APWRD162 - Microsoft Office 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.

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Prerequisites


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:
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1
  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7

Detailed Class Syllabus


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 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