About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Duration 3 Hours

In this course, you'll learn the new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. As you have used Office 2007 in your job and are now upgrading, you'll want to learn the new features of Office 2010 that will help to streamline your work.

Further detailed training is available on all other Office 2010 applications, including: Access 2010, InfoPath 2010, Project 2010, Publisher 2010, SharePoint Designer 2010, Visio 2010 and Expression Web 2010.

Target Audience:

An experienced end user who has used Office 2007 with basic knowledge of the core applications, and needs to know the new features of Office 2010.

Please Note: This course is not suitable for those users upgrading from earlier versions of Office (pre 2007), see 'Experience the 2010 Microsoft Office System' MOFF10EX for more details. This course does not run on the public schedule and is available for closed events only. Please contact your account manager for dedicated event pricing.


  • Before attending this course, delegates should be existing Microsoft Office 2007 users who will be required to use Microsoft Office 2010. They should have basic knowledge of the core applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Delegates should be able to use a keyboard and mouse and be able to navigate the Windows XP (or later) operating system including using Windows Explorer.

  • You may also find it useful to read this free MS press ebook: First Look Microsoft Office 2010

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explore the general environment of Office 2010
  • Use the key new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2010


Lesson 1: Using the Office 2010 Environment

  • The Ribbon
  • Customise the Ribbon
  • Developer Tab
  • Office Backstage View
  • File Formats
  • Document Inspector
  • SmartArt Graphics

Lesson 2: Using the New Features of Word 2010

  • Inline Text Effects
  • Live Preview
  • Quick Styles
  • Navigation Pane
  • Block Authors

Lesson 3: Using the New Features of Excel 2010

  • Conditional Formatting
  • Sparklines
  • PivotTable Enhancements
  • Slicers
  • Equations

Lesson 4: Using the New Features of PowerPoint 2010

  • Viewing Presentations
  • Ribbon Tabs
  • File Share
  • Sections
  • Graphics Effects
  • Convert Bullet to SmartArt Graphic
  • Video from Web Site
  • Animations and Transitions
  • File Types

Lesson 5: Using the New Features of Outlook 2010

  • The Ribbon
  • Instant Search
  • Creating Messages
  • Out of Office
  • Voicemail, Faxes and Forward as Text Message
  • Quick Steps
  • Message Views
  • Folder Tab
  • People Pane
  • Task Views

3 Hours

Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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