How To Take This Class

Course Overview

After you master the basics of using Microsoft® Word 2016 such as creating, editing, and saving documents; navigating through a document; and printing, you're ready to move on to tackling the more advanced features. These features enable you to create complex and professional documents with a consistent look and feel. They also enable you to automate tedious tasks such as preparing a letter to send to every customer of your organization.

Creating professional-looking documents can help you give your organization a competitive edge. Implementing time-saving features such as document templates and automated mailings helps your organization reduce expenses. Mastering these techniques will make you a valued employee in your organization.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Word 2016 Exam and the Word 2016 Expert Exam.

Course Prerequisites

Students should possess basic computer skills and possess the skills taught in Word 2016 Introduction Training.

Course Audience

This course is designed for students who wish to use Microsoft Word to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow them to customize those documents.

What You'll Learn

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Organize content using tables and charts.
  • Customize formats using styles and themes.
  • Insert content using quick parts.
  • Use templates to automate document formatting.
  • Control the flow of a document.
  • Simplify and manage long documents.
  • Use mail merge to create letters, envelopes, and labels.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Outline

  1. Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts
    • Sort Table Data
    • Control Cell Layout
    • Perform Calculations in a Table
    • Create a Chart
    • Preview and Print Documents
    • Add an Excel Table to a Word Document
  2. Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
    • Create and Modify Text Styles
    • Create Custom List or Table Styles
    • Apply Document Themes
  3. Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
    • Insert Building Blocks
    • Create and Modify Building Blocks
    • Insert Fields Using Quick Parts
  4. Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting
    • Create a Document Using a Template
    • Create and Modify a Template
    • Manage Templates with the Template Organizer
  5. Controlling the Flow of a Document
    • Control Paragraph Flow
    • Insert Section Breaks
    • Insert Columns
    • Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow
  6. Simplifying and Managing Long Documents
    • Insert Blank and Cover Pages
    • Insert an Index
    • Insert a Table of Contents
    • Insert an Ancillary Table
    • Manage Outlines
    • Create a Master Document
  7. Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels
    • The Mail Merge Feature
    • Merge Envelopes and Labels

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 2016 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft Word 2016 Training course
  • Six months of post-class live, online chat support from a Microsoft Word Instructor