Transition to Office 2013

You’ve used Office 2007 or Office 2010 to create various types of business materials from documents in Microsoft® Word to spreadsheets in Excel® to presentations in PowerPoint®. Perhaps you use Outlook® to manage your calendar, contacts, and email or Access to manage inventory and trouble tickets. However you use Office, the fact is the Office suite of applications is the de-facto standard for business productivity software. Each new release of Office builds upon the successes of the previous generations. This course builds upon the foundational Microsoft® Office® 2007/2010 knowledge and skills you’ve already acquired. It focuses on the enhanced features you’ll want to leverage to improve the way you manage, organize, present, and distribute your company’s data and information. You’ll explore a variety of enhancements, from Word’s ability to edit PDF files to the new Flash Fill functionality in Excel that dramatically increases the speed at which you can add data to a spreadsheet. You’ll discover how the cloud has been deeply integrated into your Office experience and how collaborating with colleagues has never been easier.
This Microsoft Office 2013: Transition from Office 2007/2010 course will help you bridge the gap from the version you already know and love to the latest release of Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite.

Audience
This course is intended for individuals who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Office 2007 or Office 2010 and who are interested in transitioning from the earlier version of Office to Office 2013.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success, you will need to have familiarity with either the Office 2007 or Office 2010 suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013
• Common Features
• Office 2013 and the Cloud

Lesson 2: Working with Microsoft Word 2013
• Edit a PDF
• Work with Tables
• Embed Video
• Edit Documents
• Read Documents

Lesson 3: Working with Microsoft Excel 2013
• Streamline Workflow with Templates
• Accelerate Data Insertion with Flash Fill
• Incorporate Charts
• Analyze Data

Lesson 4: Working with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
• Apply a Theme from the Start Screen
• Leverage the Enhanced Presenter View
• Collaborate with Colleagues on a Single Presentation • Incorporate Objects

Lesson 5: Working with Microsoft Access 2013
• Explore Web Apps
• Utilize Templates

Lesson 6: Working with Microsoft Outlook 2013
• Navigate Through Mail, Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks
• Connect to Social Networks
• Identify Additional Outlook 2013 Features

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

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