In this course, you'll learn the key new features of Windows 10 and Office 2016's new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Target Audience

This course is intended for existing Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 and Office 2013 or 2016 Users.

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  • Before attending this course, delegates should be existing Windows and Microsoft Office users.
  • Delegates should be able to use a keyboard and mouse and be able to navigate the Windows operating system including using Windows Explorer.
  • A relatively experienced Microsoft Office end user who has used Office 2013 with basic knowledge of the core applications, and needs to know the key new features of Office 2016.
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Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the new features in the Windows 10 environment
  • Work with files and folders
  • Browse the Internet with Microsoft Edge
  • Manage workspaces with Virtual Desktops
  • Optional: Windows 10 and touch-enabled devices
  • Explore the general environment of Office 2016
  • Use the key new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2016
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Course Outline

Introducing Microsoft Windows 10

  • Explore the new features in the Windows 10 environment
  • Working with files and folders
  • Browsing the Internet with Microsoft Edge
  • Managing workspace with Virtual Desktops
  • Optional: Windows 10 and touch-enabled devices

Overview of Microsoft Office 2016 New Features

Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Office 2016 New Features

  • New Office Themes
  • Search Box (Tell me what to do)
  • New File Location
  • Automatic Image Rotation
  • Pan and Zoom
  • Smart Lookup
  • Quick Shape Formatting
  • Start Inking
  • Collaboration

Lesson 2: Overview of Microsoft Word 2016 New Features

  • Collaboration

Lesson 3: Overview of Microsoft Excel 2016 New Features

  • Forecast Sheet
  • New Chart Types
  • Pivot Tables Enhancements
  • 3D Maps (Power Maps)
  • Power Tools (Overview Only - Power Pivot, View and Query)

Lesson 4: Overview of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 New Features

  • Collaborating
  • Screen Recording

Lesson 4: Overview of Microsoft Outlook 2016 New Features

  • Groups
  • Clutter
  • Outlook email attachments
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