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:

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