About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

Shorter bite-size virtual sessions are available on key topics from this course. Please contact us for further details.

Welcome to Microsoft Office 2016, the newest suite of information productivity applications.

Since you use Office in your job, you'll want to learn the new features of Office 2016 that will help you to streamline your work. In this course, you'll learn the key new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

You'll also take a look at the general changes that are familiar to all of the core applications, such as the new look and feel of the interface.

Target Student
A relatively experienced end user who has used Office 2007 or 2010 with basic knowledge of the core applications, and needs to know the key new features of Office 2016.

Please Note:
The course does not cover any configuration, deployment options or technical support advice for Office 2016.

This course can be tailored to suit your requirements with seminars and shorter sessions on specific applications available - please contact us for further information.


  • Before attending this course, delegates should be existing Microsoft Office users who will be required to use Microsoft Office 2016. 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 operating system including using Windows Explorer.
  • It should be noted that little or no time can be allocated during the course to demonstrate or provide training on existing features of Office, that are not deemed to be improved or new features of the product. For example, time cannot be given to demonstrate creating formulas in Excel, merely showing any new or improved features that impact on formula creation.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Explore the general environment of Office 2016
  • Save files in a variety of formats to aid business continuity
  • Use the key new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2016


Module 1: Using the Office 2016 Environment

  • Getting Started / Start Screen
  • New Office Themes
  • Office Backstage View
  • File Formats
  • New File Location
  • Document Inspector
  • Search Box
  • Auto Image Rotation
  • Pan and Zoom
  • Smart Lookup (Insights)
  • Quick Shape Formatting
  • Start Inking
  • Collaboration

Module 2: Using the New Features of Word 2016

  • New Templates
  • Collapsible Paragraphs
  • Object Zoom
  • Working with Tables
  • Live Layout
  • Inserting Pictures and Videos
  • PDF Reflow
  • Reference and Review Tools
  • Reading Mode and Resume Reading Features
  • Views and Zooming
  • Paste Options
  • Themes
  • Search and Navigation
  • Quick Parts
  • New SmartArt Graphics

Module 3: Using the New Features of Excel 2016

  • Getting Started
  • Excel File Types
  • New Excel Functions
  • Page Layout View
  • New Chart Types, Recommended Charts and Sparklines
  • Flash Fill and Quick Analysis
  • Forecast Sheet
  • Excel Tables
  • Conditional Formatting
  • PivotTable Enhancements and Recommended Pivots

Module 4: Using the New Features of PowerPoint 2016

  • Viewing Presentations
  • Presenter View
  • Reading View
  • Custom Slide Layouts
  • Slide Sections
  • Graphics Effects
  • Smart Guides
  • Eyedropper Tool
  • Merge Shapes
  • Themes and Variants
  • Smart Guides
  • Online Content
  • New SmartArt Diagrams
  • Embedding and Editing Videos
  • Object Zoom
  • Presentation Sharing
  • Collaborating
  • Screen Recording

Module 5: Using the New Features of Outlook 2016

  • The Ribbon (2007 users only)
  • Navigation Bar / To-Do Bar
  • Instant Search
  • Mail Icons
  • Creating Messages
  • Inline Reply
  • Message Notification Window
  • Attachment Reminder
  • Instant Inbox Filters
  • Quick Steps
  • Folder Tab / People Pane
  • Enhanced Views
  • Weather Bar
  • Meeting Recommendations
  • Colour Categories
  • Email Calendar
  • Automatic Replies
  • Task Views
  • Overlay Calendar
  • Clutter
  • Outlook Email Attachments


1 Day

Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Virtual learning

Recreates a classroom experience online, enabling full interactions with the learning professional leading the course.

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