Forcing Appointments

I use outlook to schedule appointments with my customers with specific employees.  I have a scheduling department that does this scheduling via outlook.

The employees have no option to reject or modify these appointments; therefore, I would like to force this on their calendar with them having to accept it and not allowing them to modify it.  Additionally, I need to know real time once they are scheduled.  Right now I don't know they are scheduled until they accept and that sometimes takes too long and then they are inadvertently double booked by the scheduling department.

So how do I force appointments on calendars which are not editable?

Thanks for your help.. 
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Malaking
2/27/2010 2:16:39 PM
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On 2/27/2010 6:16 AM, Malaking wrote:
> I use outlook to schedule appointments with my customers with specific
> employees. I have a scheduling department that does this scheduling via
> outlook.
>
> The employees have no option to reject or modify these appointments;
> therefore, I would like to force this on their calendar with them having
> to accept it and not allowing them to modify it. Additionally, I need to
> know real time once they are scheduled. Right now I don't know they are
> scheduled until they accept and that sometimes takes too long and then
> they are inadvertently double booked by the scheduling department.
>
> So how do I force appointments on calendars which are not editable?
>
> Thanks for your help.. Submitted using http://www.outlookforums.com
I wrote a web-based application for this for a customer.

It handles scheduling and accommodates multiple time slots and multiple 
employees availability. They simply see new items on the shared calendar.

With Microsoft Exchange comes the free/busy capability. That would make 
what you want possible.
-- 
Leonid S. Knyshov
Crashproof Solutions
510-282-1008
Twitter: @wiseleo
http://crashproofsolutions.com
Microsoft Small Business Specialist
Please vote "helpful" if I helped you :)
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Leonid
2/27/2010 2:32:48 PM
I suggest increasing your permission level so you can enter appointments 
directly into their Calendars.  It seems you have the authority to do so, 
but the Outlook permissions are not set up to match.

-- 

Regards

Judy Gleeson
MVP Outlook


"Malaking" <malakingaso[at]gmail[dot]com> wrote in message 
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>I use outlook to schedule appointments with my customers with specific 
>employees.  I have a scheduling department that does this scheduling via 
>outlook.
>
> The employees have no option to reject or modify these appointments; 
> therefore, I would like to force this on their calendar with them having 
> to accept it and not allowing them to modify it.  Additionally, I need to 
> know real time once they are scheduled.  Right now I don't know they are 
> scheduled until they accept and that sometimes takes too long and then 
> they are inadvertently double booked by the scheduling department.
>
> So how do I force appointments on calendars which are not editable?
>
> Thanks for your help.. Submitted using http://www.outlookforums.com 


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Judy
2/27/2010 10:49:54 PM
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