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

Halloween Light Show at Franktronics
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 11:59 pm

Join us for the Annual Halloween Lightshow.

Running Every Night from 6pm until Midnight

October 17 – 31, 2017

Tune your radio to

102.3 FM

to listen to the music that has been synchronized the lights with tunes like
“Ghost Busters”, “Time Warp”, Feed My Frankenstein”, and “Thriller”.

Please park in the Salvation Army parking lot.
This will give you the best view of the show and allow others to enjoy at the same time.

Nov 5, 2017 – Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov 5 @ 2:00 am – 2:00 am

Don’t forget to turn back your clocks and change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

Election Day
Nov 7 all-day

Don’t forget to get out and Vote!


Franktronics will be open for normal business hours.

Veteran’s Day
Nov 11 all-day

Franktronics will be open for normal business hours.

CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

CLOSED: Christmas
Dec 23 – Dec 25 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the Christmas holiday.

CLOSED: New Years
Jan 1 all-day

Franktronics will be closed for the New Year’s Day holdiay.

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