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Effective Time Management: Using Microsoft® Outlook® to Organize Your Work and Personal Life by Lothar Seiwert and Holger Woeltje

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Meeting Requests with Outlook—Basic Rules and Tips

On the next few pages, you will first learn some of the basics for planning meetings in Outlook. Then you will find out how to optimize your calendar to make it easier for your colleagues to propose meetings at convenient times and at the same time leave enough free space for your own planning.

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There are many advantages to planning meetings with Outlook:

  • You can directly access the shared calendars of others and see when everyone has time, so the chance of picking the wrong time for an appointment decreases significantly.

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 supports using multiple Exchange accounts with one Outlook client profile. If your company’s security guidelines permit, ...

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