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Word Advanced Course

Word Advanced – Online Course

Course Details

In this Advanced Microsoft Word Training Course, you will learn advanced skills in using Microsoft Word 2013, and be able to demonstrate the use of advanced and specialized features within the application. You will learn be able to create, manage, and distribute professional documents for a variety of specialized purposes and situations, and be able to customize Word 2013 environment to meet specific needs to enhance productivity.

After a quick overview of Word 2013, you will start with how to manage and share documents, preparing documents, set tracking options, advanced editing features, protecting and designing advanced documents, applying advanced formatting and styles. Finally, you will learn shortcuts along with several quizzes to fully prepare you from not only the examination point of view, but acquire skills, giving you a competitive edge.

This comprehensive tutorial covers all aspects and prepares you to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert certification exams 77 – 425 (Part 1) and 77 – 426 (Part 2).

By the completion of this training video, you will be comfortable with using advanced features of Word 2013 and feel confident performing your work in an efficient manner. For those who already have a good grounding in Microsoft Word, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use Word 2013 at an expert level.


Course Outline

Module 1 - Introduction

Lesson 1: What Will I Learn? FREE!
The entire course is based on tutorials. You will be able to grasp advanced techniques, tips, and shortcuts while working within the Word 2013 environment. This course will make you confident and productive, and prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Examination.

Module 2 - Managing Multiple Documents

Lesson 1: Modifying Existing Templates
This tutorial demonstrates use of Templates. You will learn how to: Kinds of Templates Locate Templates Modify Templates Create Templates Identify Templates Delete Templates
Lesson 2: Comparing and Combining Documents
This tutorial shows you how to compare and combine two different documents within the same Word 2013 window. This allows you to become more productive and efficient working with these advanced features within Microsoft Word 2013. You can keep track of changes within different documents and revise those changes easily without having to toggle back and forth between documents.
Lesson 3: Managing Versions of Documents
In this tutorial, you will learn how to recover documents and work with various versions of documents that you did not save but still would like to recover them.
Lesson 4: Organizing Styles
This Lesson will demonstrate how to organize styles
Lesson 5: Working with Macros
Macros are a great Word Tool. This lesson will demonstrate how to use Macros
Lesson 6: Setting Tracking Options
This Lesson will demonstrate how to set and use Tracking Options
Lesson 7: Restrict Editing
Want to restrict editing to your document? This lesson will show how you can restrict the editing on a document

Module 3 - Preparing Documents

Lesson 1: Deleting Documents
This lesson will show you how to delete document versions
Lesson 2: Tracking Changes
Finished with your document? This lesson will show you how to mark your document as final
Lesson 3: Tracking Changes
Want to track changes made to your document? This lesson will show you that is done
Lesson 4: Managing Comments
Want to add and manage comments on your document? This lesson will show you how that is done
Lesson 5: Resolving Document Styles
This lesson will show you how to resolve document style conflicts
Lesson 6: Advanced Formatting
This lesson will demonstrate advanced formatting techniques
Lesson 7: Creating Custom Fields
This lesson will show you how to create custom fields

Module 4 - Designing Advanced Documents

Lesson 1: Designing Advanced Layouts
Advanced documents allow a great deal of flexibility in our document. This lesson will will show you how to design an advanced docuement
Lesson 2: Spacing And Fonts
This Lesson will cover spacing and fonts in your documents
Lesson 3: Linking Text Boxes
This lesson will demonstrate how to link text boxes
Lesson 4: Advanced Styles
There are many advanced styles. This lesson will demonstrate them
Lesson 5: More About Styles – Using Shortcuts
Using shortcuts can have a major advantage. This lesson will demonstrate how this is done

Module 5 - Designing Advanced Documents - Part 2

Lesson 1: Applying Advanced Ordering
This lesson will demonstrate how to apply advanced ordering
Lesson 2: Working With Master Documents
This lesson will demonstrate how to work with master documents

Module 6 - Creating Outlines

Lesson 1: Linking Document Elements
Linking document elements is a valuable tool. This lesson will demonstrate how this is performed
Lesson 2: Creating Indexes
This lesson will demonstrate how to create an index
Lesson 3: Auto-Marking Entries
This lesson will demonstrate how to auto-mark entries

Module 7 - Creating Advanced References

Lesson 1: Creating Table of Contents
Creating a table of contents is sometimes an important part of your document. This lesson will demonstrate how this is done
Lesson 2: Creating Table of Figures
This lesson will demonstrate how to create a table of figures

Module 8 - Creating Advanced References - Part 2

Lesson 1: Working With Citations
This lesson will demonstrate how to work with citations
Lesson 2: Cross Referencing and Working with Footnotes
This lesson will demonstrate how to cross reference and work with footnotes
Lesson 3: Creating Forms
This lesson will demonstrate how to create forms
Lesson 4: Working with Content Controls and Forms
This lesson will demonstrate how to work with content controls and forms

Module 9 - Designing Forms and Controls

Lesson 1: Using Command Buttons on Forms
This lesson will demonstrate how to create and use command buttons
Lesson 2: Mail Merge Operations
Mail Merge is a great tool for merging large volume of data. This lesson will demonstrate how to Mail Merge
Lesson 3: Building Blocks
This lesson will demonstrate how to use building blocks
Lesson 4: Working With Themes, Style Sets and Templates
This lesson will demonstrate how to work with theme, style sets and templates

Module 10 - Style Sheets

Lesson 1: Working with Style Sheets
This lesson will demonstrate how to work with style sheets

Module 11 - Creating Custom Elements

Lesson 1: Accessibility Options and Languages
This lesson will demonstrate how to edit accessibility and language options
Lesson 2: Best Practices
This lesson will cover best practice information

Module 12 - Bonus Section: Word 2013 Shortcuts

Lesson 1: Keyboard Shortcuts for Outlines
Bonus Keyboard Shortcuts Download
Lesson 2: Using Wildcards In Searches
Bonus WildCard Searches Download
Lesson 3: Word Quick Start Guide
Bonus Word Quick Start Guide Download
Lesson 4: Keyboard Shortcuts for Styles
Bonus Keyboard Shortcuts for Styles Download
Lesson 5: Creating Custom Field Formats
Bonus Creating Custom Field Formats Download


What are the requirements?
– You need to have access to Word 2013, however, most concepts taught also relate to Word 2010 and 2007

What am I going to get from this course?
– Over 45 lectures and 6.5 hours of content
– Learn advanced skills in using Microsoft Word 2013
– Confidently work within the Word 2013 environment
– Prepare for the MOS: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert exam 425 and 426
– Design and Manage advanced documents
– Become proficient with Mail Merge using Excel Spreadsheet
– Learn how to insert Citations and work with Bibliographies
– Proficiently work with templates, themes, building block, and styles
– Confidently work with table of contents, table of authorities, and indexes

What is the target audience?
– Anyone who uses Microsoft Word 2013 on a regular basis
– Teachers and students at School, College or Universities
– If you are a graphics designer, researcher, or a writer
– Increase productivity level at work

Single payment of $99


Syed Raza

Syed graduated from University of Wisconsin in 1995 with a BBA in Finance. Subsequently, he obtained an MBA from Concordia University, LLB and DBL degrees from University Law College, and PhD in Management Sciences. Having obtained MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer), MCP+I (Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet), and MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer), Syed has provided training to thousands of students.


– BBA in Finance University of Wisconsin
– MBA Concordia University
– LLB, DBL degree University Law College
– PhD Management Sciences
– MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
– MCP+I (Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet)
– MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)

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Brilliant Course

5 5 1
A very informative and detailed course regardless of your skill level. I learned some neat tricks along the way I can now use in my daily activities. Thank you so much.

Good Course

4 5 1
Sometimes the sound quality isn't that good and it makes it very difficult to understand - but all in all worth it

Well Structured

5 5 1
Very well structured and logically presented by Syed. I learned lots of advanced tips and techniques with these tutorials. The course covers all practical aspects of using Word 2013 with advanced instruction. All lessons/tutorials are easy to follow and understand - Definitely recommended!

Comprehensive Course

5 5 1
The content is comprehensive, the quality meets my expectations and the delivery of the content is interesting and engaging.

Perfect for Polishing Skills

5 5 1
I have been using Word in professional life for quite some time, but this course has proved invaluable to me. If you want to polish your files a bit, or have a structured way of creating great looking files, this is the course for you.

Great course!

5 5 1
Great course!

Great course

5 5 1
Great course!!!!!!!!!!

Wonderful Course

5 5 1
This is a wonderful course! Syed is a great 'easy to understand' instructor, and very knowledgeable. He just makes things so easy to understand. I have been working with Word 2013 for quite sometime, and yet I learned so many new techniques, tips, and ways of working with Word 2013. Great course!
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Word Advanced Course Overall rating: ★★★★★ 4.8 based on 8 reviews
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