Welcome to a short, easy-to-master, web based course on basic computer skills. Our goal is to give you a solid foundation. Once you have understood these basics, you will have a clear understanding on which to build your future knowledge of and skill with computers.
To become acquainted with your computer there are certain basic skills to be mastered. While these skills might seem obvious at first, the fact is that many people never take the time to learn these very important basics. By studying them now, you will both save time later and also improve your daily computer productivity.
Course Contents are as follows :
Word 2016 Course Outline
These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It’s impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word processing.
Microsoft Word 2016 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Word 2016 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.
In this course, you will learn fundamental Word 2016 skills.
• Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.
• Format text and paragraphs.
• Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles.
• Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles.
• Create and format tables.
• Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art.
• Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colors, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
• Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.
This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser. For example, you can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills:
• Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
• Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
Topic A: Navigate in Microsoft Word
Topic B: Create and Save Word Documents
Topic C: Manage Your Workspace
Topic D: Edit Documents
Topic E: Preview and Print Documents
Topic F: Customize the Word Environment
Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout
Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs
Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently
Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits
Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting
Topic C: Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks
Lesson 4: Managing Lists
Topic A: Sort a List
Topic B: Format a List
Lesson 5: Adding Tables
Topic A: Insert a Table
Topic B: Modify a Table
Topic C: Format a Table
Topic D: Convert Text to a Table
Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic B: Add Images to a Document
Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic B: Add Headers and Footers
Topic C: Control Page Layout
Topic D: Add a Watermark
Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document
Topic A: Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
Topic B: Use Research Tools
Topic C: Check Accessibility
Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats
Excel 2016 Course Outline
Learn the basics of creating spreadsheets in Excel. Enter data, formulas, format and print workbooks.
This course is for individuals whose job responsibilities include creating, inputting and printing basic spreadsheets.
Basic Windows, keyboarding and mouse skills.
Opening a Workbook
Understanding the Display Screen
Working with the Ribbon
Exploring the File Tab
Working with the Quick Access Toolbar
Working with the Status Bar
Switching Between Opened Workbooks
Using Excel Help
Moving the Cell Pointer
Selecting a Range of Cells
Creating a New Workbook
Inserting, Renaming, and Deleting Worksheets
Entering Constant Values
Using Auto Fill to Enter Data
Saving a Workbook
Editing Cell Contents
Clearing Cell Contents
Working with Undo and Redo
Closing a Workbook
Using Auto Fill with Formulas
Using the SUM Function
Summing Columns or Rows Automatically
Using Statistical Functions
Working with the Range Finder
Using Formula Error Checking
Working with Constant Values and Formulas
Copying and Pasting Constant Values and Formulas
Cutting and Pasting Constant Values and Formulas
Using Collect and Paste
Changing the Font Format
Aligning Cell Contents
Applying Cell Styles
Modifying Columns and Rows
Changing Column Width
Changing Row Height
Inserting and Deleting Columns or Rows
Hiding Columns or Rows
Working with AutoCorrect
Using Find and Replace
Using Print Preview
Working with Print Settings
Using Page Setup Tools
Working in Page Layout View
Creating a Header and Footer
Using Page Break Preview
Printing a Worksheet
PowerPoint 2016 Course Outline
It’s hard to imagine a day going by without people passing along large amounts of information. Messages are everywhere, and the number of messages we receive seems to be increasing each day. Whether via phone, email, mass media, or personal interaction, we are subjected to a constant stream of information. With so much communication to contend with, it can be difficult to grab people’s attention. But, we are often called upon to do just that. So, how do you grab and maintain an audience’s focus when you’re asked to present important information? By being clear, organized, and engaging. And, that is exactly what Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 can help you do.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to create and deliver engaging multimedia presentations that convey the key points of your message through the use of text, graphics, and animations.
• Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint 2016.
• Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
• Perform advanced text editing operations.
• Add graphical elements to your presentation.
• Modify objects in your presentation.
• Add tables to your presentation.
• Add charts to your presentation.
• Prepare to deliver your presentation.
This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.
To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows® environment, and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To meet this prerequisite, students can take:
• Windows® 10 Introduction
• Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
Topic B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
Topic C: Use PowerPoint Help
Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Topic A: Select a Presentation Type
Topic B: View and Navigate a Presentation
Topic C: Edit Text
Topic D: Build a Presentation
Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations
Topic A: Format Characters
Topic B: Format Paragraphs
Topic C: Format Text Boxes
Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
Topic A: Insert Images
Topic B: Insert Shapes
Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
Topic A: Edit Objects
Topic B: Format Objects
Topic C: Group Objects
Topic D: Arrange Objects
Topic E: Animate Objects
Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation
Topic A: Create a Table
Topic B: Format a Table
Topic C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications
Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation
Topic A: Create a Chart
Topic B: Format a Chart
Topic C: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel
Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
Topic A: Review Your Presentation
Topic B: Apply Transitions
Topic C: Print Your Presentation
Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation
Outlook 2016 Course Outline
Email has become one of the most widely used methods of communication, whether for personal or business communications. In most organizations, large or small, email is the preferred form of communicating information amongst employees. As email grows in popularity and use, most organizations have found the need to implement a corporate mail management system such as Microsoft® Office Outlook® to handle the messages and meeting invitations sent among employees.
In this course, you will use Outlook to send, receive, and manage email messages, manage your contact information, schedule appointments and meetings, create Tasks and Notes for yourself, and customize the Outlook interface to suit your working style.
This course is the first in a series of two Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2016 courses. It will provide you with the basic skills you need to start using Outlook 2016 to manage your email communications, contact information, calendar events, tasks, and notes. You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Outlook 2016.
In this course, you will use Outlook to manage your email communications, including composing, reading, and responding to emails; schedule appointments and meetings; manage contact information; schedule tasks and create notes; customize message response options, and organize your mail.
• Navigate Outlook 2016 to read and respond to email.
• Use the Address Book, format and spell check new messages.
• Attach files and insert illustrations to messages.
• Customize read and response options.
• Use flags, categories, and folders to organize messages.
• Create and work with Contacts.
• Create appointments and schedule meetings in Calendar.
• Create and work with Tasks and Notes.
This course is intended for people who have a basic understanding of Microsoft® Windows® and need to know how to use Outlook as an email client to manage their email communications, calendar appointments, contact information, and other communication tasks. In addition to creating and sending email, this course will introduce you to organizing your mail, working with attachments, formatting message text, scheduling meetings, and responding to meeting invitations.
To ensure your success in this course you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start and close applications, navigate basic file structures, and manage files and folders is recommended.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Outlook 2016
Topic A: Navigate the Outlook Interface
Topic B: Work with Messages
Topic C: Access Outlook Help
Lesson 2: Formatting Messages
Topic A: Add Message Recipients
Topic B: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic C: Format Message Content
Lesson 3: Working with Attachments and Illustrations
Topic A: Attach Files and Items
Topic B: Add Illustrations to Messages
Topic C: Manage Automatic Message Content
Lesson 4: Customizing Message Options
Topic A: Customize Reading Options
Topic B: Track Messages
Topic C: Recall and Resend Messages
Lesson 5: Organizing Messages
Topic A: Mark Messages
Topic B: Organize Messages Using Folders
Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts
Topic A: Create and Edit Contacts
Topic B: View and Print Contacts
Lesson 7: Working with the Calendar
Topic A: View the Calendar
Topic B: Create Appointments
Topic C: Schedule Meetings
Topic D: Print the Calendar
Lesson 8: Working with Tasks and Notes
Topic A: Create Tasks
Topic B: Create Notes
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Course Duration : 3 months