Office 365 Tasks for Beginners

Live Online Learning (1 Hour)

This Office 365 Tasks for Beginners Live Online training will give you the skills and knowledge to confidently use the Tasks application in Office 365.

Your learning will include how to view and organise Office 365 tasks, how to create new tasks, edit tasks and monitor their progress status.

What Will I Learn?

Why you would use Office 365 Tasks
Understand why you would use Tasks to help manage your activities.

How to navigate in Tasks view
Navigate the different Tasks views, and learn to use list view and the reading pane.

How to use the Office 365 Tasks list
Filter and sort your tasks in list view, and use the quick icons on selected tasks.

How to flag messages
Flag a message in your inbox so that it appears in your flagged messages list.

How to create a task
Create a new task, adding a subject and due date.

How to edit and update a task
Edit an Office 365 task to add reminders, mark as private, percentage completion and to update its status.

How to delete and mark tasks as complete
Mark a task as complete, delete a task, and understand the difference between the two functionalities.


Before taking this Office 365 Tasks for Beginners training, a basic understanding of using email functionality and Office applications would be beneficial but is not essential.

What Are Live-Online Sessions?

Live Online gives you all the benefits of classroom training, but from the comfort of your home or office. Sessions take place on a shared online screen, where your friendly trainer will guide you and your class through the learning topic.

These interactive sessions also give you the opportunity to practice what you’ve learnt, as you take control and demonstrate your new skills to your trainer. Two-way text or voice chat is always available, for when you want to discuss a topic, need help, or want to ask any questions.


£95 per person, per session

Maximum Group Size:

6 people

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Course Content

  • Understand the benefits of Tasks to help manage activities
  • How to navigate in Tasks view
  • How to view your tasks in the list view and the reading pane
  • How to filter and sort your tasks in list view
  • How to use the quick icons on selected tasks
  • How to flag a message in your inbox
  • How to manage your flagged messages list
  • How to create a new task
  • How to add a subject and due date
  • How to edit a task
  • How to add reminders
  • How to mark as private
  • How to mark percentage completion
  • How to update the status of a task
  • How to mark a task complete
  • How to delete a task
  • How to recognise the difference between deleting and completing