Join Megan Hoffman for an in-depth discussion in this video ✓ Challenge: Manage the Outlook environment for productivity, part of Cert Prep: Outlook 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist (77-731).
(orchestral swooshing)…- [Instructor] Congratulations on completing Chapter 2.…Next, you'll have an opportunity to practice…these skills for the MOS exam.…The goal of this Challenge is to practice skills related…to managing the Outlook environment.…You'll start by opening 02_05 Challenge Instructions…from the Exercise Files folder.…The tasks you'll see are similar…to the exam, in that they ask you…to create or modify specific Outlook items…within a particular mailbox.…Because you'll need to use your own mailbox…to do these practice exercises,…you may be limited by your environment.…
For this Challenge, give yourself about five minutes.…Be sure to time yourself.…For the MOS exam, you'll want to be able…to complete each task in less than a minute.…If you have trouble completing the Challenge…in five minutes, go back and watch…the videos again and retake the Challenge.…It's really important to improve your time before taking…the official MOS exam.…After you finish, check out the Solution video,…where I'll show you my approach to solving this Challenge.…
Megan begins with an overview of the certification program, and then walks through all of the certification objectives. As you review each topic, you can use downloadable sample documents to practice as you go. Megan wraps up the course with a full-length practice test that emulates the Outlook 2016 MOS exam, together with solutions to each of the exam challenges.
- Comparing the Microsoft Office Specialist certifications
- Reviewing the user interface
- Customizing settings
- Printing and saving information
- Performing search operations in Outlook
- Configuring mail settings
- Automating messages
- Creating messages
- Formatting, organizing, and managing messages
- Creating and managing calendars
- Creating and organizing appointments, events, and meetings
- Managing contacts and groups
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Microsoft Office Specialist Exam Overview
2. Manage the Outlook Environment for Productivity
3. Manage Messages
4. Manage Schedules
5. Manage Contacts and Groups
6. Practice Exam
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