Course 55179-A: Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2016

This Microsoft Outlook training class builds on basic skills in Outlook and teaches students to work with some of the more advanced features of Outlook.

Audience profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Outlook 2016 who want to learn higher level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Work with tasks and notes.
  • Work with signatures and themes.
  • Manage the inbox including filtering, creating search folders, and archiving.
  • Work with multiple accounts.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Introductory level Microsoft Outlook.

Course outline

Module 1: Working with Tasks and Notes

This module explains how work with tasks and notes in Microsoft Outlook 2016.


  • Create a Task
  • Print a Task
  • Update a Task
  • Search for Tasks
  • Assign a Task
  • Reply to a Task Request
  • Track Tasks
  • Change Your Task View
  • Exercise: Working with Tasks
  • Work with Notes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 2: Using Signature and Themes

This module explains how to use signatures and themes in Microsoft Outlook 2016.


  • Create Signatures and Themes
  • Automatically Add a Signature to Messages
  • Modify a Signature
  • Format Outgoing Messages
  • ...