Utilizing OneNote 2016 to its Fullest

Features Includes:
  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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  • Categories

    Productive Expertise & Efficiency

  • Duration


  • 201 Students Enrolled


This course with give you the skills and knowledge to harness the power of OneNote to organize both your personal and professional lives. Learn how to utilize and expand upon OneNote’s practical uses and enhanced features to your advantage. 

This course will start by teaching you to navigate OneNote's screens and tab/ribbons. Once you are comfortable with navigating OneNote, we'll move into working with the wide range of features and functions -

OneNote Screen Overview:

  • Screen Basics
  • Tabs/Ribbons
  • Contextual Tabs
  • Key Tips

Quick Access Toolbar:

  • Adding Commands/Features to the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Removing Commands/Features from the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Changing the Order of Commands on the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Moving the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Resetting the Quick Access Toolbar

Working with Notebooks:

  • Creating Notebooks
  • Closing Notebooks
  • Opening Notebooks

Working with Pages and Subpages:

  • Adding Pages
  • Deleting Pages
  • Moving Pages
  • Creating Subpages
  • Expanding and Collapsing Subpages

Working with Sections and Section Groups:

  • Creating Sections
  • Creating Section Groups
  • Moving Sections to a Section Group
  • Rearranging Sections

Working with Page Content:

  • Taking Notes
  • Typing Notes
  • Hand Writing Notes
  • Recording Audio or Video Notes
  • Taking Linked Notes
  • Inserting Notes from the Web
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Attaching Files and Inserting Printouts

Working with Content:

  • Merging Containers
  • Highlighting Notes (Typed Text and Objects)
  • Using Bullets and Numbering
  • Extracting Text from Pictures and File Printouts

Creating Links:

  • Creating Links to Documents and Directories
  • Creating Links to Web Pages
  • Creating Links to Other OneNote Pages
  • Editing Links
  • Tagging Notes


  • Searching Notes
  • Turning on Audio and Video Searching

Printing and Exporting:

  • Printing Pages
  • Exporting Notes as PDF Files

Sharing Notebooks:

  • Sharing Notebooks via Invite
  • Removing Users from Shared Notebooks
  • Creating Shared Links
  • Removing Shared Access
  • Additional Information

Quick Notes:

  • Creating Quick Notes While Using OneNote
  • Creating Quick Notes Without Opening OneNote

Utilizing OneNote in Conjunction with Outlook

Creating To Do Lists:

  • Creating OneNote To Do List
  • Creating Outlook Tasks from OneNote Items
  • Marking Tasks as Complete
  • Managing Outlook Meeting Details
  • Sending Notes via Email

Step-by-step instructions for the features taught are included with the resources.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone wanting to learn how to utilize OneNotes many features and functions

Basic knowledge
  • You will need OneNote 2016 installed on your computer. However, many of the features and functions in this course can also be used by OneNote 2013 users

What will you learn
  • At the end of this course you will have the knowledge and skill set to fully utilize OneNote to organize both your personal and professional life. The skills you take away from this course will allow you to incorporate OneNote's orgainzational capabilities into all aspects of your life -- meetings/class notes (written, audio, video), to do lists (projects, meetings, grocery lists), project planning, party planning...just to name a few
Course Curriculum
Quiz Count: 2 No of Lectures: 21 Total Duration: 01:59:45
David Englehart – April 09, 2020

Wow, I had no idea thing things you can do with OneNote. Thanks!

Gary Passon – November 24, 2019

Well done... maybe a bit slow for advanced MS users.

Yvette Barton – October 25, 2019

Steve Pepper – May 02, 2019

Great content and very easy to follow.