Time Management and Outlook

Course Description

Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work, no matter how hard you try to keep on top of things? The modern worker has a lot of stresses at work, including meetings, deadlines, and a mountain of e-mail Even the most dedicated worker will fall behind if they don’t make good use of their time. This one-day course is designed to teach you effective time management and organization techniques, and show you how you can apply these skills using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. You will learn the simple yet powerful time management strategies used by the pros. You will also learn how to organize your desk/workspace, make the best use of a planner, and set up Office 2007 to help maximize your productivity.
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Participants are expected to have used MS Outlook in their day to day role. This course is not intended as an Introduction to Outlook, but as a route to making better use of the package to manage your time.

How You Will Benefit

• You will learn how the willingness to change habits will help make a world of difference.
• You will learn how to set up Outlook 2007 to automate many day-to-day tasks.
• You will become familiar with the Four D’s associated with Time Management and how to apply these techniques using Outlook 2007.
• You will learn how to effectively manage your physical and electronic files, how to make effective use of categorization, and how to deal with junk e-mail.

Getting Started

The Power of Change
Case Study: Another Day at the Office
Planning Tools
Using Outlook's Viewing Tools

Setting up Outlook

Changing Notification Options
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing the Outlook Screen
Customizing Your Panes

The Four D`s

Do, Dump, Delay, and Delegate
Do: Working with E-mail Messages
Dump: Working with Deleted Items
Delay: Setting up Your Outlook Task List
Deleate: Sending Task Requests

Finding What You Need

Organizing Your Workspace
Sorting Based on File Type
Sorting with Categories
Managing Electronic Files
Using Search in Outlook
Getting Rid of the Junk

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