Manage your inbox productively with Outlook

Outlook is one of the most widely used e-mail programs. It is the key to an organized and productive workday. Unfortunately, Outlook is also a source of stress and frustration to many users. The constant stream of emails can undermine your productivity and make it difficult to keep track of your workflow.

The course "Control Your Inbox - Productive with Outlook" is designed to help professionals get a grip on their email management and use Outlook effectively as a productivity tool.

Do you recognize these situations?

  • You have an overflowing inbox
  • You sometimes have a hard time distinguishing important messages from less important ones.
  • There is no structure in your inbox so you can't immediately find information when needed
  • Processing emails and tasks manually takes up a lot of your time
  • Important e-mails sometimes get out of sight and forgotten
  • You don't have a good overview of the work that still needs to be done

Many Outlook users lack essential email management skills, such as marking, archiving and organizing messages effectively.

In this course, you will learn how to make the most of these powerful features.

You will work on correctly categorizing and labeling emails and appointments so that you can regain control of your mailbox and calendar.

You will also get concrete tips and tricks to better integrate Outlook with other productivity tools, leading to increased efficiency and time savings.

Moreover, you will also discover Outlook's advanced search capabilities so you can find documents, conversations and specific information in no time.

How to use Outlook efficiently?

1. Organize your email

The first step to using Outlook efficiently is to organize your e-mail. You can do this by using folders and labels. Create folders for different subjects, such as work, personal items and subscriptions. Use labels to categorize e-mail messages based on content, such as "urgent" or "next."

2. Use filters

Filters can help you sort e-mail messages automatically. You can create filters based on subject, sender, or date. Filters can help you limit your inbox to the e-mail messages that are relevant to you.

3. Use rules

Rules can help you process e-mail messages automatically. You can create rules to move e-mail messages to a specific folder, mark them as important, or reply with a default text.

4. Use the action bar

The action bar is a handy way to quickly perform tasks on e-mail messages. You can customize the action bar to suit your needs.

5. Use the search feature

Outlook's search feature can help you quickly find email messages. You can search by subject, sender, or content.

Want to get started right away? In the course "Productive with Outlook" you will learn to use this tool optimally and increase your productivity.