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Fri 5 Mar 2021
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Microsoft Outlook 365: Essentials - Email and Calendar (Orientation Course for End Users) (Live Online using MS Teams)

Fri 5 Mar 2021


Are you migrating from Hermes to Exchange Online and are using Outlook 365 desktop as your client for the first time?

If so join us in this friendly, introductory session to learn how to get up and running with Outlook 365 Email and Calendar using the Desktop application for Windows, where we will take you through the basics of the Outlook 365.

This course does not cover the Hermes migration tool or in-depth technical questions regarding Outlook and Exchange. For this information please see the Further Information for IT staff webpages.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

To fully participate in this course you will need to have the Microsoft Outlook 365 for Windows desktop application installed on your computer. Participants using Microsoft Outlook 365 for Mac or the online version via a web browser will find some of the functionality missing.

Target audience
  • New Outlook 365 users who have recently migrated from Hermes to Exchange Online
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 5 Mar   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2 Simon Meaker
Topics covered

Topics included:

  • Introduction to the Interface
  • Reading mail
  • Filtering and searching for email
  • Sending mail
  • Working with the Calendar
  • Working with people
  • The options panel
  • Automatic replies
  • The objective of this course is to provide you with a introductory understanding of what the Microsoft Outlook 365 Desktop app can do and how to use it.
  • Once you have completed this course you will in a position to use the Microsoft Outlook 365 Desktop app in your workplace with confidence.
  • Interactive live online training that is instructor-led with demonstrations and practical activities
System requirements
  • A calendar entry for this session with a link to the meeting. This will be available to add at the time that you book on the course from your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import into your calendar.
  • The Microsoft Teams app installed on your machine.
  • If you can't install the Teams app you can use Teams via a Web Browser.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session.
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown below but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup. Using a webcam is optional but using one will give you a better learning experience.
  • Your computer set up may be different to others on the course and there are small variations when using different operating systems. It is helpful to keep the instructor informed of the system that you are using.
  • One session of approximately two and a half hours
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