Word 2016: Part 2
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.
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.
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 Logical Operations courses:
Learning Outcomes / 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.
Lesson 1: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts
Topic A: Sort Table Data
Topic B: Control Cell Layout
Topic C: Perform Calculations in a Table
Topic D: Create a Chart
Topic E: Add an Excel Table to a Word Document (Optional)
Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
Topic A: Create and Modify Text Styles
Topic B: Create Custom List or Table Styles
Topic C: Apply Document Themes
Lesson 3: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
Topic A: Insert Building Blocks
Topic B: Create and Modify Building Blocks
Topic C: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts
Lesson 4: Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting
Topic A: Create a Document Using a Template
Topic B: Create and Modify a Template
Topic C: Manage Templates with the Template Organizer
Lesson 5: Controlling the Flow of a Document
Topic A: Control Paragraph Flow
Topic B: Insert Section Breaks
Topic C: Insert Columns
Topic D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow
Lesson 6: Simplifying and Managing Long Documents
Topic A: Insert Blank and Cover Pages
Topic B: Insert an Index
Topic C: Insert a Table of Contents
Topic D: Insert an Ancillary Table
Topic E: Manage Outlines
Topic F: Create a Master Document
Lesson 7: Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels
Topic A: The Mail Merge Feature
Topic B: 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