Microsoft OneNote and Organizational Skills
- Duration: 1 days
- Price: $225.00
- Test Level: 100
This course is taught using Microsoft Office 2016, which covers versions 2013 and 2016, as well as the interface with Office 365.
This course is intended to enable the typical student, educator, or business user of a desktop version of Microsoft Office (2007 or later) to productively use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8/8.1/10 tablet device, when working in or away from the primary office or study environment.
This course also provides the basic skills needed to organize your home and office. Focal points include the organization of information, time, and communication. Outlook and Windows 8.1/10 will be the primary tools used, with an introduction to OneDrive and integration of OneNote.
In this course, you will develop digital note-taking, note-collaboration, and note synchronizing skills with Microsoft OneNote, which will allow you to create and update notes; manage lists and outlines; search; add content including voice memos, pictures, and video; take notes in online meetings; and interact with other Microsoft software programs.
- Explore the structure of a OneNote notebook.
- Add content to and organize a OneNote notebook.
- Manage OneNote notebooks, history, and backups.
- Work with Excel spreadsheets and embedded files.
- Share and collaborate with notebooks.
- Finalize a notebook.
- Time management methods
- Principles of "Getting Things Done" (GTD)
- Keeping your PC organized
- Cloud Services and Organization
This course is intended for individuals from a variety of fields who want to learn to organize and manage their skills so that they can perform more effectively. The audience includes students, educators, business users, and knowledge workers in a variety of roles and fields who have competence in a desktop-based installation of the Microsoft Office productivity suite, and who are now incorporating digital note-taking and note collaboration with Microsoft OneNote into their organizational regimen.
Exploring Notebook Structure
- Navigate the OneNote Environment
- Use Predesigned Templates for OneNote Notebooks
- Customize the User Interface within OneNote
Adding Content and Formats to a OneNote Notebook
- Modify Formatting in a Notebook
- Add Audio and Video to a Notebook
- Add Quick Notes and Links
- Use Tags, Symbols, Drawing Tools, and Pen Options
Managing OneNote Notebooks, History, and Backups
- Save and Export Content and Use Alternate File Types
- Manage Notebook Recycle Bins and Backups
Working with Excel Spreadsheets and Embedded Files
- Work with Excel Spreadsheets
- Work with Embedded Files
Sharing and Collaborating with Notebooks
- Send a Notebook and Use Outlook Integration
- Share and Collaborate on Notebooks
Finalizing a Notebook
- Finalize a Notebook Using Proofing and Print Settings
- Configure Notebook Settings, Properties, and Security
- Organize and Search Notebooks
- Organizational Diversity
- Benefits of Organization
- Planning and prioritizing
Getting Things Done (GTD)
- GTD Explaineds
Keeping your PC Organized
- Desktop Environment
- File Organization
- Multitasking in Windows
Cloud Services and Organization
- What is "The Cloud?"
- Cloud Storage Options
- Connecting and Synchronizing Desktop and Mobile Devices
Knowledge of and experience using the Microsoft Windows 8/8.1/10 Operating System environment.
To ensure your success, we recommend that you have a good understanding of how to use the Microsoft Office (2010 or later) productivity suite. Specific tasks that the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.
- If this is your first Microsoft Office course, send an email to email@example.com to request the Windows 10 pretest to ensure that you will be able to navigate successfully the Windows 10 environment.