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Course duration

(we will customise to your learning requirements and timeframe)

Target audience

This course is designed for those who are moving from previous versions of Microsoft Office to version 2016. This course will provide an overview of what’s new in Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook 2016. Participants should be familiar with previous versions of the Microsoft Office suite

Download the PDF Course Outline.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Become proficient in the new features in Microsoft Office 2016
  • Understand the new Office 2016 file formats
  • Customise the Office 2016 experience
  • Use the Office 2016 ribbon effectively
  • Use the new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2016

Office 2016

  • Backstage view
  • Recent documents
  • Office ribbon
  • Minimise the ribbon
  • Customise the ribbon
  • Dialog box launches
  • Contextual tabs
  • Quick access toolbar
  • Galleries and live preview
  • Access the ribbon via the keyboard
  • Mini toolbar
  • Zooming
  • Status bar

Word 2016

  • File formats
  • Compatibility checker
  • Word options
  • View ruler
  • Building blocks
  • Text boxes
  • Compare documents
  • Charts
  • PDF editing

Excel 2016

  • File formats
  • Compatibility checker
  • Excel options
  • Auto complete functions
  • Expandable formula bar
  • New sheets button
  • Recording macros
  • Excel views
  • Themes
  • Sorting data
  • Conditional formatting
  • PivotTables
  • PivotTable timelines
  • Sparklines
  • Flash fill
  • Improved charting

PowerPoint 2016

  • New and improved effects
  • Presentation as a video
  • Formatting task pane
  • Themes and quick styles
  • Custom slide layouts
  • Charts
  • Smart art
  • Presenter view

Outlook 2016

  • Navigation pane
  • Arranging folders
  • To-do bar
  • The ribbon
  • Flagging mail for follow-up
  • New preview
  • Attachment previewing
  • Signatures
  • Quick parts and Quick steps
  • Sneak a peak
  • Overlay calendars
  • Weather bar

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