Microsoft Word Level 2

Overview: After you master the basics of using Microsoft® Word 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 Exam and the Word Expert Exam.

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 Outline

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
Length of Class: 
One Day
Instructor-led or Online: 
Instructor-Led