AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to work with tables and charts to organize and summarize data, use styles and themes to customize the look of documents, add images and custom graphic elements to graphically show information, control how text flows, use templates to maintain consistency between documents, use the mail merge feature, and create and use macros to automate tasks in Microsoft® Office Word® 2013.

This course helps individuals prepare for the Word 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam.

DescriptionUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Work with tables and charts.
  • Customize formats using styles and themes.
  • Use images in a document.
  • Create custom graphic elements.
  • Insert content using Quick Parts.
  • Control text flow.
  • Use templates.
  • Use mail merge.
  • User macros.

PrerequisitesTo ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:
  • Microsoft® Windows® Experience.
  • Microsoft® Office Word® 2013 Beginning.

Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

Table of ContentsLesson 1: Working with Tables and Charts
Topic A: Sort Table Data
Topic B: Control Cell Layout
Topic C: Perform Calculations in a Table
Topic D: Create a Chart

Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
Topic A: Create and Modify Text Styles
Topic B: Create Custom List or Table Styles
Topic C: Apply Document Themes

Lesson 3: Using Images in a Document
Topic A: Resize an Image
Topic B: Adjust Image Appearance
Topic C: Integrate Pictures and Text
Topic D: Insert and Format Screenshots
Topic E: Insert Video

Lesson 4: Creating Custom Graphic Elements
Topic A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
Topic B: Draw Shapes
Topic C: Add WordArt and Other Text Effects
Topic D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 5: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
Topic A: Insert Building Blocks
Topic B: Create and Modify Building Blocks
Topic C: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 6: Controlling Text Flow
Topic A: Control Paragraph Flow
Topic B: Insert Section Breaks
Topic C: Insert Columns
Topic D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 7: Using Templates
Topic A: Create a Document Using a Template
Topic B: Create a Template

Lesson 8: Using Mail Merge
Topic A: The Mail Merge Features
Topic B: Merge Envelopes and Labels
Topic C: Create a Data Source Using Word

Lesson 9: Using Macros
Topic A: Automate Tasks Using Macros
Topic B: Create a Macro