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Microsoft® Office Word: Introduction & Intermediate
 

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Course Description - Day 1 (see below for day 2)

Word processing is the use of computers to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval. This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft® Office Word courses. It will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce basic business documents.
 

Course Objective:
You will create, edit, and enhance standard business documents using Microsoft® Office Word.

Target Student: This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of working on Word. Individuals who want to pursue Microsoft Certified Application Specialist certification in Microsoft Office Word can also take this course.

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:
    • create a basic document by using Microsoft Word.
    • edit documents by locating and modifying text.
    • format text.
    • format paragraphs.
    • add tables to a document.
    • add graphic elements to a document.
    • control a document's page setup and its overall appearance.
    • proof documents to make them more accurate.


Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a Basic Document
Topic 1A: Explore the User Interface
Topic 1B: Open and View a Document
Topic 1C: Customize the Word Environment
Topic 1D: Obtain Help
Topic 1E: Enter Text
Topic 1F: Save a Document
Topic 1G: Preview and Print a Document

Lesson 2: Editing a Document
Topic 2A: Navigate and Select Text in a Document
Topic 2B: Insert, Delete, or Rearrange Text
Topic 2C: Undo Changes
Topic 2D: Search and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text
Topic 3A: Change Font Appearance
Topic 3B: Highlight Text

Lesson 4: Formatting Paragraphs
Topic 4A: Set Tabs to Align Text
Topic 4B: Control Paragraph Layout
Topic 4C: Add Borders and Shading
Topic 4D: Apply Styles
Topic 4E: Create Lists
Topic 4F: Manage Formatting

Lesson 5: Adding Tables
Topic 5A: Create a Table
Topic 5B: Modify the Table Structure
Topic 5C: Format a Table
Topic 5D: Convert Text to a Table or Tables to Text

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic 6A: Add Visual Effects Using Symbols and Special Characters
Topic 6B: Insert Illustrations

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
Topic 7A: Control Page Layout
Topic 7B: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic 7C: Add Watermarks
Topic 7D: Add Headers and Footers

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document
Topic 8A: Check Spelling, Grammar and Word Count
Topic 8B: Enhance Textual Meaning Using the Thesaurus
Topic 8C: Customize AutoCorrect Options


Day 2 -- Microsoft® Office Word: Intermediate


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:

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:

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