Microsoft Word 2016: Level 2

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 2

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.

Lesson 1: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts

  • Sort Table Data
  • Control Cell Layout
  • Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Create a Chart
  • Add an Excel Table to a Word Document (Optional)

Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes

  • Create and Modify Text Styles
  • Create Custom List or Table Styles
  • Apply Document Themes

Lesson 3: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

  • Insert Building Blocks
  • Create and Modify Building Blocks
  • Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 4: Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting

  • Create a Document Using a Template
  • Create a Template
  • Manage Templates with the Template Organizer

Lesson 5: Controlling the Flow of a Document

  • Control Paragraph Flow
  • Insert Section Breaks
  • Insert Columns
  • Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 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

Lesson 7: Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels

  • The Mail Merge Feature
  • Merge Envelopes and Labels

To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser. In addition, you should be able to navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, and saving documents; formatting text and paragraphs; format the overall appearance of a page; and create lists and tables. To meet these prerequisites, you can take any one or more of the following courses:

  • Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1
  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7