About this course

Course type Performance
Course code QAOLTMC
Duration 1 Day

This course is designed to show you the effective time management tools Outlook has to offer, hand in hand with developing the self-awareness skills that will allow you to think about how you currently use your time and how better it could be utilised.

Target Audience.
This course is intended for people with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows, and who need to learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to effectively manage their time, utilising the power of email and calendar tools.


  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close

Delegates will learn how to

  • Identify the highs and lows in your energy cycle
  • Use Outlook emailing more efficiently by utilising the reminders, rules, quick steps and categories tools
  • Apply the Four Ds within your Inbox and use them to manage your time proficiently
  • Understand organising for efficiency by looking at your physical desk and paper flow
  • Use the Tasks and Folders within Outlook to dovetail your physical and computerised worlds
  • Manage your diary by utilising the Outlook calendar tools for a more efficiently run you!


Module 1 - Facts and Myths about Time Management

  • Time Management Facts
  • Time Management Myths
  • Your Energy Cycle

Module 2 - Managing your Inbox

  • Inbox Views
  • Organising Messages
  • The four Ds of Email Management

Module 3 - Organising for Efficiency

  • Your Desk and Paper Flow
  • Virtual Organisation
  • Commit to Action

Module 4 - Managing your Time - Outlook Calendars

  • Managing your Time with Efficiency
  • Outlook Calendar

Module 5 - Goal Setting and Action Planning


1 Day


This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 01753 898320 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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