Introduction to Microsoft Outlook

Part of the Franktronics Training Series

Microsoft OutlookOutlook is defined as an individual information manager from Microsoft. Outlook primarily is used for its email application but also has a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing application. Audience: This course is intended to help both novice and experienced users become more familiar the multiple uses of Microsoft Outlook and what to expect with the changes in the different version of Outlook. Prerequisites:  No prerequisites.  Just come in to class with a desire to learn! Description:  By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with sending and receiving emails, managing your time with Calendar and Tasks, get organized with your People contacts and customizing the interface on Outlook. Subjects that will be discussed (as time allows):
  • Discuss email and best methods for protecting your email account(s), creating backups, using multiple accounts/providers and setting up email in multiple programs/interfaces.
  • Understanding the progression of Outlook software program within the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working with email: Sending, Receiving, handling attachments, filtering and organizing with folders
  • Basic troubleshooting techniques when things just don’t work quite right when using Outlook.
  • Working with Calendar
  • Working with Tasks
  • Working with Notes
  • Working with People (contacts)
  • Using Outlook in your social networks
  • How to best customize your email and Outlook desktop interface for the best experience possible.
  Requirements:  None; optionally, users can bring in their Windows laptop or tablets to follow along during class discussions.

Scheduled Classes

May
16
Wed
Seafood Festival by the Abingdon Ruritan Club
May 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festivals are held twice yearly and are located on our Festival Grounds behind our club building at 8784 Guinea Road, Bena, Virginia.  2017 marks the 38th year, and the Fall Festival was the 69th!

May
28
Mon
CLOSED: Memorial Day
May 28 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.  We will re-open Tuesday morning at 9:00am.

Jul
4
Wed
CLOSED: July 4th
Jul 4 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the Independence Day Holiday.  We will re-open Thursday morning at 9:00am.

Sep
3
Mon
CLOSED: Labor Day Holiday
Sep 3 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday.  We will re-open Tuesday morning at 9:00am.

Sep
28
Fri
Guinea Jubilee
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day

The Guinea Jubilee and the Guinea Heritage Association are committed to preserving the history and values of a unique community we call Guinea. The Guinea Jubilee is a two day event that annually attracts thousands of people to celebrate and honor the way of life in the Guinea Neck. The Jubilee features cultural activities, arts and crafts exhibits, a parade, delicious seafood, and a fireworks show to end the event. Our festival is always held the last Friday and Saturday in September.

Oct
8
Mon
Columbus Day
Oct 8 all-day

Federal Holiday.  Franktronics will be open for normal business hours.

Oct
17
Wed
Seafood Festival by the Abingdon Ruritan Club
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festivals are held twice yearly and are located on our Festival Grounds behind our club building at 8784 Guinea Road, Bena, Virginia.  2017 marks the 38th year, and the Fall Festival was the 69th!

Nov
4
Sun
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Nov 4 all-day

Remember to turn your clocks Back 1 hour at 2:00am.

Don’t forget to check/replace the batteries in your smoke detectors!

Nov
11
Sun
Veterans Day
Nov 11 all-day

Federal Holiday.  Franktronics will be open for normal business hours on Monday, Nov 12 (holiday observed on Monday for federal offices).

Nov
22
Thu
CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day

Franktronics will be Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  We will reopen on Saturday at 9:00 am.

For more class schedules, please see our Computer Training Page.