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Introduction to Microsoft Word

365 | 2019 | 2016
1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, will teach students the skills needed to create and edit documents, format text, and format pages in Microsoft Word.

Course Objectives

  • Create, edit, and spell check documents
  • Create and print an envelope for a letter
  • Apply formatting, copy and move information
  • Apply paragraph formatting - alignment, borders, and bullets
  • Apply document/page formatting - margins, page numbers, headers, footers

Course Outline

Understanding the Word Environment

  • Examining Important Screen Elements
  • Opening Documents
  • Using Draft and Print Layout Views
  • Viewing a Document at Different Magnifications

Creating Documents

  • Navigating Using Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Inserting the Current Date
  • Inserting and Deleting Text
  • Undoing and Redoing Commands
  • Saving Documents
  • Creating New Documents
  • Closing Documents and Exiting Word
  • Starting Documents Based on¬†Templates
  • Switching Between Multiple Documents
  • Using the Help Command

Editing and Finalizing Documents

  • Navigating through Long Documents
  • Checking for Spelling and Grammar Errors
  • Using Keyboard Shortcuts to Select Text
  • Moving or Copying Information
  • Viewing Documents Side by Side
  • Previewing and Printing Documents
  • Printing Single Envelopes or Labels

Character Formatting

  • Important Character Formatting Concepts
  • Applying Bold, Italic, and Underline
  • Changing the Font and Font Size
  • Changing the Text Case
  • Copying Character Formatting

Paragraph Formatting

  • Important Paragraph Formatting Concepts
  • Changing Paragraph Alignment
  • Changing Line Spacing
  • Changing Paragraph Spacing
  • Using Paragraph Indents
  • Applying Borders and Shading
  • Using Automatic Bullets and Numbering

Section/Document Formatting

  • Important Section/Document Formatting Concepts
  • Changing Margins and Orientation
  • Changing Paper Size
  • Inserting Automatic Page Numbers
  • Inserting Headers and Footers
  • Inserting Forced Page Breaks



Public Course at Softek Private Course at Your Office Private Course at Softek
$275 per student $850 flat fee up to 8 students $1000 flat fee up to 8 students
or 1 voucher $950 flat fee up to 12 students $1100 flat fee up to 12 students
10% discount when 3+ attend $50 per additional student $50 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee