Outlook 2010 Level 1: Introduction
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COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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In this course, you will learn to use Outlook to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information, schedule tasks, and create notes.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Outlook interface, send email, and respond to messages.
  • compose email messages.
  • organize email messages into folders.
  • manage contacts and contact information.
  • schedule appointments.
  • schedule a meeting.
  • manage tasks and notes.


This course is intended for people who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and want to know how to use Outlook to manage their time and information.
This course requires you to be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. The ability to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders, is highly recommended. A familiarity with other Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Microsoft Word) will be helpful.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244).


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook
Getting Started with Outlook
Read an Email Message
Reply to and Forward an Email Message
Print an Email Message
Delete an Email Message

Lesson 2: Composing Messages
Create an Email Message
Format a Message
Check Spelling and Grammar
Attach a File
Enhance an Email Message
Send an Email Message

Lesson 3: Organizing Messages
Manage Email Messages
Move Email Messages into Folders
Open and Save an Attachment

Lesson 4: Managing Contacts
Add a Contact
Sort and Find Contacts
Find the Geographical Location of a Contact
Update Contacts

Lesson 5: Scheduling Appointments
Explore the Outlook Calendar
Schedule an Appointment
Edit Appointments

Lesson 6: Managing Meetings in Outlook
Schedule a Meeting
Reply to a Meeting Request
Track and Update Scheduled Meetings
Print the Calendar

Lesson 7:
Create a Task
Edit and Update a Task
Create a Note
Edit a Note