Microsoft Office Essentials

The Microsoft Office Essentials course will enable you to apply essential Windows and Microsoft Office skills successfully & confidently in your daily workflow.

Group Bookings Only:
Our offices – Minimum of 6 delegates per group

On Site – Minimum of 8 delegates per group

Duration: 5 Days
Who should attend? If you are new to computers & Microsoft applications then this course is definitely for you! You will learn essential Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook skills.
Course Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers (Basic Mouse & Keyboard Skills)

Course Outline

Introduction to Windows

Topics Covered:

  • Windows Screen
  • Shutdown Options
  • Windows Components
  • Create Files & Folders
  • Create Shortcuts
  • Search for Files
  • Use WordPad & Paint
  • Cut, Copy, Paste

Introduction to Word

Topics Covered:

  • Create a New Document
  • Save, Close & Open Documents
  • Edit & Delete Text
  • Undo & Redo
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • Find & Replace
  • Check Spelling
  • Formatting Text
  • Indents
  • Bullets & Numbering
  • Line Spacing
  • Tabs
  • Printing

Introduction to Excel

Topics Covered:

  • Create a Spreadsheet
  • Autofill
  • Freeze Panes
  • Insert, Delete & Rename Sheets
  • Save, Open & Close Files
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • Basic Formulas
  • Copy & Move Sheets
  • Format Spreadsheets
  • Column Width & Row Heights
  • Printing

Introduction to PowerPoint

Topics Covered:

  • Create a Presentation
  • Slide Layouts
  • Use Themes
  • Add Text
  • Format Text
  • Cut, Copy, Paste
  • Bullets
  • Line Spacing
  • Indents
  • Tabs
  • Create & Format Charts;
  • Tables
  • Shapes
  • ClipArt & Pictures

Introduction to Outlook

Topics Covered:

  • Read messages
  • Reply to & Forward Messages
  • Print Messages
  • Create & Format Messages
  • Send Messages
  • Attachments
  • Adding & Editing Contacts
  • Outlook Calendar; Create Tasks & Notes
  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire

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