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Microsoft Office Word

March 21 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Microsoft Word is a word processing system that can be utilized for both business and personal use. While already feature rich and critical for productivity, Microsoft continues to improve and enhance Word with each new release.

Microsoft Word training will help you develop or improve your skills so that you are able to make the most of this industry standard application. All of our Microsoft Word classes are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers.

As an employee, learning how to use Word efficiently provides value, since most jobs utilize this application. This opens up more opportunities for employment and career advancement. When employees know how to use Word, it improves their efficiency in the workplace. Individuals who are self-taught may also benefit from the tips, tricks, and functions you might not have even known existed to use Word more efficiently.

The Microsoft Office Word session will help participants navigate and perform common tasks and learn to leverage the full capacity of the program for you, as well as the organization’s staff and volunteers.  This course will use Microsoft Office Word 2016 – computers and software will be provided for instruction purposes. Don’t have the 2016 version? No problem – you can still apply most of what you learn in this session to older versions and/or nonprofits can purchase the newer version at a significantly lower price through TechSoup!

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will learn fundamental Word 2016 skills. You will: Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.

Format text and paragraphs.

  • Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles.
  • Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles.
  • Create and format tables.
  • Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colors, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
  • Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.

Course Outline:

  1. Getting Started with Word
  • Navigate in Microsoft Word
  • Create and Save Word Documents
  • Manage Your Workspace
  • Edit Documents
  • Preview and Print Documents
  • Customize the Word Environment
  1. Formatting Text and Paragraphs
  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  1. Working More Efficiently
  • Make Repetitive Edits
  • Apply Repetitive Formatting
  • Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks
  1. Managing Lists
  • Sort a List
  • Format a List
  1. Adding Tables
  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table
  1. Inserting Graphic Objects
  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document
  1. Controlling Page Appearance
  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Add Headers and Footers
  • Control Page Layout
  • Add a Watermark
  1. Preparing to Publish a Document
  • Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
  • Use Research Tools
  • Check Accessibility
  • Save a Document to Other Formats

Target Audience:

This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content. Individuals who are self-taught may also benefit from the tips, tricks, and functions you might not have even known existed to use Word more efficiently.

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Adult In-person classroom – Hands-on interaction with Word

Regular rate for this course is $295 — nonprofits registering with CNM benefit regardless of CNM membership! Lunch not provided – hour break for lunch

Member – $250 (15% discount) Non-member – $265 (10% discount)

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For 30 years, New Horizons has provided more than 30 million students with industry-leading technical training that delivers the most relevant and intuitive computer courses and certifications at over 300 computer trainings centers in 70 countries. As the world’s largest independent IT training company, they are ranked in the top 5% of the industry for training quality and customer satisfaction. New Horizons is an official training partner for technology leaders such as Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and VM Microsoft’s largest training provider, delivering more than 40% of all authorized Microsoft training worldwide. For students that means training with the highest quality source materials and the latest products and technologies. For businesses it means getting the highest return on their training investment.



March 21
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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214.826.3470 or 817-334-0228


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150 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75039 United States
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