Outlook Increased Productivity

Understand features and practices in Outlook, that can improve your efficiency, making you more productive and giving you more time to get your work done.

Over 300 million people use Microsoft Outlook every day, making it one of the world’s most popular software programs. Outlook 2016 provides innovations you can use to quickly search your communications, organise your work and better share your information with others – all from one place.

Key content

  • Set up Outlook to find key commands more easily
  • Find items efficiently using Search
  • Apply conditional formats to highlight messages
  • Use categories to manage email and appointments
  • Enhance content in emails and meeting requests
  • Automate processes with Rules and Quick Steps

Objectives

  • Understand features and practices in Outlook, that can improve your efficiency, making you more productive and giving you more time to get your work done.

Prerequisites

For University of Auckland and UniServices staff, you may like to access some of  the following Online learning courses to ensure you meet the minimum competency requirements for this workshop:

  • Getting to Know Outlook 2016
  • Customizing and Managing Outlook 2016
  • Organizing Contacts in Outlook 2016
  • Managing Contacts, Tasks, and the Calendar in Outlook 2016
  • Formatting E-mail in Outlook 2016
  • Configuring Message Options in Outlook 2016
  • Managing Conversations and E-mail in Outlook 2016
  • Using the Calendar to Schedule Appointments, Events, and Tasks in Outlook 2016
  • New and Improved Features in Office 2016, Word and Outlook

In addition, you may like to complete the following recommended online courses:

  • Microsoft Office 2016: First Look Modern Productivity
  • Moving Beyond E-mail to Maximize Microsoft Outlook’s Potential

Suitable for

This is an intermediate level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the recommended prerequisites or who are competent with the topics covered. Before registering, it’s your responsibility to ensure that you’re competent with the topics covered in the prerequisites.

Notes

Please note that this workshop is specifically for PC users only. Outlook 2016 is used. Also suitable for 2013 users.

Cost

Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff

Registration

If you are University of Auckland staff, please visit Career Tools to view workshop availability and register on a session.

All others, please see our Registration page for more information.

Please be aware that a Cancellation policy applies to these workshop sessions. 

Dates, times and venues for scheduled workshops 2019

Wednesday 8 May 2019, 9am-12pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Monday 17 June 2019, 1-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland