Course Description

This course has been revised. Beginning Fall 2024 it will be titled Word Part 2 (Microsoft 365).

Creating professional-looking documents can give you and your organization a competitive edge. Implementing time-saving features such as document templates and automated mailings can help reduce expenses. Mastering these techniques will make you a valued employee in your organization.  Learn to work with features such as formats, styles, and templates to create professional documents with a consistent look and feel. Add visual interest to your documents by using the tables and charts features. Quick Parts and templates provide efficiency and consistency when adding content, and long complex documents can be simplified and managed in Master Documents. Use the mail merge feature to automate sending individual letters to customers.



Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts
    • Sort Table Data
    • Control Cell Layout
    • Perform Calculations in a Table
    • Create a Chart
    •  Add an Excel Table to a Word Document (Optional)
  • Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
    • Create and Modify Text Styles
    •  Create Custom List or Table Styles
    •  Apply Document Themes
  • Lesson 3: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
    • Insert Building Blocks
    • Create and Modify Building Blocks
    •  Insert Fields Using Quick Parts
  • Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting
    • Create a Document Using a Template
    •  Create and Modify a Template
    • Manage Templates with the Template Organizer
  • Lesson 5: Controlling the Flow of a Document
    •  Control Paragraph Flow
    • Insert Section Breaks
    • Insert Columns
    •  Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow
  • Lesson 6: Simplifying and Managing Long Documents
    •  Insert Blank and Cover Pages
    •  Insert an Index
    • Insert a Table of Contents
    •  Insert an Ancillary Table
    •  Manage Outlines
    •  Create a Master Document
  • Lesson 7: Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels
    •  Use Mail Merge
    • Merge Envelopes and Labels

Learner Outcomes


  • Organize content using tables and charts.
  • Customize formats using styles and themes.
  • Insert content using Quick Parts.
  • Use templates to automate document formatting.
  • Control the flow of a document.
  • Simplify and manage long documents.
  • Use mail merge to create letters, envelopes, and labels.


This course has been revised. Beginning Fall 2024 it will be titled Word Part 2 (Microsoft 365).
Thank you for your interest in this course. While we currently do not have a section open for enrollment, we invite you to join us the next time the class is offered. To ensure you don’t miss out, please complete a Course Inquiry and we’ll be sure to notify you as soon as the next enrollment opens.
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