How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this Microsoft Word 2013 Intermediate Training course students will learn how to work more efficiently by automating some tasks and providing methods to maintain consistency between documents. You will create more complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics, and newsletter layouts. You will also merge data into documents to personalize correspondence and address envelopes and labels with the data as well.

Word can be used to create complex documents that are nearly as complicated as those created using a desktop publishing application. Using Word, you can control how the text flows between paragraphs and pages, you can link a story on page one to the rest of the story later in the document, and you can add graphics and specify how the text and graphic appear together on the page.

You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Word 2013.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have attended, or have experience with the topics covered in the Microsoft Word 2013 Introduction Course.

Course Audience

This course was designed for persons who can create and modify standard business documents in Microsoft Word 2013, and who need to learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create or modify complex business documents as well as use customized Word efficiency tools. It will also be helpful for persons preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams for Microsoft Word 2013.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Work with tables and charts.
  • Customize formats using styles and themes.
  • Use images in a document.
  • Create custom graphic elements.
  • Insert content using Quick Parts.
  • Control text flow.
  • Use templates.
  • Use mail merge.
  • Use macros.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Working with Tables and Charts
    • Sort Table Data
    • Control Cell Layout
    • Perform Calculations in a Table
    • Create a Chart
  2. Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
    • Create and Modify Text Styles
    • Create Custom List or Table Styles
    • Apply Document Themes
  3. Using Images in a Document
    • Resize an Image
    • Adjust Image Appearance
    • Integrate Pictures and Text
    • Insert and Format Screenshots
    • Insert Video
  4. Creating Custom Graphic Elements
    • Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
    • Draw Shapes
    • Add WordArt and Other Text Effects
    • Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt
  5. Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
    • Insert Building Blocks
    • Create and Modify Building Blocks
    • Insert Fields Using Quick Parts
  6. Controlling Text Flow
    • Control Paragraph Flow
    • Insert Section Breaks
    • Insert Columns
    • Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow
  7. Using Templates
    • Create a Document Using a Template
    • Create a Template
  8. Using Mail Merge
    • The Mail Merge Features
    • Merge Envelopes and Labels
    • Create a Data Source Using Word
  9. Using Macros
    • Automate Tasks Using Macros
    • Create a Macro

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class (available for 12 months after class.)
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Microsoft Word 2013 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft Word 2013 Training course
  • Six months of post-class live, online chat support from a Microsoft Word Instructor