Advanced Microsoft Word Operations
Beyond the Basics

  • Duration: 1 days
  • Price: $295.00
  • Certifications:
  • Exams:

Microsoft Office 2016 will be used for this course. The interfaces, features, and functions are fully compatible with Office 2010 and 2013.

Course Overviewadd_circle_outline

This 4-hour course is designed to explore advanced operations with Microsoft Word. Beyond basic functions, this course presents more in-depth training on functions and operations that further improve the appearance, stability, and automation of Microsoft Word documents.

Target Studentadd_circle_outline

This course is designed for students with experience using Microsoft Word and understand basic operations and navigation of the Microsoft Word environment.

Ideal students include administrative professionals, teachers/instructors, and students attending or planning to attend higher education institutions.


After this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Use compound formatting of characters
  • Use paragraph options beyond basic ribbon commands
  • Use constant and variable styles and formats for headers and footers
  • Combine basic and dialog commands for page layouts and formatting
  • Combine basic and dialog commands for paragraph layouts and continuity
  • Use page and section breaks to design complex pages and documents
  • Create and properly annotate footnotes, end notes, and references

Students may bring sample files with which they are having problems and apply concepts from the class to those documents.

Course Outlineadd_circle_outline

Lesson 1: Character Formatting

  • Fonts and font options
  • Shortcuts
  • Highlighting and printing highlights
  • Sharing text formatting

Lesson 2: Paragraph Layout

  • Margin and alignment options
  • Indenting, indentation options, and lists
  • Paragraph, line, and letter spacing options
  • Hyphenation options and settings

Lesson 3: Page Features

  • Designing and formatting headers, footers, and fields
  • Designing page layouts for various types of uses and bindings
  • Understanding options for alignment, paper size, and pagination

Lesson 4: Paragraph and Text Flow

  • Controlling the flow of paragraphs and sentences
  • Using page breaks and section breaks to define paragraph and text flow
  • Inserting footnotes and reference marks
  • Inserting end notes and reference marks
  • Formatting references for reference/bibliography pages

Course Wrap-Up


The successful student will possess at least one of the following:

  • Have successfully completed the Microsoft Word - Part 1 course
  • Have a professional working knowledge of Microsoft Word 2010/2013/2016
  • Have practical experience using Microsoft Word 2010/2013/2016 in a business, teaching/instructing, or higher education environment

Microsoft Word - Part 1 may be taken by registering for the course at

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