Microsoft OneNote 2016

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In our fast-paced digital world, the need to capture ideas, meeting notes, and to-do items is ever present. Microsoft® Office OneNote 2016 provides a way to efficiently create and collect notes in an electronic notebook. This course will introduce students to using OneNote notebooks to store a wide variety of content in an organized structure, access the content from anywhere, and also share it with others. Additionally, learning how OneNote and the other applications in the suite are integrated will increase productivity with Microsoft Office.

Intended Audience

​This course is intended for people in a variety of roles and fields who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Office 2016 and want to incorporate digital note-taking and note collaboration by using Microsoft OneNote 2016. In addition to creating and modifying OneNote notebooks, this course will introduce students to inserting images and embedding files into notebooks, categorizing content, sharing content with OneDrive, and exporting content to other file formats.

At Completion

In this course, students will develop digital note-taking skills by creating, modifying, and managing OneNote notebooks that work with other Microsoft Office programs. Students will also learn the following:

  • Navigate and customize the OneNote interface and environment.
  • Add and format text, images, audio, links, drawing objects to a notebook.
  • Embed Excel spreadsheets and attach other files to a notebook.
  • Categorize, organize, and search notebook content.
  • Spell check, print, and password protect notebooks.
  • Use Outlook and OneDrive to send and share notebook content.
  • Export notebook content and manage notebook history and backups.


​To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system, including how to launch and close an application, navigate basic file structure, and manage files and folders.  Previous experience with OneNote is not required; however, having a basic understanding of the Microsoft Office productivity suite would be beneficial.

Exams & Certifications

​The Microsoft Office Specialist certification is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.  This course will prepare students for the OneNote 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Exam.


Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with OneNote

  • Navigate the OneNote 2016 Environment
  • Use Templates
  • Customize the OneNote User Interface

Lesson 2: Adding and Formatting Notebook Content

  • Apply Formatting to Notebook Contents
  • Insert Images and Audio to a Notebook
  • Add Quick Notes and Links
  • Use Drawing Tools

Lesson 3: Embedding and Attaching Files

  • Embed Excel Spreadsheets
  • Attach Other File Types

Lesson 4: Organizing and Searching Notebooks

  • Use Tags
  • Organize and Search Notebooks

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Notebook

  • Proof and Print a Notebook
  • Configure Password Protection and Notebook Properties

Lesson 6: Managing Notebook Files

  • Export Content from OneNote Notebooks
  • Back Up and Restore Notebook Content

Lesson 7: Sending and Sharing OneNote Content

  • Send OneNote Content in Other Formats
  • Share OneNote Content Using OneDrive



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