Calendar I: Outlook calendar basics

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Understand the basic types of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 calendar entry. Book activities into your calendar efficiently. Stay on top of important dates with recurrence and reminders.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Two practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Outlook 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Use the right type of calendar entry for each occasion.

  • Use reminders to let your calendar make sure you remember activities.

  • Use recurrence to quickly schedule activities that occur more than once.

  • Use colors and free/busy time indicators to show calendar entries according to your needs.

Topics in this course

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  1. Get it right in the calendar

  2. See your calendar

  3. Know your choices

  4. Just you? Use an appointment

  5. When others are involved, it’s a meeting

  6. Top the day with an event

  7. Keep track of your tasks

  8. Practice

  1. Just beyond the basics

  2. Once is not enough: recurrence

  3. Open a recurring entry

  4. Remember with reminders

  5. Stay organized with colored categories

  6. Is lunch time flexible? Show it

  7. Practice

  8. Quick reference card

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