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Mastering Microsoft Outlook for Mac

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
ITS-2212
  • Fri Jun 21, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300
ITS-2212
  • Thu Aug 1, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.


Improve your email and calendar-management skills, boost productivity, and stay organized on your Mac. This class gives you the opportunity to learn how to use Microsoft Outlook on the Mac platform to its full potential.

With this class, you have the opportunity to improve your email and schedule management, boost productivity, and stay organized on your Mac device.

This course covers the basics of Microsoft Outlook, including creating and editing emails, setting up folders, organizing your calendar, and more. With this course, you'll have the opportunity to learn everything you need to know to make the most of Microsoft Outlook on your Mac.

Class Highlights:

1. Getting Started with Outlook for Mac: We'll begin with the basics, introducing you to the Outlook for Mac interface, navigation, and setup. Learn how to configure your email accounts, customize your workspace, create and manage profiles and focus on what's important.

2. Email Management Mastery: Discover effective techniques for managing your inbox, organizing emails, and creating efficient workflows. Explore features like folders, rules, and search options to quickly locate and prioritize messages.

3. Calendar and Scheduling: Work more efficiently by mastering Outlook's calendar and scheduling tools. Learn how to create appointments, schedule meetings, set reminders, and sync your calendar with other devices and services.

4. Contacts and Address Book: Maintain an organized contact list and learn to manage your address book efficiently. Explore features like contact groups, importing/exporting contacts, and leveraging contact information in your emails and calendar events.

5. Tasks and To-Do Lists: Stay on top of your tasks and to-do lists with Outlook's task management features. Learn how to create, assign, prioritize, and track tasks, ensuring you never miss a deadline.

6. Email Efficiency: Discover advanced email techniques such as creating templates, using keyboard shortcuts, managing attachments, and employing filtering and sorting options to optimize your email communication.

7. Customization and Personalization: Tailor Outlook for Mac to suit your preferences and needs. Explore customization options, including themes, signatures, and notification settings.

8. Syncing with Other Devices: Ensure your Outlook data is accessible across all your Mac and mobile devices. Understand synchronization and cloud-integration features.

9. Productivity Tips: Learn expert tips and tricks to enhance your Outlook experience and boost productivity.

By the end of this class, you will become more confident managing your email, calendar, and tasks on Microsoft Outlook for Mac.

Igor Ovchinnikov

Igor Ovchinnikov has been teaching software productivity classes for over 20 years. Stanford staff have enjoyed his training since around 2007. His training philosophy stems from a strong belief that learning is a perpetual cycle of new discoveries and improvement.

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University IT Technology Training sessions are available to a wide range of participants, including Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and employees of Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, such as Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health.

Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.