device and link it to OneNote and find it easily
• integrate OneNote and Outlook so you can organise meetings and share meeting notes and minutes easily and quickly
• record meetings on OneNote, create to do lists, relate sections of the audio to tasks and action points on your to do list, link these tasks to tasks and emails in Outlook
•make mathematical calculations on OneNote
• use OneNote to translate text
• use OneNote to edit text inside images.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is for those who already have some digital skills and who are either self-employed, working in an office or studying who are looking for a way to coordinate their notes, ideas, actions.

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, with guidance from the tutor. You will work on your own and with other students on different tasks so you are always practising important in-demand life and work skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, prioritising, negotiating, collaborating and independence. You will learn in a step by step manner so you can complete challenging tasks in enjoyable and relaxing ways. Your tutor will also work with you individually so you know how to improve and how to work in a way that improves your learning. 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?

You will need a pen, some lined A4 paper and a file to keep your work in. Your tutor will provide handouts and a code for Google classroom so you can communicate with classmates and access materials, videos etc. online.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

There are many courses you can do before, at the same time or after this course. These include:
• Workplace skills: how to collaborate, coordinate and build relationships through the Cloud using One Drive and SharePoint
• Workplace skills: how to collaborate, coordinate and build relationships with Microsoft Teams
• Digital skills for the workplace: analysing, handling and presenting data with Excel (intermediate)
• Digital Skills for the virtual and face-to-face office (intermediate)
• Workplace skills: how to be organised, focused and efficient using MS Outlook (intermediate)
• Level 2 certificate in IT user skills (ECDL Extra)
• Effective decision-making for new managers: analysing, problem-solving problem-preventing, strategic thinking
• Workplace skills: how to work effectively with other people and be a team person
• Workplace skills: communicating, negotiating and influencing (level 2+)
• Becoming data literate: making calculations, using percentages, fractions and averages (L1)
• How to be a skilled administrator in the virtual and face-to-face office: the essentials
• How to be an administrator: the online paperless office
• How to be administrator in the virtual and face-to-face office: how to be organised, efficient, precise and service-focused

There also many maths and English courses you can do Ask your tutor or contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 for more details.

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