October 2017

Outlook Strategic Management

Please Note
Laptop and authorized Microsoft manual will be provided for you during the course.
Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Outlook Strategic Management
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Frank Byl
President and Owner, PowerConcepts
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $449.00 + GST = $471.45 until Oct 17, 2017

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $549.00 + GST = $576.45

Non-Member Price: $549.00 + GST = $576.45

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Student Member Price: $250.00 + GST = $262.50
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by October 17, 2017 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Tired of living in your Inbox? Maybe you shouldn't be there. Learn how to create a powerful time management dashboard in Outlook that will show you what you need to do on one screen and allow you to manage your priorities and schedule.

Learn key setting changes in Outlook and a handful of keyboard shortcuts that can eliminate 100's of mouse clicks per day. These tips will keep you more focused on what is most important in your day and help you better manage and delegate work. Learn how to manage small projects of 5 to 20 tasks directly from Outlook. Finally, learn how Microsoft OneNote integrates with Outlook and can be used as a powerful tool to manage meeting agendas and minutes and also how OneNote can help manage the documents, emails, and notes that need to be shared with a Project Team.

Basic Skills Checklist

The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course.

  • Understand how outlook is set up and the types of information it can track.
  • Create, format, and send messages.
  • Create or modify signatures for email.
  • Choose customized outlook settings and views.
  • Organize and manage messages using quick steps.
  • Utilize the powerful search tools in outlook.
  • Create rules and out of office notices.
  • Use the to-do bar to manage tasks.
  • Manage multiple calendars.
  • Create and organize tasks, appointments, meetings, and events.
  • Create and manage notes, tasks, and journals.
  • Utilize options such as voting buttons, flags, or level of importance.
  • Create contacts and groups.


Frank Byl

President, Owner, PowerConcepts

Frank grew up in Burnaby, BC, in a Dutch immigrant family. After graduating from Simon Fraser University, he taught high school and volunteered in Hawaii and the Philippines before permanently settling in Kelowna. He founded PowerConcepts in 1998 at the height of the Y2K scare. Since then, Frank has obtained his Microsoft Master Instructor certification and helped thousands of clients to hone their computer skills. In his spare time, he plays rugby with the Kelowna Vicars and enjoys almost every outdoor activity from sailing to hiking.

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