Microsoft Outlook Course Outlines

Microsoft Outlook Introduction

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level


Course Overview

Our introduction to Microsoft Outlook training course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Outlook. At the end of this computer training course you will have a good working knowledge of Outlook basics.

You will feel more confident using Outlook and be able to manage and communicate using Outlook. You will set up meetings across the network, organise your calendar or delegate it to someone else, manage your to-do list using Tasks, and even leave notes on the desktop. The powerful tools in Microsoft Outlook in general helps simplify email communication, enhance group planning, scheduling of meetings, and also allow access to the information you need all from one place.

Those who complete the Introduction to Microsoft Outlook course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

Course Requirements

A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required or attendance on one of our Microsoft Windows introduction courses. No experience of Microsoft Outlook is required.

Course Contents

Mail and Messages

  • The Inbox
  • Navigation Pane
  • Reading Pane
  • Checking for New Messages
  • Previewing Message Contents
  • Opening a Message
  • Replying, Forwarding & Re-sending a Message
  • Opening a Hyperlink in a Message
  • Moving, Copying and Deleting Messages
  • Flagging Messages

Creating a New Message

  • To Cc: Bcc: Subject
  • Addressing a Message
  • Setting Message Options
  • Attaching a File to a Message
  • Using AutoSignature

Contacts & The Address Book

  • Adding Contacts
  • Editing/Updating Existing Contacts
  • Deleting Contacts

Meeting Planning

  • Viewing Calendars
  • Creating & Sending Meeting Requests
  • Rescheduling a Meeting
  • Cancelling a Meeting
  • Changing Meeting Attendees

Managing Tasks

  • Creating a Task
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Assigning Tasks to Others
  • Tracking Assigned Tasks
  • Deleting Tasks
  • Outlook Today


  • Creating a Note
  • Using Notes with Email
  • Displaying a Note Recorded Item
  • Viewing information in a Timeline
  • Changing the Location of Items in a Timeline
  • Displaying Time Scales


Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft Outlook introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.