Microsoft Word 2016 - Level 1 Essentials


Course introduction

Microsoft Word has become the quintessential word processing program now. A foundation stone in the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word is now the de facto standard in document processing.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Word to create efficient documents and properly formatted
  • Gain confidence in using these features to create and manage a wide variety of document types, relevant to the corporate or business world

Target Audience

Beneficial to all who need to produce corporate-standard documents.

Course Outline

Module 1: Starting Up & Using Word

  • Understanding the Basics of Word
  • Knowing about the New Features of Word
  • Familiarising with the Word screen interface
  • Title Bar
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • The Ribbon
  • File Tab
  • Status Bar
  • Scroll Bars
  • View & Zoom Controls
  • Ruler & Document Window
  • Setting up certain Word Options Settings to your advantage
  • Introducing the New Help feature in Word
  • Experience Opening & Viewing an Existing Saved Document
  • Understanding the Purpose of the Different View Modes
Module 2: Entering, Editing & Formatting Text in Word
  • Creating & Saving a New Document
  • Saving an Existing Document as
  • Another Filename
  • Another File Type
  • Experience navigating around a document quickly
  • Perform different selection techniques to text
  • Inserting, deleting, moving & copying text
  • Applying Undo & Redo actions
  • Finding & Replacing Text
  • Formatting Text by
  • Character Formatting
  • Changing Case
  • Formatting Paragraphs by
  • Tab Stops
  • Indentation
  • Alignment
  • Enhance paragraphs through the use of Borders & Shading
  • Emphasizing key points by applying appropriate Bullets or Numbering
Module 3: Incorporating Tables in Word document
  • Creating a Table
  • Modifying the Table Structure
  • Formatting the Table
  • Sorting Data in a Table
  • Drawing a Table
Module 4: Enhancing A Document’s Appearance by applying Pre-Defined Themes
Module 5: Applying Document Layout Options
  • Setting Margins appropriately
  • Choosing the correct Paper Size & Orientation
  • Applying Page Breaks & Pagination Options
  • Inserting/Editing Headers & Footers
  • Inserting/Editing & Formatting Page Numbering
Module 6: Proof Reading your Documents
  • Performing Spelling & Grammar Check
  • Taking advantage of using Thesaurus
Module 7: Working with Illustrations
  • Inserting & Modifying Images
  • Pictures versus Online Pictures
  • Adjusting Images
  • Cropping & Resizing Images
  • Rotating Images
  • Wrapping Text around Images
  • Drawing & Modifying Shapes
  • Creating & Modifying SmartArt Diagrams
Module 8: Working with Templates
  • Using Pre-defined Templates
  • Creating & Saving your Template
  • Module 9: Printing a Document
  • Understanding the Print Settings options
  • Previewing & Adjusting Page Layout

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