Course Outline

Microsoft Outlook & Time Management Course

This course is designed to be hands-on. You will learn skills that you can apply to your own work. Bring your own projects, files and questions to the training, or use our free support anytime after training.

We specialise in on-site and online customised training, which means we can schedule the course at a date that suits you and tailor the content to address your requirements.

This Outlook course is for busy professionals in organisations of all sizes who want to:

  • Use Outlook collaboratively
  • Prioritise your to-do list
  • Manage your schedule
  • Learn good time management
  • Achieve “Inbox Zero”
Don’t risk missing important deadlines because your email is out of control. During this Microsoft Outlook and Time Management training course you will:

  • Discover how to get to Inbox Zero 
  • Create an effective referencing system to fight information overload
  • Increase your personal productivity
  • Collaborate more effectively with others
  • Save time and prioritise
  • Develop a workflow and put your work on autopilot
  • Gain the confidence that allows you to achieve your professional objectives.
  • Fully customised course
  • Fully Hands-on
  • FREE Manual
  • FREE Support
  • FREE pre-course assessment
  • FREE Certificate of attendance
  • New and existing Outlook users
  • Individuals or team members
  • Be more effective at managing your  time
  • Managing your communications
  • Work more productively
  • Collaborate more effectively

  • One half day


  • One full day
  • Two half-days
  • Customised durations
Basic PC skills and knowledge of email is required.

Participants are asked to complete a practical, short preparation before the course.

Get to Inbox Zero

Keep your email organised and find information when you need it. Save time handling email and writing messages.

  • Find information quickly
  • Set up an email filing system
  • Action email with flags and reminders
  • The Four D’s of Decision Making
  • E-mail Automatic Filing with Rules/Quick Steps
  • Spend less time composing emails with Signature, Message Templates

Master the Calendar

Use your calendar to plan your week, day and month; organise and manage meetings; maximise your time.

  • Managing time
  • Can you say ‘No’?
  • Baseline Calendar
  • Calendar events and recurring appointments
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Sharing your schedule
  • Team calendars

Get Things Done

Define your personal productivity and develop a workflow that simplifies how you do things.

  • Workflow and ‘Getting Things Done’ (GTD) methodology
  • Issues in Time Management
  • Prioritising and Time Management Quadrants
  • Organising your workspace
  • Achieve your goals
  • Toolbars and Menus

Manage Activities

Keep track of everything you have to do in the short, medium and long term. Plan your work to maximise your time.

  • Clearing the mind
  • Creating tasks
  • Planning by objective/goal
  • Setting next actions
  • Categorise your tasks
  • Customising task views
  • Tasks vs. calendars
  • Working with others on tasks and projects

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