Microsoft Outlook (Level 3)

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About this Course

This course is the third in a series of Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 courses. It builds on the email and calendaring skills you have already obtained and will provide you with the skills needed to personalize email, organize Outlook items, manage Outlook data files, share and link contacts, save and archive email, create forms, and work offline and remotely.

You will work with the advanced features of Outlook.

Audience Profile

This course is for persons with an intermediate understanding of Outlook and who need to use Outlook to personalize and organize their email, Outlook items, manage Outlook data files, share and link contacts, create forms, and work offline and remotely.


This course assumes that you are able to use Windows to manage information on your computer and that you have an intermediate knowledge of Outlook. The following courses (or equivalent knowledge thereof) are required:

  • Windows® XP: Introduction or Windows 2000: Introduction
  • Windows® XP Professional: Level 1
  • Windows® XP Professional: Level 2 (if using Windows XP)
  • Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007: Level 1 (Second Edition)
  • Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007: Level 2 (Second Edition)
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2007: Level 1 (Second Edition)

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Personalizing Your Email

  • Topic 1A: Apply Stationery and Themes
  • Topic 1B: Create a Custom Theme
  • Topic 1C: Create Signatures
  • Topic 1D: Modify Signatures
  • Topic 1E: Configure Email Message Security Settings

Lesson 2: Organizing Outlook Items

  • Topic 2A: Group Items
  • Topic 2B: Create Search Folders
  • Topic 2C: Apply Conditional Formatting

Lesson 3: Managing Outlook Data Files

  • Topic 3A: Create a Data File
  • Topic 3B: Add Outlook Data Files to a Mail Profile
  • Topic 3C: Change Data File Settings

Lesson 4: Working with Contacts

  • Topic 4A: Forward Contacts
  • Topic 4B: Edit an Electronic Business Card
  • Topic 4C: Export Contacts
  • Topic 4D: Perform a Mail Merge
  • Topic 4E: Link Items to Business Contact Manager

Lesson 5: Saving and Archiving Email

  • Topic 5A: Save Messages in Alternate Formats
  • Topic 5B: Archive Messages
  • Topic 5C: Protect Personal Folders

Lesson 6: Creating a Custom Form

  • Topic 6A: Add Form Fields
  • Topic 6B: Save a Form as a Template
  • Topic 6C: Test a Form
  • Lesson 7: Working Offline and Remotely

  • Topic 7A: Make Folders Available Offline
  • Topic 7B: Configure RPC Over HTTP
  • Topic 7C: Download Selected Messages
  • Topic 7D: Publish Calendar Information to Office Online

Appendix A: Newsgroups

Appendix B: Really Simple Syndication (RSS) Feeds