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Microsoft Outlook: Communication and Productivity Toolkit

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Lillis Business Complex, Room 262
955 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR

This workshop will equip you with the tools you need to stand out and succeed while at the University of Oregon and beyond graduation.

This session will focus on tips and tricks for email and calendaring using Microsoft Outlook. You will learn to craft a professional email persona, conquer time management with Outlook Calendar, and level up your scheduling game using Microsoft Scheduling Polls.

Don't miss this opportunity to lay the foundation for future success–enroll now and set yourself up for a lifetime of effective communication and achievement!

 
Learning Outcomes and Goals

  • Learners will be able to use an email signature so they can be more accessible to customers.
  • Learners will be able to differentiate how to use CC versus BCC functions in emails.
  • Learners will be able to schedule events in Outlook Calendar to communicate their availability to themselves and colleagues.
  • Learners will be able to use Microsoft Scheduling Poll to improve efficiency when scheduling meetings.

 
Competency Alignment

  • Critical Thinking
  • Career and Self Development
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Communication
  • Technology
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership

 
About the Instructor

Melanie Ferstman is an informations services training specialist at the University of Oregon. She has more than 10 years of experience in training and instructional design for higher education and corporate learners. She has a strong understanding of instructional design and pedagogical practices. Her deep passion for supporting learners helps facilitate their growth and knowledge acquisition. She is excited to work with the Lundquist College of Business's Professional Edge program and with you.

 
About Professional Edge

Professional Edge is an industry-informed collection of short courses designed to help students develop cutting-edge skills essential in the modern job market.

Build targeted, practical skills in an interactive and engaging format and distinguish yourself in a field of other job applicants. As a participant, you'll receive guidance from instructors informed by the latest business trends and leave with tangible tools and stories you can leverage in your career search.

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