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Microsoft® Office Word: Intermediate

 
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Course Description
In the first course in this series, Microsoft® Word: Level 1, you gained all the basic skills that you need to create a wide range of standardized business documents. If you use Microsoft® Word on a regular basis, then once you have mastered the basic skills, the next step is to improve your proficiency. To do so, you can customize and automate the way Microsoft® Word works for you. You can also improve the quality of your work by enhancing your documents with customized Microsoft® Word elements. In this course, you will create complex documents in Microsoft® Word by adding components such as, customized lists, tables, charts, and graphics. You will also create personalized Microsoft® Word efficiency tools.

Course Objective:
You will create complex documents in Microsoft® Office Word documents and build personalized efficiency tools in Microsoft® Word.

Target Student: This course was designed for persons who can create and modify standard business documents in Microsoft Word, and who need to learn how to use Microsoft Word to create or modify complex business documents as well as customized Word efficiency tools.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to use Microsoft Word to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents that contain text, basic tables, and simple graphics. Students can obtain this level of skill by taking the following:
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2007: Level 1

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • manage lists.
  • customize tables and charts.
  • customize formatting with styles and themes.
  • modify pictures in a document.
  • create customized graphic elements.
  • insert content using Quick Parts.
  • control text flow.
  • use templates to automate document creation.
  • perform mail merges.
  • use macros to automate common tasks.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Managing Lists
Topic 1A: Sort a List
Topic 1B: Renumber a List
Topic 1C: Customize Lists

Lesson 2: Customizing Tables and Charts
Topic 2A: Sort Table Data
Topic 2B: Control Cell Layout
Topic 2C: Perform Calculations in a Table
Topic 2D: Create Charts

Lesson 3: Customizing Formatting with Styles and Themes
Topic 3A: Create or Modify a Text Style
Topic 3B: Create a Custom List or Table Style
Topic 3C: Apply Default and Customized Document Themes

Lesson 4: Modifying Pictures
Topic 4A: Resize a Picture
Topic 4B: Adjust Picture Appearance Settings
Topic 4C: Wrap Text Around a Picture

Lesson 5: Creating Customized Graphic Elements
Topic 5A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
Topic 5B: Draw Shapes
Topic 5C: Add WordArt and Other Special Effects to Text
Topic 5D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 6: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
Topic 6A: Insert Building Blocks
Topic 6B: Create Building Blocks
Topic 6C: Modify Building Blocks
Topic 6D: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 7: Controlling Text Flow
Topic 7A: Control Paragraph Flow
Topic 7B: Insert Section Breaks
Topic 7C: Insert Columns
Topic 7D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 8: Using Templates to Automate Document Creation
Topic 8A: Create a Document Based on a Template
Topic 8B: Create a Template

Lesson 9: Automating Mail Merges
Topic 9A: Perform a Mail Merge
Topic 9B: Mail Merge Envelopes and Labels
Topic 9C: Use Word to Create a Data Source

Lesson 10: Using Macros to Automate Tasks
Topic 10A: Perform a Task Automatically Using a Macro
Topic 10B: Create a Macro