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Microsoft Office Course: Essentials

Microsoft Office Course: Essentials

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Microsoft Office courses in Sydney. All the tools you need to get the job done.

Learn Microsoft Office with Microsoft Office courses in Sydney at NEWCourse – created for you by the University of Newcastle.

This Microsoft Office course focuses on the most important and most popular features of Microsoft Office, providing you with skills to be productive and efficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook. You’ll also learn to link data between these applications.

Employers expect their staff to have competency and speed in document production and in time management tools. Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook dominate all industries globally, to be skilled in these core applications is a necessity in all workplaces. This Microsoft Office course will cover the essentials. If you are looking for intensive courses, see our Microsoft Excel courses and Microsoft Word Courses.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this Microsoft Office course, you should be able to quickly and professionally:

  1. Create and format documents in Microsoft Word.
  2. Create and format spreadsheets containing formulas in Microsoft Excel.
  3. Create, format and animate presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  4. Work with mailboxes, calendars, tasks and contacts in Microsoft Outlook.
  5. Link and update data between Microsoft Office applications.
  6. Share data between applications in Microsoft Office.

Course Content

This Microsoft Office course will cover the following content:

Word Processing in Microsoft Word

  • Understanding Word Processing.
  • Types of Word Processed Documents.
  • Starting Microsoft Word.
  • Typing Text Into a Word Document.
  • Saving Your New Word Document.
  • Typing Numbers Into Your Word Document.
  • Inserting a Date Into Your Word Document.
  • Making Basic Changes to Your Word Document.
  • Checking the Spelling in Your Word Document.
  • Saving Changes to an Existing Word Document.
  • Printing Your Word Document.
  • Safely Closing Your Word Document.
  • Fast and Professional Formatting in Microsoft Word.

Also see Microsoft Word courses.

Spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel

  • How Spreadsheets Work.
  • The Characteristics of a Spreadsheet.
  • Starting Microsoft Excel From the Desktop.
  • Understanding Excel Workbooks.
  • Using the Blank Workbook Template.
  • Typing Text in Excel.
  • Saving a New Excel Workbook.
  • Typing Numbers in Excel.
  • Typing Dates in Excel.
  • Typing Formulas in Excel.
  • Easy Excel Formulas.
  • Making Basic Changes in Excel.
  • Easy Formatting.
  • Printing a Worksheet in Excel.
  • Charting Your Data in Excel.
  • Safely Closing an Excel Workbook.

Also see Microsoft Excel courses.

Presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Understanding Electronic Presentations.
  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint From the Desktop.
  • Creating a New Blank PowerPoint Presentation.
  • Applying a Theme to PowerPoint.
  • Typing Text Into a PowerPoint Slide.
  • Saving a PowerPoint Presentation.
  • Inserting New PowerPoint Slides.
  • Typing Text in PowerPoint Using the Outline Pane.
  • Inserting an Online Picture in PowerPoint.
  • Presenting a PowerPoint Slide Show.
  • Applying Basic Animations and Transitions in PowerPoint.
  • Safely Closing a PowerPoint Presentation.

Also see Microsoft PowerPoint courses.

Working With the Calendar in Microsoft Outlook

  • Accessing the Outlook Calendar.
  • Changing the Outlook Calendar Arrangement.
  • Displaying Specific Dates in Outlook.
  • Navigating Within an Outlook Calendar.
  • Changing the Current View in Outlook.
  • Converting Tasks to Outlook Appointments.
  • Creating Recurring Appointments in Outlook.

People in Microsoft Outlook

  • Understanding People View in Outlook.
  • Understanding the Contact Form .
  • Viewing Your Contacts in Outlook.
  • Creating a New Outlook Contact.
  • Entering Contact Details in Outlook.
  • Editing Contact Details in Outlook.
  • Sending and Receiving Business Cards in Outlook.
  • Deleting an Unwanted Contact in Outlook.
  • Recovering a Deleted Contact in Outlook.

Tasks in Microsoft Outlook

  • Outlook Tasks and the Outlook To-Do List.
  • Creating Tasks in Outlook.
  • Changing Task Views in Outlook.
  • Sorting Tasks in Outlook.

Intended Audience

This Microsoft Office course provides an overview of the basics of using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook and requires little or no prior knowledge. This Microsoft Office course is ideal for new or existing Microsoft users seeking to learn about Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook tasks outlined in the course content.

Delivery Style

This Microsoft Office course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based training course in a Microsoft Windows environment. In this Microsoft Office course you’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use so you can follow instructor training and work through examples in an application-focused teaching environment.

Course Prerequisites

This Microsoft Office course assumes little or no knowledge of Microsoft Office. You should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system such as navigating the environment using a mouse and keyboard, starting applications, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, creating folders, opening files, saving files, familiarity with the accessing the Internet and use of common web browsers. If you do not have these skills, we recommend attending the Basic Computer Skills Course before attempting this course.

    Free repeat course (conditions apply)

    Free USB Flash drive

    Face to face with expert trainers

    Dedicated computer for every student

    Small class sizes

    Course materials – yours to keep

    Certificate of completion

Classes

Microsoft Office Course: Essentials
Sydney CBD (Venue TBA)
$348 GST free
$348 GST free
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Microsoft Office Course: Essentials
Sydney CBD (Venue TBA)
$348 GST free
$348 GST free
Enrol Now
There are places available
Microsoft Office Course: Essentials
Sydney CBD (Venue TBA)
$348 GST free
$348 GST free
Enrol Now
There are places available

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