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Microsoft Word Training Course (Power User)

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Microsoft Word PowerPoint User Training Course (Online in Virtual Classroom Format or in Toronto)

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Microsoft® Word®: Power User (2 Day Course)

Upcoming Dates:  January 19/20, 2021 (Virtual classroom) | Check for more dates >

Duration: 2 days (9 am - 4 pm)

Word Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)

Course Fee: $495 CDN per person + HST (virtual classroom), $545 CDN per person + HST (bring your own device) or $595 CDN person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)

Virtual Classroom: Instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered online from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time) with a 15 minute break in the morning and in the afternoon and a 1 hour break for lunch.

Classroom Course Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Our live classroom courses are offered at the Toronto Eaton Centre or at the Toronto Star Building (some Avantix Learning courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Location will be confirmed when you register.

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training or virtual classrom training

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learning Path: Level 3

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date. As our clients and colleagues continue to practice social distancing in response to COVID-19, we are offering some of our public courses in live, instructor-led virtual classroom format. If you'd like to arrange custom virtual training, contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca. for more information.

This course is designed for those users ready to move on to the next level and use some of the most advanced features in Microsoft Word. Students will use Word’s powerful fields to enter information automatically and display variable results. Advanced styles, advanced headers and footers and advanced tables of contents will created. Students will insert and manage captions, footnotes, bookmarks, hyperlinks and cross-references in longer documents. Newspaper style columns and advanced mail merges will also be created and PDF (portable document format) files will be converted to Word format. In order to save time and automate Word, macros will be created to eliminate repetitive actions. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Course topics

Creating a Custom Tab in the Ribbon

  • Adding a new tab to the Ribbon with preferred buttons
  • Creating groups
  • Recommended buttons
  • Copying a custom Ribbon tab to another computer

Automating Word using Fields

  • Inserting and manipulating fields using different strategies
  • Using the Insert Field dialog
  • Showing and hiding field codes
  • Inserting document information fields
  • Setting field properties
  • Examining the parts of a field code
  • Options for specific fields
  • Writing codes with field switches
  • Updating fields in different ways
  • Controlling different types of numbering using field codes
  • Using fields in mail merges
  • Creating running headers/footers that display headings and subheadings automatically
  • Controlling page numbering using different fields
  • Inserting date and time fields
  • Updating fields automatically when printing
  • Locking and unlocking fields

Working with Interactive Fields

  • Understanding interactive fields
  • Inserting a Fill-in field
  • Activating interactive fields
  • Inserting an Ask field
  • Activating fields automatically

Applying Advanced Style Techniques

  • Adding style buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar or Ribbon
  • Combining styles and fields
  • Finding and replacing styles
  • Using style separators to include snippets in a table of contents
  • Adding keyboard shortcuts to styles
  • Ensuring users can apply only specified styles
  • Displaying the styles and direct formatting applied to a selection

Using Advanced Tables of Contents Techniques

  • Generating tables of contents from styles in Microsoft Word
  • Viewing tables of contents field codes
  • Editing tables of contents field codes to remove numbering for different levels
  • Manually marking entries for a table of contents
  • Creating multiple tables of contents in the same document

Inserting and Formatting Content Controls

  • Understanding content controls
  • Identifying the parts of a content control
  • Using different types of content controls
  • Issues with content controls
  • Using content controls in templates

Designing Forms with Content Controls

  • Creating a digital form including text boxes, drop-down lists and check boxes
  • Adding a calculated field on a form
  • Formatting and protecting a form
  • Saving a form as a template
  • Completing and saving a form with data

Inserting Captions, Cross-References, Footnotes and Indexes

  • Inserting picture and table captions
  • Generating a list of figures and tables
  • Inserting and editing footnotes and endnotes
  • Adding a cross-reference to text or a paragraph that appears in another location in a document
  • Updating cross-references
  • Using bookmark fields with cross-references
  • Marking text for an index
  • Generating an index

Converting PDFs to Word

  • Converting PDF (portable document format) files to Word (2013 and later)
  • Converting PDFs to Word (2010 and earlier)
  • Conversion issues

Creating Newspaper-style Columns

  • Creating a newspaper-style column document
  • Adding titles across the top of a newspaper-style document
  • Adding column breaks and continuous breaks

Tracking Changes

  • Turning on the Track Changes feature
  • Controlling the display of tracked changes
  • Accepting or rejecting changes
  • Comparing two revised documents and examining the changes using Legal Blackline

Protecting Documents

  • Locking documents so that users can edit specific areas
  • Restricting formatting and editing
  • Making Microsoft Word documents read only
  • Password protecting Word documents
  • Removing personal information and other metadata

Automating Tasks with Macros

  • Automating frequent tasks using basic macros
  • Reviewing Trust Centre settings for security
  • Recording a macro using the macro recorder
  • Using different strategies to run a macro
  • Saving files with macros

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Who will benefit

This course has been designed for Microsoft Word users who have completed the Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced course or the Microsoft Word: Styles, Templates and Tables of Contents course or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion (on request)
  • Follow-up email support

Microsoft Office training series

Other courses in this series include:

Microsoft Word: Styles, Templates and Tables of Contents

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint: Design for Non-Designers

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Project: Introduction

Microsoft Access: Introduction

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About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.

Questions?

Have a question? Email us at info@avantixlearning.ca.

You can also find information about all of our courses on our web site at www.avantixlearning.ca.

Refunds/Cancellations

We understand that your plans may change. Check out our refund policy for information regarding refunds and transfers.

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