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Microsoft Word Specialist

Certification Courses

Course Summary:

Welcome to the Microsoft Word 2016 Expert workshop. This course begins your journey for creating documents with advanced design, effective references, and custom elements.

Course Objectives:

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Control Pagination
  • Work with styles
  • Perform advanced editing and formatting
  • Create and manage indexes
  • Create and manage references
  • Manage forms and fields
  • Create mail merge and labels
  • Create and modify building blocks and content controls
  • Work with Macros
  • Create custom style sets, themes and templates
  • Prepare a document for internationalization and accessibility 
  • Work with templates
  • Use version control
  • Manage document reviews and changes

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started 

  • Workshop Objectives 

Module Two: Design Advanced Documents 

  • Control Pagination 
  • Create a Two-Page Layout 
  • Change Header and Footer Space 
  • Change Vertical Page Alignment 
  • Set Paragraph Pagination Options 
  • Work with Styles 
  • Modify Existing Styles 
  • Resolve Style Conflicts by Using Paste Options 
  • Create Paragraph and Character Styles 
  • Perform Advanced Editing and Formatting 
  • Find Using Formatting 
  • Replace Formatting 
  • Find and Replace Using Special Characters 
  • Find and Replace Text by Using Wildcards 
  • Link Text Boxes 
  • Module Two: Review Questions 

Module Three: Create Advanced References 

  • Create and Manage Indexes 
  • Mark Index Entries 
  • Create Indexes 
  • Update Indexes 
  • Create and Manage References 
  • Customize a Table of Contents 
  • Insert and Modify Captions 
  • Create and Modify a Table of Figures 
  • Manage Forms and Fields 
  • Add Custom Fields 
  • Modify Field Properties 
  • Create Mail Merge and Labels 
  • Manage Recipient Lists 
  • Insert Merged Fields 
  • Preview Merge Results 
  • Perform Mail Merge 
  • Module Three: Review Questions 

Module Four: Create Custom Word Elements 

  • Create and Modify Building Blocks and Content Controls 
  • Create Quick Parts 
  • Manage Building Blocks 
  • Insert and Configure Content Controls 
  • Work with Macros 
  • Record a Macro 
  • Run a Macro 
  • Assign a Macro to a Button or Shortcut Key 
  • Enable Macros 
  • Create Custom Style Sets and Templates 
  • Create Custom Color Sets 
  • Create Custom Font Sets 
  • Create Custom Themes 
  • Create Custom Style Sets 
  • Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts 
  • Prepare a Document for Internationalization and Accessibility 
  • Configure Language Options in Documents 
  • Add Alt Text to Document Elements 
  • Module Four: Review Questions 

Module Five: Manage Document Options and Settings 

  • Work with Templates 
  • Modify Existing Templates 
  • Manage Template and Document Elements 
  • Customize the Ribbon 
  • Change the Application Default Font 
  • Use Version Control 
  • Restrict Editing 
  • Mark a Document as Final 
  • Protect a Document with a Password 
  • Manage Document Versions 
  • Manage Document Reviews and Changes 
  • Track Changes 
  • Manage Tracked Changes 
  • Lock or Unlock Tracking 
  • Add Comments 
  • Manage Comments 
  • Compare and Combine Multiple Documents 
  • Module Five: Review Questions 

Module Six: Wrapping Up 

  • Words from the Wise 
  • Review of Parking Lot 
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations