Ottawa Construction Association

Webinar - "Take Control with Microsoft OneNote"

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course
Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 2 - 2.5 hr. sessions


OCA Members: $210.
Non-Members: $


Are you finding it challenging to keep track of all the various pieces of information that you need to manage?

Do you find yourself wasting time looking for that information?

Then look no further than Microsoft OneNote for all your information management needs.

OneNote provides you with a central location to store all your notes and the flexibility to work with them how you want. It allows you to capture information in a variety of ways and then organize and use it according to your needs. OneNote combines the freedom of paper notes with the flexibility and power of digital organizational tools.

 One Gold Seal Credit Awarded with Completion of Course

Who should attend
This course is designed for those who want to use OneNote to capture, organize and manage their notes and collaborate effectively with others.

Starting Out
To begin, you will be introduced to OneNote 2010 and its interface. You will learn the basics of all ribbon commands on the Home, Insert, Share, Draw, Review, and View tabs.

Creating and Sharing Notebooks
One of OneNote’s best features is the way it can be used to share content with others over multiple locations. This lesson will discuss how to create and share a notebook, keep notebooks up to date, and work with page versions.

Managing Notebook Information

You will learn how to create and manage both sections and pages in your notebooks. You will also learn how to create and manage section groups and subpages.

Customizing OneNote Pages
Next, you will learn about page templates and how to set up pages in your notebook. Other items such as author indicators, rule lines, and time/date stamps are also discussed.

Using Tags in OneNote
In this section, you will learn about one of OneNote’s most useful features: tags. You will learn how to use tags to flag important information. Tag customization and search functionality is also discussed.

Integration with Outlook
Finally, you will learn how to insert a wide variety of items in a note, create and use audio and video files, work with information that has been pasted into OneNote. You will also discover how OneNote works in conjunction with Microsoft Outlook. The OneNote printer is also discussed.

Workshop Format:

Two 2.5 hour WebClass sessions

Webinar instructions will be provided before the start of the course.  All students should be on Outlook 2010 or newer.  Dual screens are not necessary, but ideal.


What you get

Each participant receives a detailed PDF workbook, access to a recording of the webinar in order to review the content that was covered, opportunity to attend a post-workshop web coaching session and unlimited lifetime support (email, phone and online forum).

Our WebClasses, in essence are seminars on the web. They offer the convenience of training from your desk, in less time and at a more affordable price. Our WebClass consists of two 2.5 hour live sessions. We break up the sessions in two to allow for practice time (1 week apart).

The experience

TOTBOX trusts RingCentral Meetings for the delivery of all its online briefings and WebClasses. RingCentral Meetings combines desktop and application sharing through a web browser with VOIP or phone conferencing and video. 

Speaker  -   Gilles Essiambre

Gilles Essiambre, President of TOTBOX Productivity Solutions is a sought-after speaker in the field of productivity and performance improvement. Over the last 20 years, Gilles has helped thousands of individuals achieve greater productivity gains through the effective use of technology. He has personally delivered over two thousand workshops to both public and private sector organizations across the world.

Over the past 4 years, Gilles has been working with several construction associations across Canada to help their members achieve marked performance improvements.


Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course