Increase Your Productivity using Microsoft Outlook

Stay above the email sea and manage all those meetings using the productivity tools available in Microsoft Outlook.

During this three-hour class, you will explore tools such as folders, flags, rules and categorization to help minimize the time spent managing your inbox. We will also explore the calendar function, including creating appointments, sending meeting requests and sharing your calendar. We will also create and modify contacts within your address book. This class is offered at least once a quarter.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discover tools to help keep you organized, such as folder, flags and rules
  • Categorize your email, appointments, tasks and note items to stay organized and productive
  • Use the Outlook calendar to check availability and schedule meetings

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff


Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook and experience with creating and sending email messages.  Email client should be Microsoft Exchange server to utilize all the productivity tools (see your network administrator to determine your server).



Class Schedule and Registration

Log in to UB EDGE to view class dates and register. (Don't have a UB EDGE account? Search for dates on the UB Calendar and email or call 716-645-4459 to register.)

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E. Suzy Shallowhorn

Instructor & Course Developer

Organizational Development & Training

Phone: 716-645-4489


Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Kerry Gangi

Program Coordinator & Communications Specialist

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459


The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.