Course Outline

Microsoft Office 2016 Upgrade Training


Who is this course for?

You will learn about the File tab, Ribbon tabs and Ribbon groups, galleries, contextual Ribbon tabs, Live Preview, the Dialog Box Launcher, the Document Information Panel, and the Mini toolbar. Students will also work with the XML file format and the macro and non-macro file formats. In addition, dedicated units for Word, Excel, Outlook introduce the new features of each application.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

It is assumed that you will have significant experience of using earlier versions of the Microsoft Office applications: - Word, Excel and Outlook & the Windows environment. Basic knowledge of these products is essential in order to place appropriate emphasis on the new features. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Use the new and upgraded features in Microsoft Office 2016 & the Windows 10 environment.
  • Gain practical experience of using the new features in Word, Excel and Outlook.


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The Office 2016 interface
The File menu.
Understanding the Ribbon & the File menu.
The Mini toolbar.
The Quick Access toolbar & the Status bar.
Using on a touch screen.
Improved context menus.
Tell me.

Microsoft Word 2016
Formatting using Styles and Themes.
Quick Parts and Building Blocks.
Adding pictures from social networking sites, such as Facebook and Flickr.
Shared documents.
Improved track changes and comments.
Reading view.

Microsoft Excel 2016
Using Flash Fill.
Charting features, suggested charts.
Table options and Structured References.
PivotTables and Power View.
Analysing data.
Timeline slicer.

Microsoft Outlook 2016
Content management tools.
The To-Do Bar.
Shared content.
New address book.

The Windows 10 interface
Windows Explorer.
Control Panel.
Windows Sidebar.
Display Properties.
Cortana personal assistant.
The Edge internet browser.

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