Outlook 2013 Introduction


Outlook 2013 Introduction                   (1 Day)


After an introduction to Outlook’s the basic functions, features and window components, students will learn how to read and send email messages using several methods. Then they will learn how to manage email messages and attachments, configure message options, and use basic search functions. Students will also learn to manage contacts and contact groups, work with tasks, and create appointments. Finally, they will learn to send and respond to meeting requests.


Students should be comfortable with using a Mouse and Windows.

Next Steps

Attendees will benefit from taking Outlook 2013 Intermediate and some of the other Office courses.


At the completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following tasks:

1)  Getting started

  • The program window

  • Outlook Today

2)  Email basics

  • Reading messages

  • Creating and sending messages

  • Working with messages

  • Handling attachments

  • Printing messages and attachments

3)  Email management

  • Setting message options

  • Organizing the Inbox folder

  • Managing junk email

4)  Contacts

  • Working with contacts

  • Address books

  • Using contact groups

5)  Tasks

  • Working with tasks

  • Managing tasks

6)  Appointments and events

  • Creating and sending appointments

  • Modifying appointments

  • Working with events

  • Using Calendar Views

7)  Meeting requests and responses

  • Scheduling meetings

  • Managing meetings