Word 2016 - Intermediate

4 Hours, 46 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This is the intermediate course in the Microsoft Word 2016 series. This course expands upon the topics covered in the Word 2016 Introduction course. In this course, students will work with, create, manage, and customize Styles, Templates, and Themes. Students will also work with various types of data in Word using Tables, advanced Copy and Paste commands, and Charts. Students will then review advanced document layout options in Word and various collaboration tools. Lastly, students will work with graphic elements such as pictures, text boxes, shapes, the Drawing Canvas, SmartArt, Text Effects, Typography Effects, WordArt, and Equations. Additional graphic element features such as grouping, layering, and moving objects will also be covered.

Course Objectives

Working with Styles, Working with Data in Word, Advanced Document Layouts, Working with Pictures, Shapes, and Drawing Tools, Inserting Special Graphics, Collaborating in Word

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is Word 2016 Introduction course or equivalent experience.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Working with Styles

  • Using Styles
  • Creating a Style Based on Text
  • Modifying a Style
  • Managing and Exporting Styles
  • Using Styles to Reorder Text
  • Working with Style Sets
  • Creating and Applying Fonts and Color Sets
  • Working with Themes
  • What are Templates?
  • Creating a Template
  • Modifying the Normal and Custom Template
  • Changing the Custom Office Template Location

3 - Working with Data in Word

  • Sorting a Table
  • Repeating Table Header Rows and Setting Page Breaks
  • Working with Calculations in a Table
  • Working with Excel Data in Word
  • Copying, Pasting, and Linking Excel Data
  • Creating a Chart in Word
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Formatting a Chart

4 - Advanced Document Layouts

  • Controlling Page Breaks
  • Working with Section Breaks
  • Using Section Breaks with Margins and Page Orientation
  • Applying Columns
  • Modifying Columns
  • Adding Borders and Shading to a Paragraph
  • Applying Different Headers and Footers
  • Creating a Signature Line

5 - Collaborating in Word

  • Working with Comments
  • Using Track Changes
  • Reviewing and Accepting Changes
  • Customizing Markups
  • Comparing and Merging Two Documents
  • Combining Documents

6 - Working with Pictures, Shapes, and Drawing Tools

  • Applying a Picture Style
  • Adjusting a Picture
  • Removing a Picture Background
  • Inserting a Text Box from the Gallery
  • Drawing and Formatting a Text Box
  • Adding, Selecting, and Deleting Shapes
  • Resizing, Rotating, and Replacing Shapes
  • Using the Selection Pane
  • Copying or Duplicating a Shape
  • Customizing Fill Color and Outline for a Shape
  • Using Shape Effects
  • Using a Drawing Canvas
  • Positioning or Moving Shapes or Objects
  • Using Text Wrapping
  • Grouping and Layering Objects
  • Aligning Objects

7 - Inserting Special Graphics

  • Creating SmartArt Graphics
  • Formatting and Customizing SmartArt
  • Working with Text and Typography Effects
  • Creating and Modifying WordArt
  • Working with Equations

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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