Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CAS 151
Course Title:
Microsoft Outlook
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Course Description

Introduces the basic features of Microsoft Outlook to send and receive e-mail, organize schedules and events, and maintain Contacts lists, to-do lists, and tasks. Emphasizes the Outlook skills necessary in business environments. Recommended: Placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Use Microsoft Outlook to electronically communicate in a personal and/or business environment following current professional and/or industry standards.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

This is a Pass/No Pass course. Evaluation will be issued for this

course based upon:

• Completion of all assignments.

• Completion of project(s) developed individually or as part of a


• May also include objective examinations or other assessment


Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

• Use the Calendar to schedule and edit appointments and


• Manage Calendar options.

• Manage Contacts and customize business cards.

• Create and assign Tasks.

• Customize Archive features.

• Other related topics.

• Customization of Microsoft Outlook

• E-mail/Attachments

• Contacts/Business Cards

• Calendars/Scheduling

• Meeting and Task Management

• Archiving

• Customize appearance of Microsoft Outlook.

• Use e-mail to send, open, print, reply, auto-reply, and delete


• Manage and customize e-mail and add attachments.