Microsoft Outlook 2013: Level 2

Students taking the Advanced Outlook course will learn how to customize the Outlook environment, create custom messages, organize and manage mailboxes, create notes and journal entries and several methods of collaboration.

Course Outline

Customizing Outlook

  • Topic A: The Outlook environment
  • Topic B: General options and account settings
  • Topic C: Quick Steps
  • Topic D: The Folder pane and Navigation bar

Customizing messages

  • Topic A: Message appearance
  • Topic B: Signatures
  • Topic C: Voting buttons
  • Topic D: Out-of-office messages

Mailbox organization and management

  • Topic A: Setting rules
  • Topic B: Managing your mailbox
  • Topic C: Archiving and saving your mail

Organizing items

  • Topic A: Folders
  • Topic B: Searching
  • Topic C: Advanced filters
  • Topic D: Categories

Notes and Journals

  • Topic A: Recording information with notes
  • Topic B: Tracking activates with the Journal


  • Topic A: Sharing your calendar and contacts
  • Topic B: Staying informed with RSS


The target student for this course is an individual who wants to know the advanced features of Microsoft Outlook 2013. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to customize Outlook, learn advanced techniques for organizing their mailbox, and share Outlook content.