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Introductory Outlook 365 training – Provisional Course Outline

Introductory Outlook 2016 training

All our Introductory Outlook 365 training outlines can be tailored to meet the needs of the individuals or organisation. We train Microsoft Outlook at your site in Dorset, Wiltshire or Hampshire.

Aims of the course

This course aims to give delegates an introduction to the Microsoft Outlook application.

Number on coursePrice per day
1 - 1 training£315 + VAT
2 - 4 people£495 + VAT
5 - 8 people£645 + VAT

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will have learnt to use Microsoft Outlook. They will be able to:

  • Send and receive e-mail
  • Schedule appointments, events and meetings
  • Organise contacts
  • Create and manage tasks

The Introductory Outlook 365 training course is of one day’s duration.

How the course is run – This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.

Pre-requisites – Familiarity with the Windows environment.

Course Outline

Navigating Microsoft Outlook

  • Opening and closing Outlook
  • The Ribbon Structure
  • The Navigation bar
  • The Information bar
  • To-Do Bar
  • Help facilities


  • What is e-mail?
  • Creating and sending an e-mail
  • Managing message text
  • Using tables in e-mails
  • Inserting a signature in a message
  • Inserting an attachment in a message
  • Inserting an Outlook item into a message
  • Using an Office application to create a message
  • Finding an address in the address book
  • Flagging messages for follow-up
  • Replying to messages
  • Resending messages
  • Recalling or replacing a sent message

Managing e-mail

  • Creating message folders
  • Sorting mail
  • All and Unread Mail buttons
  • Setting viewing options
  • Searching e-mails
  • Filtering views
  • Printing messages


  • Navigating within the Calendar
  • Customising the Calendar view
  • Scheduling appointments and events
  • Scheduling multi-day events
  • Setting reminders
  • Scheduling recurring appointments
  • Planning meetings involving others
  • Booking office resources using Outlook
  • Adding and removing meeting attendees
  • Meeting notes
  • Printing the calendar


  • Accessing contacts
  • Creating, editing and deleting contacts
  • Creating a contact from an e-mail
  • Sorting contacts using fields


  • Creating and updating one-time tasks
  • Assigning tasks to others
  • Accepting and declining tasks
  • Changing the view for tasks
  • Creating tasks from other Outlook components
  • Organising tasks into categories

Integrating Microsoft Office with Outlook

To request further details of any of our courses, or to make a booking, please contact us by ringing 07477 578417 or by sending an email to info@archwayct.co.uk or filling in our contact form.

Organisations who have benefitted from our Introductory Outlook training include:

Outlook training Dorset locations include:

Bournemouth Poole Sherborne Shaftesbury
Gillingham Christchurch Ferndown Wimborne
Blandford Forum Dorchester Weymouth Verwood
Merley Wareham Bridport Lulworth
St Leonards

Outlook training Wiltshire locations include:

Salisbury Swindon Trowbridge Chippenham
Devizes Marlborough Warminster Tisbury
Melksham Westbury Corsham Amesbury
Tidworth Bradford-on-Avon Bulford Camp Porton
Calne Highworth Wootton Bassett Wroughton

Outlook training Hampshire locations include:

Southampton Winchester Portsmouth Basingstoke
Andover Petersfield Ringwood Havant
Gosport Farnborough Aldershot Romsey
Eastleigh Fleet Alton Fareham
Totton Hedge End Stubbington Bishop’s Waltham
Bursledon Denmead Hook Horndean

Outlook training Somerset locations include:

Bath Yeovil Wincanton Frome
Taunton Weston-Super-Mare Midsomer Norton Shepton Mallet
Radstock Paulton Bridgwater Burnham-on-Sea
Chard Cheddar Clevedon Crewkerne