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Manage Your Time, Priorities, Notes and Emails

Three of our most popular courses to teach you how to organize your work and make the most of your time with Outlook and OneNote.
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  • Duration: 1.5 days
  • Regular price: $780

Course outline

Duration : 3 x 3.5 hours + 1 hour of individual coaching

This path, composed of three of our most popular courses, is designed to teach you how to efficiently organize your work and manage your time with Outlook and OneNote. You will learn how to: manage your time, priorities and tasks in Outlook; organize communications and emails in Outlook; and organize ideas and notes in OneNote.

Whether you value performance or work-life balance, knowing how to manage your time is a must-learn.


This course is for anyone, manager or employee, looking for practical methods and strategies to better organize their work.




Manage your time, priorities and tasks in Outlook

  • Understand basic time management concepts
  • Create a dashboard using the calendar
  • Work effectively with the Calendar to better manage appointments
  • Improve daily and weekly planning
  • Efficiently manage follow-ups in the Task folder (whether related to clients, projects or administrative)
  • Centralize tasks in order to better prioritize and eliminate the long to-do lists and "sticky notes" that clutter the desktop
  • Work with emails that generate tasks and follow-ups
Organize your communications and emails
  • Identify elements that can help or hinder time management
  • Define when, how and why to use email
  • Manage loss of time due to email interruptions
  • Use the To, CC and CCI fields more judiciously
  • Use folders wisely in Outlook
  • Conduct effective searches
  • Create email rules to reduce the number of emails in the inbox and sort them more easily and efficiently
  • Automate some repetitive actions using quick actions
  • Create email templates and Quick Parts
  • Understand the email lifecycle and best practices for following-up and not forgetting anything
Organize your notes and ideas with OneNote
  • Set-up for a great start
  • The concept of intuitive note-taking
  • Manage tags and the tags summary
  • Manage notebooks, groups, sections, subsections, pages and subpages
  • Share note pages with your team
  • Essentials of effective note-taking
  • Manage notes in project mode
  • Manage notes in R&D mode
  • Manage class notes
  • Manage meetings
  • Manage phone messages
  • Attachments
  • Print/send to OneNote
  • Search notes
  • How Microsoft Outlook and OneNote work together
  • Customize templates

Surround yourself with the best

Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Virginie Louis
Virginie Louis
Efficiency Trainer, Facilitator and Spatial Intelligence Consultant
Virginie sees herself first and foremost as a facilitator: she strays from the standard training to provide solutions that are adapted to her clients’ realities and objectives.
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