Microsoft Office Suite

office_15Geeks Global trains you to become a Microsoft Office Suite Specialist in Word, Excel,Powerpoint and Outlook.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this Microsoft Office training course, you should be able to:

  • Minimise, maximise, move and resize windows.
  • Start Microsoft Office applications and work with the Microsoft Office interface.
  • Create documents in Microsoft Word.
  • Create workbooks in Microsoft Excel.
  • Create presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Access and work with calendars in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Work with and use contacts in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Work with and use tasks in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Share data between Microsoft Office applications.

COURSE CONTENT

This Microsoft Office training course covers the following topics:

AT HOME IN MICROSOFT OFFICE

  • Understanding Microsoft Office.
  • Starting Microsoft Office Applications.
  • A Typical Application Screen.
  • Working With Screen Features.
  • Understanding Dialog Boxes.
  • Launching Dialog Boxes.
  • The Office Button.
  • Understanding How Help Works.
  • Accessing The Help Window.
  • Browsing For Help.
  • Returning To The Home Page.
  • Using The Help Table Of Contents.
  • Other Sources Of Help.
  • Exiting From Microsoft Office Applications.
  • At Home In Microsoft Office Quick Reference.

WORD PROCESSING IN MICROSOFT WORD

  • Understanding Word Processing.
  • Creating Documents In Word.
  • Starting Microsoft Word.
  • Using The Blank Document Template.
  • Typing Text Into A Document.
  • Saving Your New Document.
  • Typing Numbers Into Your Document.
  • Inserting A Date Into Your Document.
  • Making Basic Changes To Your Document.
  • Checking The Spelling In Your Document.
  • Saving Changes To An Existing Document.
  • Printing Your Document.
  • Safely Closing Your Document.
  • Word Processing Quick Reference.

SPREADSHEETS IN MICROSOFT EXCEL

  • How Spreadsheets Work.
  • Spreadsheet Functionality.
  • Starting Microsoft Excel.
  • Understanding Workbooks.
  • Using The Blank Workbook Template.
  • Typing Text Into A Worksheet.
  • Saving Your New Workbook.
  • Typing Numbers Into A Worksheet.
  • Typing Simple Formulas In a Worksheet.
  • Easy Formulas.
  • Typing Dates In A Worksheet.
  • Easy Formatting.
  • Checking Spelling In A Worksheet.
  • Making And Saving Changes.
  • Printing A Worksheet.
  • Charting Your Data.
  • Safely Closing A Workbook.
  • Spreadsheets Quick Reference.

PRESENTATIONS IN MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

  • Understanding Electronic Presentations.
  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • The PowerPoint Screen.
  • Creating A New Presentation.
  • Adding Text To Your Presentation.
  • Saving Your New Presentation.
  • Adding More Slides Using The Ribbon.
  • Typing Directly Into A Slide.
  • Inserting Clip Art Images.
  • Safely Closing A Presentation.
  • Opening An Existing Presentation.
  • Running A Presentation Slide Show.
  • Printing Audience Handouts.
  • Presentations Quick Reference.

CALENDARS IN MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

  • Understanding Outlook.
  • Starting Outlook.
  • Common Outlook screen Elements.
  • Accessing The Calendar.
  • Changing Calendar Components.
  • Displaying Specific Dates.
  • Navigating Within A Calendar.
  • Scheduling An Appointment Using Click To Add.
  • Scheduling Using The Appointment Window.
  • Creating Recurring Appointments.
  • Scheduling An Event.
  • Printing Your Calendar.
  • Calendars Quick Reference.

CONTACTS IN MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

  • Understanding The Contact Form.
  • Understanding Electronic Business Cards.
  • Viewing Your Contacts.
  • Creating A New Contact.
  • Entering Contact Details.
  • Deleting An Unwanted Contact.
  • Printing Contact Details.
  • Contacts Quick Reference.

TASKS IN MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

  • Viewing Tasks.
  • Creating Simple Tasks.
  • Typing Tasks Directly.
  • Changing Task Views.
  • Sorting Tasks.
  • Completing Tasks.
  • Deleting Tasks.
  • Printing A Task List.
  • Tasks Quick Reference.

SHARING DATA BETWEEN MICROSOFT OFFICE APPLICATIONS

  • Understanding Data Sharing.
  • Opening Files In The Documents Window.
  • Using Copy And Paste.
  • Capturing The Screen.
  • Drag And Drop Moving.
  • Right Dragging.
  • Object Embedding.
  • Updating An Embedded Object.
  • Object Linking.
  • Updating A Linked Source.
  • Sharing Data Quick Reference.

DELIVERY STYLE

This Microsoft Office training course is conducted using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. Due to the comparative complexity of each application in the Microsoft Office suite, the time spent on each application will not necessarily be equal and will also be guided by student needs.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

You should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system such as navigating the environment using a mouse and keyboard, starting applications, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, creating folders, opening files, saving files, familiarity with the accessing the Internet and use of common web browsers. If you do not have these skills, we recommend attending Basic Computer Skills Course and Effective Internet Use before attempting this course.