Microsoft Word 2016/365 – Intermediate

Course Length: 1 Day
Course Format: Instructor–Led
Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Course Description

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.

Target Student: 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.

Prerequisites: 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 CompuTrain courses:

  • Microsoft® Word 2016/365: Introduction
  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow you to customize those documents.

You will:

  • 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 Content
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 and Modify 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
Appendix A: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Exam 77-725
Appendix B: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Expert Exam 77-726
Appendix C: Microsoft Word 2016 Common Keyboard Shortcuts