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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

One of the most basic skills needed in any job is writing reports and letters using Microsoft Word 2016. In this course, you'll gain the foundational skills you need to make the most of this powerful program. Through hands-on instructions, you'll learn how to add and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; and format your text. You'll also see how to save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents.

You'll learn dozens of ways to modify the appearance and content of your documents by adjusting page margins, paragraph tab settings, and line spacing to create great-looking documents quickly and easily. By the time you're done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you'll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting November 8, 2017

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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Details + Objective

Course Code: iw6

You Will Learn
  • Learn the fundamentals of one of the most crucial software applications of the modern workplace
  • Acquire the skills and learn the tools you will need to adjust margins, spacing, layout, and design of any Word document
  • Learn how to work on multiple projects at once and become faster and more efficient in a variety of Microsoft Word tasks
  • Explore the many ways to modify the appearance of your documents in order to suit your individual needs
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Gain the confidence you need to make the most of this indispensable software application
  • Learn how to make the perfect layout for useful documents of any occasion - resumes, invitations, letters, articles, training materials, and much more
  • Save time and avoid frustration by familiarizing yourself with the wide variety of tools at your disposal in Word 2016
  • Become more proficient and efficient at one of the most widely used software programs in history
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Outline
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Week 1

Learn how to use the different parts of Word 2016's user interface, how to look at your document in different types of views, how to zoom in and out to magnify or shrink your text, and how to change the margins of individual paragraphs. Then, learn the best methods for navigating a Word document and practice essential skills involved in creating and editing text.

Week 2

Learn how to save, format, share, rename, copy, and delete Word files so you'll always be in complete control of what you create. Then, learn more about how to edit and move text, and how to undo your mistakes.

Week 3

Learn how to open, switch between, and view multiple documents so you can increase your productivity with Word. Then, gain the skills involved in modifying your document so that you will be in complete control of the visual appeal of your text.

Week 4

Learn about Word's ability to print on different types of paper sizes and orientations so you can create more than just typical documents. Then, discover how to set and use margins, modify an entire document, or adjust the settings of a single page.

Week 5

Learn about Word's various paragraph-formatting options so you can customize the appearance of all your paragraphs. Then, learn the functionality of the Track Changes feature, which lets you record all the changes multiple authors may make to a single document.

Week 6

Learn how to use foreign language characters, mathematical symbols, or other unusual characters that doesn't appear on your keyboard. Finally, explore the advanced features of Word so you can make each document display text in the most appealing way possible.

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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Instructors
Wallace Wang

Wallace Wang is the author of over 40 computer books including "Microsoft Office 2016 For Dummies." In addition to writing computer books, he has also co-authored "Breaking Into Acting for Dummies" and ghost written several books about investing in real estate, day trading stocks, and becoming an entrepreneur. Some of his past jobs have included teaching computer science courses at the University of Zimbabwe, performing stand-up comedy, and appearing on a weekly radio show.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Microsoft Word 2016 (software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins)

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10.

Note: This course is not suitable for Macintosh users.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

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