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In this foundational Microsoft skills training, Simona Millham helps learners of all skill levels understand the basic to advanced Word for Office 365 functions.
You’ve probably used Microsoft Word. It’s really a question of whether you’ve been using Word to the fullest. Even the most advanced Word users will find a feature or function they didn’t know existed. In this Word training, Simona starts from the basics and quickly progresses to advanced Word topics like mail merges, templates, or indexing. If you’re new to Word, then it makes sense to start from the beginning. Everyone else should jump in where they feel most comfortable — and feel free to skip around.
While this Word training isn't necessarily mapped to a Microsoft exam, it's valuable training for technical and non-technical professionals. To use this training, you should be using a Word for Office 365 license as opposed to a traditional license.
After finishing the videos in this Word for Office 365 training, you'll know how to navigate the interface, develop documents using basic text, paragraph, and page formatting, use tables, and collaborate on files. You'll also gain an understanding of advanced topics, such as mail merge, macros, graphics, styles, table of contents, and indexing.
For anyone who leads a technology team, this Microsoft training can be used to onboard new technical and non-technical professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or used as a Word reference resource.
Word for Office 365: What You Need to Know
This Word for Office 365 training has videos that cover topics such as:
- Working in the Microsoft Word for Office 365 environment
- Basics of text editing, formatting, and dictation
- Working with tables, charts, and graphs
- Creating a table of contents and bibliography
- Proofing tools
- Collaborative tools
- Using Word on multiple devices
Who Should Take Word for Office 365 Training?
This Word for Office 365 training is considered foundational-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for technical and non-technical professionals with no Word experience. With that said, even the most advanced Word users will still learn something they didn’t know in this training.
Productivity tools user training. If you’ve been working in an office for some time, you’ve probably seen how there are some people who just seem to be Microsoft Word wizards. Those kinds of people seem to know all the right buttons, the right functions, and even the interesting ways to make a chart in a Word doc line up with the text. With this training, you’ll know how to use Word to its fullest, and you’ll be able to show off to everyone else in the office how to get mail merge to finally work right.
New or aspiring IT professionals. If you’re new to the IT field but you’re anticipating a long career in it, you might already be planning out which certifications and tests you’ll be taking over the next several years to set yourself up for success. Whether or not you’re already mapping out your training trajectory, you’d be wise not to overlook one of the single most common software applications in any workplace: Word. Despite it not being tied to a certificate, after mastering this overwhelmingly common tool, you’ll start finding times and places it can accelerate other parts of your job - or save you time to get back to your other functions - for the rest of your career.
Experienced IT professionals. Word is a powerful productivity tool that does much more than just word processing. If you’re an experienced IT professional, you’re likely familiar with how much time can be wasted on paperwork, form-filling and aligning graphs or images inside reports to be just right. With this training in Microsoft Word for Office 365, you’ll find yourself flying through normally tedious aspects of using Word and getting back to the more technical aspects of your job.