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New Users

This 2-day introduction to Microsoft Office course covers the fundamentals of the office environment, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and if needed Access. The aim of this microsoft office course is to leave with you confident and able to navigate the applications. If you wish to specialise in the individual applications after attending this course please see our public course schedule for more information about our Word/Excel and PowerPoint courses.

We are able to train on all versions of Microsoft Office please let us know which version you would like as there has been vast improvements in Microsoft Office since 2003.

What will I learn

This course Introduction to Microsoft Office Course teaches you:

  • Getting Started with Word Processing
  • Using the Internet
  • Saving Files and Creating Folders
  • Getting Started with Excel spreadsheets
  • Using Outlook to send emails

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Getting Started with Word Processing
  • Using the Internet
  • Saving Files and Creating Folders

Day 2

  • Getting Started with Excel spreadsheets
  • Using Outlook to send emails

The course content for the modules is as follows, however as the course is bespoke the course will be adjusted on the day to ensure the delegate’s objectives are fully met:

Day 1 – Contentmicrosoft training

Word – Introduction, contents: (Day 1)

  • Creating a Document
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Adding Tables
  • Using Word Timesavers
  • Setting Page Display and Printing Options

Using the Internet and Creating / Saving Files and Folder – (end of day 1):

  • This section will show the delegates how to utilise an internet browser, how to search for information on the net, add web address to favourites and briefly discuss why the internet is vital to today’s business environment and other useful tips an tricks to get around the net.
  • Time will also be spent on showing the delegates around file creation, saving, searching for files and understanding Windows and further uses of the desktop.

Day 2 – Content

Excel – Introduction, contents: (Day 2, Half Day)

  • Getting Started
  • Environment
  • Terminology
  • Creating and editing a worksheet
  • Building worksheets from a blank page
  • Inserting/ Deleting, columns, rows, sheets
  • Performing Simple Calculations
  • How to build simple formula
  • Using SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, COUNTMicrosoft office Course
  • Relative reference
  • Formatting
  • Text, Numeric, Borders
  • Working with multiple sheets
  • Move/Copy, Cut, Copy &Paste
  • Creating and Modifying Charts
  • How to create a chart
  • Tips and advice on what data to use
  • Editing the default appearance
  • Setting page display and printing options
  • Print what you would like to print – not what excel likes to print

Outlook – Introduction, contents: (Day 2 – Half Day)

  • Sending Messages
  • Acting On Messages
  • Scheduling Appointments and Events
  • Scheduling Meetings
  • Using Contacts
  • Creating Tasks
  • Managing Messages
  • Using Notes

Delivery Formats:

All our in-house training course are available tailored to yours and your companies/delegates needs with our CTP (customised training programme) solution. Designed to meet any challenge or level required. Ask for a full proposal for your training, tailored to suit you.

In-house training at your premises – £949 for a group of up to 12 per day  (ex-travel*)

*Travel charged at 45 pence per mile