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Outlook 2016: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks

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Overview

Learn how to use the robust calendar and task management capabilities of Outlook 2016 to manage your schedules and your to-do list.

Learn how to use the robust calendar and task management capabilities of Outlook 2016 to manage your personal and professional schedules. Author Gini Courter explains the difference between Outlook tasks and to-do lists, and shows how to use Outlook 2016 to make appointments, complete tasks, and find and organize your high-priority items. She also shows how to use built-in and custom Quick Steps to automate common or repetitive tasks, and use flags to follow up on important tasks. With these tips and techniques, you'll spend less time planning your schedule, and more time working on what matters most.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you need for this course
1. Manage Time with Outlook
  • Capture time with Outlook
  • Use Outlook as your time management system
  • Navigate between Outlook apps
2. Create Appointments and Meetings
  • Create an appointment or event
  • Create an appointment from an email message or contact
  • Use the default calendar view
  • Create an appointment by selecting a time
  • Include files or other content in an appointment
  • Show time zones in an appointment
  • Invite others to a meeting
  • Modify a meeting
  • Create recurring meetings
3. Organize with Flags and Categories
  • Flag items for follow-up
  • Work with tasks, to-do items, and the task list
  • Apply and remove categories
  • Managing work with categories
  • Use built-in Quick Steps
4. Manage Tasks and To-Dos
  • View the task list and to-do list
  • Create a task
  • Delegate and track tasks
  • Complete a task and send an update
  • Create a recurring task
5. Set Options for Tasks and Appointments
  • Set calendar options
  • Set task options
  • Set options for the task list displayed in the calendar
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Gini von Courter

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