6-Hour Virtual Seminar on Microsoft Outlook on Steroids – Unlocking 85% Untapped Features

Unlock an Extra Hour in Your Workday – Turn Microsoft Outlook into Your Personal Productivity Powerhouse!

Instructor :
Karla Brandau

Webinar ID:
16325

Date: JUL 19, 2024 (FRI)

Start Time: 8 AM PT - 2 PM PT

Duration: 6 Hrs.

What you will learn

    • Master Daily Workflow And Deadlines Using The Outlook Calendar.
    • Optimize Task Estimation And Categorization Across All Outlook Features.
    • Synchronize The Tasks Folder And Calendar For Peak Productivity.
    • Learn Advanced Task Management, Including Custom Reminders And Task Assignment.
    • Gain Control Over Your Inbox, Ensuring Daily Clearance And …
    • Master Daily Workflow And Deadlines Using The Outlook Calendar.
    • Optimize Task Estimation And Categorization Across All Outlook Features.
    • Synchronize The Tasks Folder And Calendar For Peak Productivity.
    • Learn Advanced Task Management, Including Custom Reminders And Task Assignment.
    • Gain Control Over Your Inbox, Ensuring Daily Clearance And Effective Organization.
    • Harness Advanced Outlook Features For Email Management And Automation.
    • Explore Expert Tips For Using Outlook’s Advanced User Functionalities.
    • Effectively Manage Multiple Time Zones And Delegate Access.
    • Maximize Productivity With Outlook Shortcuts, Search Capabilities and so much more….

Course Description

Unlock the Full Potential of Microsoft Outlook to Propel Your Career Forward!

The first step in catapulting your career ahead of your competitors is to fully utilize Microsoft Outlook. If you’re primarily using Outlook to send and receive email and to record appointments and meetings, you’re leaving about 85% of its power untapped.

Well-known business writer Tom Peters once asked, “How does a major project get to be a year late?” He answered, “One day at a time.”

As an individual contributor, it is your responsibility to complete your assignments on time. With this instruction, you’ll keep your projects moving steadily and finish by the deadline, while also setting and reaching your personal goals.

Join us and transform how you use Outlook, turning it into a powerhouse tool that enhances your efficiency and productivity.

Master Your Email Management

    • In this session, you will learn how to dig out from the heavy load of tasks that arrive via email and work from a cleaner Outlook Inbox.
    • Gain skills to reduce incoming emails and expedite email processing.
    • Discover quick tips for processing email that can save you precious minutes every day, helping you leave work on time.
    • Learn to organize, sort, and prioritize emails to stay on top of urgent tasks and project deadlines.

Optimize Calendar and Tasks for Peak Productivity

    • Learn to customize the Calendar for productivity, overcoming hurdles that delay the completion of tasks and projects while creating a methodical way to meet deadlines.
    • This session teaches the secrets of using the Calendar and Tasks Folders in tandem—from a deep-dive organizational standpoint to keeping track of urgent deadlines.
    • Techniques demonstrated make Outlook a reliable tool for exponential productivity, gaining you company-wide recognition for completing assignments on time and being a valuable team player.

Advanced Customization Techniques

    • Having mastered the Calendar, Tasks, and Inbox, this session will introduce you to advanced techniques to further customize Outlook to your personality, job, and work habits.
    • Explore additional features that show if you know what you want to do in Outlook, there’s a way to do it—like programming your productivity!

Avoiding the Email Avalanche

    • Just as you would take precautions in snowy mountains to avoid an avalanche, in the workplace, you want to avoid an avalanche of emails flooding your inbox.
    • Learn strategies to manage the daily influx and keep your inbox under control.

Join Now!

Unlock the Full Potential of Microsoft Outlook to Propel Your Career Forward!

The first step in catapulting your career ahead of your competitors is to fully utilize Microsoft Outlook. If you’re primarily using Outlook to send and receive email and to record appointments and meetings, you’re leaving about 85% of its power untapped.

Well-known business writer Tom Peters once asked, “How does a major project get to be a year late?” He answered, “One day at a time.”

As an individual contributor, it is your responsibility to complete your assignments on time. With this instruction, you’ll keep your projects moving steadily and finish by the deadline, while also setting and reaching your personal goals.

Join us and transform how you use Outlook, turning it into a powerhouse tool that enhances your efficiency and productivity.

Master Your Email Management

    • In this session, you will learn how to dig out from the heavy load of tasks that arrive via email and work from a cleaner Outlook Inbox.
    • Gain skills to reduce incoming emails and expedite email processing.
    • Discover quick tips for processing email that can save you precious minutes every day, helping you leave work on time.
    • Learn to organize, sort, and prioritize emails to stay on top of urgent tasks and project deadlines.

Optimize Calendar and Tasks for Peak Productivity

    • Learn to customize the Calendar for productivity, overcoming hurdles that delay the completion of tasks and projects while creating a methodical way to meet deadlines.
    • This session teaches the secrets of using the Calendar and Tasks Folders in tandem—from a deep-dive organizational standpoint to keeping track of urgent deadlines.
    • Techniques demonstrated make Outlook a reliable tool for exponential productivity, gaining you company-wide recognition for completing assignments on time and being a valuable team player.

Advanced Customization Techniques

    • Having mastered the Calendar, Tasks, and Inbox, this session will introduce you to advanced techniques to further customize Outlook to your personality, job, and work habits.
    • Explore additional features that show if you know what you want to do in Outlook, there’s a way to do it—like programming your productivity!

Avoiding the Email Avalanche

    • Just as you would take precautions in snowy mountains to avoid an avalanche, in the workplace, you want to avoid an avalanche of emails flooding your inbox.
    • Learn strategies to manage the daily influx and keep your inbox under control.

Join Now!

Why you should attend

    • Do you struggle to keep your projects on track and your team aligned?
    • Are you finding it challenging to track communications and schedule follow-ups effectively?
    • Are you juggling multiple roles and tasks needing streamlined operations and efficient scheduling?
    • Do you need better tools to oversee team schedules and correspondences?
    • Are you looking for better ways to manage tasks and communications across different locations?

If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you cannot afford to miss this course to transform how you use Microsoft Outlook and significantly enhance your productivity and efficiency!

Master Essential Skills

    • In today’s digital era, superior time management and technology skills are critical to thriving in any workplace.
    • This webinar combines both elements by leveraging Microsoft Outlook, a powerful tool for self-management, provided you understand its time management benefits.

Integrate Time Management with Technology

    • Discover how this webinar infuses essential time management principles into Microsoft Outlook, offering you advanced techniques to stay on top of your workload.
    • Benefit from a dual focus on time management and technology, ensuring you excel in managing your professional commitments effectively.

Transform Your Daily Routine

    • As each time management principle is explained, you’ll recognize its value and understand why you haven’t been utilizing it to its full potential.
    • This program not only refreshes essential time management principles but also coaches you on how to effectively apply them within Microsoft Outlook.

Achieve More Every Day

    • Learn Microsoft Outlook tips and techniques that save you time down to the nanosecond, cumulatively adding up to hours.
    • Imagine finding an extra hour every day—this webinar makes it possible through practical, easy-to-apply Outlook strategies.

Enroll Now!

    • Are you still just using Microsoft Outlook only for emails and meetings?
    • Are you aware that you’re likely leaving about 85% of its potential untapped?
    • Struggling to keep up with your emails and consistently meet deadlines?
    • Do you struggle to keep your projects on track and your team aligned?
    • Are you finding it challenging to track communications and schedule follow-ups effectively?
    • Are you looking for better ways to manage tasks and communications across different locations?

If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you cannot afford to miss this course to transform how you use Microsoft Outlook and significantly enhance your productivity and efficiency!

Master Essential Skills

    • In today’s digital era, superior time management and technology skills are critical to thriving in any workplace.
    • This webinar combines both elements by leveraging Microsoft Outlook, a powerful tool for self-management, provided you understand its time management benefits.

Integrate Time Management with Technology

    • Discover how this webinar infuses essential time management principles into Microsoft Outlook, offering you advanced techniques to stay on top of your workload.
    • Benefit from a dual focus on time management and technology, ensuring you excel in managing your professional commitments effectively.

Transform Your Daily Routine

    • As each time management principle is explained, you’ll recognize its value and understand why you haven’t been utilizing it to its full potential.
    • This program not only refreshes essential time management principles but also coaches you on how to effectively apply them within Microsoft Outlook.

Achieve More Every Day

    • Learn Microsoft Outlook tips and techniques that save you time down to the nanosecond, cumulatively adding up to hours.
    • Imagine finding an extra hour every day—this webinar makes it possible through practical, easy-to-apply Outlook strategies.

Enroll Now!

Course Agenda

Session 1: Catapult Your Career with These Time Management and Microsoft Outlook Techniques : 75 minutes

This session includes how to:

    • Use the calendar to manage the daily workflow and keep track of sensitive deadlines
    • Estimate the time tasks take and complete work within the identified time frame
      Never miss a meeting
    • Use categories to help sort information in all folders: Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Inbox
    • Use the Outlook Calendar to provide a workload overview
    • Pace daily productivity
    • Keep a track of project deadlines
    • Ensure you keep a track of personal “life balance” activities
    • Use Categories to help you sort information
    • Use the “All day event” designation for your advantage
    • Stop procrastination

Session 2: How Using the Tasks and Calendar in Tandem Gives You Unprecedented Productivity : 90 minutes

You will benefit professionally as you learn how to:

    • Identify the differences between the To-Do List, Tasks, and the To-Do Bar
    • Use the Tasks Folder to organize complex work requests
    • Record and remember all assignments and deadlines
    • Prioritize delegated tasks and projects
    • Remove completed tasks from your working view
    • Create new folders for multifaceted projects
    • Capture all details of every project
    • Customize column headings in Task folders enabling the user to view project-relevant information
    • Tailor reminder windows with REAL information
    • Record details and time spent on each assignment
    • Use the Tasks folder and the Calendar in tandem to plot mid-assignment check points
    • Using the tips and techniques taught in this session will enable you to stop spinning your wheels in unproductive activities. You will leave the office on time with a calm feeling that your assignments are under control.
    • BONUS: We’ll cover how to use the Assign Tasks feature in the Tasks folder, enabling managers to receive up-to-date information on the status of assigned tasks for each direct report

Session 3: Surviving Avalanche Email: Take Control of Your Inbox: 75 minutes

Session Highlights:

    • Clear your Inbox every day
    • Handle work assigned to you via email
    • Use reminders effectively
    • Organize and search for emails you need to keep
    • Use “Favorites” to highlight frequently used folders
    • Move email automatically to selected folders
    • Understand features such as “Ignore,” and “Clean Up”
    • Group conversation topics with “Show As Conversations”
    • Take advantage of voting buttons
    • Discover Quick Parts and Quick Steps
    • Set preferred commands with the Quick Access Toolbar

Session 4: Become an Outlook Geek: Tips for the Advanced User: 45 minutes

In this advanced session you will learn how to:

    • Set conditional formatting
    • Choose personal folder options in the File Tab
    • Enable the Weather Bar
    • Set two Time Zones
    • Use the Rules Wizard
    • Give delegate access to calendars and tasks
    • Customize signatures and use them in innovative ways
    • Archive information
    • Move PST files to another computer
    • Use simple keyboard shortcuts
    • Use Search Folders

BONUS:

    1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
    2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
    3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Session 1: Catapult Your Career with These Time Management and Microsoft Outlook Techniques : 75 minutes

This session includes how to:

    • Use the calendar to manage the daily workflow and keep track of sensitive deadlines
    • Estimate the time tasks take and complete work within the identified time frame
      Never miss a meeting
    • Use categories to help sort information in all folders: Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Inbox
    • Use the Outlook Calendar to provide a workload overview
    • Pace daily productivity
    • Keep a track of project deadlines
    • Ensure you keep a track of personal “life balance” activities
    • Use Categories to help you sort information
    • Use the “All day event” designation for your advantage
    • Stop procrastination

Session 2: How Using the Tasks and Calendar in Tandem Gives You Unprecedented Productivity : 90 minutes

You will benefit professionally as you learn how to:

    • Identify the differences between the To-Do List, Tasks, and the To-Do Bar
    • Use the Tasks Folder to organize complex work requests
    • Record and remember all assignments and deadlines
    • Prioritize delegated tasks and projects
    • Remove completed tasks from your working view
    • Create new folders for multifaceted projects
    • Capture all details of every project
    • Customize column headings in Task folders enabling the user to view project-relevant information
    • Tailor reminder windows with REAL information
    • Record details and time spent on each assignment
    • Use the Tasks folder and the Calendar in tandem to plot mid-assignment check points
    • Using the tips and techniques taught in this session will enable you to stop spinning your wheels in unproductive activities. You will leave the office on time with a calm feeling that your assignments are under control.
    • BONUS: We’ll cover how to use the Assign Tasks feature in the Tasks folder, enabling managers to receive up-to-date information on the status of assigned tasks for each direct report

Session 3: Surviving Avalanche Email: Take Control of Your Inbox: 75 minutes

Session Highlights:

    • Clear your Inbox every day
    • Handle work assigned to you via email
    • Use reminders effectively
    • Organize and search for emails you need to keep
    • Use “Favorites” to highlight frequently used folders
    • Move email automatically to selected folders
    • Understand features such as “Ignore,” and “Clean Up”
    • Group conversation topics with “Show As Conversations”
    • Take advantage of voting buttons
    • Discover Quick Parts and Quick Steps
    • Set preferred commands with the Quick Access Toolbar

Session 4: Become an Outlook Geek: Tips for the Advanced User: 45 minutes

In this advanced session you will learn how to:

    • Set conditional formatting
    • Choose personal folder options in the File Tab
    • Enable the Weather Bar
    • Set two Time Zones
    • Use the Rules Wizard
    • Give delegate access to calendars and tasks
    • Customize signatures and use them in innovative ways
    • Archive information
    • Move PST files to another computer
    • Use simple keyboard shortcuts
    • Use Search Folders

BONUS:

    1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
    2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
    3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Who is this course for

Everybody Benefits from Watching This. Even Better When Done as a Group!

    • Administrative Personnel
    • Team Leaders
    • Team Members
    • Project Managers
    • Project team Members
    • Engineering Teams
    • Managers at all Levels of the Company
    • Executives
    • Sales Professionals
    • Sales Managers
    • Customer Service Personnel
    • Employees who use Microsoft Outlook for just Email and Appointments

Everybody Benefits from Watching This. Even Better When Done as a Group!

    • Administrative Personnel
    • Team Leaders
    • Team Members
    • Project Managers
    • Project team Members
    • Engineering Teams
    • Managers at all Levels of the Company
    • Executives
    • Sales Professionals
    • Sales Managers
    • Customer Service Personnel
    • Employees who use Microsoft Outlook for just Email and Appointments

Instructor Profile

Karla Brandau is a thought leader in management and team building techniques. She trains managers to improve their relationship with the employees to earn their gift of discretionary effort. She specializes in personalities, communication skills, leadership principles. She is the CEO of ...

Karla Brandau is a thought leader in management and team building techniques. She trains managers to improve their relationship with the employees to earn their gift of discretionary effort. She specializes in personalities, communication skills, leadership principles. She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute and has educated mangers with her proven leadership principles in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America.

She has a degree in education and is a Certified Speaking Professional, an earned designation given by National Speakers Association. Karla’s book, How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort, teaches managers how to be the leader people CHOOSE to follow, not have to follow because of their position on the organizational chart.

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