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Microsoft Word (simply referred to as Word) is a sophisticated word processing application program/package specially designed for performing various word processing tasks, such as typing, editing and printing out of textual information. It allows adequate control over the creation and presentation of the typographic work. Microsoft Word also offers facilities for basic graphic design, statistical report of a document, spelling and grammar checking tasks, etc. These and numerous other features and facilities Word offers make it stand out among word processing programs, as well as make the difference between it and other mechanical devices for word processing (e.g. typewriter).

Course content and delivery 

Topic 1- References Ribbon:

Table of Contents

Learn to create an automated Table of Contents.

Update the Table of Contents

Learn how to update the Table of Contents when changes are a made to a document.


Learn to place footnotes and endnotes which link to the document text.

Using Captions

Learn to create and link captions to images and text.

Create an Index

Create an Index organized by topic or keyword.

Topic 2- Custom Styles:

Create and Apply a Style

Learn to format text and then capture it inside the Style Gallery for future use.

Rename, Modify and Remove Styles

After mastering styles, keep the Style Gallery tidy by editing or removing styles.

Reveal Formatting

Learn to use the Reveal Formatting pane to look beyond surface formatting.

Selection Tool and Format Pane

Learn to use this tool when working with graphics and styles.

Topic 3- Mailings Ribbon

Envelopes and Labels

Learn how to quickly produce a printed envelope or label for postal mail.

Mail Merge to Labels

Auto-populate a sheet of labels with text pulled from a list.

Mail Merge to Envelopes

Merge mailing lists to print directly onto envelopes.

Mail Merge to Form Letters

Auto-populate a form letter with various text pulled from a list.

Mail Merge to Emails

Merge Outlook Contact lists into emails so each recipient gets a personal email.

Mail Merge Tips from Experience

Learn tips for label margins and email merges.

Topic 4- The View Ribbon

Document Views

Learn how and why to use the different available document views.

Navigation Pane

Learn how the Nav Pane assists with document management. 

Show and Zoom Controls

How to quickly add the Navigation pane and quickly zoom in and out of the document.

Use Multiple Windows

Learn about using multiple windows to view the same or various documents side-by-side.